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Mughal Empire - General Knowledge | Questions for Competitive Exam

21 Which of the following is built by Akbar?
A Red Fort
B Fort of Daulatabad
C Agra Fort
D Fort of Ahmednagar

Answer: Option [C]

Agra fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India also known as red fort. It was built during 1565-1573 for Mughal Emperor Akbar.

22 Humayun received the Kohinoor diamond from :
A Shershah Suri
B the ruler of Gwalior
C the ruler of Jodhpur
D the ruler of Bikaner

Answer: Option [B]

The Kohinoor was given to Humayun by the family of the Raja of Gwalior, whom he had given protection. Humayun later gave the diamond to Shah Tahmasp of Persia. The Shah sent it as a present to Nizam Shah in the Deccan.

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23 The medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America is:
A Amir Khusrau
B Raskhan
C Abul Fazl
D Malik Muhammad Jayasi

Answer: Option [C]

Shaikh Abu al-Fazal ibn Mubarak also known as Abu'l-Fadl 'Allami was the Grand vizier of the Mughal emperor Akbar, and author of the Akbarnama, the official history of Akbar's reign in three volumes, and a Persian translation of the Bible.

24 The head of the military department under the recognized central machinery of administration during Akbar’s reign was:
A Mir Bakshi
B Diwan
C Mir Saman
D Bakshi

Answer: Option [A]

The head of the military department under the reorganized central machinery of administration during Akbar's reign was Mir Bakshi.

25 Ibadat Khana, where learned men of all religions discussed religious issues during the time of Akbar, is a famous structure in:
A The Red fort of Delhi
B Fatehpur Sikri
C the Agra fort
D Sikandara

Answer: Option [B]

In his eagerness to learn about different religions, Akbar built hall of prayer at Fatehpur sikri in 1575 known as the Ibadat Khana. At this place, he invited selected mystics, intellectuals and theologians, and held discussions on religious and spiritual themes.

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