Towns Traders and Artisans Objective Type Questions & Answers

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Towns, Traders and Artisans Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the appropriate option.

(a) Hampi remained the capital for Vijayanagara empire till _______.

i. 1443 CE
ii. 1565 CE
iii. 1336 CE
iv. 1514 CE

(b) Bernier has described ______________ as the ‘Athens of India’.

i. Kolkata
ii. Mumbai
iii. Banaras
iv. Chennai

(c) The incomparable location of _____________ made her to be an important capital to the ages.

i. Delhi
ii. Pushkar
iii. Mathura
iv. Faizabad

(d) Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah founded __________ when Golconda became congested.

i. Hyderabad
ii. Allahabad
iii. Delhi
iv. Patna

Question 2: Fill in the blanks.

(a) Machlipatnam was a flourishing sea port during the time of the Satvahanas.
(b) Hyderabad was a gem cutting and a trading centre for jewels.
(c) Religion was one of the important factors that helped to develop the pilgrimage centres in medieval India.
(d) According to Daurte Barbosa ships from many countries docked at Surat.
(e) Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra river.
(f) Murshidabad is an important centre for different kinds of silk fabrics.
(g) Fatehpur Sikri was founded by Akbar to honour the Sufi saint, Shaikh Salim Chishti.
(h) Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah founded Hyderabad.

Question 3: Match the following.

Column AColumn B
i.   Bidara. Dyeing
ii.  Bayanab. Silk fabrics
iii. Murshidabadc. Textiles
iv. Patand. Indigo
v.  Khairabade. Bidri work
Answer: i-e, ii-d, iii-b, iv-a, v-c

Question 4: Name the following:

(a) Name the European power that successfully established their political and commercial control over India.

Answer: British

(b) Name the town founded by Akbar.

Answer: Fatehpur Sikri

(c) Foreign traveler Bernier described this place as the ‘Athens of India’.

Answer: Banaras

(d) A mechanical device used in the medieval period to lift water from wells or pits.

Answer: Persian Wheel

(e) Center of gem cutting and jewel trading during medieval period.

Answer: Hyderabad

(f) Smallest town in India.

Answer: Qasbas

(g) Port city located on the banks of the Tapti River.

Answer: Surat

(h) Nomad traders.

Answer: Banjaras

(i) Religious center with tombs of holy men and dargahs.

Answer: Ajmer

(j) Textile and prints of Masulipatam.

Answer: Kalamkari

(k) Markets on street.

Answer: Haat

So, these were Towns, Traders and Artisans Objective Type Questions & Answers.