Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 115 of 130)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Siyasatnama

    2. Khazain-ul-futuh

    3. Khair-ul-Majalis

    4. Tarikh-i Mubarak Shahi

    1. Nizam-ul mulk Tusi

    2. Hamid Qalandar

    3. Amir Khusrau

    4. Yahya Sirhindi

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
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      • 3
  2. The total number of Mughal Subas in 1605 was

    1. 12

    2. 15

    3. 17

    4. 19

  3. Which one of the following Mughal officers was not associated with religious affairs?

    1. Sadr

    2. Mufti

    3. Muhtasib

    4. Mustaufi

  4. Who among the following defined a sovereign or sovereignty as farr-i izdi in contrast to the concept of zil alAllah?

    1. Badauni

    2. Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi

    3. Abul Fazl

    4. Shaikh Abdul Haq Muhaddis

  5. In the terminology of the Mughal revenue administration, the term zamin paymudah denoted

    1. barren land

    2. land left unmeasured for ghalla bakhshi

    3. Land cultivated every two years

    4. measured land

  6. Which of the following regions was\were well-known during the seventeenth century for simultaneous production of saltpetre, indigo and opium?

    1. Burhanpur and Sindh

    2. Gujarat

    3. Bengal and Orissa

    4. Bihar

  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Event) List-II (Date)
    1. Battle of Haldighati

    2. Marriage of Jahangir with Nurjahan

    3. The capture of Qandahar by Safavids

    4. Death of Shivaji

    1. Year 1611

    2. Year 1576

    3. Year 1680

    4. Year 1622

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
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      • 2
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      • 2
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      • 2
  8. The rulers of which of the following was/were called tarafdar by the mughal monarchs?

    1. Bijapur and Golconda

    2. Golconda

    3. Gujarat

    4. Ahmadnagar

    • Assertion (A): Mahabat Khan rebelled and made Jahangir and Nurjahan prisoner.
    • Reason (R): Mahabat Khan wanted to instal Prince Khurram on the Mughal throne.

    In the context of above two 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 a correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

  9. Which one of the following correctly defines the term Cartaz?

    1. A Mughal royal farman Issued in French

    2. Permission paper from the Mughal governors of Surat to allow Europeon ships to anchor at Cambay

    3. A document permitting non-European traders for maritime activities in the Asian waters

    4. Letters exchanged between Europeon trading companies

  10. Under the supervision of which one of the following Europeon trading companies the town of Qasimbazar produced the largest amount of silk yarn during the seventeenth century?

    1. Danes

    2. English

    3. Dutch

    4. French

  11. Which one of the following ruling lines of the Marathas defeated Bajirao II, the last Peshwa?

    1. Scindhia

    2. Holkar

    3. Bhonsle

    4. Gaikwar

  12. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Sumant

    2. Amatya

    3. Sachiva

    4. Panditrao

    1. Religious affairs

    2. State correspondence

    3. Revenue department

    4. Foreign affairs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
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      • 4
      • 1
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      • 3
      • 1
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  13. Who among the following was sent to Persia by Jahangir to draw portraits of Shah Abbas for Mughal album?

    1. Mansur

    2. Bichitr

    3. Bishandas

    4. Basawan

  14. In which part of a large Mughal monument would one usually find Spandrel?

    1. Dome

    2. Gateway

    3. Minaret

    4. Rampart