UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

  • question_answer Who among the following discovered the Monsoon?

    A)  Herodotus

    B)  Hippalus

    C)  Homer

    D)  Ptotemy

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Hippalus was a Greek navigator and merchant who probably lived in the 1st century BCE. He discovered the monsoon winds and the route across the Arabian Sea to India around 45 AD.

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