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1 Consider the following statements :

Assertion (A) : Nanadesis, a great trading corporation claimed to have wandered over different lands.

Reason (R) : We learn from an inscription of Pagan that Nanadesis had founded a Vishnu temple in that distant city of Upper Burma.

In the context of the above two statements, which one 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)
2 Sugandhadevi, who issued coins with the figure of seated Lakshmi, was a queen of
1 Karnataka
2 Saurashtra
3 Gauda
4 Kashmir

Answer: Kashmir
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3 The ruler of Suvarnabhumi, who founded a Buddhist monastery at Nalanda and requested Devapala through his ambassador to grant five villages for its upkeep, was
1 Dharanindra
2 Sangramadhananjaya
3 Balaputradeva
4 Chudamanivarman

Answer: Balaputradeva
4 Firdausi, the author of Shah Namah, was the poet-laureate in the court of
1 Mahmud Ghaznavi
2 Muhammad Ghori
3 Qutbuddin Aibak
4 Iltutmish

Answer: Mahmud Ghaznavi
5 Amuktamalyada of Krishnadeva Rai of Vijayanagar Empire literally means :
1 Garland of gold
2 Garland of silver
3 Garland of pearls
4 Garland of flowers

Answer: Garland of pearls
6 The Qur Khanah means :
1 The imperial armoury
2 The royal stable
3 The royal kitchen
4 The hunting ground

Answer: The imperial armoury
7 Diwan-i-amir-i-Kohi, a separate department to improve cultivation was set up by
1 Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji
2 Alauddin Khilji
3 Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
4 Firoze Shah Tughlaq

Answer: Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
8 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : Measures of expansion and centralization continued under Alauddin Khilji’s successors.

Reason (R) : Bengal was re-annexed (1324) and the area of direct control extended almost to the extreme southern point of Indian peninsula under Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq and Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq.

In the context of the above two statements, which one 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)
9 Select the correct chronological order of succession of the Saiyyid Sultans to the throne of Delhi mentioned below :
1 Khizr Khan – Muhammad Shah – Mubarak Shah – Alauddin Shah
2 Khizr Khan – Mubarak Shah – Muhammad Shah – Alauddin Shah
3 Mubarak Shah – Khizr Khan – Alauddin Shah – Muhammad Shah
4 Alauddin Shah – Muhammad Shah – Khizr Khan – Mubarak Shah

Answer: Khizr Khan – Mubarak Shah – Muhammad Shah – Alauddin Shah
10 Sultan Firoze Shah Tughlaq was supposed to possess 1,80,000 slaves. Out of these how many worked as artisans ?
1 11,000
2 12,000
3 13,000
4 14,000

Answer: 12,000
11 Nānkar was an allowance or perquisite made to
1 Jagirdar
2 Amin
3 Zamindar
4 Patwari

Answer: Zamindar
12 Which of the following statements is not correct concerning Bahlol Lodhi ?
1 He shattered completely the power of the Sharqis of Jaunpur.
2 In his long reign of thirty-eight years, he carried out many experiments in the sphere of civil administration.
3 He continued the administrative institutions of the Delhi Sultanate as he had inherited them from the Saiyyid Sultans.
4 The introduction of the coin Bahloli is considered as an important measure in the numismatic history of Delhi Sultanate.

Answer: In his long reign of thirty-eight years, he carried out many experiments in the sphere of civil administration.
13 Which one of the following is wrongly matched ?
1 Qasba – Small town.
2 Ijara – Land out of cultivation.
3 Shroff – Money changer.
4 Zimmi – Protected non-Muslim.

Answer: Ijara – Land out of cultivation.
14 Which one of the following is wrongly matched ?
1 S. Arasratnam –Maritime India in the Seventeenth Century
2 Om Prakash –The Dutch East India Company and the Economy of Bengal
3 K.N. Chaudhuri – Indian Merchants and Eurasian Trade
4 K.S. Mathew – Portuguese Trade with India in the Sixteenth Century

Answer: K.N. Chaudhuri – Indian Merchants and Eurasian Trade
15 Name Babur’s maternal grandmother, the wife of Yunus Khan Mughal, who after the death of Babur’s father managed everything for her grandson and dealt with conspirators :
1 Qutlugh Nigar Begum
2 Isan Daulat Begum
3 Dildar Begum
4 Mubarika Begum

Answer:Isan Daulat Begum

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