Q. Who among the following was the author of “Voyage to India”?

[A] Nicolo Conti

[B] Nikitin

[C] Abdur Razzak

[D] Ibn Batuta

Answer: B

Explanation: Italian traveller, Nicolo Conti (in c.1420), and Russian merchant Nikitin (author of Voyage to India), visited during Deva Raya I reign.

Nicolo Conti commented on Vijayanagara and Deva Raya I that “In this city, there are 90,000 men fit to bear arms… their king is more powerful than all the kings of India”.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT