Q. The term “skandhavaras” was associated with which of the following?

[A] Military camps

[B] Trade guilds

[C] Artisans

[D] Slave labors

Answer: A

Explanation: The leading feudatories of Harsha were Bhaskaravarmana of Kamarupa, Dhruvabhatta of Vallabhi, Purnavarman of Magadha, and Udita of Jalandhara.

  • He had the support of a large army, which was also supplemented by contributory forces from feudatories in the times of need.
  • The army consisted of infantry, cavalry, chariots, and elephants. The power shifted to military camps known as skandhavaras.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT