'Tahqiq-i-Hind' was a famous literary work of which of the following eminent people?

Options :
  1. Badauni
  2. Alberuni
  3. Khafi Khan
  4. None of these
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


Alberuni was born at Khiva in 973 A.D. and he was two years younger than Mahmud of Ghazni. His original name was Abu Rehan Muhammad bin- Ahmed. He came to India in the war-train of Mahmud and lived here for many years. He was a great philosopher, mathematician and historian. Attracted by Indian culture, he learnt Sanskrit and studied several books concerning Hindu philosophy and culture. His curious mind and master eyes did not spare even the Puranas and the Bhagwat-Gita. He travelled far and wide and wrote a masterly account of India in his book Tahqiq-i-Hind. It is also known as Kitabul Hind (1017-31 A.D).

How do you rate this queston?  Very Easy  Easy  Average  Above Average  Tough

Previous Question : Which of the following famous feminine personalities wrote the book 'A Voice for Freedom'?

Next Question : The novel 'A Passage to India' was written by which of the following individuals?

Click here for online test on Books and Authors


 (Getemail alerts when others member replies)

Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits.
-Robert Louis Stevenson