Test: The Mughal Empire - 2


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QUESTION: 1

What was the original location from where Babar came to India?

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Babur was the founder of the Mughal Empire in India. He descended from two Central Asian warriors; Timur, The Turkish hero from his father’s side and Changiz Khan, the great Mongol hero from his mother’s side. Babur fought three important battles in India viz, the battles of Panipat, Khanwa and Ghaghara and won all of them. He came to India from Ferghana to fight Ibrahim Lodi in the battle of Panipat and establish his rule in India.

QUESTION: 2

_____ wrote Ain-i-Akbari.

Solution: The Ain-i-Akbari i.e the "Constitution of Akbar", is a 16th-century, detailed document recording the administration of emperor Akbar's empire, written by his vizier, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak.
QUESTION: 3

The mother of _______ was a Kachhwaha princess, daughter of the Rajput ruler of Amber.

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QUESTION: 4

The mother of Shahjahan was a Rathor princess, daughter of the Rajput ruler of ____.

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QUESTION: 5

From their father's side Mughals were the successors of

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The Mughals were descendants of two great lineages of rulers. From their mother's side, they were descendants of Genghis Khan (died 1227), ruler of the Mongol tribes, China and Central Asia. From their father's side, they were the successors of Timur (died 1404), the ruler of Iran, Iraq and modern-day Turkey.

QUESTION: 6

Genghis khan was the ruler of the

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QUESTION: 7

From the latter half of the ____ century mughals expanded their kingdom from Agra and Delhi

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However, quite in contrast to their predecessors, the Mughals built an empire spanning almost all of India, and thus created history. It was after the second half of the 16th century that they expanded their kingdom from Agra and Delhi.

QUESTION: 8

Todar Mal revenue system was known as

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Raja Todar Mal, as finance minister of Akbar, introduced a new system of revenue known as zabt and a system of taxation called dahshala.

QUESTION: 9

From their mother's side Mughals were descendants of

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the Mughals were descendants of two great lineages of rulers. From their mother's side, they were descendants of Genghis Khan (died 1227), ruler of the Mongol tribes, China and Central Asia. From their father's side, they were the successors of Timur (died 1404), the ruler of Iran, Iraq and modern-day Turkey.

QUESTION: 10

______ the ruler of Iran, Iraq and modern-day Turkey

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QUESTION: 11

Babur's great-grandfather

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QUESTION: 12

Which Mughal emperor was interested in the religion and social customs of different people

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QUESTION: 13

A statement or an interpretation declared as authoritative with the expectation that it would be followed without question

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QUESTION: 14

Babur succeeded to the throne of Ferghana in

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QUESTION: 15

Babur was forced to leave his ancestral throne due to the invasion of another Mongol group

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Babur, the first Mughal emperor (1526- 1530), succeeded to the throne of Ferghana in 1494 when he was only 12 years old. He was forced to leave his ancestral throne due to the invasion of another Mongol group, the Uzbegs. After years of wandering he seized Kabul in 1504. In 1526 he defeated the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi, at Panipat and captured Delhi and Agra.

QUESTION: 16

The rule of primogeniture

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QUESTION: 17

____ insulted Shivaji when he came to accept Mughal authority

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QUESTION: 18

Mansab, means

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The word mansab is of Arabic origin meaning rank or position. The system determined the rank and status of a government official and military generals. Every civil and military officer was given a mansab, which determined their salaries and allowances. The term manasabadar means a person having a mansab.

QUESTION: 19

In Akbar's reign there were ____ mansabdars with a rank of 5,000 zat, by Aurangzeb's reign the number of mansabdars had increased to ____ .

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QUESTION: 20

Rank and salary were determined by a numerical value called

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