Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers

Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers.

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Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers

Word Galaxy:

  • Smitten – deeply attracted to
  • Assemblage – gathering of people
  • Vanquished – defeated
  • Assert – prove forcefully
  • Guilefully – cunningly
  • Brash – rude and overbearing
  • Avenge – take revenge for
  • Heinous – wicked

Question 1: What circumstances led to rivalry between Prithviraj and Jayachandra?

Answer: Pritviraj Chauhan was the king of Chouhan dynasty whose rule extended to parts of present-day Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi and some parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. He ruled from his twin capital at Delhi and Agra. His fast rise caught the envy of the then powerful ruler of Kannauj, Jayachandra and this led to rivalry between the two.

Question 2: Why did Jayachandra decide to undertake a rajsuya yagya?

Answer: Jayachandra wanted to assert his supremacy over the other Rajput kings and hence decided to undertake rajsuya yagya.

Question 3: How did Prithviraj react to this decision?

Answer: Prithviraj reacted by refusing to accept Jayachandra’s supremacy.

Question 4: Why did Jayachandra decide to arrange a swayamvara for Samyukta? Why was Prithviraj not on his list of invitees?

Answer: When Jayachandra learnt about the secret feelings that his daughter and rival Prithviraj shared for each other, he decided to arrange swayamvara for Samyukta. Prithviraj was not on his list of invitees because there was rivalry between the two.

Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers

Question 5: How did Jayachandra add insult to injury as far as Prithviraj was concerned?

Answer: To add insult to injury as far as Prithviraj was concerned Jayachandra ordered a statue of Prithviraj to be made and installed at the gate in place of a doorman.

Question 6: How did Ghori repay Prithviraj’s chivalrous gesture of letting him walk free?

Answer: The very next year Ghori repaid Prithviraj’s chivalrous gesture of letting him walk free by re-attacking Prithviraj with a stronger army and cunningly defeating him by attacking the Rajput army before daybreak.

Question 7: Read the lines and answer the questions:

‘I must find a way of alerting him.’

(a) Who are ‘I’ and ‘him’?

Answer: ‘I’ is Samyukta and ‘him’ is Prithviraj.

(b) What does the speaker want to alert the other person about?

Answer: The speaker wants to alert the other person about her sayamvara.

(c) Does the speaker succeed in doing so?

Answer: Yes, the speaker was successful in doing so.

Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers

Question 8: Read the lines and answer the questions:

‘Let a statue of Prithviraj be made and installed at the gate in place of a doorman!’

(a) Who is the speaker?

Answer: Jayachandra is the speaker.

(b) Why did he give this order?

Answer: He gave this order so that he can insult Prithviraj.

(c) What did the speaker hope to achieve by giving this orders?

Answer: The speaker hope to achieve self-satisfaction of letting down Prithviraj by giving this orders.

Question 9: Read the lines and answer the questions:

‘The eyes of a Rajput are lowered only in death!’

(a) Who says this?

Answer: Prithviraj said this.

(b) Whom is the speaker responding to?

Answer: The speaker is responding to Jayachandra.

(c) Why does the person say this?

Answer: The person said this when Ghori ordered him to lower his eyes.

So, these were Prithviraj Chauhan the Valiant Questions & Answers.

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