Test: The Maratha Kingdom & Confederacy - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following was given the title of raja and the mansab of 7000 by Aurangzeb?

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QUESTION: 2

Given below are the four Maratha leaders. Arrange them chronologically.

I. Shivaji

II. Shahji

III. Sahu

IV. Sambhaji

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QUESTION: 3

Dhanaji Jadav was the Commander-in-Chief of

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QUESTION: 4

Who was the founder of the line of Peshwas?

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QUESTION: 5

Which Maratha leader overthrew Tara Bai and secured the throne?

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QUESTION: 6

Which Maratha leader revived the jagir or saranjami system?

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The correct option is Option C. 
The origin of the Maratha Confederacy may be traced to the revival of the Jagir or Saranjam system by Rajaram. The bases of this system were laid during the time of Balaji Rao I.
 

QUESTION: 7

At which one of the following forts did Raja Ram remain under the seize of the Mughals for eight years?

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following transferred the capital of the Maratha empire from Satara to Poona ?

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QUESTION: 9

The Maratha confederacy was established in keeping with the

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QUESTION: 10

Who was the first Maratha leader to entertain the idea of an all India Maratha empire?

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QUESTION: 11

Which Maratha leader had been rightly described as “the second founder of the Maratha empire”?

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following fought a civil war?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following induced Zulfiqar Khan to pay the chauth and sardeshmukhi of the Deccan?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following helped the Sayyid brothers in overthrowing Farrukh Siyar?

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QUESTION: 15

The conquests of the Marathas outside their original kingdom was made by the

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QUESTION: 16

Which Peshwa had been described as “the greatest exponent of guerilla tactics after Shivaji”?

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QUESTION: 17

Which Peshwa was involved in a conflict for 20 years with Nizam-ul-Mulk in the Deccan?

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QUESTION: 18

Which Peshwa made the office of the Peshwa hereditary?

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QUESTION: 19

Which Maratha leader changed the character of the Maratha state from the kingdom of Maharashtra into an Empire expanding in the North?

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QUESTION: 20

Match the following members of the Maratha confederacy with their respective seats of power:

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QUESTION: 21

What was Kesaria ?

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QUESTION: 22

Relations between the Marathas and the Rajputs became very strained during the time of

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QUESTION: 23

A Maratha leader was the first to cross the river Yamuna and reach the gates of Delhi. Who was he?

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QUESTION: 24

 The Mughal emperor of Delhi between 1730 and 1740 was

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QUESTION: 25

Ali Vardi Khan was compelled to surrender Orissa by

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QUESTION: 26

Which statement is true regarding the Maratha confederacy?

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QUESTION: 27

A defect in the Maratha confederacy was that

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QUESTION: 28

Balaji Vishwanath organised the Maratha confederacy for collecting chauth and sardeshmukhi. What was Chhatrapati Sahu’s share?

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QUESTION: 29

Which Maratha senapati was defeated and killed by Baji Rao-I ?

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QUESTION: 30

Which Maratha statesman had “both the head to plan and the hand to execute”?

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