General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 38

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Q. Akbar granted the present site of Amritsar to the Sikh Guru:

(a) Omar Das

(b) Angad

(c) Ram Das

(d) Arjan

Q. Mansabdari system was founded by Akbar. The Mansabdars were:

(a) Military commanders

(b) Provincial governors

(c) High civil and military officers

(d) All the above

Q. Akbar began the construction of a new capital in 1571 – 72 and named it Father (city of victory) after the conquest of:

(a) Malware

(b) Chitter

(c) Gujarat

(d) Bengal

Q. Akbar’s son and successor Salem on becoming the emperor, assumed the name of:

(a) Johana

(b) Jahangir Alampanah

(c) Jahangir Alamgirpur

(d) Unridden Muhammad Jahangir

Q. The Mughal queen, whose name was inscribed on the coins and on all royal Farman’s as well as attached to imperial signature, was:

(a) Judah Bay

(b) Knur Johan

(c) Mutes Mahlab

(d) Ladle Begum

Q. Mewari was finally subjugated, and Rajas Amar Singh of Mewari accepted the Mughal suzerainty during the reign of:

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shah Johan

(d) Aurangzeb

Q. The first martyrdom in Sikh history in the reign of Jahangir was of:

(a) Guru Ram Das

(b) Guru Tag Bahadur

(c) Guru A gad

(d) Guru Arjun

Q. An Ambassador of the British king James I, who secured favorable privileges for the East India Company from Emperor Jahangir, was:

(a) Hawkins

(b) Henry Middleton

(c) Thomas Roe

(d) Josiah Child

Q. The East India Company’s first ‘Presidency” (chief town or headquarters) was established at:

(a) Bombay

(b) Calcutta

(c) Madras

(d) Seurat

Q. Mughal painting reached its zenith during the reign of:

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Both (a) and (b) above

(d) Shah Janan

Q. Shah Janan married Armband Bane Begum, better known as mutes Mahlab. She was the daughter of:

(a) Mahatab Khan

(b) Asif Khan

(c) Mira Hoyas Beg

(d) Sheer Afghan

Q. the most important political gain to the reign of Shah Janan was

(a) Annexation of Ahmadnagar

(b) Treaties with Bijapur and Golconda

(c) Both (a) & (b) above

(d) Expulsion of the Portuguese from Hughil

Q. The son of Shah Jajuan who studied the New Testament the writings of the Muslim Sufis the Vedanta philosophy Upanishads etc. and sought to find a meeting point between Hinduism and Islam was

(a) Dara Shiloh

(b) Mudra

(c) Aurangzeb

(d) Shoji

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