Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 81 of 130)

  1. Khawaja Mansur, the court painter of Jahangir was a celebrated painter of

    1. Portraits of birds and animals

    2. Portraits of Mughal nobles

    3. Landscapes

    4. frescoes

  2. Khwaja Ahdus Samad was the court painter of

    1. Babur

    2. Akabar

    3. Jhangir

    4. Shahjahan

  3. The ‘Fatwai Almgiri’ complied at the order of Aurangzeb in 1663 by six persons headed by Shaik Nizam was a

    1. Book of administrative rules

    2. Set of military regulations

    3. Set religious regulations

    4. Collection of sayings of Aurangzeb

  4. Saikh Ahmad Sirhindi was imprisoned by

    1. Humayun

    2. Akbar

    3. Jahangir

    4. Shahjahan

  5. The statement the ‘both Agra and Fatehpur Sikri are bigger than London’ was made by

    1. Bernier

    2. Ralph Fitch

    3. Hawkins

    4. Manucci

  6. The author of the Das Badh written during the Maratha period was.

    1. Dadaji Konddeva

    2. Ramdas

    3. Tukaram

    4. Eknath

  7. Who among the following sons of Aurangzeb sought the help of Marathas against his father?

    1. Akbar

    2. Muazzam

    3. Azam

    4. Kambakhsha

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

    List-I (Officials in Shivaji's administration) List-II (Designation)
    1. Amtya

    2. Dandadhyiksha

    3. Sachiv

    4. Sumant

    1. Ecclesiastical head

    2. Home Secretary

    3. foreign Secretary

    4. Finance Minister

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  9. As a part of dowry on the marriage of Princess Catherine of Braganza with Charles II Bombay was given to the British by the

    1. French

    2. Danes

    3. Spaniards

    4. Dutch

  10. During the 17th Century, the trade between Indian and Java was dominated by the

    1. Portuguese

    2. Dutch

    3. English

    4. French

  11. In the given map, the largest part of the Mughal Empire in the 17th century was the one shown at

    1. A

    2. B

    3. C

    4. D

  12. The effects of Revenue Reforms introduced by Murshid Quli Khan in Bengal raised the annual revenue to nearly

    1. Eighty lakh rupees

    2. One and half crore rupees

    3. One crore rupees

    4. Two crore rupees

  13. Which of the following territories were restored to the Mughal Emperr Shag Alam II by the English?

    1. 24 Paraganas

    2. Kara and Allahabad

    3. Bihar and Orissa

    4. Awadh and Orissa

  14. Which one of the following statements correctly defines the term ‘Hindu Pad-Padshahi’

    1. Maratha Swarajya

    2. Maratha Empire

    3. Maratha Imperialism

    4. Hindu Swarajya

  15. In the succession conflict after Ranjit Singh's demise, power was usurped by

    1. Dhaian Singh

    2. Nao Nihal Singh

    3. Sher Singh

    4. Kharag Singh