Test: Special Material On Modern India - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 2

Which of the contemporary historians was appointed as the chief Qazi of Delhi by the Sultan Muhammad-bin Tughlaq?

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following Vijaynagar kings had sent an expedition to north Sri Lanka?

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QUESTION: 4

 The only historical account on the reign of Sher Shah Suri, the Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi was written by

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following is true in regard to the reign of Ahmad Shah?

I. He conquered Warangal in 1424-25

II. He transferred his capital from Gulbarga to Bidar

III. The rivalry between the Dakhin party and foreign party became accentuated during his period

IV. He captured the Tungabhadra doabs from the Vijayanagar ruler

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A is the correct option. Statement  is not correct as Muhammad Khan and Amir-ul-umra Imadur Mulk to collect it by force. dancing girls and made friends with Ahmad's brother Muhammad Khan. Raya in 1436 resulting in the victory for the Rayas as they secured the Krishna Tungabhadra Doab.

QUESTION: 6

Under whose leadership did Marwar which was under the occupation of Mewar became independent?

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QUESTION: 7

On the ruins of which one of the following kingdoms the Muslim Kingdom of Golkunda grew up?

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QUESTION: 8

. Match the rulers with their dynasties:

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QUESTION: 9

 Ibn Batuta did not consider which one of the following as the first independent sovereign of Delhi?

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following Sultans had regarded himself as the Caliph?

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QUESTION: 11

Which of the following statements is true?

I. The market regulations of Ala-ud-din Khalji were primarily aimed at strengthening his army as well as his hold over the intermediaries

II. The Sultan abolished the privileges which the Hin-dus, Muqaddams and Khuts enjoyed

III. Ala-ud-din was the first to introduce the system of measurement of land for the assessment of land revenue

IV. He started paying the soldiers cash money instead of granting iqtas

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QUESTION: 12

Which of the following statements is true of Firoz Tughlaq?

I. During his period the iqtas tended to become more or less heredirary

II. Sub- assi gn ment of land bec ome ver y frequent

III. He was generous in granting land to civil and military officers and in flaming out land

IV. He imposed many repressive taxes and increased the land revenue

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QUESTION: 13

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 14

Bahmanid captured Goa, Dabal and Chaul from Vijayanagar. Who was the ruler then?

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QUESTION: 15

Who of the following was the greatest Bhakti Saint of medieval India?

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QUESTION: 16

Who says, “Every pearl in the royal crown is but the crystallized drop of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant”?

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QUESTION: 17

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 18

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following castes was not mentioned by Al Beruni?

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QUESTION: 20

Who of the following says, “the Kshatriyas have forsaken their religion and adopted the language of the Mlechchas”?

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QUESTION: 21

Khusrau has referred to the greatness of the Hindi language in his poem called

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QUESTION: 22

In the book Alhakhand the deeds of love and war of Alha and Udal, two brave warriors of Mahoba, are described. Who is the author of that book?

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QUESTION: 23

A Masjid was erected by Ibrahim Shah Sharqi in honour of Hazarat Said Sadr Jahan Ajmali.Which of the following is that?

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QUESTION: 24

Iltutmish was responsible for the construction of

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QUESTION: 25

A comprehensive legal digest prepared by a syndicate of theologicians under Aurangzeb’s directive was

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QUESTION: 26

Jizyah reimposed by Aurangzeb were removed after his death at the instance of

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QUESTION: 27

Where from the Mughals derived inspiration for the Mansabdari system?

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QUESTION: 28

What is Raja Vyavahara Kosha?

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QUESTION: 30

Which of the following has been described as the bridge between the Bhakti movement of the South and the North?

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