UPSC History The decline of the Mughal empire and Rise of Autonomous states Question Bank Miscellaneous

  • question_answer Arrange the following in chronological order and the find correct answer from the codes given below:
    1. Ahilya Bai
    2. Durgawati
    3. Padmini
    4. Tara Bai
    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    A)  1, 2, 3, 4

    B)  3, 2, 4, 1

    C)  3, 4, 1, 2

    D)  2, 1, 3, 4

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     The correct chronological order is: padmini, Durgawati, Tara Bai, Ahilya Bai. Rani Padmini (Padmavati) (died 1303 CE), the wife of King Rawal Ratan Singh and the daughter of the contemporary Sinhala king was the queen of Chittor. She features in Padmavat, an epic poem written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540 CE. Rani Durgavati maravi (October 5, 1524 - June 24, 1564) was born in the family of famous Rajput Chandel Emperor Keerat Rai. She is acclaimed for her role in keeping alive the resistance against Mughal occupation of Maratha territories after the death of her husband in 1700. Maharaul Ahilya Bai Holkar (31 May 1725 - 13 August 1795), was the Holkar Queen of the Maratha ruled Malwa kingdom, India. Rajmata Ahilyabai wasboni in the village of Chondi in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar Maharashtra.


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