Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 88 of 130)

  1. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Author) List-II (Works)
    1. Minhaj Siraj

    2. Amir Khusrau

    3. Hasan Nizami

    4. Shams-i-Siraj Afif

    1. Tarikh-e-firuz Shahi

    2. Tajul Maasir

    3. Khazainul Futuh

    4. Tabaquat-i-Nasiri

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
  2. The tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughluq is marked by

    1. a bulbous dome

    2. sloping walls

    3. the absence of marble

    4. high towers

  3. Who among the following were prominent members of the Nirguna cult of Bhakti Marge?

    1. Kabir

    2. Nanak

    3. Raidas

    4. Mira

    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1, 3 and 3

    3. 1, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 2, 3 and 4

  4. Which of the following places were captured by Krishnadevaraya from Prataparudra?

    1. Raichur

    2. Udayagiri

    3. Penukonda

    4. Kondapalli

    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below

    1. 1, 2 and 4

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 2 and 4

  5. Which one of he following Sufi saints saw the rule of seven Sultans but visited the Court of none?

    1. Qutbudding Bakhtiyar Kaki

    2. Baba Farid-ud-din Chishti

    3. Shaikh Nizamudding Chishti

    4. Nasirudding ‘Chiragh’ Delhi

  6. the longest canal of its time which is still used and is most beneficial to North India was built by

    1. Sher Shah Suri

    2. Babur

    3. Firuz Shah

    4. Firuz Shah Shahajahan

  7. Manucci says that the re-imposition of Juziya was strongly opposed by a group of nobles headed by

    1. Jaswant Singh

    2. Jahanara

    3. Rana Raj Singh

    4. Shayista Khan

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

    List-I (Events) List-II (Years)
    1. Conquest of Malwa

    2. Formation of Subas

    3. Annexation of Kashmir

    4. Establishment of the Department of News Reporting

    1. Year 1562

    2. Year 1574 − 75

    3. Year 1580

    4. Year 1586

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
  9. Amongst his great nobles he (the king) was so predominant that none dared lift his head too high, but with the humbler classes he was benevolent and debonair, willingly giving them audience and hearing their petitions. He was pleased to accept their presents, taking them into his hands and holding them to his beast. Consider the quotation given above and indicate who it is attributed to and who was the king referred to in it.

    1. Monserrate: Aakabar

    2. Tavernier: Jahangir

    3. Fitch: Shahajahan

    4. Hawkins: Aurangzeb

  10. Who among the following rulers was very proficient in dancing and music?

    1. Adil Shah Sur

    2. Babur

    3. Akbar

    4. Jahangir

  11. In the Mughal Empire, the salaries of the nobles fixed.

    1. Arbitrarily in each case by the Emperor

    2. According to their mansab number

    3. One the basis of the size of their contingent

    4. On the basis of their race and competence

  12. Which of the following were the main features of the imperial Mughal land revenue system?

    1. It varied according to the crop grown

    2. It varied from region to region

    3. It varied according to farming bids received

    4. It varied according to individual contracts with village headmen.

    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    1. 2, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 1 and 2

    4. 1 and 3

  13. Abul Fazal justifies the realization of revenues by Akbar as it was the

    1. Remuneration of sovereignty

    2. Divine right of the king

    3. Cost of maintaining the army for the protection borders

    4. Hereditary proprietary right of the king

  14. The Satnamis who rebelled in the time of Aurangzeb and occupied the town of Narnaul, were followers of

    1. Kabir

    2. Dadu

    3. Guru Nanak

    4. Ravidas

  15. So complete was the ruin that not a cat or dog was left among the buildings of the city, in its place or its suburbs. The above statement about the transfer of capital by Sultan Muhammad Bin Tughlaq was made by

    1. Amir khusrau

    2. Isami

    3. Ibn Batuta

    4. Ziaudding Barani