Indian History MCQ: General Studies Important for Competitive Exams Part 41

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Q. Aurangzeb died in 1707 at:

(a) Aurangabad

(b) Ahmadnagar

(c) Daulatabad

(d) Hyderabad

Q. The Mughal government can be described as an/a:

(a) Autocracy

(b) Liberal monarchy

(c) Centralized despotism

(d) Absolute monarchy

Q. The Mughal troops were largely drawn from:

(a) The Rajput chiefs

(b) Tributary chiefs

(c) Mansabdari

(d) Central Contingents

Q. The Jaida՚s during the Mughal period were:

(a) Mansabdari

(b) Zamindari

(c) All assignees of Jaguars

(d) All the above

Q. The Mughal palace fortress were inspired by the palace fortress of:

(a) Sheer Shah Suri at Delhi

(b) Islander Lodi at Agra

(c) Man, Singh at Gwalior

(d) Khakis at Mandau

Q. At which of the following places did Akbar not build a palace – fortress?

(a) Agra

(b) Allahabad

(c) Lahore

(d) Father Sari

(e) Delhi

Q. Which of the following buildings at Father Skirl is known as blade khan where Akbar used to hold religious discussions?

(a) Divan – I – am

(b) Divan – I – khans

(c) Pinch Mihas

(d) Jamba Masjid

Q. Nor Janan is associated with the construction of:

(a) Her husband՚s tomb at Shahari (Lahore)

(b) Her father limed – ud – Duala՚s tomb at Agra

(c) Akbar՚s tomb at Saundra (Agra)

(d) Both (a) and (b)

Q. Two marble masterpieces of the reign of Shah Johan were:

(a) Divan – I – Khans and Mossman Bur (Jasmine palace at Agra)

(b) Pearl Mosque (Mote Masjid) and Taj Mahlab (Agra)

(c) Divan – I – am and Shish Mahila (at Agra)

(d) Jami Masjid and Divan – I – Khans (Shahjahanabad, Delhi)

Q. On the wall of which building built by Shah Johan, is the following Persian couplet inscribed: “If there is paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, and it is this?”

(a) Jasmine Palace

(b) Mote Majid

(c) Divan -- am, Delhi

(d) Divan – I – Khans, Delhi

Q. The later Mughal King, Popularly known as Shah – I – belabor (the Heedless King) was:

(a) Bahadur Shah

(b) Jalandhar Shah

(c) Muhammad Shah

(d) Shah Almay I

Q. Two Slayed brothers – Slayed Abdullah Khan and Slayed Hessian Ali Khan (who rose to become the ‘King makers’ during the later Mughal period) – met their downfall during the reign of:

(a) Farrukhisiyar

(b) Rafi – ud – drat

(c) Rafi – ud – doula

(d) Muhammad Shah

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