Test: Eighteenth Century Political Formations - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Asaf Jah and Murshid Quli Khan held a zat rank of

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QUESTION: 2

Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah, the founder of

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QUESTION: 3

The state of Hyderabad was constantly engaged in a struggle against the ____ to the west

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QUESTION: 4

Telugu warrior chiefs were called

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QUESTION: 5

Burhan-ul-Mulk Sa?adat Khan was appointed subadar of

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The founder of the Awadh dynasty was a Persian nobleman named Mohammad Amin, who came to India in 1705 A.D. and soon won the favour of the Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah. He was appointed the Governor of Awadh in 1722 A.D. The Sheikhs of Lucknow were subdued by the new governor.

QUESTION: 6

Burhan-ul-Mulk also held the combined offices of

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QUESTION: 7

Revenue farmers were called

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Ijara means farming of revenue. The Ijara was a well-known practice in the land-revenue administration under the sultans of Delhi. But it fell into disrepute under sher-shah and akbar.

QUESTION: 8

_______ broke away from Mughal control under Murshid Quli Khan who was appointed as the naib, deputy to the governor of the province

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QUESTION: 9

The organisation of the Sikhs into a political community during the seventeenth century helped in regional state-building in the

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QUESTION: 10

In an effort to reduce Mughal influence in Bengal Khan transferred all Mughal jagirdars to

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In an effort to reduce Mughal influence in Bengal, Murshid Quli Khan:
Transferred all Mughal jagirdars to Orissa.
QUESTION: 11

Under whose reign the banking house of Jagat Seth became extremely prosperous.

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QUESTION: 12

Many Rajput kings, had served under the Mughals with distinction particularly those belonging to

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QUESTION: 13

Ajit Singh, the ruler of

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The correct option is D.
Ajit Singh Rathore was a ruler of the Marwar region in present-day Rajasthan and the son of Jaswant Singh Rathore.

QUESTION: 14

Sawai Raja Jai Singh founded his new capital at

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QUESTION: 15

Who was given the subadari of Agra in 1722

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QUESTION: 16

Guru Gobind Singh died in

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QUESTION: 17

In 1708, the Khalsa rose in revolt against the Mughal authority under whose leadership, declared their sovereign rule.

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After his death in 1708, the Khalsa rose in revolt against the Mughal authority under Banda Bahadur's leadership, declared their sovereign rule by striking coins in the name of Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh, and established their own administration between the Sutlej and the Jamuna..

QUESTION: 18

The Sikh territories in the late eighteenth century extended from the Indus to the Jamuna but they were divided under different rulers. One of them, Maharaja Ranjit Singh, reunited these groups and established his capital at

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh, reunited these groups and established his capital at. Lahore

QUESTION: 19

Chauth

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Chauth (from Sanskrit meaning one-fourth) was a regular tax or tribute imposed, from early 18th century, by the Maratha Empire in India. It was an annual tax nominally levied at 25% on revenue or produce, hence the name. 

QUESTION: 20

The French Revolution

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