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The Bahamani state had parts of which of the following states ?

  1. Karnataka

  2. Maharashtra

  3. Andhra Pradesh

  4. All


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Bahmani State had the parts of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh (Telangana) states under its rule. In the beginning, Kalaburagi and later Bidar were their capitals. Bahmani Empire was in northern part of the Krishna River and Vijayanagara Empire was in southern part of Krishna. Tajuddin Firoz Shah was the great Sultan in Bahmani dynasty.

What was the capital of Bahmani Kingdom?

  1. Warangal

  2. Gulbarga

  3. Devagiri

  4. Ellichpur


Correct Option: B

Who was the founder of the Bahamani Kingdom?

  1. Alauddin Hasan Bahaman Shah

  2. Mohammad Shah I

  3. Ahmad Shah

  4. Firuz Shah


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

The founder of the Bahmani kingdom was Alauddin Bahman Shah also known as Hasan Gangu in 1347. The Sultans of Southern India derived their origin from the conquests of Alauddin Khilji (1303-1306).

Who was the founder of Bahmani kingdom?

  1. Mahmud Gawan

  2. Hasan Gangu

  3. Sikandar Shah

  4. Malik Ambar


Correct Option: B

The Bahmani Kingdom existed in the _______.

  1. 13th century CE

  2. 14th century CE

  3. 15th century CE

  4. 16th century CE


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

The Bahmani kingdom which existed in the 14th century and was a Muslim state of the Deccan in South India. It was established by Turkic general Alauddin Bahman Shah after revolting against the Delhi Sultanate of Muhammad bin Tughlaq. The Bahmani capital was Ahsanabad (Gulbarga) between 1347 and 1425 when it was moved to Muhammadabad now known as Bidar. 

The first capital of the Bahamani Kingdom was ______.

  1. Gulbarga

  2. Bidar

  3. Daulatabad

  4. Golconda


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

The Bahmani Kingdom was a Muslim state of the Deccan and it was the first independent Muslim kingdom in South India. The Bahmani capital was Gulbarga between till 1425 and in 1425 it was moved to Muhammadabad (Bidar). 

What was the first capital of the Bahamani kingdom?

  1. Bidar

  2. Bijapur

  3. Gulbarga

  4. Golconda


Correct Option: C

The early capital of the Bahamani kingdom was _____.

  1. Gulbarga

  2. Bidar

  3. Bijapur

  4. Golconda


Correct Option: A

Who wrote the book 'Kitab-e-Navaras'?

  1. Ibrahim Adil Shah II

  2. Ibrahim Adil Shah I

  3. Yusuf Adil Shah

  4. Mohammed Shah II


Correct Option: A

Bahamani Kingdom was founded in the year ____________

  1. 1437 A.D.

  2. 1347 A.D.

  3. 1337 A.D.

  4. 1447 A.D.


Correct Option: B

Which Prime Minister of the Bahamani kingdom built a madrasa at Bidar?

  1. Ibrahim Adil Shah

  2. Mohammad Gawan

  3. Mohammad Gangu Bahman Shah

  4. Allauddin Hasan Gangu Bahman Shah


Correct Option: B

Who was the founder of Bahamani kingdom?

  1. Mahmud Shah I

  2. Mahmud Gawan

  3. Hassan Gangu

  4. Alauddin II


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The Bahamani kingdom was founded in 1347. The founder of the Bahmani kingdom was Alauddin Bahman Shah also known as Hasan Gangu.

The combined forces of the Deccan Sultans defeated Ramaraya in the battle of Talikota in ___________

  1. 1565 A.D.

  2. 1655 A.D.

  3. 1556 A.D.

  4. 1545 A.D.


Correct Option: A

Tajuddin Feroz Shah built a city Fizorabada on the bank of river __________.

  1. Mahanadi

  2. Godavari

  3. Bhima

  4. Krishna


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Bahmani State had the parts of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh (Telangana) states under its rule. In the beginning, Kalaburagi and later Bidar were their capitals. Bahmani Empire was in northern part of the Krishna River and Vijayanagara Empire was in southern part of Krishna. Tajuddin Firoz Shah was the great Sultan in Bahmani dynasty. He was liberal, judicious and a believer of god. He made copies of Quran and edited it for his whole life. He was a writer, encouraged all languages and he was an expert in Geometry and Theology. He sheltered many philosophers, poets, artists and had honoured them. He established observatory in Daulathabad (Maharashtra). He propagated the beauty of his capital, Kalaburagi. He built a new city called Firozabada on the bank of Bhima River. He gifted many villages to a Sufi Saint, Bandenawaz who arrived to the kingdom during his period. He concentrated on the development of ports and as a result, foreign tourism was encouraged.

'Majlis-e-Ilwith' under the Bahamani kingdom was a _____.

