Ancient History

Consider the following pairs: 

Famous place : River

  1. Pandharpur : Chandrabhaga
  2. Tiruchirappalli : Cauvery
  3. Hampi : Malaprabha

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Answer

Located on the bank of the Tungabhadra River, Hampi was the Vijaynagar Capital. It is famous for many temples like Virupaksha Temple, Vithala Temple and Nandi Statue.

Pandharpur is a well-known pilgrimage town on the banks of Chandrabhaga River in Maharashtra.

Tiruchirappalli is situated on the banks of the river. It was a citadel of the early Cholas which later fell to the Pallavas.

The correct option is A.