Kings and Chronicles: Studying the Mughal Empire and its Court

This is an MCQ-based quiz on Kings and Chronicles: The Mughal Courts.

This includes The Safavids and Qandahar, The Ottomans: Pilgrimage and trade.

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Which Mughal ruler made Persian the language of the court?

Babur Humayun Akbar Shah Jahan

What is the meaning of sulh-i-kul?

Absolute peace Enlightened rule State is all-powerful Divine guidance

Buland Darwaza was built to commemorate which Mughal victory?

Mughal victory in Lahore Mughal victory in Qandahar Mughal victory in Gujarat Mughal victory in Golconda

Which of the following statements related to the art of painting is incorrect?

(i) The Safavid kings of Iran patronised the finest artists.

(ii) The depiction of living beings in the form of painting or sculpture was greatly promoted in Islam.

(iii) Abu’l Fazl described the painting as a ‘magical art’.

(iv) Mir Sayyed Ali and Abdus Samad accompanied Emperor Babur to Delhi.

‘i’ and ‘iv’

‘ii’ and ‘iv’

‘ii’ only

‘i’ only

The successor of Babur was _________

Humayun Akbar Shahjehan Jehangir

________ is considered the greatest Mughal Emperor.

Shahjehan Akbar Jehangir Aurangzeb

Mother tongue of the Mughals was _______

Persian Arabian Turkish Urdu

_________ was a scriptorium where the emperor’s collection of manuscripts was preserved.

Library Kitabkhana Karkhana Fort

Which of these cities was not the capital of the Mughal Court?

Delhi Agra Lahore Calcutta

Asiatic society of Bengal was established in

1762 1784 1786 1802

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

(1) Jahanara was the daughter of Shah Jahan.

(2) Abul Fazl was the Prime Minister of Akbar.

(3) Badshahnama was written by Shah Jahan.

(4) Gulbadan Begum was the daughter of Babur.

1, 2 and 3

1, 2 and 4

1, 2, 3 and 4

2, 3 and 4

The First Battle of Panipat started in?





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Title: Kings and Chronicles: Studying the Mughal Empire and its Court
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