List Of Sikh Gurus: Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who among the following was the first Guru of Sikhs?

    • A.

      Guru Angad

    • B.

      Guru Nanak

    • C.

      Guru Har Rai

    • D.

      Guru Govind Singh

    Correct Answer
    B. Guru Nanak
    Explanation
    Guru Nanak was the first Guru of Sikhs because he founded the Sikh religion in the 15th century. He preached the importance of equality, spirituality, and the unity of all people. He traveled extensively, spreading his teachings and gathering followers. Guru Nanak's teachings laid the foundation for Sikhism, and he is highly revered by Sikhs as the founder of their faith.

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  • 2. 

    Who among the following was the last Guru of Sikhs?

    • A.

      Guru Govind Singh

    • B.

      Guru Har Rai

    • C.

      Guru Angad

    • D.

      Guru Nanak

    Correct Answer
    A. Guru Govind Singh
    Explanation
    Guru Govind Singh is considered the last Guru of Sikhs because he established the Khalsa, a community of initiated Sikhs, and declared the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhism, as the eternal Guru. He also fought against Mughal oppression and laid the foundation for the militarization of the Sikh community. Guru Govind Singh's teachings and actions had a significant impact on shaping Sikhism and its identity, making him the final Guru in the line of succession.

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  • 3. 

    Who among the following erected the Akal Takht?

    • A.

      Guru Hargobind

    • B.

      Guru Amar Das

    • C.

      Guru Nanak

    • D.

      Guru Angad

    Correct Answer
    A. Guru Hargobind
    Explanation
    Guru Hargobind is the correct answer because he was the sixth Sikh Guru and he established the Akal Takht, which is the highest temporal seat of authority for Sikhs. Guru Hargobind built the Akal Takht in 1606 as a symbol of political sovereignty and military power. It served as a place for the Guru to address the Sikh community and make important decisions. The Akal Takht continues to hold significant religious and political importance for Sikhs to this day.

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  • 4. 

    Who among the following created Khalsa group?

    • A.

      Guru Nanak

    • B.

      Guru Govind Singh

    • C.

      Guru Angad

    • D.

      Guru Hargobind

    Correct Answer
    B. Guru Govind Singh
    Explanation
    Guru Govind Singh created the Khalsa group. The Khalsa was a community of initiated Sikhs who had undergone the ceremony of Amrit Sanchar, a form of baptism. Guru Govind Singh established the Khalsa in 1699, during the Vaisakhi festival. He initiated the first five members, known as the Panj Pyare, and then became the sixth member himself. The creation of the Khalsa was a significant event in Sikh history and marked a turning point in the Sikh faith, emphasizing the principles of equality, bravery, and commitment to righteousness.

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  • 5. 

    Who among the following Gurus was executed under Aurangzeb’s orders?

    • A.

      Guru Govind Singh

    • B.

      Guru Hargobind

    • C.

      Guru Tegh Bahadur

    • D.

      Guru Nanak

    Correct Answer
    C. Guru Tegh Bahadur
    Explanation
    Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed under Aurangzeb's orders. This was because Guru Tegh Bahadur stood up for religious freedom and refused to convert to Islam when Aurangzeb was forcefully converting Hindus to Islam. In order to suppress his resistance and set an example, Aurangzeb ordered the execution of Guru Tegh Bahadur.

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