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Indian History

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1. Which of the following agrarian measures was not taken by Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq?
  • A. He discarded measurement in favour of sharing
  • B. The chiefs and headmen of villages were given back their perquisites
  • C. The basis of the demand by the government was to be hasil (actual recovery) with enough provision for crop failures
  • D. He made a large reduction in the scale of revenue fixed by Alauddin and brought it down to one-sixth of the gross produce
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2. Which of the given statements is/are correct?
  • A. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq founded the fortress-city of Tughlaqabad
  • B. Firoz Tughlaq founded the city of Fatehabad, Jaunpur and Hissar
  • C. Sikandar Lodi made the city of Agra as his capital
  • D. All of the above
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3. Which one of the following explains the emergence of the Kshatriyas as the most powerful feudal group?
  • A. Postulating non- difference between rulership and Kshatriyahood and investing the caste as a whole with the function of the rul
  • B. Emergence of the exclusive landed aristocracy of the Kshatriyas
  • C. Split of the Kshatriyas into Sat Kshatriyas constituting the ruling landed aristocracy and the ordinary Kshatriyas
  • D. Concentration of political and productive power in the hands of the ruling class
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4. Which of the following was not one of the contributions of Alauddin Hussain Shah of Bengal?
  • A. The creative genius of the people of medieval Bengal reached its zenith
  • B. The Bengali literature made a tremendous advance
  • C. He liberally conferred high posts upon the Hindu subjects
  • D. He was a great poet of Bengali language
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5. Which one among the following was not a reform measure carried out by Mahmud Gawan of Bahmani Kingdom?
  • A. The Kingdom was divided into eight provinces or Tarafs
  • B. Nobles were paid salaries and were asked to maintain contingents of horses
  • C. A tract of land, Khalisa, was set apart for the expenses of the Tarafdar
  • D. Lands were measured and land taxes were fixed on that basis
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6. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the Afghan rulers to the throne of Delhi?
  • A. Sikander Shah-Ibrahim Lodi-Bahlol Khan Lodi
  • B. Sikander Shah-Bahlol Khan Lodi-Ibrahim Lodi
  • C. Bahlol Khan Lodi-Sikander Shah-Ibrahim Lodi
  • D. Bahlol Khan Lodi-Ibrahim Lodi-Sikander Shah
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7. Who granted the permission to establish the first British factory at Hughi in Bengal?
8. In what respect was the diwani of Bengal, which the English secured from Emperor Shah Alam, different from a similar Mughal institution?
  • A. In the Mughal system the provincial diwan had a limited tenure but the English got the diwani rights permanently
  • B. In the Mughal system the office was given to an individual but in the case of the English the office was to be held by a corpor
  • C. Both 'a' and 'b'
  • D. In the Mughal system the diwan was in charge of the provincial law and order machinery but the English had no such responsibilit
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9. The Maratha Kingdom was founded by Shivaji during the reign of
10. The immediate objective of the Treaty of Purandhar was to
  • A. remove the humiliation of defeat and keep Shivaji in good humour
  • B. throw a bone of contention between Shivaji and the ruler of Bijapur
  • C. place shivaji on a treacherous course
  • D. make him a tool in the hands of the Mughals
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