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61 During the reign of Akbar, revenue system was in the hands of
1 Todar Mal
2 Abdul Hamid Lahori
3 Tansen
4 Birbal

Answer:Todar Mal
62 The Finance Minister(or, auditor who checked public income and expenditure) under Shivaji was called as
1 Amatya
2 Samanta
3 Mantri
4 Pandit Rao

Answer:Amatya
63 Which Mughal ruler built a new city at Delhi, called Din Panah?
1 Babur
2 Humayun
3 Shah Jahan
4 Aurangzeb

Answer: Humayun
64 The ‘dagh’ system was
1 A fixed standerd of weights and measures
2 Tolls on trade
3 Minting of a uniform standerd of gold, silver and copper in place of debased coins of mixed metal
4 None of the above

Answer:Branding of horses with the imperial sign so that horses of inferior quality may not be substituted
65 Akbar instituted a new system called the ‘Dahsala’. It was
1 An organization of local government
2 An organization of his army on a decimal basis
3 A ten-year settlement of revenue
4 A system under which the average produce of different crops as well as the average prices prevailing over the last ten years were calculated

Answer: A system under which the average produce of different crops as well as the average prices prevailing over the last ten years were calculated
66 On which wall of the following buildings, the Persian couplet, ‘If there is a paradise on earth,it is this,it is this’ is inscribed?
1 Diwan-i-Khas
2 Tajmahal
3 Diwan-i-Am
4 None of the above

Answer: Diwan-i-Khas
67 Tulsidas wrote Ramcharitamanasa during the reign of
1 Akbar
2 Jahangir
3 Sher Shah
4 Aurangzeb

Answer: Akbar
68 Which of the following is the autobiography of Babur?
1 Babur-i-Jurk
2 Tuzuk-i-Baburi
3 Baburi I Tuzuk
4 None of above

Answer:Tuzuk-i-Baburi
69 Persian prose and poetry reached a climax under Akbar’s reign. The translation of Mahabharata was carried out under the supervision of
1 Abul Fazi
2 Utbi
3 Naziri
4 Faizi

Answer: Faizi
70 There was a long-drawn war between the Maghals and the Ahoms during the reign of
1 Shah Jahan
2 Akbar
3 Jahangir
4 Aurangzeb

Answer: Aurangzeb
71 Shah Alam II was succeeded by
1 Bahadur Shah I
2 Bahadur Shah II
3 Akbar II
4 Ahmad Shah

Answer: Akbar II
72 The settlement of the French in Bengal was at
1 Hugli
2 Chandernagore
3 Balasore
4 Murshidabad

Answer: Chandernagore
73 English was introduced as a medium of higher education during colonial rule on the advice of
1 Babington Macaulay
2 Charles Metcalfe
3 Raja Rammohan Roy
4 Dayananda Saraswati

Answer: Babington Macaulay
74 The English East India Company was originally known as
1 The Company of Merchants of London Trading in the East Indies
2 The Company of Merchants in the East Indies
3 The Company of London Trade
4 None of the above

Answer: The Company of Merchants of London Trading in the East Indies
75 Who among the following laid the foundation of thePortuguese empire in India?
1 Vasco da Gama
2 Bartholomew Dias
3 Affonso de Albuquerque
4 None of the above

Answer: Affonso de Albuquerque