  1. Tribunal

  2. Cabinet

  3. Council of ulemas

  4. Prime minister


Correct Option: B

Gol Gumbaz is the tomb of _______.

  1. Firozshah Bahamani

  2. Mahmud Gawan

  3. Hasan Gangu

  4. Muhammad Adil Shah


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Gol Gumbaz is located in Bijapur It is the tomb of Muhammad Adil Shah II. Its construction was started in 1626 and ended in 1656 AD. It was designed by Yakut of Dabul and an example of Indo-Islamic architectural style. The inscriptions over tomb in south and main archway mention the date of Muhammad Adil Shah's death.

Who built the Gol Gumbaz?

  1. Adil Shah I

  2. Adil Shah II

  3. Firozshah Bahamani

  4. Mahmud Gawan


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Gol Gumbaz is located in Bijapur. It was constructed by Adil Shah II. Its construction was started in 1626 AD and ended in 1656 AD. It was designed by an architect named Yaqut of Dabul. The architectural style of this Gumbaz is Deccan Indo- Islamic. Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur is called "Whispering Gallery" because when one whispers, the lingering echo of a whisper is heard in the opposite corner.

Provinces in the Bahamani kingdom were managed by _______.

  1. Soldiers

  2. Nobles

  3. Governors

  4. Priests


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The Bahamani Kingdom was the most powerful kingdom. Hasan Gangu was the founder of Bahamani Kingdom. He was a Turkish officer of Devgiri. The Sultans in Bahamani Kingdom followed a feudal type of administration. The kingdom was divided into many provinces called Tarafs. The Governor who controlled Tarafs were called Tarafdars.

Where is the Gol Gumbaz situated?

  1. Golconda

  2. Bijapur

  3. Bidar

  4. Ahmednagar


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Gol Gumbaz is situated in Bijapur. In Bijapur, it is called the whispering gallery because when one whispers, lingering echo of the whisper is heard in the opposite corner. It is the mausoleum of Adil Shah, the Sultan of Bijapur. Construction of the tomb was started in 1626 and was completed in 1656.

Which of the following is/are the architectural feature of Gol Gumbaz?

  1. Area of Gol Gumbaz is 18000 sq. feet. Its dome, has an external diameter of 43.2 metres.

  2. There are four towers attached to its four corners.

  3. Each tower or turret has seven storeys with a small dome at the top.

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

The Gol Gubaz is a tomb of Mohammad Adil Shah. The tomb is a giant cube topped with a hemispherical dome. Area of Gol Gumbaz is 18000 sq feet. Its dome has an external diameter of 43.2 meters. There are four towers attached to its four corners. Each tower has seven storeys. Each story has seven arched windows with a small dome at the top. 

Any sound made in the inner gallery of Gol Gumbaz gives rise to multiple echoes and returns it to the same person several times.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Gol Gumbaz is located in Bijapur. It was constructed by Adil Shah II. It is also known as the whispering gallery because when one whispers, the lingering echo of a whisper is heard in the opposite corner.

Which of the following building's architecture is inspired from Gol Gumbaz?

  1. General Post Office, Mumbai

  2. Wales Museum, Mumbai

  3. Both A and B

  4. Tajmahal, Agra


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The building of General Post Office, Mumbai had been designed by John Begg in Indo- Saracenic style. The central dome of building strongly resembles with the Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur. The Wales Museum of Mumbai was also constructed in Indo-Sarsanic style.  The main elevation is crowned by dome that in its profile and sculpture detailing is reminiscent of and inspired by the sculptural forms of Bijapur Gol Gumbaz.

Who assumed the title Ala-ud-din Hasan Shah Bahman?

  1. Hari Hara

  2. Bukka Rai

  3. Hasan Gangu

  4. Balban


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hasan Gangu established the Bahamani kingdom based in Gulberg in Northern Karnataka and assumed the title of Abu-i- Muzaffar Ala-ud-din Bahman Shah. He was also called Zafar Khan. Bahmani kingdom lasted for 180 years. Bahmani Sultanate was at its peak during the Prime Ministership of Gawan.

Which of the following was the court language in the Bahamani Kingdom?

  1. Persian

  2. Arabic

  3. Both A and B

  4. Urdu


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Hasan Gangu was the founder of Bahamani Kingdom. The Sultans in Bahamani kingdom followed a feudal type of administration. The Bahamani Sultans gave great attention to education. They encouraged learning of Persian and Arabic languages. 

For the effective administration, the Bahamani kings divided their empire into ______.

  1. jagirs

  2. Provinces

  3. Iqtas

  4. None of the above


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Hasan Gangu was the founder of Bahamani Kingdom. In 1347 AD, he established the Bahamani Kingdom. In the Bahamani Kingdom, the Sultans followed the feudal type of administration. The kingdom was divided into provinces called Tarafs. The Governor who controlled tarafs were called Tarafdar or Amir.

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