Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 73 of 130)

  1. Abul Fazl gives names of a few Mughal artists in the Ain-I Akbari who owkred at the Mughal atelier. The number of painters mentioned by him is

    1. 15

    2. 22

    3. 28

    4. 34

  2. Which the following Biblical and Christian themes wee attempted by the Mughal painters under the impact of European schools?

    1. God the Father

    2. Adam and Eve

    3. Expulsion from Paradise

    4. Trial of Jesus at Pilate's Court

    5. Crucifixion

    6. Akbar

      1. 1, 2 and 3

      2. 1, 2 and 4

      3. 1 and 5

      4. 4 and 5

  3. Which of the following are correctly matched? Mughal Emperors Tombs at

      • Babur
      • Kabul
      • Akbar
      • Fatehpur Sikri
      • Jahangir
      • Lahore
      • Bahadur Shah Zafar
      • Delhi

    Which is correct

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  4. Sher Shah Suri's Mausoleum at Sahsaram is

    1. Surrounded by a tak

    2. Entirely made of marble

    3. Distinguished by four domes

    4. Decorated with pietra dur.

  5. Which one of the following articles of technology was not brought by European to India during 16th and 17th centuries?

    1. Horse-drawn carriages

    2. Iron anchors

    3. Looking-glasses

  6. Abul Fazl refes in his writing to the

    1. Methods of distillation

    2. Working of telescope

    3. Principle of gravitation.

    4. Technique of metal casting.

  7. Which one of the following European trading groups first established its factory at Surat?

    1. The Portuguese

    2. The Dutch

    3. The English

    4. The French

  8. Which one of the following was well known for the production of indigo during the seventeenth century?

    1. Balasore

    2. Kalpi

    3. Lahore

    4. Sarkhej

  9. Malacca cannot live without Cambay, nor Cambay without Malacca, if they are to be very rich and every

    1. Tomes pires

    2. Linschoten

    3. Verhema

    4. Barbosa

  10. The Portuguese conquered Goa and lost Hormuz respectively in

    1. AD 1505 and 1598

    2. AD 1510 and 1605

    3. AD 1510 and 1622

    4. AD 1515 and 1618

  11. Which one of the following is an example of Hindu architecture showing Islamic influence?

    1. Lotus Mahal, Vijayanagar

    2. Thousand pillared mandapa, Madurai

    3. The king's Audience Hall, Vijaynagar

    4. Pillared Corridor, Ramesvaram

  12. The third battle of Panipat took place during the reign of

    1. Muhammad Shah

    2. Almgir II

    3. Shah Alam II

    4. Jahandar Shah

  13. Which one of the following was written by Prince Dara Shikoh?

    1. Fuwaid-ul Fawad

    2. Chahar Gulshan

    3. Chahar Chaman

    4. Majma-ul Bahrain

  14. Which of the following are correctly matched?

      • Akbar
      • Shahabudding Khan Atka
      • Jahangir
      • Juhar singh Budela
      • Shah Jahan
      • Jagat Gosain
      • Aurangzeb
      • Qazi Abdul Wahab

    Which is correct

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

  15. the silver coin rupaya was first issued by

    1. Sikandar Lodi

    2. Humayun

    3. Sher Shag Suri

    4. Akbar