TRAVELLERS : PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTIONS : ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY

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2013

The Chinese traveler Yuan Chwang (Hiuen Tsang) who visited India recorded the general conditions and culture of India at that time. In this context, which of the following statements is/are correct?1. The roads and river-routes were completely immune from robbery.

2. As regards punishment for offences, ordeals by fire, water and poison were the instruments for determining the innocence or guilt of a person.

3. The tradesmen had to pay duties at ferries and barrier stations.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

 

2018

Which one of the following foreign travellers elaborately discussed about diamonds and diamond mines of India?

(a)Francois Bernier

(b)Jean-Baptiste Tavernier

(c)Jean de Thevenot

(d)Abbe Barthelemy Carre

ANS:B

b

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