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History Of Pakistan & India, Paper 1


NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including Question No.8 which is Compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.

1. "Taj Mahal marks the perfect moment in the evolution of architecture of the Mughal Period". Discuss and also mention the distinctive features of Mughal architecture.

2. Bring out the salient features of the Judicial administration under the great Mughals.

3. Write an essay or short notes on the followings:

(a) The Prerogatives of the Mughal Emperor.

(b) Shah Jahan’s relations with the Portuguese.

4. ‘ "Akbar gave prosperity and restored peace and order due to his policies". Discuss.

5. Briefly review the relations of Ulama and Mashaikh with the Khalji. and Tughluq Sultans.

6. "By his political reforms and policy of religious toleration, Sher Shah Suri laid the foundation of an enlightened government". Discuss.

7. "Sultan Muhammad Tughluq was a victim of circumstances over which he had nominal control" Comment.


8. Write only the best answer in the Answer Book. Don’t reproduce the questions:

(1) Bahmani Kingdom was founded by:

(a) Imad-ul-Mulk Bahmani 1437

(b) Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah in 1347

(c) Slah-ud-Din Bahman Shah in 1340.

(d) None of these

(2) Muhammad Tughluq ruled in India during the period

(a) 1326—1352 ‘ (b) 1325—1352 (C) 1322—1348 ‘ (d) None of these.

(3) Bahlol Lodhi died in:

(a) 1479 (b) 1481 (c)1489 (d) None of these.

(4) "The Arab conquest of Sind was temporary event without any permanent effect". Commented by:

(a) Lanae Poole’ (b) V.A. Smith (c) Arun Bhattacharjee (d) None Of these.

(5) The author of Maasir-I-Jahangiri is:

(a) Khawaja Kamgar Husaaini. (b) M. Saqi Mustaid Khan
(c) Motamid Khan (d) None of these.

(6) Qutb-ud-Din was conferred the title of the ‘Sultan of Delhi’ by: ‘

(a) Muhammad Ghori (b) Sultan Mahmud

(C) Ghiyas-ud-Din Mahmud (d) ‘None of these.

(7) Shah Jehan died in:

(a) 1657 (b) 1658 (C) 1666 (e) None of these.

(8) The lovely Moti Masjid is located at:

(a) Agra (b) Delhi (c) Fatehpur Sekri (d) None of these.

(9) Francois Bernier was an/a

(a) English Traveler (b) French Physician

(c) Head of French missionary (d) None of these.

(10) Which city was named as’ Shah ‘Jahanabad:

(a) Agra ‘ (b) Delhi
(c) Ajmir (d) None of these.

(11) Mahmud Ghaznavi is described as "the first pioneer and path-finder for Islam in this country" by:

(a) Lane Poole (b) V.A. Smith
(c) S.R. Sharma (d) None of these.

(12) Sikandar Lodhi sends expedition to Malva in:

(a) 1510 (b) 1511 (c) 1513 (d) 1515

(13) Babar adopted the title of Padshah in:

(a) 1504 (b) 1506 (c) 1507 (d) ‘None of these.

(14) Shah Husain Arghun takes Multan in:

(a) 1521 (b) 1525 (c) 1524 (d) None of these.

(15) Humayun ascended the throne in 1530 at the age of:

(a) 20 (b) 21 (c) 22 (d) None of these.

(16) Buland Darwaza commemorate Akbar’s conquest of:

(a) Mewar (b) Bangal (C) Gujrat
(d) None of these.

(17) Behzad was a famous Persian:

(a) Writer ‘ (b) Painter (c) Poet (d) None these.

(18) Ranthambhor was surrendered in 1528 by:

(a) Rana’ Sanga (b) Bheam Singh (c) Bikramjit (c) None of these.

(19) Sher Shah ‘Proclaimed King in:

(a) 1539 (b) 1540 (c) 1541 (d) None of these.

(20) The Battle of Qanauj was fought between:

(a) Nusrat Shah and Sher Khan (b) Adil Shah and Sher Khan

(c) Humayun and Sher Khan (d) None of these.
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