Q60.In which year was Guru Arjan Dev Ji born ?
Ans: In 1563 A.D.
Q61.What was Guru Arjan Dev Ji's wife's name ?
Ans: Mata Ganga Ji
Q62.Name the only son of Guru Arjan Dev Ji.
Ans: Hargobind Ji
Q63.In which year was the first construction of Harmandir Saheb (Golden Temple) completed ?
Ans: 1589 A.D.
Q64.Who was Bhai Gurdas ?
Ans: 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.
Q65.How was Bhai Gurdas Ji a relative of Guru Arjan Dev Ji ?
Ans: Bhai Gurdas Ji was Mama Ji of Guru Arjan Sahib 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.
Q66.Under the rule of which Mughal Emperor was Guru Arjan Dev Ji made to sit on a red-hot iron plate ?
Q67.Where & when did Guru Arjan Dev Ji achieve martyrdom ?
Ans: In Lahore on May 25, 1606 A.D.
Q68.In which year was Guru Hargobind Ji born ?
Ans: In 1595 A.D.
Q69.Name the wife of Guru Hargobind Ji.
Ans: Mata Nanaki Ji
Q70.How many sons did Guru Hargobind Ji have? Name them.
Ans: He had Five Sons. They were :
- Baba Gurditta Ji
- Baba Suraj Mal Ji
- Baba Ani Rai Ji
- Baba Atal Rai Ji
- (Guru) Tegh Bahadur Ji
Q71.Name the daughter of Guru Hargobind Ji.
Ans: Bibi Viro Ji (Born of Bibi Damodri)
Q72.How high is the tower of Baba Atal (built in memory of Baba Atal in Amritsar) ?
Ans: It is 9 storeys high.
Q73.Where was Guru Hargobind Ji sent as a state prisoner ?
Ans: Fort of Gwalior.
Q74.How many princes who were already imprisoned in the Fort of Gwalior got freed along with Guru Hargobind Ji ?
Q75.Guru Hargobind Ji donned the sword as a twin symbol of two powers. Name them.
Ans: Miri (Temporal Power) & Piri (Spiritual Power).
Q76.What is the literal meaning of Akal Takht ?
Ans: Throne of the Almighty.
Q77.Who built the Akal Takht (then called Akal Bunga) ?
Ans: Guru Hargobind Ji
Q78.When did Guru Hargobind Ji build Akal Takht (Akal Bunga) in Amritsar ?
Ans: In 1609 A.D.
Q79.Why did Guru Hargobind Saheb Ji build the Akaal Takht directly across from Harmandar Saheb ?
Ans: To represent the unity of spiritual and secular (military) affairs. Akaal Takhat (miri) was complimentary to Harmandar Saheb (piri).
Q80.How many battles did Guru Hargobind Saheb Ji fight against the attacking Mughal armies of Shah Jahan ?
Ans: Four battles.