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- Who was the leader of North-West Frontier Province of British India ?
1.Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
3.Subhash Chandra Bose
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) is better remembered in India as Frontier Gandhi, and in Pakistan as Bacha Khan.He was the leader of North-West Frontier Province of British India
- Who is called as Sandrocottus/ Androcottus by Greek Scholars ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Chandragupta Maurya
In Greek and Latin accounts, Chandragupta is known as Sandrokottos and Androcottus
- ‘Akbarnamah’ was written by ……………………………
1.Abdul Rahim Khan
3.Raja Man Singh
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Abul Fazal
The Akbarnama which translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor, commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazal
- Who invented the Sitar ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Amir Khusro
Amir Khusro is credited with fashioning the tabla as a split version of the traditional Indian drum, the pakhawaj.He also credits him with inventing the sitar.
- Who among the following is conferred with the title ‘ Raja’ by Akbar ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Birbal
Birbal’s actual name was Mahesh Das. He was conferred the title of Raja by Akbar.
- Bibi ka Maqbara similar to Taj Mahal was built by
5.Azam ShahAnswer – 5.Azam Shah
The Bibi Ka Maqbara is a maqbara located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was built by Azam Shah, son of Aurangzeb, in 1678 in memory of his mother, Dilras Banu Begum
- Shivaji defeated the Mughal forces in the ………………………… in 1672
1.Battle of Salher
2.Battle of Panipat
3.Battle of Talikota
4.Battle of Karnal
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Battle of Salher
The Battle of Salher was a battle fought between the Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire in 1672 .Shivaji defeated the Mughal forces in the Battle of Salher
- Chauth was ……………… of the land revenue paid to the Marathas
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.One-fourth
Chauth (from Sanskrit meaning one-fourth) was a regular tax or tribute imposed, from early 18th century, by the Maratha Empire in India. It was an annual tax nominally levied at 25% on revenue or produce, hence the name. It was levied on the lands which were under nominal Mughal rule.
- …………………. Started an era in AD 78 which is known as Saka era and is used by Government of India
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Kanishka
Kanishka Started an era in AD 78 which is known as Saka era and is used by Government of India
- Sundarshana lake is constructed by whom ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Chandragupta Maurya
The Sudharshan lake was an artificial reservoir, was built by the Mauryan emperor Chandragupta Maurya for checking floods. Around 150 AD, the lake was repaired by the Shaka ruler Rudradaman I. And, it was again repaired under the Skandgupta’s reign (415 AD- 455AD) by his govemor Parnadatta.