Question Series 18 – Marathas – Prelims Focus 2021

1.The Marathas had initially served under the rule of ?

A.Vijaganagar Kingdoms

B.Bahmani Sultans

C.Mughal Empire

D.None of the above

 

2.”Guerilla Warfare” Methods of fighting is related to ?

A.Marathas

B.Mughals

C.Vijayanagar Empire

D.Deccan Kingdoms

 

3.Which among the following is correct about Third Battle Of Panipet ?

A.It strengthned Mughal empire

B.It disintegrates Marathas

C.It introduced Afghan empire in India

D.All are correct

 

4.Which Bhakti Saint was regarded as Guru of Shivaji ?

A.Eknath

B.Ramraj

C.Ramdas

D.Ramaraya

 

5.Sivaji Built a mighty kingdom of Maratha with capital ?

A.Poona

B.Kalyani

C.Raigad

D.Konkan

 

6.Treaty Of purandar was signed between ?

A.Shivaji and Shaista Khan

B.Shivaji and Jai Singh

C.Shivaji and Raj Singh

D.Shivaji and British

 

7.Which among the following is a result of treaty of Purandar ?

A .Shivaji to give back all the fortress he captured

B.He need to serve as Mansabdar

C.He need to assist mughals in conquering Bijapur

D.All are correct

 

8.Shivaji was crowed in the year and at ?

A.1674,Poona

B.1675,Raipur

C.1674,Raigad

D.1674,Raipur

 

9.Which among the following is correct ?

A.Nayak rule in tanjavur was ended by British

B.Serfoji II was the first ruler of Tanjavur

C.By the middle of 18th century,marathas had succeded in displacing Mughal power in central India

D.Nayakar systerm was initiated by Marathas.

 

10. Arrange the kings of Marathas in chronological order ?

A.Rajaram-Tarabai-Ramaraja-shahu

B.Shahu-Tarabai-Ramajara-Rajaram

C.Rajaram-Tarabai-Shahu-Ramaraja

D.Tarabai-Shahu-Ramaraja-Rajaram

 

11.Who was the first and powerfull Peshwa ?

A.Balaji Vishwanath

B.BajiRao

C.Balaji BajiRao

D.BajiRao II

 

12.Which among the following is the advisory body of Marathas in central administration ?

A.AstankaPradhesh

B.AshtaPradhan

C.Peshwas

D.Deshmukh

 

13.Peshwa ,in Maratha kingdom was a ?

A.Commander in cheif

B.Home Minister

C.Prime Minister

D.Finance Minister

 

14.Which among the following is correct about chauth and Sardeshmukh of Marathas ?

A.Chauth was 1/4 revenue of a district

B.Sardeshmukhi was additional 10% of district.

C.Both A and B are wrong

D.Both A and B are correct

 

15.Peshwa,Balaji Vishwanath became powerfull under the rule of ?

A.Tarabai

B.Shahu

C.Rajaram

D.Ramaraja

 

16.Treaty Of warna is between ?

A.Tarabai and Shahu

B.Sambhaji and Shahu

C.Shahu and Balaji Vishwanath

D.Shahu and Rajaram

 

17.Which peshwa is also known as Nana Sahib ?

A.Baji Rao

B.Baji Rao II

C.Balaji Vishwanath

D.Balaji Baji Rao

 

18.Which among the following is a result of Battle Of Udgir ?

A.Marathas Lost Hyderabad to Nizam

B.Marathas defeated Nizam of Hyderabad

C.Marathas Gained power of total South India

D.Both B and C are correct

 

19.Who was called as founder of Durani Empire in Afghan ?

A.Nadir Shah

B.Ahmed Shah Abdali

C.Shah Alam II

D.Timur

 

20.Battle of Plassey was fought in the year ?

A.1757

B.1761

C .1764

D.1784

 

21.Nadir Shah invaded India in the year ?

A.1739

B.1747

C.1761

D.1719

 

22.Who was recognised as the Mughal Emperor at the end of Third Battle of Panipet ?

A.Shah Alam I

B.Shah Alam II

C.Shah Jahan

D.Akbar II

 

23.Which Peshwa started Expeditions aganist Mysore ?

A.Baji Rao

B.Madhav Rao

C.Balaji Rao

D.Balaji Vishwanath

 

24.Subsidiary Allaince is an agreement of British mainly used to ?

A.Protect British from europeans

B.Protect British from Indian Rulers

C.To rule India Indirectly

D.All are correct

 

25. Who were Pindaris during Maratha rule in India ?

A.Plunderers

B.Reformers

C.Bhakti Saints

D.Advisory To King council

 

26.First Anglo Maratha War was fought during ?

