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- Muhammad bin Tughlaq changed his capital to Deogir from ________________
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Delhi
Muhammad bin Tughlaq founded a new city, called Jahanpannah which connected older Delhi with Siri. Later, he ordered that the capital of his Sultanate be moved from Delhi to Deogir in Maharashtra (renaming it to Daulatabad). He ordered a forced mass migration of Delhi’s population.
- Banjaras are a community played an important role in ____________
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Trading
Banjaras played a role in Alaudin khilji ‘ s market reforms. They brought food grains from villages to towns. They were Traders. NCERT mentions Banjaras as who specialized in Caravan Trading. They are special nomadic traders who travel along with bullocks with them. Banjaras are also known for their textile embroidery.
- In India, Zamindari system was introduced by whom ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Lord Cornwallis
Lord Cornwallis introduced a new revenue system under the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793 with a view to stabilize land revenue and create a loyal contented class of Zamindars.
- Who is the founder of The Asiatic Society ?
2.Mihir Kumar Chakrabarti
3.Sir William Jones
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Sir William Jones
The Asiatic Society was founded by civil servant Sir William Jones on 15 January 1784 in a meeting presided over by Sir Robert Chambers, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at the Fort William in Calcutta, then capital of the British Raj, to enhance and further the cause of Oriental research.
- The Jahaaz Mahal/ Ship Palace was built by ___________________
1.Jalal ud din Firuz Khilji
2.Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
4.Sultan Nasiruddin Khusrau Shah
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
Jahaaz Mahal is an elegant two storey ‘Ship Palace’ between two reservoirs, with open pavilion, balconies overhanging the water and a terrace.It is located in Madhya Pradesh. It was built by Sultan Ghiyasuddin Khilji
- ________________ is the first registered trade-union
1.Madras Labour Union
2.Bombay Postal Union
3.All India Trade Union Congress
4.Kolkata Trade Union
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Madras Labour Union
The first clearly registered trade-union is considered to be the Madras Labour Union founded by B.P. Wadia in 1918, while the first trade union federation to be set up was the All India Trade Union Congress in 1920.
- The Hindola Mahal, is a large meeting hall, or durbar. It is located in which city ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Mandu
The Hindola Mahal, is a large meeting hall, or durbar, in the ancient Indian city of Mandu, Madhya Pradesh. Today the Hindola Mahal is a tourist destination in the ruined city.
- Which of the following is based on the principles of Monotheism ?
4.All of these
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Brahmo Samaj
Brahmo Samaj is the societal component of Brahmoism, a monotheistic reformist and renaissance movement of Hindu religion. It is practised today mainly as the Adi Dharm after its eclipse in Bengal consequent to the exit of the Tattwabodini Sabha from its ranks in 1859
- The temple is in the shape of octagon is known as
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Ashtasra
The temple is in the shape of an octagon (ashtasra) and an octagonal ground plan for a temple is rather rare.
Kuta or caturasra – square
Shala or ayatasra – rectangular
Gaja-prishta or vrittayata (elephant backed) –elliptic
Vritta – circular
- Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of which sultan ?
1.Ibrahim Adil Shah
2.Firuz Shah Suri
3.Mohammed Adil Shah
4.Sikandar Adil Shah
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Mohammed Adil Shah
Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul