Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 35

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 Indian History Questions And Answers Practice Set 35 1

1 .Which statement about Amir Khusrao is not true?
A.  He was a great poet.
B.  He was a great historian.
C.  He wrote poetry in Hindi and Urdu.
D.  He worked for the Hindu-Muslim unity
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2 .Who were 'Jagirdars' during the reign of Akbar?
A.  Large estate owners
B.  Officials of state who were given jagir' in place of cash pay
C.  Revenue collectors
D.  Autonomous rulers under Akbar
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3 .Which one of the following was the cause of disintegration of the Mughal Empire?
A.  War of succession among sons of Aurangzeb
B.  Attacks of Nadir Shah and Ahmad Shah Abdali
C.  Revolts of various communities like Jats, Sikhs, Rajputs etc.
D.  All of the above mentioned factors contributed to the downfall of the Mughal Empire.
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4 .Malik Muhammad Jayasi has written an epic, Padmavat, relating to king Ratan Singh and his queen Padmini of
A.  Marwar
B.  Malwa
C.  Ranathambhor
D.  Mewar
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5 .The medieval Indian Sultan who has been called the 'Prince of 'Moneyera' is
A.  Akbar
B.  Sher Shah Suri
C.  Muhammad-bin-Tughluq
D.  Alauddin Khalji
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6 .The medieval Hindu ruler who was a contemporary of Akbar, and took the title of vikramaditya was
A.  Rana Pratap (of Mewar)
B.  Sadasiva Raya (of Vijayanagar)
C.  Raja Man Singh (of Amber)
D.  Hemachandra (Hemu)
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7 .Alauddin Khalji's commander who led the campaign to South India was
A.  Alpkhan
B.  Ulugh Khan
C.  Nusarat Khan
D.  Malik Kafur
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8 .When Mahmud was Ghazni invaded Somnath, the ruler of Gujarata was
A.  Mularaja
B.  Bhima I
C.  Jayasimha Siddharaja
D.  Bhima II
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9 .The diary of Athanasius (Afanasi) Nikitin, the first Russian traveller to India, is entitled
A.  A passage to India
B.  The land of miracles
C.  The journey beyond the three seas
D.  Travel to the land of honey and gold
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10 .The medieval Indian Muslim poet, historian and musician who called himself 'a parrot of India' was
A.  Mulla Daud
B.  Malik Muhammad Jayasi
C.  Tansen
D.  Amir Khusrau
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11 .The Mughal empire reached its maximum territorial extent during the reign of
A.  Akbar
B.  Shah Jahan
C.  Aurangzeb
D.  Bahadur Shah I
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12 .Two major crops introduced in India during the Mughal period were
A.  Millet and Groundnut
B.  Potato and Mustard
C.  Tobacco and Maize
D.  Indigo and Maize
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13 .The first known ruler to introduce canal irrigation in India was
A.  Krishnadevaraya
B.  Firuz Tughluq
C.  Akbar
D.  Tipu Sultan
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14 .The Nawab of Awadh who permanently transferred his capital from Faizabad to Lucknow was
A.  Safdar Jang
B.  Shuja-ud-Daula
C.  Asaf-ud-Daula
D.  Saadat Khan
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15 .The second founder of the Maratha Kingdom was
A.  Tarabai
B.  Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath
C.  Peshwa Bajirao
D.  Shahu
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16 .The Brahmin minister of Shambhaji (Son and Successor of Shivaji) upon whom he invested the title of 'Pinnacle of Poets' was
A.  Kavi Kalash
B.  Kavindra Acharya
C.  Kavi Bhusan
D.  Kavi Martanda
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17 .Sundar Vilas is the work of a famous Bhakti Saint
A.  Ramananda
B.  Guru Nanak
C.  Dadu
D.  Tukaram
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18 .The. voluminous compositions attributed to Guru Gobind Singh (the last Sikh Guru) are collectively known as
A.  Dasam (Padshah Ka) Granth
B.  Apni Katha
C.  Baichitra Natak
D.  Gyan Prabodh
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19 .The Sultanate of Delhi reached the height of its power during the reign of
A.  Balban
B.  Alauddin Khalji
C.  Firuz Tughluq
D.  Raziya
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20 .In medieval India the state derived the highest income from?
A.  Jeziah
B.  Land Revenue
C.  Trade and Transit Duties
D.  War Booty
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21 .The oldest specimens of poetry in the Punjabi language are devotional compositions attributed to
A.  Guru Nanak
B.  Baba Farid
C.  Guru Angad
D.  Guru Tegh Bahadur
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22 .Sufism the liberal and mystic movement of Islam, reached India in the ____ century?
A.  11th
B.  12th
C.  14th
D.  13th
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23 .The Sultan of the Sultanate of Delhi, who transferred his capital from Delhi to Agra, was
A.  Khizr Khan
B.  Bahlul Lodi
C.  Sikandar Lodi
D.  Ibrahim Lodi
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24 .Rana Kumbha built the famous 'Tower of Victory' or Kirtistambha at Chittoor in commemoration of his victory against
A.  Gujarat
B.  Malwa
C.  Marwarj
D.  Nagaur
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25 .The earliest Sufi order to arrive in India was
A.  Chisti
B.  Suhrawardy
C.  Qadiri
D.  Naqshbandi
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