Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 13 of 130)

  1. The first English factory in India was established at

    1. Bombay

    2. Hooghly

    3. Surat

    4. Calcutta

  2. Who among the following were the pioneers in opening oceanic trade with India?

    1. Dutch

    2. English

    3. Portuguese

    4. French

  3. Who among the following had observed ‘The Hindus believe that there is no country like theirs, no nation like theirs no kings like theirs, no science like theirs’

    1. Amir Khusrau

    2. Alberuni

    3. Ziauddin Barni

    4. Hasan Nizami

  4. The city of Agra was founded by

    1. Sikandar Lodi

    2. Khizra Khan

    3. Bahlol Lodi

    4. Firoz Tughluq

  5. The common feature between Shivaji and Baji Rao-I that ensured their successes in battles was

    1. Hindu Padpadshahi

    2. Support from Hindu Rajas

    3. Guerrilla Warfare

    4. Organized and Trained Army

  6. Match List-I (Officials) with List-II (Functions) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Peshwa

    2. Amatya

    3. Sachiva

    4. Sumant

    1. General Administration

    2. Incharge of Income and Expenditure

    3. King's Correspondence and Home Affairs

    4. Foreign Affairs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
  7. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Macro Polo
      • Pandyan Kingdom
      • Nikitin
      • Bahmani Kingdom
      • Nicolo Conti
      • Rashtrakuta Kingdom
      • Barbosa
      • Vijayanagara Kingdom
  8. The Delhi Sultan who imposed uniform rate of land tax on all, from the smallest cultivator to the rural intermediaries was

    1. Balban

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Ghiyasuddin Tughluq

    4. Muhammad bin Tughluq

  9. Who among the following Sultans of Delhi favoured rotation of crops?

    1. Balban

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Muhammad bin Tughluq

    4. Firuz Shah Tughluq

  10. Which one of the following trading centres was NOT used as a sea-port by the Mughals?

    1. Lahiri Bunder

    2. Thatta

    3. Cambay

    4. Surat

  11. The Ain-i-Dehsala was introduced as a method of assessment of land revenue by

    1. Sher Shah

    2. Akbar

    3. Shahjahan

    4. Aurangzeb

  12. The Timariots, Governors and Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: ‘Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children’ The above statements was made by

    1. Monserrate

    2. Tavernier

    3. Manrique

    4. Bernier

  13. Akbar divided the empire into Subas in his

    1. 18th regnal year

    2. 24th regnal year

    3. 32nd regnal year

    4. 40th regnal year

  14. Who among the following rulers subscribed to the view that sovereignty was a divine light communicated directly from God to the emperor?

    1. Alauddin

    2. Babar

    3. Sher Shah

    4. Akbar

  15. Who among the following Jat leaders looted Akbar's tomb?

    1. Gokla

    2. Churaman

    3. Raja Ram

    4. Ram Chehra