Q. Consider the following pairs of the books and author who worked in collaborating Sanskrit literature with Persian literature:
Book Author
1. Farhang-i-Qawas– Fakhr-ud-din Qawwas
2. Miftah-ul-Fuazala– Zia Nakshabi
3. Tuti Nama– Muhammad Shadiabadi
Which of the above given pairs is/are correctly matched?

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 3 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Persian literature was enriched by the translation of Sanskrit works.  

  • Persian dictionaries with appropriate Hindawi words for Persian words were composed, the most important being Farhang-i-Qawas by Fakhr-ud-din Qawwas and Miftah-ul- Fuazala by Muhammad Shadiabadi.  
  • Tuti Namah, the Book of Parrots, is a collection of Sanskrit stories translated into Persian by Zia Nakshabi.  
  • Mahabharata and Rajatarangini were also translated into Persian. 

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.