Maharashtra State MCQ

Collection of questions and solved exam papers from different exams like Maharashtra PSC, Panchayat, Maharashtra SET, Tax, Revenue etc. Helps in preparation of state level exams.

Q46. What was the Mokasa system in the administration of Shivaji
(A) After conquest the division of the looted property
(B) To give Jagirs to officers
(C) To divide the armi on decimal pattern
(D) None of these

Q47. Who founded "Arya Mahila Samaj" in Pune
(A) Savitribai Phule
(B) Pandita Ramabai
(C) Iravati Karve
(D) Anutai Wagh

Q48. Pandita Ramabai opened Sharada Sadan school for widows in the year
(A) 1889
(B) 1896
(C) 1901
(D) 1906

Q49. Who amongst the following is also known as "Rashtrasant"
(A) Namdev
(B) Tukaram
(C) Baba Amte
(D) Tukadoji Maharaj

Q50. In which district of Maharashtra the first co-operative sugar factory was established
(A) Kolhapur
(B) Sangli
(C) Ahmednagar
(D) Pune

Q51. Marathi Language Day is celebrated on birth anniversary of
(A) Shahir Vitthal Umap
(B) Kavishreshtha Kusumagraj
(C) Govindagraj
(D) Vinda Karandikar

Q52. Marathi Language Day is celebrated on
(A) 15th February
(B) 22nd February
(C) 27th February
(D) 4th March

Q53. Who is also known as the "the second founder of the Maratha State."
(A) Balaji Vishwanath
(B) Baji Rao I
(C) Sambhaji
(D) Chhatrapati Shahu

Q54. Around which year was Haji Ali Dargah of Mumbai first constructed
(A) 1431 A.D.
(B) 1452 A.D.
(C) 1457 A.D.
(D) 1462 A.D.

Q55. Who established the first cotton mill in Bombay
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji
(B) Jamshedji Tata
(C) Cowasjee Nanabhoy
(D) Mafatlal

Q56. In which year the first cotton mill "Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company" was established in Bombay
(A) 1854
(B) 1858
(C) 1860
(D) 1865

Q57. Name the Peshwa who was the founder of the Peshwa Dynasty
(a) Balaji Vishwanath
(b) Baji Rao
(c) Balaji Baji Rao
(d) Shambhaji

Q58. Who was the first peshwa of the Maratha Empire
(a) Balaji Vishwanath
(b) Madhav-Rao I
(c) Moropant Trimbak Pingle
(d) Raghunath-Rao

Q59. The salient terms of the Treaty of Salbai concluded in 1782 AD between Poona Darbar and the English was that
(a) Salsette was given to Britain
(b) the English gave up the support of Raghunath Rao
(c) Scindia regained his territory in the west of Yamuna river
(d) All of the above

Q60. The Maratha King became a nonentity and the Peshwa the virtual ruler from the time of
(a) Balaji Vishwanath
(b) Baji Rao I
(c) Balaji Rao
(d) Madnav Rao I

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