General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 31

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Q. Match the following medieval authors with the languages in which they wrote:

Match the Following Medieval Authors with the Languages in Which They Wrote
Match the following medieval authors with the languages in which they wrote

List - I

List - II

A. Sankaradeva

1. Bengali

B. Mahadeva

2. Assamese

C. Vidyapati

3. Hindi

D. Candida’s

4. Maithili

E. Amir Khosla

5. Marathi

6. Persian

(a) 2 4 5 1 3 and 6

(b) 2 5 4 1 3 and 6

(c) 3 and 2 1 4 5

(d) 1 2 3 and 5 6

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 Aliya

(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

(c) Villabhacharya

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

(a) Gaya

(b) Vrindavan-Vr

(c) Kashia (Varanasi)

(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 Harte 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

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