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History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 1

Ventures of which of the following traders were risky but highly profitable?

Detailed Solution for History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 1

Medieval Seafarers attempts to explore the dimensions of Indian seafaring from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, a period of striking change and innovation.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 2

The earliest inscriptions were written on which material?

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The oldest known inscription in the Kannada language, referred to as the Halmidi inscription for the tiny village of Halmidi near where it was found, consists of sixteen lines carved on a sandstone pillar and dates to 450 CE.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 3

Where did the Mutiny begin?

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Indian Mutiny, also called Sepoy Mutiny or First War of Independence, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against British rule in India in 1857–59. Begun in Meerut by Indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the British East India Company, it spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 4

Who gave the ‘Two-Nation’ theory?

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The two nation theory was given by Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Two nation theory is the basis of creation of Pakistan.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 5

Non-Muslim had to pay a religious tax called ____

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Jizyah, also spelled jizya, historically, a tax (the term is often incorrectly translated as a “head tax” or “poll tax”) paid by non-Muslim populations to their Muslim rulers.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 6

Where did Buddha attain enlightenment?

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Bodh Gaya is a village in the northeast Indian state of Bihar. Considered one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites, it's dominated by the ancient brick Mahabodhi Temple Complex, built to mark the site where the Buddha attained enlightenment beneath a sacred Bodhi Tree. A direct descendant of the tree sits within the complex today, along with six other sacred sites, including a lotus pond.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 7

What was the name of the gana to which Buddha belonged?

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The Buddha belonged to a small gana known as the Sakya gana, and was a kshatriya.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 8

____ was the guru of Meera

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Ravidas, or Raidas, was an Indian mystic poet-saint of the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. Venerated as a guru in the modern regions of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana, he was a poet, social reformer and spiritual figure.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 9

Alwar saints worshipped ____

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The Alwar saints, also known as the Alvars, were Tamil poet-saints from South India who worshipped Vishnu, the Hindu preserver deity. The Alvars are revered in Vaishnavism, which considers Vishnu to be the Ultimate Reality. 

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 10

Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

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Dr Sachidanand Sinha was the first president of the Constituent Assembly. Later, Dr Rajendra Prasad was elected its president.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 11

Consider the following statements about the Mauryan Empire:

  1. There were 5 major political centres in the Empire.
  2. Megasthenes wrote about the Mauryan Empire in his book Indica.
  3. Ashoka founded the Mauryan Empire in 321 B.C.
  4. Ashoka used his resources to propagate Buddhism.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 11

5 major political centres were Pataliputra, Ujjain, Taxila, Suvarnagiri, Tosali.
Megasthenes wrote Indica during time of Chandragupta Maurya.
Chandragupta founded the Mauryan Empire but not Ashoka.
Ashoka used his army, children, popularity and many possible resources to propagate Buddhism across the Subcontinent.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 12

Which among the following is a very soft stone?

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The correct answer is Steatite. Harappan seals are made of Stealite (Soft Stone).

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 13

Who appointed Dhamma Mahamatas?

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Ashoka was the third ruler of the Maurya Dynasty and ruled almost the entire Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE. He made Buddhism the state religion around 260 B.C. He also instituted a body of officials known as the dhamma-mahamattas, who served the dual function of propagating the dhamma and keeping the emperor in touch with public opinion. 

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 14

Which Persian ambassador visited the Vijayanagara Empire?

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He was a Persian scholar and traveller. He visited the Vijaynagar Kingdom during the rule of Deva Raya II as an ambassador of Shah Rukh, the Timurid dynasty ruler of Persia.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 15

New tradition of Buddhism was called as _________

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Mahayana Buddhism is the largest Buddhist sect in the world, and its beliefs and practices are what most non-adherents recognize as "Buddhism" in the modern era. It developed as a school of thought sometime after 383 BCE, possibly from the earlier school known as Mahasanghika, though that claim has been challenged.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 16

The most splendid stupa was at _________

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The Amarāvati Stupa, popularly known as the great stūpa at Amarāvathi, is a ruined Buddhist monument, probably built in phases between the third century BCE and about 250 CE, at Amaravathi village, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. The site is under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 17

Choose the correct option:
New tradition of Jainism who wore clothes was called as

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 18

Choose the correct option:

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Sanchi stupa is in Raisen District near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. It was preserved by the Begums of Bhopal in medieval period as a heritage and was built by Mauryan Emperor Ashoka for propagating Buddhism.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 19

Consider the following statements:

  1. Jainism was started by Rishabhdev.
  2. Lord Mahavira was 24th Tirthankar of Jainism.
  3. Teachings of Jainism are given in Angar.
  4. Jainism started Sanghas to spread its message.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?
 

Detailed Solution for History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 19

Jainism did not have Sanghas like Buddhism. It was stated by Adinath also called Rishabdeva. Mahavira was 24th Tirthankar of Jainism and their teachings are provided in Angar canon.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 20

Who Wrote ‘Padshah Nama’?

