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Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 1

Consider the following statements in the context of Dara Shikoh:

I. He began as an orthodox but ended up as a liberal Sufi
II. He had several Sanskrit works translated into Persian
III. He wrote a biography of Muslim Saints

Of these statements

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 2

Which one of the following is NOT directly related to the rest?    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 3

During the reign of Jahangir, a new dimension was added to the Mughal paintings with the portrayal of

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 4

Portait-painting reached its highest watermark during the reign of     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 5

The Dutch established their first factory in India at     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 6

Match the following:

I. Tazkirat -ul Wakiat                   (A) Nizamuddin Ahmed 
II. Tabakat-i-Akbari                     (B) Jauhar
III. Muntakhab-ut- Tawarikh        (C) Muhammad Kasim Hindu Shah
IV. Tarikh-i-Ferishta                    (D) Abdul Qadir Bada-yuni 
                                                  (E) Khafi Khan

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 7

Which one of the following was an independent kingdom at  the tie of Aurangzeb's death?    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 8

The Bengal Nawab who fought the Bargi raids was     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 9

Which one of the following Mughal emperors was referred to as Arsh-Ashiani after his death?

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 10

Bernier visited India during the reign of 

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 11

The Dastak system which the British adopted in the initial stages of their expansion was related to the 

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 12

Ali Mohammed Khan was   

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 13

Which one of  the following rulers ordered the translation of a large number of  Hindu religious works from Sanskrit to Persian?

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 14

The Eurpoean trading companies competed with each other for exporting from  Gujarat     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 15

Arrange the following chronologically:

I. Balaji Baji Rao
II. Balaji Vishwanath
III. Narayan Rao 
IV. Baji Rao I

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 16

Which one of the following treaties enabled Peshwa Baji Rao I to force Nizam to recognise Maratha calims fo Chauth and Sardeshmukhi over his domain ?    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 17

Among the following foreign visitors the one who was appointed as Qazi of Delhi by the then reigning monarch was 

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 18

The foundation of the princely State of Hyderabad was laid by     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 19

Which one of the following terms was NOT provided by the treaty of Amritsar concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the British on 25th April, 1809?    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 20

The difference between Sikh khalsa and the Khalisa land is that the former was    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 21

Which among the following Kavya of Sanskrit, deal with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 21

Mudrarakshasa deals with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya. The Mudrarakshasa is a Sanskrit-language play by Vishakhadatta that narrates the ascent of the king Chandragupta Maurya to power in India.

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 22

The State management of the railways and construction of new lines by a state agency was recommended for the first time by     

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 23

The correct chronological order in which the British established their trading centres in the places mentioned below is

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 24

Match the followng; 

I. 1833       A. Permanent Settlement of Bengal
II. 1853      B. Abolition of the monoploy of East India Company's Indian trade
III. 1858     C. The Fourth Charter Act
IV. 1813     D. Queen's Proclamation
                  E. End of  the commercial activities of the company

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 25

Consider the following statements.

The policy of trade followed by the British government proved ruinous to the Indian economy on account of 

I. Tough competition from foreign goods.
II. Enormous increase in imports 
III. Rise in the prices of raw materials
IV. Increased production of cash crops like jute

Of these statements; 

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 26

Consider the following statements:

Under the ‘Home Charges’ the government of Britain realised momey from India on accont of 

I. interest on Public debt 
II. expenses of the offices of Secretary of State
III. pension and allowances of the retired Indian Civil Service officers.
IV. Pay and allowances of the Governor General 

Of the above statement:  

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 27

The introduction of co-operative credit societies in India was first suggested in a report of 1892 to the Government of Madras by

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 28

Which one of  the following was NOT a consequence of the Revolt of 1857?

The British Raj :    

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 29

The leader of the Kuka Movement against the British was     

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 29

Namdhari, also called Kuka, an austere sect within Sikhism, a religion of India. The Namdhari movement was founded by Balak Singh (1797–1862), who did not believe in any religious ritual other than the repetition of God's name (or nam, for which reason members of the sect are called Namdharis).

Practice Test: Ancient India- 3 - Question 30

The following persons participated in popular movement against the British rule in 19th century:

I. Birsa Munda
II. Sidhu
III. Azimullah Khan
IV. Tito Mir 

The chronological  order in which  they took part in those movements is

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