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Question 1: The same year, he succeeded Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar[8 ] as the Professor of History and ________ at the Madras University[1 ], a post he held till 1946.
EngineeringCivil engineeringArchaeologyMining

Question 2: [5][6] He served as Professor of History, ________ from 1918 to 1920.
Jamia Millia IslamiaAllahabad UniversityBanaras Hindu UniversityIndira Gandhi National Open University

Question 3: [3 ] He was the Professor of ________ (Currently renamed as Department of History and Archaeology) at the University of Mysore from 1952 to 1955.
Abu Rayhan BiruniSanskritIndologyIndia

Question 4: Eminent ________ Professor R.S. Sharma writes of him as: "K.A. Nilakanta Sastri, the great historian from South India, was not a revivalist.
Modern historyHistoriographyHistorianHistory

Question 5: [9] From 1957 to 1972, he served with the ________'s Institute of Traditional Cultures of South East Asia, as the Director of the institute.
UNICEFUNESCOUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSpecial Court for Sierra Leone

Question 6: Nilakanta Sastri was born in a poor ________ family in Kallidaikurichi near Tirunelveli, on August 12, 1892[2].
Uttar PradeshBrahminBhumiharBihar

Question 7: [7 ] In 1929, he was employed as Professor of History at National College, ________.
CoimbatoreVelloreTamil NaduTiruchirappalli

Question 8: Sastri obtained his MA by coming first in the ________.
Chennai EgmoreChennaiMadras PresidencyChennai Central

Question 9: He completed his FA in M.D.T Hindu College, Tirunelveli and his college education in ________.
Tamil NaduMadras Christian CollegeSt. Thomas's HallChennai


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