Question & Answer-6
123. In which year was
the first construction of Harmandir Saheb
124. Which guru taught
obedience to Satta and Balwand when they
struck work ?
Guru Arjan Dev Ji.
Who was Bhai Gurdas
He was the nephew (son of younger brother) of
Guru Amardas Ji. He was one of the most learned Sikhs and his writings are
still respected by Sikhs. The copy of Guru Granth Saheb at Kartarpur is
written in his hand.
126. How was Bhai Gurdas
Ji a relative of Guru Arjan Dev Ji ?
Bhai Gurdas Ji was the cousin brother of Bibi
Bhaani Ji, who was the daughter of Guru Amardass Ji, wife of Guru Ramdas Ji,
and mother of Guru Arjan Dev Ji.
127. Which Guru
initiated Bhai Gurdas Ji into Sikhism ?
Guru Ramdas Ji
128. Whom did Guru Arjan
Dev Ji dictate the Adi Granth to ?
Bhai Gurdas Ji
129. In which year did
Bhai Gurdas die ?
130. When did Akbar die
October 17, 1605 A.D.
131. Under the rule of
which Mughal Emperor was Guru Arjan Dev Ji
made to sit on a
red-hot iron plate ?
132. Where & when did
Guru Arjan Dev Ji achieve martyrdom ?
In Lahore on May 25, 1606 A.D.
133. Name the Gurdwara,
now in Pakistan, that stands at the place
where Guru Arjan
Dev Ji was
134. In which year was
Guru Hargobind Ji born ?
In 1595 A.D.
Name the wifes of
Guru Hargobind Ji.
Bibi Damodri, Bibi Mahadevi, and Bibi Nanaki
136. How many sons did
Guru Hargobind Ji have ? Name them.
He had Five Sons. They were :
Baba Gurditta (Born of
Bibi Damodri) (Father of Guru Harrai)
Baba Suraj Mal (Born of
Baba Ani Rai (Born of
Baba Atal Rai (Born of
(Guru) Tegh Bahadur
(Born of Bibi Nanaki)
137. Name the daughter
of Guru Hargobind Ji.
Bibi Viro (Born of Bibi Damodri)
138. How high is the
tower of Baba Atal (built in memory of Baba
Atal in Amritsar) ?
It is 9 storeys high.
139. Where was Guru
Hargobind Ji sent as a state prisoner ?
Fort of Gwalior.
140. How many princes
who were already imprisoned in the Fort of
Gwalior got freed
along with Guru Hargobind Ji ?
Guru Hargobind Ji
donned the sword as a twin symbol of two
Miri (Temporal Power) & Piri (Spiritual
142. Name the
fortification that Guru Hargobind Ji put up in Amritsar.
143. What is the literal
meaning of Akal Takht ?
Throne of the Almighty.
144. Who built the Akal
Takht (then called Akal Bunga) ?
Guru Hargobind Ji
145. When did Guru
Hargobind Ji build Akal Takht (Akal Bunga) in
In 1609 A.D.
Why did Guru
Hargobind Saheb Ji build the Akaal Takht directly
To represent the unity of spiritual and
secular (military) affairs. Akaal Takhat (miri) was complimentary to
Harmandar Saheb (piri).
147. When did Jehangir
October 28, 1627 A.D.
148. In which year was
the first battle between Emperor Shaah
Jahan and Guru
Hargobind Saheb Ji
The battle took place in 1634 A.D. The Emperor
sent an army of 7000 cavalry under the command of his general Mukhlis Khan
to capture the Guru. In the ensuing battle the Gurus forces emerged
victorious after the Guru killed Mukhlis Khan in single combat with his
sword. This battle marked a turning point as the Sikhs now turned militant
under mughal persecution.