General Studies: Important for Exam: Studies Indian History MCQ Part 8

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Q. Din – I – llahi or Touched – I – Llahi founded by Akbar cannot be treated in the category of a formal religion because:

(a) It was not an organized church

(b) It had no scriptures of places of worship

(c) It had players or priests

(d) Apart from belief in the unity of godhead, it had no other features of a religion

(e) It was essentially an essence of several religions: Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, etc.

Q. Akbar had incorporated some principles of social reform in the Din – I – llahi.

Which of the following reforms did not form part of Din – I – Iiahi?

(a) Remarriage of widows

(b) Prohibition of child marriage

(c) Monogamy

(d) Control of gambling and drinking

(e) Rejection of seclusion of women

Q. Praising the policies of Akbar, a great military leader of medieval India wrote in his letter to Aurangzeb:

“That architect of the fabric of the empire accepted the admirable policy of universal harmony (Suhl – I – Kula) in relation to various sects. The aim of his liberal heart was to cherish and protect all the people. So, he became famous under the title of Jag at Guru (the spiritual guide of the people)”. The extract is from the letter of:

(a) Guru Govind Singh

(b) Mirza Raja Jai Singh

(c) Shivaji

(d) Maharaja Jaswant Singh

(e) Madonna Pandit

Q. The last military campaign conducted by Akbar in 1601 was the conquest of:

(a) Ahmadnagar

(b) Aligarh

(c) Gondwana

(d) Orissa

Q. Tudor Mal is associated with the revenue system known as

(a) Knut

(b) Challah Bashir

(c) Zaftig or Zabt

(d) Nasdaq

Q. The original name of Tandem, the greatest musician of the court of Akbar, was:

(a) 12

(b) 15

(c) 18

(d) 21

Q. Of the so – called ‘Nine Gems of the Court of Akbar’ the one who was a reputed poet of Hindi, was:

(a) Abdul Fasal

(b) Fazio

(c) Abdu Rahim Khan – I – Khanna

(d) Birbal

(e) Raja Man Singh

(f) Hansen

Q. The greatest historian of the reign of Akbar, who wrote Akbarnama and Akin – I – Akbar, was:

(a) Nizamuddin Ahmad

(b) Abdul Quadric Badoni

(c) Abu fall

(d) Fazio

Q. The poet laureate of the court of Akbar was:

(a) Abur Rahim Khan – I – Khanna

(b) Abdul Fazal

(c) Fazio

(d) Abbas Khan Sherwin

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