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February 10, 2017

Indian History Test-11-The Maratha Empire

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1) Shivaji defeated the Mughals in the battle of
2) Who among the Maratha Peshwa followed the ideal of Hindu Pad- Padshahi ?
3) Who was called 'Chanakya of Maratha Politics'?
4) At the time of Aurangazeb's death, the Maratha leadership was in the hands of
5) Who ws the minister concerned with charities and religious affairs in the administration of Shivaji?
6) The Bhakti Saint who influenced Shivaji to fight for political power was
7) In 1674, Shivaji was coronated at a place which became its capital. Identify it
8) The Modi script was employed in the documents of the
9) Who among the following streamlined the Maratha administration after Sambhaji?
10) Who among the following finally removed the Maratha Peshwa from his position, captured his territories and sent him off to a distant place?
11) Arrange the following in the correct chronological order
1.Chhatrapati Sahuji
4.Shivaji II
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
12) Identify the European power from whom Shivaji obtained cannons and ammunitions
13) Who among the following ministers, in the eight member council (Ashtapradhan) of Shivaji, held the charge of finance?
14) The treaty of Bassein (1802) was signed with the British by Peshwa
15) The member of Shivaji's Ashta Pradhana who looked after foreign affairs was
16) Between whom was the treaty of Purandhar in 1776 made?
17) Consider the following statements regarding the defeat of Marathas in the third battle of Panipat
1. Tactical errors by Sadashiv Rao Bhau.
2. Superior generalship of Ahmad Shah.
3. Presence of a large number of non-combatants in the Maratha army.
4. Treachery of a commander, Ibrahim Khan Gardi, of the Maratha army.
Which of these were causes of the defeat of Marathas?
18) The Maratha Saint who exercised a profound influence on the minds of his countrymen and inspired them with ideals of social reform and national regeneration was
19) Who was sent by the ruler of Bijapur to punish Shivaji?
20) Ashtapradhana was the official council of
21) In Shivaji's Council of Ministers the Prime Minister was called
22) Shivaji was succeeded by Sambhaji who gave shelter to a son of Aurangzeb identify him
23) consider the following statements about Shifaji's military acumen
1.He was a master in geurrilla tactics and swift cavalry warfare
2.He had built a series of fortfied strongholds on the table mountains of the Western Deccan
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
24) Which Maratha ruler proclaimed the Saranjami System?
25) Jawli was conquered by shivaji from
26) In medieval India, during the reign of Shivaji, the role of the official called 'Chitnis' was to
27) Who among the following Maratha women led struggles against of Mughal Empire from AD 1700 onwards?
28) Who among the following Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb?
29) Coronation of Shivaji took place in the year

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