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The Padshahnama ('Book of Emperors') is a chronicle commissioned by the fifth Mughal emperor Shah-Jahan (r. 1628–58). The text is a propagandist celebration of his reign and his dynasty.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 21

Baba Farid’s shrine is located in _______

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The Shrine of Baba Farid is a 13th-century Sufi shrine located in Pakpattan, Pakistan, that is dedicated to the Sufi mystic Fariduddin Ganjshakar, popularly known as Baba Farid.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 22

Alvar saints worshipped ________

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Alvar saints worshipped Lord Vishnu, who is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 23

________ was the guru of Kabir

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Saint Kabir got his spiritual training from a guru named Ramananda.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 24

Which of these was the capital of Akbar?

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Situated 37 kms from the district headquarters Agra, Fatehpur Sikri itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 25

Who compiled Adi Granth?

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The original 'Adi Granth', containing verses by the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, and other Sikh Gurus and saints, was compiled in 1603–4 by the fifth Sikh Guru Arjun.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 26

Choose the correct option:
Islamic Scholar body is known as _______

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In Islam, the ulama are the guardians, transmitters, and interpreters of religious knowledge in Islam, including Islamic doctrine and law. By longstanding tradition, ulama are educated in religious institutions. The Quran and sunnah are the scriptural sources of traditional Islamic law.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 27

Choose the correct option:
Alvars and Nayanars were the Bhakts of

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The Nayanars and Alvars were the Tamil poet-saints. They played a crucial role between the 5th-10th Centuries in propagating the Bhakti Movement in Southern India. The Nayanars were a group of 63 saints who lived between the 6th to 8th centuries CE, dedicated to Lord Shiva.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 28

Vitthala was the principal deity in vitthala temple. Vitthala was known as the incarnation of Lord

Detailed Solution for History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 28

The temple was built in the 15th century during the rule of Devaraya II. He was one of the rulers of the Vijayanagara Empire. The temple is dedicated to Vittala and is also called Vijaya Vittala Temple; Vittala is also said to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 29

____was founder of Bahamani kingdom

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Ala-ud-Din Hasan Bahman Shah/Hasan Gangu whose original name was Zafar Khan, was the founder of the Bahmani Sultanate. His original name was Zafar Khan titled with "Alauddin Bahman Shah Sultan – Founder of the Bahmani Dynasty" with his capital at Gulbarga and all his coins were minted at Hasanabad.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 30

______ was an important Jins-i-Kamil of Central India.

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The most important jins-i-kamil were cotton, oilseeds and sugarcane. Cotton was cultivated in Central. India and the highlands of Deccan. Bengal was famous for sugarcane. Pulses and oil seeds like mustard also were considered cash crops. It shows there was a mixture of food crops and cash crops in the country.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 31

Ahom kings belonged to _______

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The Ahom dynasty (1228–1826) ruled the Ahom Kingdom in present-day Assam, India for nearly 598 years.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 32

There are _______ daftars (parts) of Ain.

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The Ain-i-Akbari is itself divided into five books. The first book deals with the imperial household. The second with the servants of the emperor, the military and civil services. The third book deals with the imperial administration, containing the regulations for the judicial and executive departments.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 33

_____ coins were more prevalent during the Mughal Empire.

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The taxes were paid in regulated silver currency – Mughals adopted and standardized the rupee (silver) and dam (copper). A silver rupee from the reign of Muhammad Shah (1719 – 1748). The ratio of dam to rupee was initially 48 to one, in the start of Akbar's reign.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 34

Ottoman empire belonged to __________

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Ottoman Empire was an empire created by Turkish tribes in Anatolia (Turkey) in Asia Minor that grew to be one of the most powerful states in the world during the 15th and 16th centuries.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 35

Identify which of the metal was used more often to makemohur  coins during the Mughal Empire?

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Together with the silver Rupiya were issued gold coins called the Mohur weighing 169 grains and copper coins called Dam.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 36

During the Mughal Empire, what was Jins-i-Kamil?

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It means perfect crops. It referred to cash crops. Since they brought income to the country, Mughal rulers encouraged farmers of cash crops. The most important jins-i-kamil were cotton and sugar cane.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 37

During the Mughal Empire, how did the Panchayats use the funds available to it?

Detailed Solution for History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 37

Panchayats were given rights to pay salary to Muqaddam and chowkidar. To supply revenue to revenue officials and to meet the village expenses for community welfare.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 38

________ is considered the greatest Mughal Emperor.

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Akbar was accorded the epithet "the Great" because of his many accomplishments, including his record of unbeaten military campaigns that consolidated Mughal rule in the Indian subcontinent. The basis of this military prowess and authority was Akbar's skilful structural and organisational calibration of the Mughal army.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 39

Mother tongue of the Mughals was _______

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Though the Turkish language was the mother tongue of the Mughals but they used Persian language in their daily life to such an extent that they got mastery over it and produced excellent pieces of Persian literatures such as the poetry compositions of Babur, Humayun, Dara Shukoh and Zaib-un-Nisha etc.

History: CUET Mock Test - 4 - Question 40

_________ was a scriptorium where the emperor’s collection of manuscripts was preserved.

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Kitabkhana was a scriptorium where the emperor's collection of manuscripts was preserved.

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