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71 Nishat Bagh Mughal Garden was built by:
A Sher Shah
B Asif Khan
C Shahjahan
D Babar

Answer: Option [B]

Nishat Bagh Mughal Garden was built by Asif Khan. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan. An interesting anecdote of jealousy of the Emperor Shah Jahan on beholding such a delightful garden, which almost shutdown the garden for some time, is narrated.

72 Which Sikh Guru called himself the ‘Sachcha Badshah’ ?
A Guru Hargovind
B Guru Arjun Dev
C Guru Tegh Bahadur
D Guru Gobind Singh

Answer: Option [A]

Sikhism is the fifth-largest religion in the world. It promotes the idea of equality, brotherhood, devotion and love. Guru Hargobind, revered as the sixth Nanak, was the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He had become Guru at the young age of eleven, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir. He began Sachcha Badshah.



73 The first architectural achievement of Jahangir’s reign in India was the construction of his father’s mausoleum. Where was it built ?
A Shikohabad
B Surat
C Sikandara
D Lahor

Answer: Option [C]

This mausoleum is situated on the out skirts of the Agra City. It houses the mortal remains of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, who, during his lifetime itself had completed the tomb and laid out a beautiful garden. However, the topmost portion of mausoleum in marble was constructed by his son, Jahangir.

74 ‘Bibi ka Maqbara’ is the tomb of:
A Mumtaz Mahal
B Nurjahan
C Humayun’s Sister
D Aurangzeb’s wife

Answer: Option [D]

‘Bibi ka Maqbara’ is the tomb of Aurangzeb’s wife. Situated about 3 km from the city is Bibi Ka Maqbara, the burial place of Aurangzeb's wife, Rabia-ud-Durrani. It is an imitation of the Taj at Agra, and, due to its similar design, it is popularly known as the Mini Taj of the Deccan.

75 Who among the following was the first Mughal emperor to allow British to establish trade links with India ?
A Shahjahan
B Jahangir
C Aurangzeb
D Humayun

Answer: Option [B]

Jahangir was the first Mughal emperor to allow British to establish trade links with India.

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