Sunday, May 31, 2020

Maharani Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Quiz

1. There are two universities which are named in honour of Ahilya Bai. One is Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya in Indore, Madhya Pradesh and the other is punyashlok Ahilya Devi Holkar university in _____________.

Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Kashi, Uttar Pradesh
Solapur, Maharashtra
Thane, Maharashtra
2. Ahilyabai was born on 31 May 1725 in which village, in the present-day Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra?
3. In which battle Ahilyabai's husband Khanderao Holkar was killed in 1754?
Battle of Pune
Battle of Kumbher
Battle of Panipat
Battle of Patan
4. Ahilyabai lived on the banks of Narmada River at a pilgrimage site known as ________.
5. When was a commemorative stamp was issued in Ahilya Bai Holkar's honour by the Republic of India?
August 26, 1996
August 31, 1997
August 27, 1995
August 25, 1996
6. Which book was written by former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan based on the life of Ahilyadevi Holkar?
Devi Ahilya Bai
Lokmata Ahilya bai
7. Which city's airport is named Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in her honor?
8. A woman of modern times Ahilyabai's rule is remembered as a golden age in Indore’s history. When did she die?
7th August, 1795
13th August, 1795
13th August, 1796
19th August, 1796
9. Rani Ahilyabai was a great pioneer and builder of Hindu temples. She built hundreds of temples and Dharmashalas throughout India. Which famous and historic temple is giving tribute to her by establishing her statue in temple complex/corridor?
Kashi Vishwanath, Varanasi
Somnath, Gujarat
Trimbakeshwar, Nasik
Vishnupad, Gaya
10. Which British historian gave the title of 'The Philosopher Queen' to Ahilyabai Holkar?
John Keates
Joanna Baillie
John Keay
Anne Feldhaus

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