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21. Who wrote the book 'Arthashastra'? Kautilya.
22. Which Greek traveller came during the reign of Chandragupta Maurya and wrote the book 'Indica'? Megasthanese.
23. Ashoka fought the kalinga war in the year? 261 BC.
24. Who was the last king of Mauryan empire? Brihadratha.
25. Who founded the Saka Era in 78 AD? Kushan king Kanishka.
26. 4th Buddhist Council was held at which place? Kashmir.
27. Who founded the Gupta Empire? Chandragupta I in the year 320 AD.
28. Who was known as 'Napoleon of India'? Samudra Gupta.
29. Which chinese pilgrim came during the reign of Chandragupta II? Fa-hein.
30. Aryabhatta and Kalidas were the distinguished men at the court of? Chandragupta II.
31. Who built the Nalanda University (in present day Bihar)? Kumargupta I.
32. Chinese pilgrim Hieun-tsang came during the rule of? Harshvardhana.
33. Who wrote the book 'Harshcharita', a book on the life of king Harshvardhana? Banabhatta.
34. Who founded Satvahana dynasty? Simuka in 65 BC.
35. Who founded the Chalukya dynasty? Pulkeshin I.
36. Capital of Cahalukya dynasty was at? Vatapi.
37. According to which inscription Pulkeshin II defeated Harshvardhana in 619 AD? Aihole inscription.
38. Who founded the Pallava dynasty? Simhavishnu in 560 AD.
39. Who constructed the shore temple of Mahabalipuram and Kailashnath temple of Kanchi? Narsimhavarma II.
40. Which Rashtrakuta king built the Kailash temple at Ellora? Krishna-I.

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