PSC Exam GK History Questions

Q76. The European painting was introduced at the Mughal court by the
(a) Portuguese
(b) Dutch
(c) English
(d) French

Q77. Which Mughal ruler introduced the fashion of men wearing costly jewels in their ears
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Bahadur Shah Zafar

Q78. The corps of royal bodyguards during the Mughal period was called
(a) Walashahis
(b) Ahadis
(c) Piyadgan
(d) Banduqchi

Q79. The principal arm of the Mughal army was
(a) Cannon contingent
(b) Cavalry
(c) Naval ships
(d) Elephant contingent

Q80. Which Lodi Sultan shifted its capital from Delhi to Agra
(a) Bahlul Lodi
(b) Sikandar Lodi
(c) Ibrahim Lodi
(d) None of the above

Q81. During Akbar's time who was considered the head of the nobility
(a) Mir Bakhshi
(b) Diwan
(c) Wazir
(d) Qazi

Q82. Small tracts of land given to scholars and religious persons etc. for maintenance during the medieval period were known as
(a) Khalisa
(b) Zabti
(c) Madad-i mash
(d) Ijara

Q83. Which position did Balban hold under Nasiruddin Mahmud
(a) Diwan
(b) Wazir
(c) Wali
(d) Naib

Q84. Manigraman and Nandesi in early medieval India represented
(a) Land grants given to Brahmans
(b) The share of King in the produce of the soil
(c) Merchant guilds
(d) Army cantonments

Q85. Malik Kafur's first campaign in South India was against
(a) Kancheepuram
(b) Thanjavur
(c) Warangal
(d) Udupi

Q86. Diwan-i-arz in Delhi Sultanate was
(a) Military Department
(b) Revenue Department
(c) Cloth Market
(d) Grain Market

Q87. The headless statue of Kanishka has been found from
(a) Takshshila
(b) Multan
(c) Mathura
(d) Sanchi

Q88. Total number of caves in Ajanta Caves are
(a) 23
(b) 25
(c) 29
(d) 32

Q89. Which one of the following was an important stronghold of Shvetambara Jainism
(a) Mathura
(b) Peshawar
(c) Varanasi
(d) Sarnath

Q90. Harisena, the composer of Prayag Prashasti was a poet in the court of
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta II
(d) Vishnu Gupta

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