India After The Mughals Objective Type Questions & Answers

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In my previous posts, I have shared Objective Type Questions & Answers of Legacy of The Mughals, The Delhi Sultanate and The Era of Regional Kingdoms so, you can check these posts as well.

India After The Mughals Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option.

(a) Repeated invasions of ___________ in 1748 CE to 1761 CE weakened the Mughal Empire considerably.

i. Nadir Sha
ii. Ahmad Shah Abdali
iii. Shivaji
iv. Balaji Vishwanath

(b) Rohsan Akhtar (son of Jahan Shah) ascended the throne as ___________.

i. Muhammad Shah
ii. Ahmad Shah
iii. Bahadur Shah
iv. Muhammad Azam

(c) The rise of Sikhs as a separate religious entity began with ___________.

i. Guru Nanak
ii. Guru Teg Bahadur
iii. Guru Gobind Singh
iv. Banda Bahadur

(d) The Rohilas founded the state of _______________.

i. Bundelkhand
ii. Rohilkhand
iii. Marwar
iv. Amber

(e) ____________ became the capital of Maratha kingdom.

i. Satara
ii. Awadh
iii. Pune
iv. Hyderabad

(f) Which Sikh leader transformed the Sikhs into a warrior community?

i. Banda Bahadur
ii. Guru Gobind Singh
iii. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
iv. Guru Teg Bahadur

Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

(a) After the death of Alivardi Khan, Siraj-ud-daulah became the Nawab of Bengal.
(b) The Jat kingdom reached its zenith under Suraj Mal.
(c) The office of Peshwa became hereditary in the family of Balaji Vishwanath.
(d) Raja Ajit Singh of Marwar functioned as the governor of Ajmer and Gujarat.
(e) Farrukhsiyar owed his success to the two Sayyid brothers.

Question 3: Match the columns

Column AColumn B
i.   Peshwaa. Chief Justice
ii.  Nyayadhishb. Home Secretary
iii. Senapatic. Foreign Secretary
iv. Sumantd. Prime Minister
v.  Sachivae. Commander-in-Chief
Answer: i-d, ii-a, iii-e, iv-c, v-b

India After The Mughals Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 4: Answer the following in one sentence:

(a) Who succeeded the Maratha kingdom after the death of Shivaji?

Answer: Sambhaji the Maratha kingdom after the death of Shivaji.

(b) Which battle hastened the disintegration of the Mughal Empire?

Answer: The Battle of Buxar hastened the disintegration of the Mughal Empire.

(c) Which powerful kingdom had to suffer humiliating defeat in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761CE?

Answer: The Maratha kingdom had to suffer humiliating defeat in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761CE.

(d) Who plundered the city of Delhi in 1739CE?

Answer: Nadir Shah plundered the city of Delhi in 1739 CE.

Question 5: Name the following:

(a) Capital established by Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Lahore
(b) Council of eight ministers in the Maratha kingdom – Ashtapradhan
(c) Region that controlled the Ganga plain – Awadh
(d) Succeeded Aurangzeb – Bahadurshah
(e) Tenth Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singh
(f) Sikh leader executed at Delhi in 1716 CE – Banda Bahadur
(g) Plundered Delhi in 1739 CE – Nadir Shah

Question 6: Write true or false:

(a) Peshwa was the finance minister in the Maratha administration – False
(b) Guru Teg Bahadur established Khalsa or the brotherhood of the Sikhs – False
(c) Nadir Shah of Delhi plundered the city of Delhi – True
(d) The Maratha campaigns into Rajasthan led the decline of the Rajputs – True
(e) Badan Singh was a Sikh ruler – False

Question 7: Name the following:

(a) He was the foreign secretary of the Maratha administration – Sumant
(b) Maratha Kingdom was divided into – Provinces or Prants
(c) Last Mughal emperor – Bahadur Shah Zafar
(d) First Peshwa of the Marathas – Balaji Vishwanath
(e) Taxes collected by the Marathas from the entire Deccan region – Chauth and Sardeshmukhi

So, these were India After The Mughals Objective Type Questions & Answers.

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