Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Which among the following University was founded by Ramapala, the ruler of Pala dynasty?

a. Somapuri
b. Vallabhi
c. Jagadal
d. Odantpuri


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Jagadal is situated in Bengal and was founded by Ramapala, the Pala ruler.
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