UPSC History Early empire (6 BCE to 1 CE) Question Bank Sangam/Deccans Era

  • question_answer Who was ruling the Chola kingdom at tlie time of Malimud Ghazni's expedition of Somnath?

    A)  Uttama Chola              

    B)  Rajaraja I                     

    C)  Rajendra I                    

    D)  Kulotenga

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Rajendra I was ruling the Chola kingdom at the time of Mahmud Ghaznts expedition of Somnath. Rajendra Chola I was the son of Rajaraja Chola I, the great Chola king of present day southern India. He succeeded his father in 1014 CE as the Chola emperor during his reign, he extended the influences of the already vast Chola empire up to the banks of the river Ganges in the north and across the ocean.


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