Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 71 of 130)

  1. Shahjahan's rebellion in 1622 was connected with Emperor Jahangir's order to

    1. go to Bengal as Governor

    2. surrender Prince Khusrau

    3. attack Malik Ambar

    4. lead an expedition to Qandahar

  2. In the Mughal administration, Muhtasib was

    1. A military officer

    2. An eccliciastical officer

    3. An officer in charge of public morals

    4. The head of the department of correspondence

  3. Who among the following Mughal rulers introduced the doaspah sih-aspath rank in the mansab system?

    1. Akbar

    2. Kajamgor

    3. Sjag Kajam

    4. Aurangzeb

  4. According to the estimate of W H Moreland the population of India in AD 1600 was.

    1. 80 million

    2. 100 million

    3. 120 million

    4. 125 million

  5. The three methods of land revenue assessment-batai, khetbatai and lang batai were related to

    1. Ghallabakshi

    2. Nasaq

    3. Kankut

    4. Zabt

  6. The number of the zamindar's retainers in Akbar's reign according to Abul Fazl was

    1. About 44 lakhs

    2. About 48 lakhs

    3. About 52 lakhs

    4. About 55 lakhs

  7. The court painter sent by Jahangir along with his envoy to the Shag of Persia was

    1. Bishandas

    2. Abul Hasan

    3. Mansur

    4. Goverdhan

  8. Who among the following was the painter who was given the title nadir-uz-Zaman by Jahangir?

    1. Abul Hasan

    2. Mansur

    3. Bichiti

    4. bishandas

  9. Match List I with list II and select the correct answer.

    List-I (Royal Personages) List-II (Tombs at)
    1. Babur

    2. Prince Khusrau

    3. Nur Jahan

    4. Rabia-ud-Dauran

    1. Lahore

    2. Kabul

    3. Allahabad

    4. Aurangabad

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  10. The term pictra dura refers to

    1. Wall painting

    2. Inlay work

    3. Sculptures in Italian style

    4. A special type of turrets

  11. The Razmnama is a Persian translation of the

    1. Panchtantra

    2. Ramayana

    3. Mahabharata

    4. Kathasaritsagara

  12. Which of the following is (are) correctly matched?

      • Portugal
      • Estado da India
      • France
      • Vereenigde Ost Indische Compagnic
      • Holland
      • Gcompagnic des Indes Orientales

    Choose one of the following:

    1. 1 only

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 3

  13. The Mughal emperor who issued a fireman to the English East India company in 1717 to trade freely in Bengal was

    1. Bahadur Shah

    2. Shah Alam

    3. Farrukh Siyar

    4. Jahandir Shah

  14. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer.

    List-I (Posts in the Maratha Administration) List-II (Functions)
    1. Peshwa

    2. Panditrao

    3. Pant Amatya

    4. Samant

    1. Foreign affairs

    2. Audit and accounts

    3. Providing grants to scholars

    4. General supervision

    5. Military affairs

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
  15. Which of the following is true regarding the treaty Purandar?

    1. The treaty was concluded in June 1665

    2. The treaty was concluded after the official coronation of Shivaji.

    3. As a result of the treaty Sambhaji was granted the mansab of Five Thousand.

    4. As a result of the treaty Shivaji handed over 23 forts the Mughals.

    5. As a result of the treaty Shivaji accepted the Mughal suzerainty.

      1. 1 and 2

      2. 1, 2, 3 and 4

      3. 1, 3 4

      4. 3, 4 and 5