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Q1

  Consider the following pairs

  1. Ahadis- Individual troopers

  2. Walashahis-  Footmen

  3. Piyadgan-Corps of the royal bodyguard

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

Q2

With reference to the ‘Ahadis’ of the Mughal period which of the following statements is correct

  1. In addition to the Mansabdars, the Mughal emperors used to entertain individual troopers, called ahadis.

  2. The ahadis have been called gentlemen-troopers and received much higher salaries than other troopers.

  3. An ahadi mustered up to five horses, though sometimes two of them shared a horse.

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q3

 Consider the following statement

  1. Du-aspah sih aspah system was introduced by the Mughal emperor Akbar.

  2. This system allowed to maintain a large quota of troopers, without raising their zat rank.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q4

With reference to the Administration during the Mughal Period which of the following pairs given below is not correct?

Q5

In Indian history, Who was Abu al Fazal ibn Mubarak?

Q6

With reference to the Madad-i-Maash of Mughal period which of the following statement is correct?

Q7

With reference to the Medieval Indian rulers, Which one of the following statement is not correct?

Q8

With reference to System of Administration prevalent during the reign of Akbar, which one of the following statements is not correct?

Q9

Which of the following statement is not objective of Foreign Policy of the Mughals?

Q10

Who of the following founded a city Din Panah on the bank of river Yamuna?

Q11

 With reference to the impact of Mughal rule, consider the following statements:

1. The growing prosperity of the ruling classes did not filter down to peasants.

2. India's foreign trade was declined drastically during the Mughal period. 

3. They Mughals widely integrated the latest development of science and technology in the administrative machinery which enabled them to continue their dominance over the subcontinent. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q12

 Muzarians during the medieval period of Indian history were

Q13

 The Mughal state did not provide any incentives to the peasants for expansion and improvement of cultivation. 

2. During the Mughal period, no new agricultural techniques were introduced. 

3. A peasant was not dispossessed from his land as long as he paid the land revenue. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q14

In Mughal terminology, what is madaddimaash?

Q15

With reference to the 'hundis' used during medieval time, consider the following statements:

1. They were financial instruments to facilitate trade and credit transactions.

2. They included insurance for the movement of goods.

3. They were not used for foreign trades. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q16

During the Mughal period, which of the following was the traditional profession of sarrafs?

Q17

During the medieval period, which of the following communities was/were active participants in trade and commerce?

1. Marwaris

2. Multanis

3. Banias

4. Banjaras

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q18

 During the medieval period, which among the following special section of people worked as linking channels between wholesalers with merchants down to the regional and local levels?

1. Chettis 

2. Dalals 

3. Gumashtas 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q19

Consider the following statements:

1. Rahdari was a form of income tax collected by the Mughals. 

2. During the Mughal period, a uniform tax was levied on goods at the point of their entry into the empire.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q20

 The Mughals wanted to conquer qandhar, because

1. It was a rich fertile province.

2. It was the hub of the movement of men and goods between India and Central Asia. 

3. It was vital for the defense of Kabul.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q21

 During the time of the Mughal period, the term Zawabit denoted:

Q22

Who of the following was/were a contemporary of Akbar?

1. Raja Man Singh 

2. Raja Todar Mal

3. Raja Birbal 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q1.

  Consider the following pairs

  1. Ahadis- Individual troopers

  2. Walashahis-  Footmen

  3. Piyadgan-Corps of the royal bodyguard

Which of the pair given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) None of the above
Q2.

With reference to the ‘Ahadis’ of the Mughal period which of the following statements is correct

  1. In addition to the Mansabdars, the Mughal emperors used to entertain individual troopers, called ahadis.

  2. The ahadis have been called gentlemen-troopers and received much higher salaries than other troopers.

  3. An ahadi mustered up to five horses, though sometimes two of them shared a horse.

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q3.

 Consider the following statement

  1. Du-aspah sih aspah system was introduced by the Mughal emperor Akbar.

  2. This system allowed to maintain a large quota of troopers, without raising their zat rank.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

With reference to the Administration during the Mughal Period which of the following pairs given below is not correct?

a) Mir-i-Atish—Head of the Ordinance Department.
b) Mir-i-Barr—Imperial officer in charge of Forests.
c) Mir-i-Bahr—Officer in charge of the Imperial household.
d) Mir-i-mal—Officer in charge of Privy Purse
Q5.

