Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 60 of 130)

  1. Which of the following provided the revenue for the Delhi Sultanate?

    1. Kharaj

    2. Khams

    3. Jiziah

    4. Zakat

      1. 1, 2, 3 and 4

      2. 2, 3, 4 and 6

      3. 3, 4, 5 and 6

      4. All the six

  2. The rate of land revenue was highest during the reign of

    1. Ghiyasudding Balban

    2. Alauddin Khalji

    3. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    4. Muhammad bin Tughlaq

  3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Jaunpur
      • Atala Mosque
      • Malwa
      • Jahaz Mahal
      • Ajmer
      • Quuwat-al-Istam
      • Gulbarga
      • Jama Masjid
  4. Who among the following had a social status higher than that of the other three in the Vijayanagar Kingdom?

    1. Weaver

    2. Potter

    3. Smith

    4. Leather-worker

  5. Which lone of the following pairs of persons and events correctly matched?

      • Bukka I
      • Conquest of Madurai
      • Rama Raya
      • Battle of Raichur
      • Krishnadeva Raya
      • Battle of Rakkas Tangadi
      • Tirumala Raya

    Transfer of capital to Vellore

  6. Land revenue in the Vijayanagar kingdom ranged from

    1. 20% to 25% of the produce

    2. 26% to 30% of the produce

    3. 31% to 60% of the produce

  7. Which one of the following was a Portuguese coin that was circulation in the western coastal areas of the Vijayanagar kingdom?

    1. Dinar

    2. Cruzado

    3. Florin

    4. ducat

  8. Who among the following was the most radical of the Bhakti saints?

    1. Ramananda

    2. Tulsidas

    3. Kabir

    4. Namdev

  9. Match List-I and List-II

    List-I List-II
    1. Chandidasa

    2. Chaitanya

    3. Husain Shah

    4. Surdasa

    1. Radhavallabh sect

    2. Sahajiyas

    3. Advaita philosophy

    4. Satyapir worship

    5. Bhedabheda philosophy

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
      • 3
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
  10. Which of the following was/were stressed by the Bhakti saints of the 15th and 16th centuries?

    1. idea of personal God

    2. Purity of caste system

    3. Futility of religious rites

    4. Conception of Nirguna Brahaman

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1 and 3

      3. 3 and 4

      4. 4 only

  11. Which of the following statements regarding the Nathpanthi movement is/are correct?

    1. It was essentially confined to Western India

    2. it challenged the superiority of the Brahamanas

    3. it advocated Hindu-Muslim unity

    Select the answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 only

  12. In which one of the following spheres, Akbarcarrie forward the policies first initiated by Sher Shah?

    1. Measurement of land for purposes of assessing land revenue

    2. Recruitment of nobility form various section of the society

    3. Appointment of rulers who accepted his suzerainty to high offices

    4. Withdrawal of discriminatory laws against non Muslims

  13. The conflict between the Mughals and the Marathas began during the reign of

    1. Akbar

    2. Jahangir

    3. Shah Jahan

    4. Aurangzeb

    • Assertion (A): The month scales were introduced by Shah Jahan to fix the minimum military obligation of mansabdar according to his salary.
    • Reason (R): The Mughals were always faced with the problem of hasil falling far below the Jama. In the context of the above two statements which one of the
    1. Both a and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both 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.

  14. Which one of the following looked after the military department under the Mughals?

    1. Mir I Saman

    2. Sadr us Sudur

    3. Mir I Bakshi

    4. Diwan I-ala