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Default History Of Pakistan And India

TIME ALLOWED: TIIREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100 NOTE: Attempt. FIVE questions in all, including QUESTION NO.8, which is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks.

1. Hindu India lacked historical writings. Muslims introduced historiography here. Could you record any major historical work of the early Muslim period of the IndoĽ-Pakistan sub-continent?

2. Mahmud of Ghazna, it is generally believed had face to the west and back to the east and thus heeded less to the making of an empire in the sub-continent. Comment.

3. Describe the fiscal reforms of Alauddin Khilji. Mow far he was ahead of his time?

4. Describe the growth and expansion of the Hindi and Sanskrit literatures in the subcontinent under the Muslim patronage.

5. Would you agree with a general assessment that the lack of a codified law of succession in state affairs marred the growth of smooth administration in the medieval Muslim rule in the Indo Pak sub-continent?

6. Discuss the career and character of Aurangzeb Alamgir. Where did he falter?

7. Pen down descriptive notes in either Three fields of Muslim contribution to: (a) Cuisine (b) dress (c) fine arts (d) form of architecture


8. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the question.

(1) Tarikh-c-Farisha was written by:
(a) Noorullah (b) Mohammad Qasim (c) Minhaj Siraj (d) None of these

(2) Zaheeruddin Babur had:
(a) one daughter (b) two daughters (c) three daughters (d) None of these

(3) How many Times Mahmud invaded India:
(a) Ten (b) Thirteen
(c) Seventeen (d) None of these

(4) Divan-e-Arx. under Muslim Sultans dealt with offices of: (a) revenue (b) army (c) irrigation (d) None of these

(5) Sultan Aram Shah belonged to:
(a) Khilji dynasty (b) Tughluq Dynasty (c) Suri dynasty (d) None of these

(6) Fatawwa-c-Alamgiri was edited by:
(a) Adat Sultan (b) Molvi Nabi Beg (c) Abdul Hlaq (d) None of these

(7) JaJaluddin Khwarizim Shah came to India during the reign of: (a) Aibak (b) Iltutmash (c) Balban (d) None of these
(8) Sultan Ruknuddin Firozshah belonged to the dynasty of:
(a) Slave
b) khilji
(c) Tughluq
(d) none of these
9-Deccan was conquered first under:
(a) Balban (b)Alauddin khilji
(c) Mohammad bin Tughluq (d)none of these

10-Abu Rehan Alberuni was:
(a) painter (b)poet

(c) administrator (d)None of these
11-Tabqaat-e-Nasiri was a book on:
(a) history (b)poetry
(c) religion (d)None of these
12-Jital was an item of:
(a) currency (b)weight
(c) measurement (d)None of these

13-Ibn-e-Batutah by birth was a:
(a) Turk (b)Afghan
(c) Arab (d)None of these

14-Nizarnuddin Auliya flourished during the reign of: (a) Alauddin Khilji (b) Humayun (c) Akbar (d) None of these

15-Guru Nanak lived during the reign of:
(a) Babur (b) Jehangir
(c) Akbar (d) None of these

16-Mahmud Gawaan was a minister under the:
(a) Khilji (b) Mughals
(c) .Bahmani's- (d) None of these

17-All mad Shah Abdali was born at:
(a) Kabul (b) Peshawar
(c) Mu I tan (d) None of these

18-Akbar married his first Hindu wife from the house of: (a) Marwar (b) Amber (c) Jaipur d) none of these
19-Ruqia Sultana Begum was wife of:
(a) Babur (b)Humayun
(c) Akbar (d) None of these

20-"Histoire de Mogor" was written by: (a) Father Monserrate
(b) Dugarric(c) Goerreiro (d)none of these
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