Part 5 OF 100 GREAT INDIAN WOMEN QUIZ (Post No.5605)

 

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Date: 30 October 2018

GMT Time uploaded in London – 8-14 am

Post No. 5605

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81.Who was Vardhamana Mahavira’s mother?

82.Jawaharlal Nehru’s sister who became President of United Nations Organisation

83.First woman who was  a Parsi, to practise law in India and Britain

84.A woman scholar who discussed philosophic matters with King Janaka (according to Mahabharata)

85.Great botanist of India, born in Kerala, held many big posts

86.Tamil novelist, journalist, writer who wrote 115 books nearly 100 years ago.

87.Queen who taught Dharma to her son Alarka, according to Markandeya Purana

88.Seventeenth century mystic poet of Kashmir, whose birth name was Alakeshwar

89.Wife of first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, mother of Indira Gandhi,freedom fighter.

90.Freedom fighter and wife of Jayapaprakash Narayan…………….

 

91.A woman who made noise during Buddha’s lecture and Buddha told the meeting about Seven Types of Wives. What is the name of that wife?

92.In Kulothunga Choza’s inscriptions, names of  two queens are mentioned. who are they?

93.Poet, Hindi film actress and singer who acted in over 90 films in 33 years…

94.One of the Greatest Emperors of India was mighty Chandragupta; he married a princess and got the dowry of Mighty Magada. What is the name of that queen?

95.A woman who reconverted Appar to Hinduism from Jain faith, (Appar-one of the Great Four of Tamil Nadu)

SEE THE LAST QUESTION

97.Kashmiri Queens had their own treasuries and powers. One of the famous queens dismissed the mal administration of Padmaraja. What is her name?

  1. A queen went to forest with Pandu and died with him. who is she?

96,99, 100++ Can you recognize these great queens of Tamil Nadu? Who are these people?

Sanga, Ammanga Devi,Kunthavai, Manakkilli, Avanimuzuthudaiyal, Paduman Devi, Panchavan Mahadevi, Vanavan Mahadevi, Orattanan Sorappai, Thanthi Sakthi Vidangi/Loka Maha Devi, Mukkookizan Adikal, Thyagavalli, Thyaka pathaka, Sembian Mahadevi, Kopperun Devi, Anthuva Sellai, Ilangovenman.

 

ANSWERS:—-

81.TRISHALA

82.VIJAYALAKSHMI PANDIT

83.PARSI WOMAN CORNELIA SORABJI

84.SULABHA

  1. JANAKI AMMAL, BOTANIST

86.KOTHAINAYAKI NOVELIST

87.MADALASA in Markandeya Puranam

88.RUPA BHAWANI OF KASHMIR

89.KAMALA NEHRU

90.PRABHAVATI DEVI

  1. SUJATA

92.THIYAGA VALLI and EZISAI VALLABHI

93.Meenakumari

94.Kumaradevi

95.HIS OWN SISTER THILAKAVATHY

97.Queen Suryamati (7th chapter of Rajatarangini)

98.Madri

96, 99, 100++++.

Kunthavai- Chalukya King Vimala Aditya’s wife, dauther of mighty Raja Raja Choza

Ammanga Devi- Rajendra Choza’s daughter, Wife of Chalukya king Raja raja

Manakkilli- Wife of Neduncheralathan

Sanga- Wife of Pallava king Nandivarman

Sembian Mahadevi- Wife of Kandarathiththa Choza

Avanimuluthudaiyal- Wife of Rajaraja II

Paduman Devi- Wife of Cheralathan

Panchavan Mahadevi- Wife of Muthaiyan Mahimalayan

Vanavan Mahadevi- Wife of Uttama Choza

Orattanan Sorappai- Another wife of Uttama choza

Lokamahadevi- Rajaraja’s Chief Queen

Mukkokizan Adikal- Wife of Vikrama Choza

Madurantaki- Wife of Kulothungan I, later Thyagavalli

Thyagapathaka- Wife of Vikrama Choza

((List of Tamil Queens is taken from famous historian Dr R NagaswaMy’s book.))

 

–subham–

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