1. In the context of state and administration in the Delhi Sultanate, the term ‘muqti’ means ?

a head of Gram Panchayat

the holder of a land assignment called ‘iqta’

the head of a village community

a district level judicial official

Answer: the holder of a land assignment called ‘iqta’


A dministration and Consolidation under the Khaljis and the Tughlaqs.. ... The Khaljis and the Tughlaqs appointed local commanders called ' iqtadar' or' muqti', and the lands given to them to manage were called 'iqtas'. The ' iqtadars' led military campaigns, maintained law and order, collected taxes, and paid their soldiers.

2. Which of the following is an INCORRECT sequence of Mughal-rulers ?

Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb

Akbar, Shah Jahan, Jahangir

Babur, Humayun, Akbar

Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan

Answer: Akbar, Shah Jahan, Jahangir


Correct order of Mughals Rulers are as follows Babar, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangeb So option B is wrong

3. The Drishyakala-Exhibition held at the Red Fort showcased art works from __________ till India’ s independence ?

11th century

12th century

16th century

10th century

Answer: 16th century


The Drishyakala- Exhibition on Indian Art showcases artwork from 16th century till India's independence. It has paintings by Amrita Shergil and Raja Ravi Varma on display. Titled Drishyakala, the exhibition, mounted on the walls of a newly-restored former British barracks inside the Red Fort, tells the tale of a rich and diverse land and its people passing through colonial rule.

4. The city of victory, Fatehpur Sikri in_____was built during the glorious reign of the Mughals ?





Answer: Agra


The city of victory, Fatehpur Sikri in Agra was built during the glorious reign of the Mughals. Fatehpur Sikri is a small city in northern India, just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque.

5. Who among the following was popularly known as the parrot of India ?


Ibn Battuta

Amir Khosrow

Ziauddin Barani

Answer: Amir Khosrow


Amir Khusro, the Parrot of India. Amir Khusro is often considered the first Urdu poet. He lived from 1263 to 1325 CE and was a Sufi poet, musician, and scholar and worked in the royal courts of various kings and sultans. He was also called 'Tut-e-Hind'.

6. Who was the Mughal Emperor at the time of Battle of Plassey ?

Alamgir II

Siraj- Ud- Daulah

Mir Qasim

Shah Alam II

Answer: Alamgir II


Aziz-ud-din Alamgir II was the Mughal Emperor at the time of Battle of Plassey.

7. Who introduced ‘Charbagh’ style of architecture in India ?





Answer: Mughals


Charbagh: Char represents four whereas bagh represents garden. This concept was introduced to India by the Mughal king “Babur" who is the founder of mughal dynasty in India.

8. The period between ______ in India’s history is known as the Delhi Sultanate period. ?

1206 A.D. and 1526 A.D.

1456 A.D. and 1675 A.D.

745 A.D. and 1245 A.D.

1105 A.D. and 1445 A.D.

Answer: 1206 A.D. and 1526 A.D.


The period between 1206 A.D. and 1526 A.D. in India's history is known as the Delhi Sultanate period. During this period of over three hundred years, five dynasties ruled in Delhi : 1.Mamluk (Slave) dynasty 2.Khaljis dynasty 3.Tughlaq dynasty 4.Sayyid dynasty 5.Lodi dynasty

9. The Mahabharata translated from Sanskrit to Persian in the Mughal period is known as _____ ?





Answer: Razmnama


In the 1580s, Emperor Akbar ordered the translation of the Sanskrit Mahabharata into Persian. The newly minted Mughal epic, called the Razmnama (Book of War), would prove a seminal work in imperial circles for decades.

10. A pillar containing inscriptions from three different periods,i.e. The Mauryan Period, Gupta period and Mughal period , is located at ?

Lauriya Nandangarh


Allahabad (Prayagraj)


Answer: Allahabad


A pillar containing inscriptions from three different periods, is located at Allahabad pillar. It contains information that praises the Samudragupta from Gupta dynasty, Ashoka from the Mauryan Dynasty and mughal emperor jahangir.

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