UPSC History The Harappan Civilization Question Bank Indus Valley Civizlization

  • question_answer Which one of the following is the smallest measure?

    A)  Adhaka                       

    B)  Kumbha          

    C)                     Khari               

    D)         Drona              

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Adhaka is the smallest measure. Equal attention is given to the measurement of time, based on the device named the Nalika, being the time taken for one Adhaka of water to flow out of a pot through a hole of the same diameter as that of a wire 4 angulas long, made from 4 masas of gold.


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