General Studies: Important for Exam: Medieval Indian History MCQ Part 3

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Q. A number of methods were used to assess the land revenue demand during the Mughal Period. The most important method of land revenue assessment was

(a) Bata or Ghalla bakhshi

(b) Zaftig system

(c) Kankan

(d) Nasdaq

Q. The term ‘Khanna’ refers to

(a) College of religious learning

(b) Tomb

(c) Temple

(d) Sufi hospice

Q. Which one of the following was not a trading or mercantile community in medieval India?

(a) Banaras

(b) Khatri՚s

(c) Mewari՚s

(d) Bores

Q. Watandars in Medieval Deccan were

(a) A Class of state officials

(b) Peasants

(c) Jagirdari

(d) Landed intermediaries

Q. The ‘first’ factory opened by the English East India Company was at

(a) Agra

(b) Ahmedabad

(c) Broach

(d) Surat

Q. Which one of the following sequences represents the correct chronological order?

(a) Shahji, Shiva, Raja ram, Sham haji

(b) Shahji, Shiva, Sham haji, Raja ram

(c) Shahji, Sham haji, Shiva, Raja tram

(d) Sham haji, Shiva, Shahji, Raja ram

Q. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer.

Match List – I with List – II and Select the Correct Answer
List – IList – II
A. Mahmud Shah1. Malawi Sultanate Bertha
B. Hushing Shah2. Bengal Sultanate
C. Aladdin Husain Shah3. Gujarat Sultanate
D. Zain – up – Abiding4. Medieval Kashmir

(a) 1 3 2 4

(b) 4 2 3 1

(c) 3 1 2 4

Q. Consider the following statements:

Humayun՚s tomb at Delhi was built by Akbar՚s step – mother, Haji Begum.

The striking features of this monument are:

1. It is entirely Persian in style

2. Pieta Dura was used in it.

3. It is the earliest examples in India of a double dome

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1,2 and 3

(c) 1 and 2 only

(d) 1 and 3 only

Q. Mir Bakhshi in the Mughal central government functioned as

(a) Commander – in – Chief

(b) Military Paymaster General

(c) Minister of finance

(d) Minister of royal household

Q. Bargirls under Shiva were

(a) Governors of small provinces

(b) Hired troopers who were to bring their own arms and horses

(c) Troopers who were supplied horses and arms by the state

(d) Shiva՚s body – guards

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