Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The Chinese pilgrim Hsuan Tsang visited India during the reign of Harsha Vardhan.
2.Hsuan Tsang was the author of Si-Yu-Ki.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

Explanation: The Chinese pilgrim Hsuan Tsang, who is also known as the Prince of Travelers and author of Si-Yu-Ki, visited India during 629–644 CE.

He earned Harsha’s friendship and left a vivid account of the beauty, grandeur, and prosperity of Kannauj.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT