Tuesday, March 31, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

WBCS MCQ on Medieval Indian History Previous Years P8

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36. According to Abdur Razzaq, the policemen of Vijayanagar were paid out of taxes collected from
(A) Land revenue
(B) Taxes on goods
(C) Wine shops
(D) Brothels (prostitues)

Correct Answer: [D] Brothels (prostitues).
37. Which revenue system among the following is also known as the `bandobast' system ?
(A) Nasaq
(B) Kankut
(C) Zabti
(D) Dahsala

Correct Answer: [C] Zabti.
38. Nicolo de Conti, an Italian visitor, came to Vijaynagar during the reign of
(A) Deva Raya II
(B) Deva Raya I
(C) Harihara I
(D) Bukka I

Correct Answer: [B] Deva Raya I.
39. `Every pearl in the royal crown is but the crystallized drops of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant'. Who made this statement?
(A) Ibn-Batutah
(B) Al-Beruni
(C) Amir Khusra
(D) Barani

Correct Answer: [C] Amir Khusra.
40. During the reign of which Mughal was tobacco introduced in India?
(A) Jahangir
(B) Shahjahan
(C) Akbar
(D) Aurangzeb

Correct Answer: [A] Jahangir.


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