Quiz # 21



#1 Somnath temple was destroyed in which year?

In 1025 Mahmud raided Gujarat, plundering the Somnath temple and breaking its jyotirlinga. He took away a booty of 2 million dinars.

#2 Battle of Chandawar was fought between?

The Battle of Chandawar (1193 or 1194) was fought between Muhammad Ghori andJaichand of Kannauj of the Gahadavala dynasty. It took place at Chandawar (modern Chandawal near Ferozabad), on the Yamuna River close to Agra. Jaichand was defeated, giving Muhammad control of much of northern India.

#3 Who is the founder of Mamluk Dynasty?

The first Sultan of the Mamluk dynasty was Qutb ud-Din Aibak (قطب الدین ایبک), who had the titular name of Sultan (سلطان) and reigned from 1206 to 1210.

#4 Who was the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty?

The Tughlaq dynasty, also referred to as Tughluq or Tughluk dynasty, was a Muslim dynasty of Turko-Indian origin which ruled over the Delhi sultanate in medieval India. Its reign started in 1320 in Delhi when Ghazi Malik assumed the throne under the title of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq.

#5 When was the 1st train steamed off in India?

India’s 1st train: When Sahib, Sindh & Sultan blew steamIndia’s first passengertrain was flagged off on its maiden run between (later Victoria Terminus, now Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) and Thane — a distance of 21 miles covered in 57 minutes, at 3.35pm on April 16, 1853.

August 22, 2019

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