General Studies: Important for Exam: Medieval Indian History MCQ Part 33

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Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) Husain Shah Shari – An expert on music

(b) Islam Shah Sur – An accomplished player of Pakhawaj

(c) Ibrahim Adel Shah II – Author of music treaties called kitbag –i- Nauru’s

(d) Akbar – Performed on the Navarra (drum)

Q. The translation of Mahabharata in Persian was carried out during the reign of Akbar under the supervision of

(a) Abdul Faze

(b) Unbind Nasir

(c) Fazio

(d) Abdul Qaida Bedouin

Q. The translated version of Mahabharata in Persian during the reign of Akbar was called

(a) Hamzanama

(b) Tatianna

(c) Razmnama

(d) Salman

Q. Which one of the following Europe travelers visiting India during the Mughal period wrote in his account that the king was the owner of all land in India and no private ownership existed in agricultural land?

(a) Tavernier

(b) Bernier

(c) Menisci

(d) Sir Thomas Roe

Q. “Gold Gumbo’ at Bijapur is one of the largest domes in India and was built in 1660. It built over the tomb of Bijapur ruler

(a) Yusuf Adel Shah

(b) Ibrahim Adel Shah II

(c) Ali Adel Shah

(d) Muhammad Adel Shah


Given below (Q 131 – Q 140) are two statements in each question, one labelled Assertion (A) and the other labelled Reason (R). Examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion (A) and the Reason ® are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion.

Select your answer from the codes given below:

(a) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

131. Assertion (A):

The Turks vanquished the Rajput rulers of northern India during the late 12th and early 13th centuries and established their rule.

Reason (R):

North Indian society at this time was divided into various castes and the Rajput contested the ruling class.

132. Assertion (A):

In medieval India, Sufism and Bhakti represented the mystical sides of Islam and Hinduism, respectively.

Reason (R):

Desire to established direct communion with God becomes strong among the ordinary followers of a religion if it becomes to ritualistic and priest dominated.

133. Assertion (A):

By the 15th and 16th centuries, the interaction between Hindus and Muslims gave rise to composite culture and religious synthesis.

Reason (R):

It was not possible for the followers of the two religions to coexist in complete isolation from each other.

134. Assertion (A):

Aurangzeb banished all forms of music from his court.

Reason (R):

He was an orthodox Sunni Muslim in his personal religious outlook.

135. Assertion (A):

15th and 16th centuries in India witnessed the growth of regional languages and literatures.

Reason (R):

15th and 16th centuries were a period of regional kingdoms which fought against each other.

136. Assertion (A):

The European trading companies expanded their trading activities in India during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Reason (R):

India provided a large market for European manufactured goods.

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