Q. Who among the following executed the Sikh Guru Arjun Dev for helping Prince Khusrau in ascension of the throne?

[A] Aurangzeb

[B] Akbar

[C] Jahangir

[D] Shah Alam

Answer: C

Akbar was succeeded by his son Salim with the title Nur-ud-din Jahangir. He was Akbar’s son by a Rajput wife.

  • His ascension was challenged by his eldest son Prince Khusrau who staged a revolt with the blessings of Sikh Guru Arjun Dev.
  • Prince Khusrau was defeated, captured and blinded, while Guru Arjun Dev was executed. Jahangir also tamed the rebel Afghan Usman Khan in Bengal.

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.