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IAS Previous Year Medieval History Questions | Lecture 3 | The Vijayanagara & Bahmani Kingdom


Q.1) Assertion (A): Saluva Narasimha put an end to the old dynasty and assumed the royal title

Reason (R): He wanted to save the kingdom from further degeneration and disintegration

Select the correct answer using the code given below:  (2003)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.2) Consider the following statements: (2004)

1.Narasimha Saluva ended the Sangama dynasty and seized the throne for himself & started the Saluva dynasty

2.Vira Narasimha deposed the last Saluva ruler and seized the throne for himself

3.Vira Narasimha was succeeded by his younger brother, Krishnadeva Raya

4.Krishnadeva Raya was succeeded by his half-brother Achyuta Raya

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1, 2 and 3

(b)2, 3 and 4

(c)1 and 4

(d)1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.3) Who of the following founded a new city on the south bank of a tributary to river Krishna and undertook to rule his new kingdom as the agent of a deity to whom all the land south of the river Krishna was supposed to belong? (2015)

(a)Amoghavarsha I

(b)Ballala II

(c)Harihara I

(d)Prataparudra II

Q.4) Regarding the taxation system of Krishna Deva, the ruler of Vijayanagara, consider the following statements: (2016)

1.The tax rate on land was fixed depending on the quality of the land

2.Private owners of workshops paid an industries tax

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagara Empire? (2006)



(c)Ranga II

(d)Venkata II

Q.6) Which one of the following Muslim rulers was hailed as the ‘Jagadguru’ by his Muslim subjects because of his beliefs in secularism? (2000)

(a)Hussain Shah


(c)Ibrahim Adil Shah

(d)Mahmud II


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