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1 Which of the following statements are correct ?

(a) Vallabhacharya propagated pushtimarga.

(b) Kabir owed allegiance to pushtimarga.

(c) Pushtimarga obtained some popularity in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

(d) The Radha Vallabhis assigned to Radha the more crucial position in the Duality of Divine.

Select your answer from the code given below :

Codes :
1 (a), (b), (c) and (d)
2 (b), (c) and (d)
3 (a), (b) and (c)
4 (a), (c) and (d)

Answer: (a), (c) and (d)
2 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : In spite of his admiration for Indian craftsmen, Babur was concerned that the overall design of his structures in India should be modelled on Khurasani, that is Timurid examples.

Reason (R) : Two artisans from central Asia came to work for Babur in India. One was Mir Mirak Ghiyas, second was Ustad Shah Muhammad.

In the context of the above statements which of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
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3 Which of the following rulers made a rule that ‘Whoever came to the sarai was to be served with food out of government money according to one’s rank and his pony was given grain and drink’ :
1 Alauddin Khalji
2 Shershah Suri
3 Akbar
4 Jahangir

Answer: Shershah Suri
4 ‘After some time another girl was born to Bibi Daulat Shad, and he (the Emperor) named her Aram Banu Begum … My father was very fond of her, so much so that he treated her acts of rudeness as within bounds of good manners. … And repeatedly addressed me, and said : ‘Baba ! for my sake be as kind, after me, as I am to this younger sister, who in the Hindi phrase is ladla (spoilt child), Bear her presumptions, and pass over her impoliteness and impudences.’
Read the above statement and identify the father-son between whom the conversation took place :
1 Babur-Humayun
2 Akbar-Salim
3 Shahjahan-Dara Shukoh
4 Aurangzeb-Muhammad Muazzam

Answer:Akbar-Salim
5 Which of the following are not correct ?

(a) Raja Man Singh of Amber built fort-palace complex Mān Mandir at Gwalior.

(b) In 1295-98, the ruler of Arakan carried out extensive repairs of the Mahabodhi temple, at Bodh Gaya.

(c) The Gujarat style of architecture exercised considerable influence on Mughal architecture and stone work.

(d) Kashmir totally adopted the Mughal style of architecture.

Select your answer from the code given below :

Code :
1 (a), (b) and (c)
2 (b) and (c)
3 (a) and (d)
4 (c) and (d)

Answer: (b) and (c)
6 Which one of the following statements is not true about Chishti sufi Shaikh Bahauddin of Barnawa ?
1 Tansen is said to have performed before the Shaikh
2 Shaikh criticised Raja Man Singh’s invention of dhrupad as a disservice to the classical forms of music and was designed to cheapen the art
3 Shaikh invented a musical instrument called ‘Sazkhyal’
4 The pen shaped ‘sazkhyal’ is popularly known as ‘zangula’

Answer: The pen shaped ‘sazkhyal’ is popularly known as ‘zangula’
7 Which of the following statements are not correct. Choose your answer from the code given below :

(a) Jahangir established a tradition that the Rana of Mewar would be exempted from personal attendance at the Mughal court.

(b) Both in the case of Kashmir and Sind, Akbar continued to insist on personal submission.

(c) From 1585 to 1597, Akbar personally took part in expeditions against Rana Pratap of Mewar.

(d) An expedition was sent by Akbar against Duda, the son of Surjan Hada, who was the ruler of Bundi. In this battle Duda was killed and Bundi came under direct control of the Mughals.

Codes :
1 (a) & (b)
2 (a) & (d)
3 (b) & (c)
4 (c) & (d)

Answer: (c) & (d)
8 Which of the following are correct ?

(a) Rupa Bhawani of Kashmir composed devotional verses in the Bhakti tradition.

(b) The compilation of Adi Granth (1603-04) was done by Guru Arjan.

(c) Sachal (eighteenth century) composed in Sindhi lyrical Kafis (poems) showing version of the romance of Heer and Ranjha.

(d) Bhālan (died 1554), a Gujarati writer, translated Bana’s Kadambari.

1 (b), (c) and (d)
2 (c) and (d)
3 (a), (c) and (d)
4 (a), (b) and (d)

Answer: (a), (b) and (d)
9 Which of the following are not correct ?

(a) Tulsidas was a firm believer in the dharmashasātra.

(b) The devotees of Shankardeva followed the caste rituals and did image worship.

(c) The Sahajiya sect (eighteenth century) introduced Shaktik and tantrik practices.

Select your answer from the code given below :

1 (a), (b), and (c)
2 (a) and (b)
3 (b) and (c)
4 (a) and (c)

Answer: (b) and (c)
10 Which of the following statements on Shivaji is/are correct ?

(a) Shivaji assumed the title of Haindava-dharmoddharak at the time of his coronation.

(b) Moray deshmukhs of Javli were the first to rally to Shivaji’s side.

(c) Shivaji did not trust bigger deshmukhs and his actions were divided against bigger deshmukhs.

1 (a) only
2 (b) only
3 (a) and (c)
4 (b) and (c)

Answer: (a) and (c)
11 Given below are two statements one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : The miniature painting which was patronized and promoted by the Mughal emperors was a branch of Persian painting.

Reason (R) : Unlike Persian painting, Mughal painting was essentially secular, being intended not for the devout, but for the cultural.

In the context of the above two statements which of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
2 Both (A) and (R) true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
12 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R).

Assertion (A) : Dadni became widespread after the coming of European companies in India.

Reason (R) : Dadni was used by European companies as a way of binding up producers in the face of competition from other companies and Indian Merchants.

In the context of the above two statements which of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
13 On dressing of a noble named Marhmat Khān, which of the following emperors disapproved it by ordering him to cut the garment short of few inches from the bottom according to court etiquette, and announced, ‘Men should wear simple, white clothes; it is women who should decorate themselves’:
1 Humayun.
2 Shahjahan.
3 Aurangzeb.
4 Bahadur Shah I.

Answer: Aurangzeb.
14 Chronologically arrange the following social legislations and select the correct answer code :

(a) Regulation XVII which declared Sati to be illegal in Bengal Presidency.

(b) Regulation III which declared infanticide to be murder.

(c) Hindu widow’s Remarriage Act XVI.

(d) India Act V which made slavery illegal.

Code :
1 (a), (b), (c), (d)
2 (b), (a), (d), (c)
3 (d), (c), (b), (a)
4 (c), (b), (d), (a)

Answer: (b), (a), (d), (c)
15 From among the following statements which are not correct regarding Pandita Ramabai, answer with the help of the codes given below :

(a) She was well versed in the Shastras.

(b) She was not married to a man from lower caste.

(c) She was converted to Christianity.

(d) She went to America to study Medicine and England to raise money for a Widow’s home in Bombay.

Code :
1 (a) and (b)
2 (c) and (d)
3 (b) and (d)
4 (a) and (c)

Answer:(b) and (d)

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