Indian History MCQ-237

History MCQ Quiz for NDA,Central Excise,APPSC,CSAT,IES,UPSC,SSC Exams

The two great Mughal rulers who wrote their own memoirs are:


The court language of Mughals was:


Which one of the following rulers assumed the title of Hazrat-i-Ala? [IAS 2009]


Which one of the following kingdoms was annexed to the Mughal empire during the reign of Shahjahan?


Akbar’s land revenue system was known as:


Akbar founded the Din-i-ilahi primarily to :


Din-i-ilahi was accepted by:


Todarmal is associated with the revenue system known as


The Mughal emperor, who died to a sudden fall from the staircase, was:


Din-i-ilahi of Akbar was not a success because:


With reference to Mughal administration, consider the following statements:

1 . All the mansabdars throughout the Mughal rule were paid in the form of a jagir only and not in the form of cash .
2 . All the jagirs under Mughal administration were always transferable .

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Who amongst the following Mughals is regarded more as an adventurer than a ruler?


The most famous court-poet (in Hindi literature) of Akbar was:


Which of the following was built by Akbar?


Consider the following:
1 . Tughluqabad Fort
2 . Lodhi Garden
3 . Qutub Minar
4 . Fatehpur Sikri

The correct chronological order in which they were built is:


Humayun received the Kohinoor diamond from


The medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America is :


The head of the military department under the recognised central machinery of administration during Akbar’s reign was:


Which of the following are true about the Mansabdari system?


Which of the following were the features of the Mansabdari system introduced by the Mughals?
Periodic inspection of artillery
Branding horses
Hereditary grant of jagirs

Lack of distinction between civil and military departments


Which of the following historians were the contemporaries of Akbar ?

I. Abul Fazl
II. Badauni
III. Mulla Daud
IV. Mutamad Khan
V. Nizamuddin Ahmad

VI. Abdul Hamid Lahori


Which of the following was/were factors that contributed to Humayun’s debacle against SherShah in 1540?

I. Humayun lacked financial resources for continuous warfare
II. Sher Shah had far more courage, politial experience and organizing capabilities
III. Humayun faced hostility of his brothers

IV. Humayun had to face several rebellions from his nobles because of which he could not keep an eye on Sher Shah’s activities


Match the following:

A . Battle of Haldighati 1 . Babur
B . Battle of Bilgram 2 . Akbar
C . Second Battle of Panipat 3 . Humayun
D . Battle of Khanua 4 . Jahangir



Ibadat Khana, where learned men of all religions discussed religious issues during the time of Akbar, is a famous structure in :


The word Mansab stood for: