MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 6 Bhakti-Sufi traditions

MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 6 Bhakti-Sufi traditions

1. Tulsidas, a prominent leader of the Bhakti Movement, lived in:
(a) Gwalior.
(b) Haryana.
(c) Uttar Pradesh.
(d) Bihar.
► (c) Uttar Pradesh.

2. The Sufi saint who was addressed as Sultan-ul-mashaikh, by his disciples, was
(a) Shaikh Muinuddin Sijzi.
(b) Shaikh Fariduddin Ganj-i Shakar.
(c) Shaikh Salim Chishti.
(d) Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya.
► (d) Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya.

3. Who composed Kirtana-ghosha?
(a) Shankaradeva
(b) Surdas
(c) Kabir Das
(d) Sundaramurti
► (a) Shankaradeva

4. Shaikh Nizamuddin’s hospice comprised several small rooms and a big hall known as
(a) jama’at khana.
(b) langar.
(c) qalandars.
(d) ziyarat.
► (a) jama’at khana.

5. Baba Guru Nanak was born in
(a) 1459 AD.
(b) 1469 AD.
(c) 1479 AD.
(d) 1489 AD.
► (b) 1469 AD.

6. “Naam Ghar” refers to:
(a) Prayer Hall
(b) Temples
(c) Religious places
(d) All of the above
► (a) Prayer Hall

7. Karaikkal Ammaiyar was a devotee of
(a) Krishna.
(b) Rama.
(c) Shiva.
(d) Brahma.
► (c) Shiva.

8. The ‘Nalayira Divyaprabandham’ of the Alvars was compared with the
(a) Four Vedas.
(b) Manusmiriti.
(c) Mahabharata.
(d) Ramayana.
► (a) Four Vedas.

9. The ninth Guru, whose compositions were compiled in the Guru Granth Sahib was:
(a) Guru Tegh Bahadur
(b) Baba Guru Nanak
(c) Guru Gobind Singh
(d) Guru Arjan
► (a) Guru Tegh Bahadur

10. Alvars were the devotees of:
(a) Vishnu
(b) Shiva
(c) Brahma
(d) Jagannatha
► (a) Vishnu

11. Earliest Bhakti movements were led by _______.
(a) Alvars and Mayunar
(b) Alvars and Puaravar
(c) Alvars and Nayanars
(d) Lingayats and Nayanars
► (c) Alvars and Nayanars

12. The major anthology composed by the Alvars was the ___________.
(a) Nalayira Divyaprabandham
(b) Nalayira Purabandham
(c) Nalayira Alvabandham
(d) None of the above
► (a) Nalayira Divyaprabandham

13. Karaikkal Ammaiyar was the greatest figure of _____ tradition.
(a) Alvars
(b) Mayunar
(c) Nayanars
(d) Puaravar
► (c) Nayanars

14. Which group challenged the idea of caste and the pollution attributed to certain groups by Brahmanas.
(a) Alvars
(b) Lingayats
(c) Nayanars
(d) Puaravar
► (b) Lingayats

15. Lingayats were majorly based in ______.
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Karnataka
(c) Punjab
(d) Uttar Pradesh
► (b) Karnataka

16. ____ means a chain which signifies a continuous link between master and disciple.
(a) Gathjod
(b) Silsila
(c) Saidev
(d) Nirantar
► (b) Silsila
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