General Studies: Important for Exam: Studies Indian History MCQ Part 9

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Q. The Englishman, who visited several parts of India during the reign of Akbar and wrote a valuable account of the period was:

(a) William Hawkins

(b) Sir Thomas Roe

(c) Ralph Fitch

(d) William Edwards

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

(a) Omar Das

(b) Angad

(c) Ram Das

(d) Arjun

Q. Mansabdari system was founded by Akbar. The Mansabdari 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) Malawi

(b) Chitter

(c) Gujarat

(d) Bengal

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

(a) Jahanur

(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) Noor Johan

(c) Mumtaz Mahal

(d) Ladle Begum

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

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shah Jahan

(d) Aurangzeb

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

(a) Guru Ram Das

(b) Guru Teg Bahadur

(c) Guru Angad

(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) Surat

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

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

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

(d) Shah Jahan

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