Q. The terms “Varaha, Pon and Honnu” are related to which of the following?

[A] Gold coins

[B] Lead coins

[C] Silver coins

[D] Bronze coins

Answer: A

Explanation: The Vijayanagara kings issued a large number of gold coins called Varaha (also called Pon in Tamil and Honnu in Kannada).

These gold coins have the images of various Hindu deities and animals like the bull, the elephant and the fabulous gandaberunda (a double eagle, sometimes holding an elephant in each beak and claw).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT