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Karnataka State Syllabus Class 7 Social Science History Chapter 1 Vijayanagara Empire
Class 7 Social Science Vijayanagara Empire Textbook Exercise Questions and Answers
I. Fill in the blanks:
- The military leader of Devaraya-11 who defeated the Sri Lankan king and received tribute _________.
- Krishnadevaraya married Gajapathi Prataparudra’s daughter _________.
- In the Vijayanagar Kingdom, Varaha was a _________ coin.
- The foreign traveler who said all religions coexisted peacefully in the Vijayanagar kingdom was _________.
- Art and culture of Vijayanagar was the evolutionary form of Dravidian style _________ said this.
- Lakkanna Dandesha
- Bar bosa
- Percy brown
Answer the following in one sentences each:
Who is the founder of the Vijayanagar Kingdom?
Harihara and BukkaRaya are the founders of Vijayanagara kingdom.
Name the dynasties that ruled ‘Vijayanagar’.
The four dynasties that ruled over the Vijayanagara empire are the Sangamas, Saluvas, Tuluvas and the Arvidus.
Name the famous Jdng from sangama Dynasty.
Devaraya II (Prauda Devaraya) was the famous king of Sangama Dynasty.
Name the famous and greatest king of Vijayanagar Kingdom.
Krishnadevaraya was famous and greatest king of Vijayanagar Kingdom.
When did the Rakkasa Thangadi was take place?
The ‘Rakkasa Thangadi’ was took place on 23rd January of 1565 CE.
Name the sources of income for the Vijayanagar Kingdom.
1/6 of the land revenue was the major income.
Other source of income were trade tax, profession tax, road tax, export tax and tributes from the subordinate rulers.
Name the festivals celebrated in Vijayanagara Kingdom.
Deepavali and Dasara festivals were celebrated in Vijayanagara Kingdom.
Name the main crops grown in Vijayanagar Kingdom.
Agriculture was the main occupation, Rice, Maize, sugar cane and cotton crops were the major crops.
Name the musical creations of Krishnadevaraya.
Dakshinadi music or Karnataka music is the musical creations of Krishnadevaraya.
Name the foreigners who visited Vijayanagar.
The foreigners who visited vijayanagar are persian ambassador Abdul Razak, Domingo paes, Barbosa.
Name the important temples from Vijayanagar Kingdom.
Virupaksha temple in Hampi, Hazara Rama swamy temple, Vijayvitalaswamy temple, Krishna swamy temple, Kamala Mahal, Shringeri’s Vidya Shankar temple are some important temples from Vijayanagar kingdom.
III. Discuss and Answer.
Write a note on Krishnadevaraya’s Conquests.
Krishnadevaraya was the famous and greatest king among other vijayanagar kings. He seized shivanasamudra fort from Ganga Raja, he won Raichur fort. He supported Portuguese to capture Goa, he won Udayagiri fort, he captured Cuttack and Kalinga, he recaptured Raichur, Gulbarga and Bidar forts. Vijayanagara kingdom was expanded in all four directions.
Make a list of literary works from Vijayanagar period.
During the reign of vijayanagara literature of Sanskrit, Telugu and Kannada developed immensely, Vidyaranya wrote books like ‘Shankara vijaya’ and ‘sarvadarshan sangraha’ in Sanskrit. Sayanacharya wrote Vedantha prakashana and Ayurveda , Sudhanichi. Gangadevi wrote madhura vijayam, prauda devaraya wrote drama called Sudhanidhi. Krishnadevaraya wrote ‘Jambavati Kalyana’, Madalasa charitam and Rasamanjari. Kumarvyasa’s Gadhugina Bharatla Rathna Karavamis Baratesha vaibhava, Chamaras, Prabhuling leele’ were significant kannada literacy works. Lakkamma’s shivatatwa chitamani, Bhima poet’s Basava purana are virshaiva literature. Krishnadevaraya wrote ‘Amuktamalyada’ in Telugu.
IV. Match the following:
A – B
1. Gangadevi – (a) Madura vijayam
2. Devaraya II – (b) Gajaventegara
3. Krishnadevaraya – (c) Andhrabhoja
4. Shringeri – (d) Vidyashankar Devalaya.