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56 The most prominent of the various industries that flourished during the Mughal period was that of:
A Glass
B Leather
C Cotton textiles
D Ship building

Answer: Option [C]

The most prominent of the various industries that flourished during the Mughal period was that of cotton textiles. Textiles of India flourished under the Mughal Empire. Textiles became the largest manufacturing industry then.

57 Which one of the following saints’ name is associated with Shivaji ?
A Ram Das
B Tukaram
C Ramanand
D Chaitanya

Answer: Option [A]

Ramdas was the religious guru of Shivaji. He was a devotee of Hanuman and Rama. He is also known as Sant Ramdas or Ramdas Swami. He was a contemporary of the Maratha rulers Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj. He was an Indian Hindu saint, philosopher, poet, writer and spiritual master.

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58 Which queen enjoyed political power along with her husband ?
A Razia sultan
B Mumtaz Mahal
C Alam Ara
D Nur Jahan

Answer: Option [D]

Nur Jahan enjoyed political power along with her husband. Nur Jahan was the only Mughal empress who had coins minted with her name on them. She also saved her husband Jehangir from the clutches of rebel leader Mabahat Khan.

59 Who translated Ramayana into Persian ?
A Badauni
B Isar Das
C Abul Fazi
D Abdul Latif

Answer: Option [C]

In 1574 Akbar started a Maktab Khana or a house of translation works in Fatehpur Sikri. He endorsed the work to a few officials to make translations of the Sanskrit books Rajatarangini, Ramayana and Mahabharata into the Persian language. In that officials, Abul Fazi translated Ramayana into Persian.

60 Which one of the following territories was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar ?
A Kashmir
B Kabul
C Bijapur
D Khandesh

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Bijapur. Bijapur was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar

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