Test: Maratha Kingdom And Confederacy - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following was given the title of raja and the mansab of 7000 by Aurangzeb?

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QUESTION: 2

Given below are the four Maratha leaders. Arrange them chronologically.

I. Shivaji

II. Shahji

III. Sahu

IV. Sambhaji

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QUESTION: 3

Dhanaji Jadav was the Commander-in-Chief of

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QUESTION: 4

Who was the founder of the line of Peshwas?

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QUESTION: 5

Which Maratha leader overthrew Tara Bai and secured the throne?

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QUESTION: 6

Which Maratha leader revived the jagir or saranjami system?

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QUESTION: 7

At which one of the following forts did Raja Ram remain under the seize of the Mughals for eight years?

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following transferred the capital of the Maratha empire from Satara to Poona ?

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QUESTION: 9

The Maratha confederacy was established in keeping with the

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QUESTION: 10

Who was the first Maratha leader to entertain the idea of an all India Maratha empire?

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QUESTION: 11

Which Maratha leader had been rightly described as “the second founder of the Maratha empire”?

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following fought a civil war?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following induced Zulfiqar Khan to pay the chauth and sardeshmukhi of the Deccan?

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following helped the Sayyid brothers in overthrowing Farrukh Siyar?

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QUESTION: 15

The conquests of the Marathas outside their original kingdom was made by the

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QUESTION: 16

Which Peshwa had been described as “the greatest exponent of guerilla tactics after Shivaji”?

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QUESTION: 17

Which Peshwa was involved in a conflict for 20 years with Nizam-ul-Mulk in the Deccan?

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QUESTION: 18

Which Peshwa made the office of the Peshwa hereditary?

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QUESTION: 19

Which Maratha leader changed the character of the Maratha state from the kingdom of Maharashtra into an Empire expanding in the North?

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QUESTION: 20

Match the following members of the Maratha confederacy with their respective seats of power:

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QUESTION: 21

What was Kesaria ?

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QUESTION: 22

Relations between the Marathas and the Rajputs became very strained during the time of

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QUESTION: 23

A Maratha leader was the first to cross the river Yamuna and reach the gates of Delhi. Who was he?

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QUESTION: 24

 The Mughal emperor of Delhi between 1730 and 1740 was

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QUESTION: 25

Ali Vardi Khan was compelled to surrender Orissa by

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QUESTION: 26

Which statement is true regarding the Maratha confederacy?

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QUESTION: 27

A defect in the Maratha confederacy was that

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QUESTION: 28

Balaji Vishwanath organised the Maratha confederacy for collecting chauth and sardeshmukhi. What was Chhatrapati Sahu’s share?

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QUESTION: 29

Which Maratha senapati was defeated and killed by Baji Rao-I ?

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QUESTION: 30

Which Maratha statesman had “both the head to plan and the hand to execute”?

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