UPPSC Prelims History 2011 Paper (Part 3 of 8)

  1. Which one of the following Sufi saint of the Chistiya Order was called the ‘Chirag-i-Dehalvi’

    1. Sheikh Fariduddin

    2. Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya

    3. Sheikh Nasiruddin

    4. Sheikh Salim Chisti

  2. The ruler of Bundel-Khand defeated by Qutbuddin Aibak was

    1. Parmardi Deva

    2. Lakshman Sen

    3. Uday Singh

    4. Malayvarma Deva

  3. Who among the following Amirs (nobles) was the one publicity flogged by the orders of Sultan Balban?

    1. Haibat Khan

    2. Imaduddin Raihan

    3. Sher Khan

    4. Malik Baqbaq

  4. Who among the following rulers constructed the Martanda Temple in Kashmir?

    1. Tarapida

    2. Lalitaditya

    3. Avantivarman

    4. Didda

  5. Which one of the following is not true about Mohammad-bin-Tuglaq?

    1. He played ‘Holi’ publicity

    2. He drank Ganges water

    3. He appointed Hindu Amirs

    4. He did not visit a Temple

  6. Who was the Governor of Kara-Manikpur to have revolated against Sultan jalaluddin Firoz Khalji?

    1. Arkali Khan

    2. Almas Beg

    3. Jauna Khan

    4. Malik Chajju

    • Assertion (A): Bahlol Lodi's kingship theory was based on kinship.
    • Reason (R): He emulated the Turkish Sultans.

    In the context of the above statements, which one of the following is correct?

    1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

    2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

    3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.

    4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.

  7. Which Sultan of Delhi made a rule that, in any given year, the land-revenue can be increased only nominally viz. One-tenth or one-eleventh of the fixed revenue?

    1. Balban

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Ghiyasuddin Tuglaq

    4. Firoz Shah Tuglaq

  8. Who among the following were called ‘Neo-Muslims’ during the reign of Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji?

    1. Mongols

    2. Indian Muslims

    3. Tazikh

    4. Abyssinians

  9. Who among the following invitees of Akbar to the Ibadat-Khana was not a Jain monk?

    1. Har Vijai Suri

    2. Meher Ji Rama

    3. Jin Chandra Suri

    4. Shanti Chandra

  10. ‘Month-scale’ in the Mansabdari system was introduced by

    1. Jahangir

    2. Shahjahan

    3. Aurangzeb

    4. None of the above

  11. Who among the following Englishmen was well-versed in the Turkish language, received a Mansab of 400 and title of ‘English Khan; or’ Firangi Khan'

    1. Fitch

    2. Mildenhall

    3. Hawkins

    4. Sir Thomas Roe

  12. Fawaid ul Fuwad is the record of the conversation of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya. It was compiled by

    1. Amir Hasan Sizzi

    2. Amir Khusru Dehlavi

    3. Ziauddin Barani

    4. Hasan Nizami

  13. Which one of the following pairs is an incorrect pair?

    1. Diwan-i-Riyasat: Alauddin Khalji

    2. Diwan-i-Bandgan: Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    3. Diwani-i-Siyasat: Mahammad-bin-Tughlaq

    4. Diwan-i-Khairat: Firoz Shah Tughlaq

  14. Which modern historian has described Satnami Rebellion during the reign of Aurangzeb as ‘Hindu Reaction’ against his religious politicies?

    1. R C Majumdar

    2. Ishwari Prasad

    3. V D Mahajan

    4. Jadu Nath Sarkar