SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which among the following was the state emblem of Pandyas?

    A)  Fish                 

    B)  Bow & Arrow

    C)  Sun                 

    D)  Horse

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Pandyan or Pandiyan or Pandian dynasty was an ancient Tamil dynasty, one of the three Tamil dynasties, the other two being the Chola and the Chera. The Pandya King, along with Chera King and Chola King, were referred to as the Three Crowned Kings of Tamilakam. The dynasty ruled parts of South India from around 600 BCE (Early Pandyan Kingdom) to first half of 17th century CE Fish being their state emblem on flag, Pandyas were experts in water management, agriculture(mostly near river banks) and fisheries and they were eminent sailors and sea traders too.

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