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Cultural Contacts Abroad

  1. Megasthenes
  2. Fa-Hien
  3. Hiuen-Tsang
  4. I-Tsing
  5. Al-Masudi
  6. Al-Beruni
  7. Macro Polo
  8. Ibn Batuta
  9. Shihabuddin al-Umari
  10. Nicolo Conti
  11. Abdur Razzaq
  12. Athanasius Nikitin
  13. Durate Barbosa
  14. Dominigo Paes
  15. Fernao Nuniz
  16. John Hughen Von Linschotten
  17. William Hawkins
  18. Sir Thomas Roe
  19. Fransciso Palsaert
  20. Peter Mundy
  21. John Albert de Mandesto
  22. Jean Baptiste Travernier
  23. Nicolao Manucci
  24. Francois Bernier
  25. Jean de Thevenot
  26. John Fryer
  27. Gemelli Careri
  • Class XII- NCERT- Themes in Indian History- Part II- Chapter 5

[2013 Prelims]

1)The Chinese traveller 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 the 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