Q. The greatest of the Vijayanagar rulers, Krishna Deva Raya belonged to which of the following dynasty?

[A] Sangama

[B] Saluva

[C] Tuluva

[D] Aravidu

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Krishna Deva Raya (1509 – 1530)

  • The Tuluva dynasty was founded by Vira Narasimha.
  • The greatest of the Vijayanagar rulers, Krishna Deva Raya belonged to the Tuluva dynasty.
  • He possessed great military ability.
  • His imposing personality was accompanied by high intellectual quality. His first task was to check the invading Bahmani forces.

Source: Tamil Nadu Board Class 11