Rise of Marathas

1. After the death of Rajaram in 1700 A.D., Marathas continued the war against the Mughals under his brave wife
(A) Tarabai
(B) Lakshmibai
(C) Ramabi
(D) Jijabai
Ans. (A)

2. Identify the European power from whom Shivaji obtained cannons and ammunition:
(A) The French
(B) The Portuguese
(C) The Dutch
(D) The English
Ans. (B)

3. Shivaji ceded the forts to the Mughals by the treaty of –
(A) Chittor
(B) Pune
(C) Purandar
(D) Torna
Ans. (C)

4. Which among the following was the capital of Shivaji?
(A) Poona
(B) Raigarh
(C) Singhgarh
(D) Panhala
Ans. (B)

5. ‘Chauth’ was-
(A) A religious tax imposed by Aurangzeb
(B) Toll tax imposed by Shivaji
(C) Irrigation tax charged by Akbar
(D) Land tax levied by Shivaji on neighbouring States
Ans. (D)

6. Under the administration of Shivaji, “Peshwa” was referred to as-
(A) Minister of Religious Affairs
(B) Minister of Defence
(C) Chief Minister
(D) Minister of Justice
Ans. (C)

7. The guerilla warfare was pioneered by-
(A) Aurangzeb
(B) Akbar
(C) Shivaji
(D) Balaji Rao
Ans. (C)

8. The most powerful Peshwa was-
(A) Balaji Baji Rao
(B) Baji Rao – I
(C) Madhava Rao
(D) Balaji Vishwanath
Ans. (B)

9. How many times Shivaji plundered Surat?
(A) Four Times
(B) Once
(C) Thrice
(D) Twice
Ans. (D)

10. In which year, Shivaji was crowned as the Chhatrapati?
(A) 1608 (B) 1646
(C) 1674 (D) 1710
Ans. (C)

11. Bajirao I (1720–1740 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty?
(A) Nanda
(B) Peshwas
(C) Haryanka
(D) Maurya
Ans. (B)

12. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (1674–1680 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty?
(A) Nanda
(B) Haryanka
(C) Maurya
(D) Maratha
Ans. (D)

13. Baji Rao II (1796-1818 A.D.) Was the ruler of which dynasty?
(A) Nanda
(B) Haryanka
(C) Maurya
(D) Peshwas
Ans. (D)

14. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station was designed by
(A) Frederick William Stevens
(B) Santiago Calatrava
(C) Fazlur Rahman Khan
(D) Frei Otto
Ans. (A)

15. Chhatrapati Sambhaji (1680–1688 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty?
(A) Maratha
(B) Nanda
(C) Haryanka
(D) Maurya
Ans. (A)

Leave a Comment