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Indian History Mock Test-73

Question No:1

Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was—

A. an uncle of Ibrahim Lodi who was ill-treated and expelled from the country
B. the father of Dilawar Khan to whom cruel treatment was meted out by Ibrahim Lodi
C. a cousin of Ibrahim Lodi who was ill-treated and expelled from the country
D. a high official in Punjab province who was very much discontented with Ibrahim Lodi’s treatment to his tribe



Question No:2

The Battle of Dharmat was fought between—

A. Muhammad Ghori and Jaichand
B. Babur and Afghans
C. Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh
D. Ahmed Shah Durrani and the Maratha



Question No:3

In Indian history, who was Abdul Hamid Lahori ?

A. an important military commander during Akbar reign
B. an official historian of the reign of Shahjahan
C. an important noble and confident of Aurangzeb
D. a chronicler and poet during the reign of Muhammad Shah



Question No:4

In Shivaji’s council of Ministers the Prime Minister was called—

A. Peshwa
B. Sachiv
C. Mantri
D. Sumanta



Question No:5

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the Lists—

List-I (Kingdom)
A. Peshwas
B. Gaekwads
C. Bhonsles
D. Holkars
List-II (Territory)

1.Nagpur
2.Pune
3.Indore
4.Baroda
Code

ABCD

A. 2413
B. 1324
C. 2431
D. 4321



Question No:6

Shivaji was crowned in the year—

A. 1664
B. 1666
C. 1670
D. 1674



Question No:7

Shivaji died in the year—

A. 1676
B. 1677
C. 1678
D. 1680



Question No:8

Aurangzeb failed to defeat Shivaji because the—

A. Mughal army grew unmanageable
B. Marathas were expert in Guerilla – warfare
C. Mughals had no navy
D. Mughal generals were treacherous



Question No:9

Who among the following Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb ?

A. Balaji Vishwanath
B. Baji Rao
C. Balaji Baji Rao
D. Madhav Rao I



Question No:10

Ashtapradhana was the official council of—

A. Harihar I
B. Krishnadeva Raya
C. Shivaji
D. Balaji Baji Rao



Question No:11

Assertion(A):Shivaji aimed at established Maratha rule in Delhi.
Reason(R):Shivaji took the leadership of the Maratha resistance against the Mughals.

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:12

In medieval India, during the reign of Shivaji, the role of the official called Chitnis was to—

A. be the in – charge of King’s personal security guard
B. be the in – charge of intelligence / espionage activity
C. be the matter of ceremonies in the royal court
D. be assisting the king with his correspondence



Question No:13

Assertion (A) : The British defeated the Marathas in 1818

Reason (R) : The confederate nature of the Maratha State made the Maratha Sardars almost autonomous.
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:14

The treaty of Bassein (1802) was signed with the British by Peshwa—

A. Madhav Rao
B. Balaji Baji Rao
C. Baji Rao I
D. Baji Rao II



Question No:15

Between whom was the treaty of Purandhar in 1776 made ?

A. English and Nizam of Hyderabad
B. Marathas and Portuguese
C. Marathas and English
D. English and Sultan of Mysore



Question No:16

Who among the following finally removed the Maratha Peshwa from his position,-captured his territories and sent him off to a distant place ?

A. Wellesley
B. Cornwallis
C. Dalhousie
D. Hastings



Question No:17

The third Battle of Panipat was fought between—

A. Hemu and Akbar
B. Humayun and Shershah
C. Maratha and Ahined Shah Abdali
D. Nadir Shah and Mughals



Question No:18

Arrange the following in the correct chronological order—

1. Chhatrapati Sahuji
2. Rajaram
3. Shambhaji
4. Shivaji II
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

Codes :

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



Question No:19

Shivaji defeated the Mughals in the battle of—

A. Purandhar
B. Raigarh
C. Salhar
D. Shivner



Question No:20

Who among the following Maratha women led struggles against of Mughal Empire from 1700 AD onwards ?

A. AhalyaBai
B. Mukta Bai
C. Tara Bai
D. Rukmini Bai