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KBC 14: The last known living members of which animal species in India are believed to have been shot by the 'Maharaja of Koriya' in 1947?

KBC 14: Which scholar authored the ‘Kitab al-Hind’, an account of 11th-century India?

Options:

Al-Ghazali

Al-Biruni

Abu’l-Fazl

Ibn Battuta

Answer: Al-Biruni

Al-Biruni wrote the given book Kitab-Al-Hind in 11th century in Turkish. He was sent by Mahmud of Ghori.

Al Beruni was a polymath and an Iranian scholar from Khwarezm which is modern day Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Kitab – ul – Hind was the result of years of hard work and the perseverance of Al Beruni who was an Iranian scholar. He has written on the topics of political, religious and the intellectual aspects of India.