Test: Important Question (Ancient India) - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Consider the following statements in the context of Dara Shikoh:

I. He began as an orthodox but ended up as a liberal Sufi
II. He had several Sanskrit works translated into Persian
III. He wrote a biography of Muslim Saints

Of these statements

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QUESTION: 2

Which one of the following is NOT directly related to the rest?    

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QUESTION: 3

During the reign of Jahangir, a new dimension was added to the Mughal paintings with the portrayal of

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QUESTION: 4

Portait-painting reached its highest watermark during the reign of     

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QUESTION: 5

The Dutch established their first factory in India at     

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QUESTION: 6

Match the following:

I. Tazkirat -ul Wakiat                   (A) Nizamuddin Ahmed 
II. Tabakat-i-Akbari                     (B) Jauhar
III. Muntakhab-ut- Tawarikh        (C) Muhammad Kasim Hindu Shah
IV. Tarikh-i-Ferishta                    (D) Abdul Qadir Bada-yuni 
                                                  (E) Khafi Khan

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QUESTION: 7

Which one of the following was an independent kingdom at  the tie of Aurangzeb's death?    

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QUESTION: 8

The Bengal Nawab who fought the Bargi raids was     

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QUESTION: 9

Which one of the following Mughal emperors was referred to as Arsh-Ashiani after his death?

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QUESTION: 10

Bernier visited India during the reign of 

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QUESTION: 11

The Dastak system which the British adopted in the initial stages of their expansion was related to the 

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QUESTION: 12

Ali Mohammed Khan was   

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QUESTION: 13

Which one of  the following rulers ordered the translation of a large number of  Hindu religious works from Sanskrit to Persian?

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QUESTION: 14

The Eurpoean trading companies competed with each other for exporting from  Gujarat     

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QUESTION: 15

Arrange the following chronologically:

I. Balaji Baji Rao
II. Balaji Vishwanath
III. Narayan Rao 
IV. Baji Rao I

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QUESTION: 16

Which one of the following treaties enabled Peshwa Baji Rao I to force Nizam to recognise Maratha calims fo Chauth and Sardeshmukhi over his domain ?    

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QUESTION: 17

Among the following foreign visitors the one who was appointed as Qazi of Delhi by the then reigning monarch was 

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QUESTION: 18

The foundation of the princely State of Hyderabad was laid by     

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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following terms was NOT provided by the treaty of Amritsar concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the British on 25th April, 1809?    

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QUESTION: 20

The difference between Sikh khalsa and the Khalisa land is that the former was    

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QUESTION: 21

Which among the following Kavya of Sanskrit, deal with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya

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Mudrarakshasa deals with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya. The Mudrarakshasa is a Sanskrit-language play by Vishakhadatta that narrates the ascent of the king Chandragupta Maurya to power in India.

QUESTION: 22

The State management of the railways and construction of new lines by a state agency was recommended for the first time by     

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QUESTION: 23

The correct chronological order in which the British established their trading centres in the places mentioned below is

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QUESTION: 24

Match the followng; 

I. 1833       A. Permanent Settlement of Bengal
II. 1853      B. Abolition of the monoploy of East India Company's Indian trade
III. 1858     C. The Fourth Charter Act
IV. 1813     D. Queen's Proclamation
                  E. End of  the commercial activities of the company

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QUESTION: 25

Consider the following statements.

The policy of trade followed by the British government proved ruinous to the Indian economy on account of 

I. Tough competition from foreign goods.
II. Enormous increase in imports 
III. Rise in the prices of raw materials
IV. Increased production of cash crops like jute

Of these statements; 

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QUESTION: 26

Consider the following statements:

Under the ‘Home Charges’ the government of Britain realised momey from India on accont of 

I. interest on Public debt 
II. expenses of the offices of Secretary of State
III. pension and allowances of the retired Indian Civil Service officers.
IV. Pay and allowances of the Governor General 

Of the above statement:  

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QUESTION: 27

The introduction of co-operative credit societies in India was first suggested in a report of 1892 to the Government of Madras by

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QUESTION: 28

Which one of  the following was NOT a consequence of the Revolt of 1857?

The British Raj :    

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QUESTION: 29

The leader of the Kuka Movement against the British was     

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Namdhari, also called Kuka, an austere sect within Sikhism, a religion of India. The Namdhari movement was founded by Balak Singh (1797–1862), who did not believe in any religious ritual other than the repetition of God's name (or nam, for which reason members of the sect are called Namdharis).

QUESTION: 30

The following persons participated in popular movement against the British rule in 19th century:

I. Birsa Munda
II. Sidhu
III. Azimullah Khan
IV. Tito Mir 

The chronological  order in which  they took part in those movements is

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