General Studies: Important for Exam: Studies Indian History MCQ Part 2

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Q. Sufism, the liberal and mystic movement of Islam, reached India in the Century:

(a) 11th

(b) 12th

(c) 14th

(d) 13th

Q. The Sufi Saint contemporary of Prithviraj Chauhan, was:

(a) Khawaja Muinuddin Christi

(b) Sheikh Salem Christi

(c) Sheikh Nizamuddin Aaliyah

(d) Baba Farad

Q. Different Sufi Schools or orders in India were known as:

(a) Changsha

(b) Calendars

(c) Silsilahs

(d) Dervishes

Q. The earliest Sufi order to arrive in India was:

(a) Christi

(b) Suharwardi

(c) Qatari

(d) Naqshbandi

Q. The Sufis in India adopted the Indian thought (s) of:

(a) Philosophy of Vedanta

(b) Yoga

(c) Devotional music

(d) Meditation

(e) Ascetic way of life

(f) Only (a), (b) and (c) above

(g) All the above

Q. The Bhakti saint who acted as the bridge between the Bhakti movement of the North and the South was:

(a) Ramanujan

(b) Brahmananda

(c) Numara

(d) Madhav Pillai

(e) Villabhacharya

Q. Chai Tanya was born at Navvadvip (Nadia) and died at:

(a) Gaya

(b) Vrindavan-Vr

(c) Kashia

(d) Pure

Q. Chai Tanya brought religion within easy reach of the masses by:

(a) Not laying stress on rituals

(b) Elevating simple recitation of the name of Hari or Krishna to the level of highest spiritual attainment

(c) Laying great stress on emotional attachment to God as of a lover to his beloved

(d) Preaching the religion of love, brotherhood and Charity

Q. Sankaradeva was a great Bhakti saint of:

(a) Bengal

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Gujarat

(d) Assam

Q. The Pandharpur movement is associated with the Bhakti movement of:

(a) Assam

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Bengal

(d) Both (a) & (b)

Q. the most important saint of the movement in Maharashtra, who was born at Samara and is said to have died in Punjab, was:

(a) Jnanesvar

(b) Mandela

(c) Tukaram

(d) Guru Ramada’s

(e) Eknath

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