The Chola dynasty was a Tamil dynasty that ruled over much of southern India from the 9th to the 13th centuries. They were known for their military prowess, their patronage of art and architecture, and their maritime trade. The Chola Empire was one of the most powerful empires in India, and its influence extended to Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

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Q. Which religion was patronized by the Chola kings?

 ◉ Shaivism

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 ◉ To Jainism

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 ◉ To Vaishnavism

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 ◉ To Buddhism

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Q. Which Chola ruler laid the foundation of Puhar city?

 ◉ Ellara

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 ◉ Senguttan

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 ◉ Karikal

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 ◉ Rajendra Chola

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Q. In which city was the capital of the Chola kings?

 ◉ Magadh

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 ◉ Tanjore

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 ◉ Panchal

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 ◉ Kuru

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Q. Who was the most glorious king of the Chola dynasty who conquered Sri Lanka?

 ◉ Rajaraja-I

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 ◉ Rajendra II

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 ◉ Vikram Chola

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 ◉ None of these

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Q. Which Chola king conquered Lanka (Sinhala) first?

 ◉ Narasimhavarman I

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 ◉ Chandragupta maurya

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 ◉ Rajaraja I

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 ◉ Sihishnu

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Q. The Chola Empire was established on the ruins of which dynasty?

 ◉ Marya dynasty

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 ◉ Secret lineage

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 ◉ Pallav of Kanchi

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 ◉ Satavahana dynasty

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Q. Which Chola king conquered Lanka (Sinhala) first?

 ◉ Narasimhavarman I

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 ◉ Chandragupta maurya

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 ◉ Rajaraja I

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 ◉ Sihishnu

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Q. To which deity were most of the Chola period temples dedicated?

 ◉ Durga

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 ◉ Shiv

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 ◉ Kali Mata

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 ◉ Krishna

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Q. Which was the Chola king who took Ganga from north to south?

 ◉ Rajendra Chola

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 ◉ Vikram Chola

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 ◉ Rajadhiraja I

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 ◉ Rajaraja Chola

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Q. The rule of the Chola kings was-

 ◉ on Kolkata

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 ◉ on Tamil Nadu

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 ◉ on Delhi

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 ◉ at Hyderabad

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Q. Which Chola ruler built the new capital Gangaikonda Cholapuram?

 ◉ Rajaraja Chola 3

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 ◉ Rajendra 1

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 ◉ Kulotung Chola 3

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 ◉ Kulotung Chola 1

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Q. In which inscription about the village administration in the Chola dynasty?

 ◉ redeemer

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 ◉ chakravartingal

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 ◉ Uttaramerur

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 ◉ padikavalakuli

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Q. How many types of assemblies were there in the local self-government of the Cholas?

 ◉ Three types

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 ◉ Two types

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 ◉ Malevolent

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Who built the Brihadisvara temple in Tanjore?

 ◉ Parantaka Chola II

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 ◉ Rajendra Chola I

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 ◉ Virarajendra Chola

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 ◉ Raja Raj Chola

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Q. Who assumed the title of 'Tyaag Samudra'?

 ◉ King Vikram Chola

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 ◉ Chola king Rajendra

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 ◉ King Ashoka

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 ◉ King Krishnadevarai

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