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The East India Company was formed in which year ?

1540
1560
1580
1600

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At which age Akbar ascended the Mughal throne ?

9
13
17
19

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Akbar was thirteen years old when he ascended the Mughal throne in Delhi (February 1556), following the death of his father Humayun.

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Chhatrapati (Emperor) Shivaji Maharaj was born near which city ?

Baramati
Mulshi
Junnar
Purandar

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Shivaji was born in the hill-fort of Shivneri, near the Junnar city in Pune district on 19 February 1630.

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Todar Mal served Akbar as a

Agriculture Minister
Look after Security System
Finance Minister
Prime Minister

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Raja Todar Mal finance minister of Akbar introduced a new system of revenue known as zabt.

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Who is known as Netaji ?

Vallabh Bhai Patel
M. K. Gandhi
Chandra Shekhar Azad
Subhas Chandra Bose

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The first battle of Panipat took place on

1526
1536
1546
1556

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The first battle of Panipat took place in Northern India, and marked the beginning of the Mughal Empire. It was between Ibrahim Lodi and Babur in which Ibrahim Lodi was defeated and killed by Babur.

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Who was the first ruler to carry the title Sultan ?

Mahmud Ghaznawi
Babur
Bahlul Khan Lodi
Sikandar Lodi

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The title carries moral weight and religious authority, in the Qur'an. The first to bear the title of sultan was the Ghazni ruler  Mahmud Ghaznawi (ruled 998 - 1030 CE). Later, "sultan" became the usual title of rulers of Seljuk and Ottoman Turks and Ayyubid and Mamluk rulers in Egypt.

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To which of the following dynasties did Kind Bhoja, a great patron of literature and art, belong?

Utpala
Paramara
Lodi
Mughal

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Who founded the Maurya Empire ?

Chandragupta Maurya
Ashoka
Mahapadma Nanda
Seleucus I

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 The Empire was founded in 322 BC by Chandragupta Maurya, who had overthrown the Nanda Dynasty.

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Ashoka was the Indian emperor of which Dynasty ?

Mongol Dynasty
Nanda Dynasty
Maurya Dynasty
Mughal Dynasty

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