Saturday, 25 March 2017

India Quiz 28: Personalities Quiz



1. Who established the Mohammedan Literary Society in 1863?
Nawab Abdul Latif
Muhammed Ali Jinnah
Liaquat Ali Khan
Syed Amir Ali

2. Who wrote Kathasaritsagara, a famous 11th-century collection of Indian legends, fairy tales and folk tales in Sanskrit?
Somadeva
Dandin
Vishnu Sharma
Banabhatta

3. Name the 12th century poet who composed the Gita Govinda
Kalidasa
Bhasa
Avvaiyar
Jayadeva

4. Which one of the following is a historical account of Indian National Army and Subash Chandra Bose written by Hugh Toye, a British Army Intelligence Officer?
The Crouching Tiger
The Springing Tiger
The Forgotten Hero
The Forgotten Army

5. Which one of the following Sankrit drama about a beautiful princess is attributed to emperor Harshavardhana?
Malavikagnimitram
Mricchakatika
Mudrarakshasa
Ratnavali

6. Who wrote "Ashtadhyayi", the first text on Sanskrit grammar?
Tulsidas
Panini
Patanjali
Bhaskara

7. Which harbor in South India did Kulottunga Chola I rename as Kulottungacholapattanam?
Cochin
Gangavaram
Visakhapatnam
Ennore

8. Where did Tulsidas write his epic poem on Rama's life called "Ram Charit Manas"?
Mathura
Ayodhya
Haridwar
Varanasi

9. Name the Sikh Guru who wrote a victory letter, called the Zafarnama, in 1705 to the Mughal Emperor, Aurangazeb
Guru Amar Das
Guru Arjun Dev
Guru Gobind Singh
Guru Tegh Bahadur

10. Which city in Punjab was historically known as Khidrana or Khidrane di dhab where Guru Gobind Singh's fought his last battle with Mughal Army?
Bhangani
Sri Muktsar Sahib
Nadaun
Anandpur

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