Andhra Pradesh GK Questions

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1. Errana was the author of Harivamsa. He dedicated this work to:

[A] Prolaya Vema Reddi
[B] Manumasiddi
[C] Krishna Devaraya
[D] None of the above

A [Prolaya Vema Reddi ]

Notes:

Errana was the court poet of Prolaya Vema Reddy. He was the great devotee of Lord Siva and was known as Shambudas or Sivadas.

2. Sumathi Satakam was composed by:

[A] Marana
[B] Gona Buddha Reddi
[C] Baddena
[D] Vemana

C [Baddena]

Notes:

Sumati Satakam was composed by Baddena, a Telugu Choda king of Kakatiya period.

3. Which among the following were the first recorded plates of Vishunukundi dynasty?

[A] Chikkulla plates
[B] Velupuru pillar inscription
[C] Ipur plates
[D] None of the them

A [Chikkulla plates ]

Notes:Chikkulla plates are the first recorded plates of Vishunukundi dynasty. It was edited by Dr. Kielhorn.

4. Who among the following composed Ganga-Gowri Vilasam?

[A] Kempe Gowda
[B] Tyagaraja
[C] Muthuswami Dikshitar
[D] Syama Sastri

A [Kempe Gowda]

Notes:

Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore city, composed a musical work in Telugu known as Ganga-Gowri Vilasam.

5. Who among the following regarded as “Ubhaya Kavi Mitra” ?

[A] Palakuri Somanatha
[B] Yerrapragada
[C] Tikkana
[D] Gona Buddha Reddi

C [Tikkana ]

Notes:

Tikkana regarded as “Ubhaya Kavi Mitra” (friend of both Sanskrit & Telugu poets) .

6. Qutub Shahi ruler Ibrahim occupied the throne with the help of:

[A] Achyutha raya
[B] Ramaraya
[C] Krishna Devaraya
[D] None of the above

B [Ramaraya]

Notes:

Ibrahim occupied the throne with the help of Ramaraya, but soon they became inveterate enemies.

7. Who among the following was the first king of the Kakatiya dynasty to overthrow the subordinate position of the Kakatiyas as feudatories of the western Chalukyas?

[A] Prola-II
[B] Rudradeva
[C] Mahadeva
[D] Ganapatideva

B [Rudradeva]

Notes:

Rudradeva was the first king of the dynasty to overthrow the subordinate position of the Kakatiyas as feudatories of the western Chalukyas of Kalyani and assert independence.

8. Which of the following was the earliest capital of Redd Kingdoms of Kondaividu?  

[A] Guntur
[B] Addanki
[C] Vengi
[D] Kondavidu

B [Addanki]

Notes:

Later Anapotha Reddi Shifted of capital from Addanki to Kondavidu.

9. Who among the following introduced the Blue water policy?

[A] Francisco de Almeida
[B] Alfonso de Albuquerque
[C] Lord Curzon
[D] Robert Clive

A [Francisco de Almeida]

Notes:

Francisco de Almeida, the Viceroy of Portuguese possessions in India opposed establishing a territorial empire in India and wanted that Portuguese should maintain supremacy on sea and confine their activities to purely commercial transactions. This policy known as Blue water policy. The Blue water policy was reversed by Alfonso de Albuquerque.

10. Which of the following is not correctly matched with respect to place and famous in that place in 18th century?

[A] Machilipatnam- Chintzes and Palampores

[B] Srikakulam-Silks

[C] Nellore- Romals

[D] Kurnool- colored rugs

B [Srikakulam-Silks]

Notes:

Srikakulam- Muslins

Machilipatnam- Chintzes and Palampores

Berhampur- Silks

Nellore- Romals

Eluru-Carpets

Kurnool- colored rugs

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