A.Madhav Rao

B.Baji Rao II

C.Balaji Baji Rao

D.Baji Rao

 

27.Which treaty was signed during First Anglo Maratha War ?

A.Treaty Of Purandar

B.Treaty Of Bassein

C.Treaty Of Allahabad

D.None Of the above

 

28.Which Anglo Maratha war forced Marathas to enter Subsidiary Allaince ?

A.First Anglo Maratha War

B.Second Anglo Maratha War

C.Third Anglo Maratha War

D.Fourth Anglo Maratha War

 

29.Which was the outcome of Third Anglo Maratha War ?

A.Peshwa Was Regained their control

B.Peshwas became strong in Konkan alone

C.Peshwa Was abolished

D.Peshwa was allowed to rule in Kalyani alone

 

30.Who was made the king of Satara after Third Anglo Maratha War ?

A.Raja Singh

B.Tej Singh

C.Rana Pratap Singh

D.Pratap Singh

 

31.Who was Mamlatdar and Kamavistar ?

A.Administrators of Peshwa

B.Officials Of Mughal

C.Books of Akbar

D.None of the above

 

32.Who was the cheif officer of town and cities during Peshwa rule?

A.Patel

B.Kotwal

C.Kulkarni

D.Mahars

 

33.Which was the main source of Income for Peshwas ?

A.Chauth and Sardedhmuki

B.Land Revenue

C.Agriculture Revenue

D.Income taxes

 

34.Kurja Patti is related to ?

A.Tax

B.Official

C.A land offered to poor people

D.None of the above

 

35.Which among the following is correct about army of Peshwa ?

A.They drafted soldiers from all social groups

B.Their artillery was handled by Mughals

C.Their Military strength came from Naval

D.All are correct

 

36.Which among the following is correct ?

A.Marathas never developed Navy

B.Marathas captured entire north India during Balaji Baji Rao.

C.British Abolished Peshwa during Second Anglo Maratha War

D.All the statements are wrong

 

37.Which among the following became of reason for the disintegration of Maratha empire in India ?

A.Fight between Hereditary rulers

B.Invasion of Ahmed Shah abdali to India

C.Subsidiary Allaince

D.All the above

 

38. Who was the peshwa during Third Anglo Maratha War ?

A.Baji Rao II

B.Baji Rao I

C.Balaji Rao

D.Balaji Baji

 

39.Tamil Country was divided into how many Nayankaras ?

A.5

B.2

C.3

D.4

 

40.Maratha Rule began in Tanjavur in the year ?

A.1776

B.1676

C.1674

D.1689

 

41.Who was the first king of Maratha in Tamilnadu ?

A.Serfoji

B.Rajaram

C.Venkoji

D.Santaji

 

42.Raja Desinghu fought with mughal for which part of Tamilnadu ?

A.Senji

B.Tanjavur

C.Thrichi

D.Madurai

 

43.Who was the last ruler of Maratha in Tamilnadu ?

A.Venkoji

B.Serfoji II

C.Tukkoji

D.Pratap Singh

 

44.Danwantari Mahal ,established by Serfoji was a ?

A.Medical Institution

B.Sports institution

C.Free Schools

D.None of the above

 

45.Which Maratha king popularised Tanjore Paintings ?

A.Serfoji II

B.Takkoji

C.Baji Rao

D.Shahu

 

46. Which among the following is correct ?

A.Third Anglo Maratha War became an end to peshwa

B.Third Battle of Panipet disintegrated Maratha Empire

C.Both A And B are correct

D.Both A And B are wrong

 

47.Which among the following is wrong about Marathas ?

A.Peshwa reviwed Jagir System

B.Peshwas rulers are heriditary in nature

C.King was most powerfull during Peshwa rule

D.All are wrong

 

48.Odd one out ?

A.First Anglo Maratha War – 1775 to 1782

B.Second Battle Of Panipet – 1803 to 1806

C.Third Battle Of Panipet – 1817 to 1819

D.Battle Of Talikota – 1665

 

49.Odd one out

A.Battle of Udgir – Baji Rao

B.Treaty Of Warna – Baji Rao I

C.Third Battle of Panipet – Balaji BajiRao

D.Peacock Throne – Nadir Shah

 

50.Shahu became the King of Maratha with the support of ?

A.Baji Rao

B.Balaji Viswanath

C.Balaji BajiRao

D.Tarabai

 

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