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Indian History Quiz 28. 03. 2018

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Question 1

By a regulation in 1793, the District Collector was deprived of his judicial powers and made the collecting agent only. What was the reason for such regulation ?

Question 2

Arjuna’s penance and descent of Ganga are associated with which dynasty of rulers –

Question 3

Match List I with List II, and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:

    List I 

Theatre (North India) 

List II

1.       Swang

a. Jammu and Kashmir

2.       Bhand Pather

b. Uttar Pradesh

3.       Nautanki

c. Haryana

4.       Maach

d. Madhya Pradesh



Question 4

With reference to Sufism in Indian history, consider the following statements
1. Sheikh Ahmad contemporary of Ibrahim Lodi.
2. Sheikh Nasiruddin Chiragh-I-Dehlavi was disciple of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya
3. Aurangzeb was a contemporary of Sheikh Salim Chisti.
4. The Qadiri order of Sufis was first introduced in India by Sheikh Niamutullah and Makhdum Muhammad Jilani.
Which of the statements given is/are correct?

Question 5

With reference to the system of ‘Subsidiary Aliances’, consider the following statements.
1) Under this system, the ruler of the allying Indian state was to be provided with the British defence forces only when required.
2) The ruler also sometimes ceded part of his territory instead of paying annual subsidy.
3) The ruler could employ any European in his service at his court.
Choose the incorrect answer

Question 6

Who among the following Europeans, were the last to come to pre-independence India as traders?
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