Test: The Vijayanagar Empire - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the military exploits of Krishnadeva Raya demonstrates the qualities of leadership?

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QUESTION: 2

Which language benefited the most from the patronage of men of letters by Krishnadeva Raya?

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QUESTION: 3

Swell writes: “Goa rose and fell simultaneously with the rise and fall of the Tuluva dynasty”.Why?

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C is the correct option.Swell writes: “Goa rose and fell simultaneously with the rise and fall of the Tuluva dynasty”. ... Goa was a part of the Vijayanagar empire. The city enjoyed protection and trade concessions. The Tuluva kings always had Goa as the last refuge after losing war.

QUESTION: 4

The significance of the Vijayanagar empire lie in the fact that it

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QUESTION: 5

The most vivid account about the destruction of the city of Vijayanagar was given by

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QUESTION: 6

Romantically called, “the war of the Goldsmith’s daughter”, took place between

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QUESTION: 7

Who died (aged 29) screaming that Mahmud Gawan was tearing him to pieces?

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QUESTION: 8

Which statement on Vijayanagar village is not correct?

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QUESTION: 9

Which statement regarding Vijayanagar women is not correct?

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QUESTION: 10

Which statement on the Vijayanagar judicial system is incorrect?

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The correct option is C.
 All the given statements are correct except this option.
 

QUESTION: 11

Arrange the foreign travellers in chronological order:

I. Nikitin
II. Ibn-Batuta
III. Marco Polo
IV. Nicolo Conti
V. Abdur Razzaq
VI. Barbosa

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QUESTION: 12

Which statement of Vijayanagar women and marriages is not correct?

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QUESTION: 13

Which statement on Vijayanagar society is incorrect?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following is not one of the theories propounded by scholars regarding the origin of Valangai (right hand) and Idangai (left hand) castes?

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QUESTION: 15

Which one of the following statements about the practice of becoming a sati or sahagamana is not correct?

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QUESTION: 16

Vijayanagar kings followed a policy of religious toleration. Which one of the following kings allowed the Portuguese to establish churches at Vellore?

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QUESTION: 17

What was the car festival?

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QUESTION: 18

The Vijayanagar kingdom was founded by Harihara and Bukka, two brothers. Why is the dynasty founded by them known as Sangam dynasty?

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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following constituted the Raichur doab, the permanent bone of contention between the kingdoms of Vijayanagar and Bahmani?

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QUESTION: 20

The city of Vijayanagar had seven fortified walls one within the other. The palace of the king was located at the centre in the seventh fortress. Which one of the following occupied pride of place between the third and the seventh fortress?

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QUESTION: 21

Proficiency in which of the following was rewarded and recognised by the state?

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QUESTION: 22

At the instance of which one of the following Gurus, Harihara and Bukka were readmitted to Hinduism and established their capital at Vijayanagar?

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QUESTION: 23

Having strengthened its position in south India by eliminating the sultanate of Madurai, which one of the following Vijayanagar rulers embarked upon a policy of expansion towards the eastern coast ?

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D is the correct option.The empire reached its peak during the rule of Krishna Deva Raya when Vijayanagara armies were consistently victorious.The empire gained territory formerly under the Sultanates in the northern Deccan and the territories in the eastern Deccan, including Kalinga, in addition to the already established presence in the south. Many important monuments were either completed or commissioned during the time of Krishna Deva Raya.

QUESTION: 24

Which of the following statements about Harihara II is correct?

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QUESTION: 25

Which of the following Vijayanagar rulers were defeated by the Bahmani ruler Firuz Shah and had to pay ten lakhs huns and pearls and also married his daughter to the sultan?

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QUESTION: 26

Which of the following statement about Deva Raya I is correct?

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QUESTION: 27

Nuniz, a Portuguese writer of the sixteenth century, tells us that the kings of Quilon, Sri Lanka, Pulicat, Pegu and Tenasserim (in Burma and Malaya) paid tribute to one of the king of Vijayanagar. Identify him.

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QUESTION: 28

The rulers of Vijayanagar had carefully organised military department called kandachara which was under the control of

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QUESTION: 29

Which of the following is correct about Deva Raya II?

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QUESTION: 30

Who says: “The circumference of the city is sixty miles; its walls carried upto the mountains, and enclose the valleys at their foot.. In this city there are estimated to be ninety thousand men fit to bear arms.There king is more powerful than all the other kings in India”.

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