The Mughals-History

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1. Babar came to India originally from :

2. Babar laid the foundation of Mughal empire in 1526 by defeating :

3. When Akbar was young, his guardian was :

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

5. The court language of Mughals was :

6. Who among the following Mughal rulers introduced Rajput patrons in the administration of his empire?

7. Akbar founded the Din-i-Ilahi primarily to :

8. Din-i-Ilahi was accepted by :

9. Where did Babar die?

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

11. Which of the following was built by Akbar?

12. Humayun received the Kohinoor diamond from :

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

14. Which of the following are true about the Manasabdari system?
I. It meant that organisation of civil and military services of the state on the basis of gradation of ranks
II. The word 'mansab' is derived from the Arabic word meaning "fixing the place"
III. Mansab in the Mughal administration fixed the rank, dignity and office of the public servant

15. Which of the following were the features of the Mansabdari system introduced by the Mughals?
1. Periodic inspection of artillery
2. Branding horses
3. Lack of distinction between civil and military departments

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

17. The word Mansab stood for :

18. Sher Shah is well known for his administrative skill, especially his :

19. Sher Shah died while fighting in :

20. Hindustan is a country of few charms. Its people have no good looks..'
Which Mughal king had recorded this in his memoirs?

21. The first Indian ruler to organise Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state was :

22. About whom it was said 'He was a fortunate soldier but not an able Empire builder"?

23. Akbar founded his own religion known as 'Din-i-Ilahi' which means :

24. Ain-i-Akbari gives information about

25. Tulsidas was a contemporary of :

26. The mausoleum of sher shah is at :

27. Buland Darwaza is situated in :

28. The tome of Babar is at :

29. Sher Shah's real name was :

30. Which Mughal emperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar ?

31. The 'Jaziya' was abolished by :

32. Who among the following Mughal rulers was Ignorant of the art reading and writing ?

33. The East India Company was founder in London during the reign of :

34. Which of the following Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar ?

35. Which of the following is wrongly matched with his contemporary Mughal king?

36. The capital of the Mughal Empire was shifter from Agra to Delhi by :

37. The king generally considered to be the greatest ruler of Kashmir in the 15th century was :

38. Who among the following was regarded as 'Zinda pir' ?

39. Bernier visited India during the reign of :

40. Which queen enjoyed political power along with her husband ?