General Studies: Important for Exam: Medieval Indian History MCQ Part 34

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137. Assertion (A):

Man, sab and Jagger systems became an integral part of the Mughal Central government

Reason (R):

The Mughal emperors from Akbar onwards were inflamed by Iranian ideals of kingship and evolved a highly centralized and bureaucratic administrative structure.

138. Assertion (A):

Despite orthodox Islamic disapproval of the art of painting Akbar patronized large number of painters and showed keen interest in their works.

Reason (R):

Akbar justified the art of painting by arguing that” ………. A painter had quite peculiar means of recognizing God, for a painter in sketching anything that has life, and in devising its limbs, one after the other must come to feel that he cannot bestow individuality think of God, the giver of life…….

139. Assertion (A):

Medieval Indian economy during the 17th and 18th centuries failed to give rise to modern industrial capitalism.

Reason (R):

Indian society and economy during period was marked by stagnation and changelessness.

140. Assertion (A):

One of the initial measures introduced by Aurangzeb was to re – impose Janiya on non – Muslims.

Reason (R):

The Mughal state under Aurangzeb faced an acute financial crisis.

Q. The regions marked A, B, C, and D respectively in the given map represent the 13th Deccan kingdoms of:

(a) Rashtrakuta, Chalukyas, Hoyasala and Pandya

(b) Yadav, Kakatiyas, Hoyasala and Pandya

(c) Bahrain Kingdom, Vijayanagara kingdom, Chalukyas and Pandya

(d) Kakatiyas, Yadav, Hoyasala and Pandya.

Q. The regions A, B, C, and XYZ respectively in the given map represent the early sixteenth century states of:

(a) Golconda, Ahmadnagar, Bijapur and Vijayanagara Empire

(b) Golconda, Berar, Bidder and Bijapur

(c) Golconda, Bidder, Bijapur and Vijayanagara Empire

(d) Golconda, Ahmadnagar, Bidder and Vijayanagara Empire

Q. In the given map the shaded part, represents Akbar’s empire at a contains stage during his reign. ‘A’ and ‘B’ represent two Mughal provinces, which one of the following alternatives give us correct information?

(a) Akbar’s Empire in 1561:

(1) Malawi

(2) Gondwana

(b) Akbar’s Empire in 1573:

(1) Berar

(2) Khandesi

(c) Akbar’s Empire in 1593:

(1) Malawi

(2) Khandesi

(d) Akbar’s Empire in 1605:

(1) Khandesi

(2) Berar

Q. To which period does the shaded portion in given map relates and what independent kingdoms do the sites marked A and B represent?

(a) The Delhi Sultanate during the reign of Aladdin Khalil, Gujarat and Malawi

(b) The Delhi Sultanate on the eve of Timor’s invasion, Chitter and Malawi

(c) Indian on the eve of Babur’s invasion, Mewari and Malawi

(d) Mughal Empire on the eve of Akbar’s accession, Gujarat and Khandesi

Q. The route marked on the given map represents the path followed by a particular invader and territory ‘A’ represents an independent kingdom at the time of this invasion. Which of the following alternatives gives the correct information?

(a) The invasion of Mahmud of Ghazi, the Pratihara Kingdom

(b) Changes Khan’s invasion, Delhi Sultanate.

(c) Timor’s invasion, the Shari Kingdom of Jaipur

(d) Babur’s invasion, the Afghan Kingdom

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