Q. The famous “Martanda Varma and Rama Varma” belonged to which of the following state?

[A] Travancore

[B] Mysore

[C] Hyderabad

[D] Odisha

Answer: A

Explanation: In the south, several states did make a determined effort during this period to consolidate their power by the use of access to sea and ports.

Principal among these were Travancore in Kerala under Martanda Varma and Rama Varma, and Mysore under Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan.

Source: Poonam Dahiya