Q. Consider the following pairs of books and authors:
Book————Author
1. Madura-vijayam——-Nannayya
2. Shah nama————–Firdausi
3. Amuktamalyada——–Tikkana
Which of the above given pair is/are correctly matched?

[A] 2 and 3 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3 only

Answer: B
Notes:

Madura-vijayam, a Sanskrit work written by Kampana’s wife, Gangadevi mentions about Kumara Kampana slaying the Madurai Sultan and bringing to an end that Sultanate in about 1370.

  • Firdausi wrote Shah Nama which described about Turquoise throne as one of the bejewelled royal seats of Persian kings.
  • Krishnadevaraya is considered a great scholar and is author of the famous poem Amuktamalyada (the story of Andal).

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.

History – Medieval History – Kingdoms of Vijaya Nagar and Bhamini Sultanate and other regional kingdoms