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Study-Plan UPSC History Mini-mock 2

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Question 1

Match the following.

Question 2

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

1) Ghatika: Ancient centre of learning
2) Devaram: Composed by Nayanars
3) Nalayradivyaprabandam: Composed by Alwars
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Question 3

With reference to the Pallava architechture, consider the following statements:
I. They introduced the rock-cut temples.
II. The second stage of Pallava architecture is represented by the monolithic rathas and Mandapas.
III. They introduced the structural temples.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

Question 4

Match the following.

Question 5

With reference to the Delhi Sultanate, choose the incorrect pair.
I. iqta land – land assigned or granted to religious leaders or religious institutions.
II. khalisa land – land under the direct control of the Sultan and the revenues collected were spent for the maintenance of royal court and royal household.
III. inam land– lands assigned to officials instead of payment for their services.

Question 6

Match the following Philosophers (List I) with their related Doctrine (List II):

Question 7

Given below are the foreign travelers who visited and left a valuable account of the Vijayanagar Empire, choose the incorrect answer.

Question 8

With reference to the Mughal Empire, consider the following statements.
I. Babur wrote his memoirs, Tuzuk-i-Baburi in Persian language.
II. Sher Shah introduced new silver coins called “Dam”.
III. Akbar introduced the Mansabdari system in his administration.
Choose the correct statement(s).

Question 9

Consider the following statements:
Assertion(A): Aurangzeb abolished jiziya but reimposed pilgrim tax.
Reason(R): Aurangazeb was a staunch and orthodox Muslim in his personal life.
A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of

Question 10

With reference to the Marathas, consider the following statements.
I. Shivaji introduced Kathi as a unit of measurement for the assessment of land revenue.
II. Shivaji appointed a master of ceremonies, called Amatya.
III. Shivaji appointed Waqenavis, who looked after the department of Intelligence, posts and household affairs.
Choose the incorrect statement(s).
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