In Indian history, Who was Abu al Fazal ibn Mubarak?

a) An Important military commander during Jahangir reign
b) A government official during the Shahjahan reign
c) An official historian of the reign of Akbar
d) An Important noble and confidant of Aurangzeb
Q6.

With reference to the Madad-i-Maash of Mughal period which of the following statement is correct?

a) The land grants received by the king from the family of the girl to whom the king has to marry.
b) The land grants received by a large class of religious divines and learned men who in return for their services.
c) There was no provision for renewing of such grants by the new ruler and had no hereditary in practice.
d) None of the above
Q7.

With reference to the Medieval Indian rulers, Which one of the following statement is not correct?

a) Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb assumed the title Alamgir, World Conqueror.
b) The Battle of Bilgram also known as Battle of Kanauj was a notable military engagement between Humayun, and Sher Shah Suri.
c) Jahangir launched a continued war in the northwest frontier to recover Kandahar.
d) The Din-i-ilaih was a syncretic religion propounded by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
Q8.

With reference to System of Administration prevalent during the reign of Akbar, which one of the following statements is not correct?

a) The produces was divided between the peasants and the state in a fixed proportion under the Galla-Bakhshi system.
b) An estimate was made on the basis of actual inspection on the spot and one-third of the estimated produce was fixed as the state demand under Kankut System.
c) Nasaq was a system of measurement and the assessment based upon spot inspection of produce.
d) The Zabti system is associated with Raja Todar Mal and sometimes called Bandobast System.
Q9.

Which of the following statement is not objective of Foreign Policy of the Mughals?

a) To safeguard the North-Western boundary of the Mughal from foreign invasion.
b) To maintain the balance of power among the Uzbeks, the Safavids and the Turks.
c) To conquer ancestral land of Mughals in Central Asia.
d) To restrict the trade and commerce relation with countries in Central Asia.
Q10.

Who of the following founded a city Din Panah on the bank of river Yamuna?

a) Akbar
b) Shahjahan
c) Humayun
d) Jahangir
Q11.

 With reference to the impact of Mughal rule, consider the following statements:

1. The growing prosperity of the ruling classes did not filter down to peasants.

2. India's foreign trade was declined drastically during the Mughal period. 

3. They Mughals widely integrated the latest development of science and technology in the administrative machinery which enabled them to continue their dominance over the subcontinent. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q12.

 Muzarians during the medieval period of Indian history were

a) Skilled craftsmen
b) Landless sharecroppers
c) Foreigners
d) People engaged in fishing
Q13.

 The Mughal state did not provide any incentives to the peasants for expansion and improvement of cultivation. 

2. During the Mughal period, no new agricultural techniques were introduced. 

3. A peasant was not dispossessed from his land as long as he paid the land revenue. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q14.

In Mughal terminology, what is madaddimaash?

a) Land grants given to scholars and religious divines.
b) Schools operated by the state for providing religious education.
c) People belonging to the middle-class family.
d) Centres of the manufacturing of luxury products.
Q15.

With reference to the 'hundis' used during medieval time, consider the following statements:

1. They were financial instruments to facilitate trade and credit transactions.

2. They included insurance for the movement of goods.

3. They were not used for foreign trades. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q16.

During the Mughal period, which of the following was the traditional profession of sarrafs?

a) Making bronze utensils
b) Exchanging money
c) Maintaining land records
d) Construction of Sarais for travelers
Q17.

During the medieval period, which of the following communities was/were active participants in trade and commerce?

1. Marwaris

2. Multanis

3. Banias

4. Banjaras

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q18.

 During the medieval period, which among the following special section of people worked as linking channels between wholesalers with merchants down to the regional and local levels?

1. Chettis 

2. Dalals 

3. Gumashtas 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q19.

Consider the following statements:

1. Rahdari was a form of income tax collected by the Mughals. 

2. During the Mughal period, a uniform tax was levied on goods at the point of their entry into the empire.

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
Q20.

 The Mughals wanted to conquer qandhar, because

1. It was a rich fertile province.

2. It was the hub of the movement of men and goods between India and Central Asia. 

3. It was vital for the defense of Kabul.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q21.

 During the time of the Mughal period, the term Zawabit denoted:

a) A secular decree issued by the emperor.
b) A kind of tax levied on imported items.
c) Officials in charge of the interpretation of the Sharia laws.
d) A Tax imposed on Muslims.
Q22.

Who of the following was/were a contemporary of Akbar?

1. Raja Man Singh 

2. Raja Todar Mal

3. Raja Birbal 

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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