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IAS Previous Year Medieval History Questions | Lecture 7 | India in Late 18th Century

Q.1) Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: (1998)


(a)3 4 2 1

(b)5 4 3 2

(c)5 2 1 4

(d)1 5 3 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements: (2004)

1.In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Ibrahim Lodi

2.Tipu Sultan was killed in the Third Anglo-Mysore War

3.Mir Jafar entered in a conspiracy with the English for the defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah in the Battle of Plassey

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1, 2 and 3

(b)3 only

(c)2 and 3


Q.3) What was the immediate reason for Ahmad Shah Abdali to invade India and fight the Third Battle of Panipat? (2010)

(a)He wanted to avenge the expulsion by Marathas of his viceroy Timur Shah from Lahore

(b)The frustrated governor of Jullundhar Adina Beg Khan invited him to invade Punjab

(c)He wanted to punish Mughal administration for non-payment of the revenues of the Chahar Mahal ( Gujarat, Aurangabad, Sialkot and Pasrur)

(d)He wanted to annex all the fertile plains of Punjab up to the borders of Delhi to his kingdom

Q.4) Examine the map given below: (1995)

The places marked 1, 2, 3 and 4 were respectively the seats of powers of the:

(a)Scindias, Holkars, Gaekwads and Bhonsles

(b)Holkars, Scindias, Gaekwads and Bhonsles

(c)Gaekwads, Bhonsles, Scindias and Holkars

(d)Scindias, Holkars, Bhonsles and Gaekwads

Q.5) Which one of the following statements is not correct? (2003)

(a)Ali Mardan Khan introduced the system of revenue farming in Bengal

(b)Maharaja Ranjit Singh set up modern foundries to manufacture cannons at Lahore

(c)Sawai Jai Singh of Amber had Euclid’s Elements of Geometry translated into Sanskrit

(d)Sultan Tipu of Mysore gave money for the construction of the idol of Goddess Sharda in the Shringeri temple


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