Q41.How old was Guru Amardas Ji when he met Guru Angad Dev Ji ?
Ans: 61 years old
Q42.For how many years did Guru Amardas Ji serve Guru Angad Dev Ji ?
Ans: 12 Years
Q43.When was Guru Amardas Ji appointed as Guru ?
Ans: 1552 A.D.
Q44.Which city was founded by Guru Amardas Ji, where he settled down after being appointed as Guru ?
Q45.What is a baoli ?
Ans: A well with steps proceeding down to the water level.
Q46.When was the Baoli (well) with 84 steps completed by Guru Amardas Ji in Goindval ?
Ans: In 1559 A.D.
Q47.Who established the system of preachers called 'masands' ?
Ans: Guru Amardas Ji
Q48.In which year did Emperor Akbar visit Guru Amardas Ji ?
Ans: 1567 A.D.
Q49.Why did Guru Amardas Ji refuse Emperor Akbar's offering of village revenues for the Guru-ka-langar ?
Ans: This Community Kitchen must be community supported and depend only on the offerings of the devout.
Q50.What did one have to do before he was allowed to attend discourse of Guru Amardas Ji ?
Ans: They had to partake Guru-ka-langar
Q51.Guru Amardas Ji opposed the practice of Purdah. What is Purdah ?
Ans: Wearing of veil by women
Q52.Guru Amardas Ji opposed the practice of Sati. What is Sati?
Ans: The practice of burning the widow on her husbands funeral pyre is called Sati. When the husband died, the wife either voluntarily burnt herself on the pyre of her husband or was thrown into the fire without her consent. In popular term the woman who did perform this act was called Sati (truthful).
Q53.How many missionaries ('masands') did Guru Amardas Ji train and sent out to various places ? Out of these, how many were women ?
Ans: Guru Amardas Ji trained and sent out 146 missionaries, out of which 52 were women. (Note: At one time, the country of Afghanistan and Kashmir were under the jurisdiction of women masands.)
Q54.In which year did Guru Amardas Ji become 'Joti Jot' (immersed in the Eternal Light) ?
Ans: In 1574 A.D.
Q55.In which year was Guru Ramdas Ji born ?
Ans: In 1534 A.D.
Q56.Name the parents of Guru Ramdas Ji.
Ans: Hari Das Ji and Mata Daya Kaur ji.
Q57.What was the original name of Guru Ramdas Ji ?
Ans: Bhai Jetha Ji
Q58.Name the three sons of Guru Ramdas Ji.
- Prithi Chand Ji (eldest)
- Mahadeo Ji
- Arjan Ji (later became Guru Arjan Dev Ji)
Q59.When and where did Guru Ramdas Ji become 'Joti Jot' (immersed in the Eternal Light) ?
Ans: In 1581 A.D. at Goindval.
Q60.In which year was Guru Arjan Dev Ji born ?
Ans: In 1563 A.D.