1. In Mughal era Duty of Mir Bakshi was
Charged tax from farmers
(B) Maintaining accounts of income and expenses
(D) Supervisions of land revenue officials
Answer(D) Supervisions of land revenue officials
[UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2004]
2. Who among the following was appointed as a physician in the Mughal service?
[UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008]
3. What was ‘district’ known as during the Mughal administration?
[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2004]
4. Which of the following was the head of the army in Mughal period?
(B) Mir Bakshi
Answer(B) Mir Bakshi
[UPPCS (Pre) 1992]
5. In the Mughal administration ‘Muhtasib’ was
(B) Head of Foreign Affairs
(C) An Officer-in-Charge of public morals
(D) Officer of Correspondence Department
Answer(C) An Officer-in-Charge of public morals
[47th BPSC (Pre) 2005]
6. In medieval India, Mansabdari system was introduced mainly for
Making recruitment to the army
(B) Facilitating revenue collection
(C) Ensuring religious harmony
(D) Effecting clean administration
Answer(D) Effecting clean administration
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7. Which one of the following is not true about the Mughal Mansabdari System?
There were 33 divisions
(B) They got conditional or Mashut rank
(C) Their ‘Sawar’ rank could exceed the ‘Zat’ rank
(D) All civil and military officers were given mansabs
Answer(C) Their ‘Sawar’ rank could exceed the ‘Zat’ rank
[UPPCS (Mains) 2009]
8. What was the principal source of State Income in Mughal India?
(C) Land Revenue
Answer(C) Land Revenue
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9. In Mughal administrative vocabulary ‘Maal’ represents
(D) None of the above
Answer(A) Land Revenue
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10. The Mughal Emperor who prohibited the use of tobacco was
[Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2013]
11. ‘Madad-i-Mash’ indicates in Mughal administration
(B) Revenue freeland granted to learned person
(C) Pension provided to military officials
(D) Cultivation Tax
Answer(B) Revenue freeland granted to learned person
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12. Who among the following rulers issued some coins with figures of Rama and Sita and Devanagari legend ‘Rama-Siya’?
(B) Siddharaja Jayasimha
[UPPCS (Mains) 2011]
13. During the Mughal rule, in complete the copper coin was known as
[UPPCS (Spl) (Pre) 2008]
14. The meaning of word Bantai during Medieval period was
(B) System of calculating revenue
(C) Wealth tax
(D) Property tax
Answer(B) System of calculating revenue
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15. Select the correct option
The Mansabdari system was existing during the Mughal period.
Reason(R): Mansabdars were selected on the basis of qualification.
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
Answer(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
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16. Read the statements 1 and 2 below and choose the correct answer from the codes given below.
Not all the mansabdars were military officers.
2. Those who held high civil posts under the Mughals were also mansabdars and were graded accordingly.
(A) Both 1 and 2 are false
(B) Both 1 and 2 are true
(C) 1 is true, while 2 is false
(D) 1 is false, while 2 is true
Answer(B) Both 1 and 2 are true
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17. Consider the following statements about Mughal Mansabdari and select the correct answer by using code below.
‘Zat’ and ‘Mansab’ designation were granted.
2. Mansabdars were hereditarily officials.
3. There were three classes of Mansabdars.
4. Their salary was paid by Diwan Office.
(A) Four statements are true
(B) Four statements are false
(C) Only 1, 2 and 3 are true
(D) Only 1 and 3 are true
Answer(D) Only 1 and 3 are true
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18. Consider the following statements. Ahadis were those troopers who
offered their services singly
2. did not attach themselves to any chief
3. had the emperor as their immediate colonel
4. attached themselves to Mirzas Of these statements.
(A) 1, 3 and 4 are correct
(B) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(C) 2 and 3 are correct
(D) 1 and 4 are correct
Answer(B) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
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