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Indian History Mock Test-72

Question No:1

Match List-I (Emperors) with List-II (Tombs) and select the correct answer from the codes given below the Lists:

List-I List-II

A. Babur 1. Lahore
B. Akbar 2. Agra
C. Jahangir 3. Kabul
D. Shahjahan 4. Sikandara


A. 1234
B. 4312
C. 3412
D. 2134

Question No:2

Who among the following was the daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb ?

A. JahanAra
B. RoshanAra
C. GauharAra
D. Zebunnisa

Question No:3

The Mughal Emperor who prohibited the use of tobacco was—

A. Akbar
B. Babur
C. Jahangir
D. Aurangzeb

Question No:4

Who wrote Akbarnama’ ?

A. AbdurRahimKhanekhana
B. Faizi
C. Abdul Qadir Badauni
D. Abul Fazl

Question No:5

During the Mughal rule, the copper coin was known as—

A. rupee
B. dam
C. tanka
D. shamsi

Question No:6

What was district known as during the Mughal administration ?

A. Ahar
B. Vishaya
C. Suba
D. Sarkar

Question No:7

The historian Abul Fazl was killed by—

A. Hemu
B. Bairam Khan
C. Uday Singh
D. Bir Singhdeo Bundela

Question No:8

Arrange the following battles of the Mughal period in Chronological order—

1. Battle of Ghagara
2. Battle of Khanwa
3. Battle of Chausa
4. Battle of Samugarh

Select the answer from the following codes—

A. 2-1-3-4
B. 1-3-2-4
C. 3-2-1-4
D. 2-3-1-4

Question No:9

Assertion (A) : The Mansabdari system was existing during Mughal period.

Reason (R) : Mansabdars were selected on the basis of qualification.

Code :

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

Question No:10

Match List-I with List-II on the basis of codes—

List-I (Mughal Ruler) List-II (Place of Tomb)
A. Babur 1. Kabul
B. Humayun 2. Delhi
C. Akbar 3. Sikandara
D. Jahangir 4. Lahore



A. 1234
B. 2143
C. 3412
D. 4321

Question No:11

Which historical monument in Delhi is a synthesis of Persian and Indian styles of architectures ?

A. Qutub Minar
B. Lodi’s Tomb
C. Humayun’s Tomb
D. Red Fort

Question No:12

Aurangzeb defeated Jaswant Singh, the ruler of Jodhpur in the war of Dharmat of 1658 A.D. In which state Dharmat is situated ?

A. Rajasthan
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Gujarat
D. Uttar Pradesh

Question No:13

Who was conferred the title of ‘Gunraj Khan’ ?

A. Bipradas Pipilai
B. Maladhar Basu
C. Kavi Jaydeva
D. Sri Chaitanya

Question No:14

Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb ?

A. Ramdas
B. Teg Bahadur
C. Arjundev
D. Gobind Singh

Question No:15

Who was the Mughal Emperor to have lifted the Jaziya on Hindus ?

A. Babur
B. Akbar
C. Jahangir
D. Shajahan

Question No:16

Kabuliyatand Patta was introduced by—

A. SherShah
B. Shivaji
C. Jahangir
D. Aurangzeb

Question No:17

Who wrote ‘Humayunnama’ ?

A. AbulFazl
B. Faizi
C. Badauni
D. Gulbadan Beghum

Question No:18

Who was defeated at Kannauj in the hands of Sher Shah in 1540 ?

A. Babur
B. Akbar
C. Humayun
D. Jahangir

Question No:19

Which among the following parts was called Babul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal Period ?

A. Calicut
B. Broach
C. Cambay
D. Surat

Question No:20

Assertion (A) : The Battle of Khanua was certainly more decisive and significant than the first Battle of Panipat.

Reason (R) : RanaSanga, the Rajput hero, was certainly a more formidable adversary than Ibrahim Lodi.

Code :

A. Both A and R is true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R is true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true