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Q1

Consider the following statements:

1. Babur introduced gunpowder in India.

2. The victory of Babur strengthened India's foreign trade.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

With reference to the reforms brought by Sher Shah, consider the following statements:

1. He introduced new gold coins called “Dam”.

2. He restored the old imperial road called the Grand Trunk Road.

3. He opened several centres for receiving customs duty on the imported from different places and outside.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

With reference to the history of the medieval period, what were the 'Masnavis'?

Q4

The ‘Qanungos’ during medieval India were

Q5

Which of the following statements is incorrect about the Dahsala System?

1. It was a modified version of the Zabti system.

2. It was based on a uniform system of land measurement.

3. It was a ten-year revenue settlement between the state and the peasants.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

Which one of the following was a kind of loan or advance money given to peasants for seeds, implements, animals, etc. during the medieval period?

Q7

Which of the following was/were important events that took place during the reign of Sher Shah?

1. Discontinuation of the practice of Jarokhadarshan.

2. Building of Purana Qila.

3. Writing of Padmavat.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. Akbar's Rajput policy proved beneficial to the Mughals only.

2. Akbar's Rajput policy was discontinued by his successors.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the new religion promulgated by Akbar?

1. It contained good points of all religions.

2. It promoted the worship of multiple Gods in simple and practical ways.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q10

In the book titled 'Kitab-i-Nauras' songs were set to various musical modes or ragas. It was composed by

Q11

With reference to the administration system of the Mughals, consider the following statements:

1. The term 'zat' means rank which indicated the number of cavalrymen a person was required to maintain.

2. All the mansabdars throughout the Mughal rule were paid in the form of a jagir only and not in the form of cash

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q12

With reference to the history of medieval India, the term 'qasbas' was used to denote

Q13

With reference to the Dashal System, Consider the following statements

  1. In this system, the average produce of different crops over the last ten years was derived.
  2. One-fourth of this average produce was fixed as a share of the state.
  3. Mughal Emperor Jahangir instituted the Dashala System.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q14

With reference to the history of medieval India, the term ‘Taccavi’ refers to:

Q15

Which of the following is/are features of Mughal Nobility?

  1. A person belonging to aristocratic families were given preference.
  2. It represented different region and religions of the Mughal Empire.
  3. It was bureaucratic in function.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

Q16

Zabti, Kankut, Ghalla-Bakshi and Nasaq System prevailed during the reign of Mughal Empire refers to

Q17

With reference to sulh-i-kul, consider the following Statement

  1. It meant equal toleration and respect for all sections, irrespective of their religious beliefs.
  2. It was initiated by Emperor Akbar.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

Q18

Consider the following statements regarding the functioning of the Mansabdari system during the Mughal period

  1. The functioning of the Mansabdari system depended upon a number of factors, including the proper functioning of the Dagh (branding) system and of the Jagirdari system.
  2. If the dagh system worked badly, the state would be cheated. If the Jama-Dami was inflated or the Jagirdar was not able to get the salary due to him, he would be disaffected or he would not maintain his due contingent.
  3. On balance, the Mansabdari system worked properly under Shah Jahan, on account of his meticulous attention to administration and men including the appointment of highly competent person wazirs.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

Q19

With reference to the salaries of Mansabdar which of the following is not correct?

Q20

Consider the following events

  1. Battle of Khanwa
  2. Construction of Ibadat Khana
  3. First Battle of Panipat

Correct chronological sequence of these events is:

Q1.

Consider the following statements:

1. Babur introduced gunpowder in India.

2. The victory of Babur strengthened India's foreign trade.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

With reference to the reforms brought by Sher Shah, consider the following statements:

1. He introduced new gold coins called “Dam”.

2. He restored the old imperial road called the Grand Trunk Road.

3. He opened several centres for receiving customs duty on the imported from different places and outside.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

With reference to the history of the medieval period, what were the 'Masnavis'?

a) A king of wall painting
b) Letters written by the emperor to governors
c) Royal correspondence
d) Long poems
Q4.

The ‘Qanungos’ during medieval India were

a) Agriculturists
b) Hereditary holders of land
c) Guilds of traders and weavers
d) People familiar with the state of agriculture
Q5.

Which of the following statements is incorrect about the Dahsala System?

1. It was a modified version of the Zabti system.

2. It was based on a uniform system of land measurement.

3. It was a ten-year revenue settlement between the state and the peasants.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 only
d) None of the above
Q6.

Which one of the following was a kind of loan or advance money given to peasants for seeds, implements, animals, etc. during the medieval period?

a) Kankut
b) Nasaq
c) Taccavi
d) Batai
Q7.

Which of the following was/were important events that took place during the reign of Sher Shah?

1. Discontinuation of the practice of Jarokhadarshan.

2. Building of Purana Qila.

3. Writing of Padmavat.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1 only
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. Akbar's Rajput policy proved beneficial to the Mughals only.

2. Akbar's Rajput policy was discontinued by his successors.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q9.

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the new religion promulgated by Akbar?

1. It contained good points of all religions.

2. It promoted the worship of multiple Gods in simple and practical ways.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q10.

In the book titled 'Kitab-i-Nauras' songs were set to various musical modes or ragas. It was composed by

a) Ibrahim Adil Shah II
b) Abdul Fazl
c) Ali Adil Shah
d) Abdul Qadir Badayuni
Q11.

With reference to the administration system of the Mughals, consider the following statements:

1. The term 'zat' means rank which indicated the number of cavalrymen a person was required to maintain.

2. All the mansabdars throughout the Mughal rule were paid in the form of a jagir only and not in the form of cash

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q12.

With reference to the history of medieval India, the term 'qasbas' was used to denote

a) Small villages
b) Goods produced inside the country
c) Group of villages
d) Market-towns
Q13.

With reference to the Dashal System, Consider the following statements

  1. In this system, the average produce of different crops over the last ten years was derived.
  2. One-fourth of this average produce was fixed as a share of the state.
  3. Mughal Emperor Jahangir instituted the Dashala System.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q14.

With reference to the history of medieval India, the term ‘Taccavi’ refers to:

a) The land grants are given to scholars by Mughal emperor
b) The number of horses and elephants given to mansabdars by Akbar
c) The special Farman issued by the emperor to trade with West Asia.
d) The agricultural loan issued by Mughal State for improving cultivation.
Q15.

Which of the following is/are features of Mughal Nobility?

  1. A person belonging to aristocratic families were given preference.
  2. It represented different region and religions of the Mughal Empire.
  3. It was bureaucratic in function.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) All of the above
Q16.

Zabti, Kankut, Ghalla-Bakshi and Nasaq System prevailed during the reign of Mughal Empire refers to

a) System of bonded labour
b) System of Irrigation of land
c) System of Military administration
d) System of land revenue assessment
Q17.

With reference to sulh-i-kul, consider the following Statement

  1. It meant equal toleration and respect for all sections, irrespective of their religious beliefs.
  2. It was initiated by Emperor Akbar.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q18.

Consider the following statements regarding the functioning of the Mansabdari system during the Mughal period

  1. The functioning of the Mansabdari system depended upon a number of factors, including the proper functioning of the Dagh (branding) system and of the Jagirdari system.
  2. If the dagh system worked badly, the state would be cheated. If the Jama-Dami was inflated or the Jagirdar was not able to get the salary due to him, he would be disaffected or he would not maintain his due contingent.
  3. On balance, the Mansabdari system worked properly under Shah Jahan, on account of his meticulous attention to administration and men including the appointment of highly competent person wazirs.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q19.

With reference to the salaries of Mansabdar which of the following is not correct?

a) The salaries of mansabdars were stated in rupees, they were generally not paid in cash, but by assigning them a jagir.
b) The salaries of mansabdars were stated in rupees, they were generally paid in cash not by assigning them a jagir.
c) Mansabdars preferred a jagir because cash payments were likely to be delayed and sometimes entailed a lot of harassment.
d) For purposes of assigning jagirs, the revenue department had to maintain a register indicating the assessed income (Jama) or various areas.
Q20.

Consider the following events

  1. Battle of Khanwa
  2. Construction of Ibadat Khana
  3. First Battle of Panipat

Correct chronological sequence of these events is:

a) 2-1-3
b) 1-3-2
c) 2-3-1
d) 3-1-2