Test: Eighteenth Century Political Formations - 1


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QUESTION: 1

When Aurangzeb died

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QUESTION: 2

Why Mughals empire was facing problems closing of 17th century

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The Mughal Empire started facing a lot of crises towards the end of the 17th century. The following were responsible for the same: Aurangzeb's Exploits in Deccan: He had caused depletion of the military and financial resources of his empire by fighting a long war in the Deccan.

QUESTION: 3

Mughals empire started declining its power under the region of

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QUESTION: 4

9-10 per cent of the land revenue paid to the head revenue collector in the Deccan called

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Between 1720 and 1761, the Maratha empire expanded. It gradually chipped away at the authority of the Mughal Empire. Malwa and Gujarat were seized from the Mughals by the 1720s. By the 1730s, the Maratha king was recognised as the overlord of the entire Deccan peninsula. He possessed the right to levy chauth and sardeshmukhi in the entire region. Sardeshmukhi was the 9-10 per cent of the land revenue paid to the head revenue collector in the Deccan.

QUESTION: 5

Later Mughals emperors to keep a check on their powerful

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The correct option is B.
Powerful mansabdars and nobles: The later Mughal emperors found it increasingly difficult to keep a check on their powerful mansabdars. Nobles appointed as governors often controlled the offices of revenue and also the military administration.

QUESTION: 6

Murshid Quli Khan was nawab of

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QUESTION: 7

Who controlled the offices of revenue and military administration

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QUESTION: 8

The Mughals emperors after ___were unable to arrest the gradual shifting of political and economic authority into the hands of provincial governors, local chieftains and other groups.

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The Mughal emperors after Aurangzeb were unable to arrest the gradual shifting of political and economic authority into the hands of provincial governors, local chieftains and other groups.

QUESTION: 9

Ahmad Shah Abdali was the

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QUESTION: 10

Peacock throne was looted by

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The original throne was subsequently captured and taken as a war trophy in 1739 by the Persian emperor Nadir Shah, and has been lost since