Q.1:- Consider the following statements :
- Mirabai was a contemporary of Guru Nanak
- Ramdas was a contemporary of Shivaji
Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?
- 1 Only
- 2 Only
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 Nor 2
Q.2:- Who of the following built the temple of the Sun God at Konark ?
- Narasimha I
Q.3:- Between whom was the treaty of Purandhar in 1776 made ?
- English and Nizam of Hyderabad
- Marathas and Portuguese
- Marathas and English
- English and Sultan of Mysore
Q.4:- The third Battle of Panipat was fought between ?
- Hemu and Akbar
- Humayun and Shershah
- Maratha and Ahmed Shah Abdali
- Nadir Shah and Mughals
Q.5:- Which of the following Mughals emperors spent a greater part of his reign to overthrow the Deccan Kingdoms ?
Q.6:- Who is the author of ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ ?
- Abul Fazl
- Abdus Samad
- Bairam Khan
- Raja Todarmal
Q.7:- The first Indian Hindi scholar of the Mughal period was ?
- Malik Muhammad Jayasi
- Abdur Rahim
- Mulla Wajhi
Q.8:- The Moti Masjid in Agra was built during the reign of ?
- Shal Alam II
Q.9:- Who got the monumental Rayagopurams in front of the temples at Hampi, Tiruvannamalai, Chidambaram, Sri Rangam, Tirupati etc constructed ?
- Krishnadeva Rai
Q.10:- How did the dynasty of Nizam Shahis of Ahmednagar come to an end ?
- Ahmednagar was annexed into Mughal empire and Hussain Shah was consigned to life imprisonment.
- Mughal troops destroyed Daulatabad fort and killed Nizam-ul-Mulk of Ahmednagar.
- Fateh Khan unsurped the throne from Nizam-ul-Mulk.
- Malik Ambar was defeated in a battle with Mughals in 1631 and the entire royal family was killed by the Mughal troops.
Q.11:- In India, among the following locations, the Dutch established their earliest factory at ?
- Kasim Bazar
Q.12:- Which one of the following Mughal Emperors gave an important Farman to English to facilitating their trade in India ?
- Bahadur Shah I
- Shah Alam II
- Bahadur Shah II
Q.13:- The first definite step to provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by ?
- The Regulating Act of 1773
- The Pitt’s India Act of 1784
- The Charter Act of 1793
- The Charter Act of 1813
Q.14:- Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley ?
- William Hawkins
- Thomas Best
- Thomas Roe
- Josiah Child
Q.15:- During the Mughal period which one of the following traders first came to India ?
Q.16:- Which one of the following was not a French settlement in India ?
Q.17:- Who built the tomb of her Emperor husband ?
- Shah Begum
- Haji Begum
- Mumtaj Mahal Begum
- Noorjahan Begum
Q.18:- Two of the following States which Aurangzeb had conquered in Deccan, were ?
- Ahmednagar and Bijapur
- Bidar and Bijapur
- Bijapur and Golconda
- Golconda and Ahmednagar
Q.19:- Between whom was the battle of Chausa fought ?
- Bahadur Shah of Gujrat and Humayun
- Humayun and Sher Khan
- Akbar and Rana Pratap
- Jahangir and Rana Amar Singh
Q.20:- The Upanishads were translated into Persian by Dara Shikh were the title ?
- Al – Fihrist
Q.21:- Tulsidas composed his ‘Ramcharitamanasa’ in the reign of ?
- Bahdur Shah Zafar
Q.22:- Who was the Mughal Emperor to have lifted the Jaziya on Hindus ?
Q.23:- Who among the following Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb ?
- Balaji Vishwanath
- Baji Rao
- Balaji Baji Rao
- Madhav Rao I
Q.24:- During whose reign did Sir Thomas Roe have regular attendance at the Mughal court to secure commercial privilege ?
Q.25:- Who is considered the father of Sahtara (Sitara) ?
- Mian Tanse
- Baiju Bawara
- Khurshro Khan
- Bade Ghulam Ali Khan