Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 80 of 130)

  1. The Vijayanagar Emperor who made the greatest contribution to Telugu and Sanskrit literature was

    1. Devaraya I

    2. Devaraya III

    3. Krishnadevaraya

    4. Ramaraya

  2. The Vijaynagara ruler who tried to strengthen his miliniary position by recruiting in his army 10, 000 Muslim mounted bowmen, was

    1. Bukk I

    2. Devraya II

    3. Virupaksha Raya

    4. Vir Narsimha

  3. The chronological order in which the following revelers, viz

    1. nicolo conti

    2. Abdur Razzaq

    3. Ibn Batuta

    4. Barbosa

  4. Visited India is:

    1. 1, 3, 4, 2

    2. 3, 1, 2, 4

    3. 3, 1, 4, 2

    4. 1, 3, 2, 4

  5. Which one of the following medieval Bhakti saints was patronized by Raja Lakshman Sent of Bengal as one of the Fife Gems of his Court?

    1. Vallabhacharya

    2. Jaidev

    3. Chitanya

    4. Narsi Mehta

  6. According to Moreland, the jama signified

    1. total revenue assessment

    2. total land revenue assessment

    3. land revenue realized

    4. net income of the ruling class

  7. In the Mughal Empire, the land revenue was stated mainly in

    1. Copper dams

    2. Solver rupees

    3. Gold muhrs

    4. Maunds

  8. No one should interfere with the peoples religious beliefs, for one deliberately chooses an incorrect religion. This view was expressed in

    1. Advice to Bughra Khan

    2. Advice to Humyun

    3. Letter to Shah Abbas

    4. Message to Khusrau

  9. Which of the following accounted for agrarian crisis during late seventeenth century?

    1. Inbuilt weaknesses in jajir system

    2. Monetary fluctuations

    3. Natural calamities

    4. Administrative failures

    Choose the correct answer by using the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 3 and 4

    3. 1, 2 and3

    4. 2, 3 and 4

  10. Which one of the following sets of officers was not found in the Provincial Administration of the Mughals?

    1. Subehdars, Faujdars, Karoris

    2. Faujdars, Diwan, Bakhshi

    3. Muhtasib, Wazir, Amil

    4. Wazir, Bakhshi, Mir Saman

  11. Which one of the following pairs in not correctly matched?

      • 1560
      • Fall of Bairam Khan
      • 1564
      • Conquest of Gondwana
      • 1570
      • Fall of Ranthambor
      • 1576
      • Battle of Haldighati
  12. The first English Captain to disembark at Surat and who also visited the Court of Emperor Jahangir at Agra was

    1. Thomas Stephens

    2. Hawkings

    3. Ralph fitch

    4. John Mildenhall

  13. Match List I with list II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List-I (Period) List-II (Event)
    1. Year 1645 AD

    2. Year 1637 AD

    3. Year 1630 AD

    4. Year 1666 AD

    1. Aurangzeb was appointed Viceroy Deccan

    2. Gujarat Famine

    3. Transfer of capital to Shahjahanabad

    4. Death of Shahjahan

    5. Capture of Kangra fort

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 5
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
  14. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

    1. The vakil was a prestigious office in rank and dignity

    2. Akbar separated the revenue and financial powers from office of vakil.

    3. Office of vakil assumed importance during the later part of Aurangzed's reign.

    4. Jahangir ruled without a vakil for a long time.

  15. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched

      • Arif Quandhari
      • Tarikh-i-Akbar
      • Nizamudding Ahamad
      • Tabaqat-i-Akbari
      • Abdul quadir Badaoni
      • Muntakhaut Tawarikh
      • Mutamad Khan
      • Khulastut Tawarikh