Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 33

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Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 33 1

1 .Timur invaded India and ordered a general massacre of the people of Delhi during the reign of
A.  Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
B.  Ghiyasuddin II
C.  Abu Bakr
D.  Alauddin Sikandar
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2 .The Sultan of Delhi who transferred two monolithic Mauryan pillars to Delhi to beautify his capital, was
A.  Iltutmish
B.  Alauddin Khalji
C.  Firuz Tughluq
D.  Muhammad-bin-Tughluq
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3 .The most decisive battle between the forces of Dara and Aurangzeb (in the war of Succession) was fought at
A.  Dharmat
B.  Samugarh
C.  Deorai
D.  Khajwa
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4 .The famous Mughal General who conquered Assam, Chittagong, etc. in the north-east was
A.  Shaista Khan
B.  Mir Jumla
C.  Mirza Raja Jai Singh
D.  Jaswant Singh
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5 .Aurangzeb, in his attempt to annex Marwar to the Mughal empire, was involved in a 30-year war. During these long years the most valiant struggle from the aide of Marwar was fought by
A.  Ajit Singh
B.  Durgadas
C.  Hadas of Bundi
D.  Indra Singh
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6 .Assuming the title of Alamgir, Aurangzeb crowned himself as Emperor on July 21, 1658 at
A.  Agra
B.  Aurangabad
C.  Fatehpur Sikri
D.  Delhi
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7 .The Akbar of Kashmir who reconstructed and rehabilitated all the temples and asked Jonaraja to continue further Kalhana's Rajatarangini was
A.  Sikandar
B.  Shah Mir Samsuddin
C.  Zain-ul-Abidin
D.  Saifuddin
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8 .During the last 25 years of his reign, Aurangzeb was mainly involved in long-drawn wars against
A.  Bijapur
B.  Golcunda
C.  Marathas
D.  All the above
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9 .The liberal religion preached by the saints of Maharashtra and rigidly followed by Shivaji is known as
A.  Desh Dharma
B.  Maharashtra Dharma
C.  Rashtra Dharma
D.  Hindu Dharma
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10 .The Mughal General, who decisively defeated Shivaji and forced him to conclude the Treaty of Purandar, was
A.  Shaista Khan
B.  Mirza Raja Jai Singh
C.  Prince Muazzam
D.  Dilir Khan
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11 .The Sikh Guru executed by Aurangzeb after cruel torture was
A.  Har Rai
B.  Har Krishan
C.  Hargobind
D.  Tegh Bahadur
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12 .Tarabai, who conducted the affairs of the Maratha government from 1700 to 1707 AD, was the widow of the Maratha King
A.  Shambhaji
B.  Shivaji II
C.  Raja Ram
D.  Shivaji III
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13 .The Mughal troops were largely drawn from
A.  The Rajput Chiefs
B.  Tributary Chiefs
C.  Mansabdars
D.  Central Contingents
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14 .The Jagirdars during the Muhgal period were
A.  Mansabdars
B.  Zamindars
C.  All assignees of Jagirs
D.  All the above
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15 .The Mughal government can be described as an/a
A.  Autocracy
B.  Liberal monarchy
C.  Centralised despotism
D.  Absolute monarchy
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16 .The Administrative Council of Shivaji was known as,
A.  Parishad
B.  Mantriparishad
C.  Ashtapradhan
D.  Rajyaparishad
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17 .Two marble masterpieces of the reign of Shah Jahan were
A.  Diwan-i-Khas and Musamman BuIj (Jasmine Palace at Agra)
B.  Pearl Mosque (Moti Masjid) and Taj Mahal (at Agra)
C.  Diwan-i-Aam and Shish Mahal (at Agra)
D.  Jami Masjid and Diwan-i-Khas (Shahjahanabad, Delhi)
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18 .The later Mughal King, popularly known as Shah-i-Bekhabar (the Heedless King), was
A.  Bahadur Shah
B.  Jahandar Shah
C.  Muhammad Shah
D.  Shah Alam I
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19 .Two Sayid brothers Sayid Abdullah Khan and Sayid Hussan Ali Khan (who rose to become the king makers during the later Mughal period) met their downfall during the reign of
A.  Farrukhsiyar
B.  Rafi-ud-DaIjat
C.  Rafi-ud-Daula
D.  Muhammad Shah
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20 .On the wall of which building built by Shah Jahan, is the following Persian couplet inscribed 'if there is paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this'?
A.  Jasmine Palace
B.  Moti Masjid
C.  Diwan-i-Aam, Delhi
D.  Diwan-i-Khas, Delhi
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21 .During the second decade of the 18th century numerous independent dynasties were founded in different parts of India. The dynasty founded by Chin Qulich Khan (popularly known as Nizam-u1-mulk) in the Deccan was known as
A.  Qutb Shahi
B.  Asafjahi
C.  Adil Shahi
D.  Muhajamjahi
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22 .The founder of the independent state of Bengal was
A.  Murshid Quli Khan
B.  Alivardi Khan
C.  Shuja-ud-Din
D.  Sarfaraz Khan
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23 .The independent kingdom of Awadh 'was founded by
A.  Saadat Khan
B.  Safdar Jang
C.  Shuja-ud-Daulah
D.  Asaf-ud-Daulah
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24 .Which Mugal emperor was a great musician, a great patron of Hindustani Music and was popularly known as Rangila?
A.  Bahdur Shah I
B.  Bahadur Shah II
C.  Muhammad Shah
D.  Ahmad Shah
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25 .The Maratha Kingdom under the Peshwas was
A.  a loose federation
B.  a military State
C.  a confederacy (Mandala or Sangha)
D.  a regency of the Peshwa
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