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Here are some historical questions on Ancient India - answer them or ask them - you will enjoy them. If you cannot answer these simple questions, go to the Answer Page.

(1) Who founded Mugal Dynasty?
(a) Akbar, the Great
(b) Iltumish
(c) Baabar
(d) Humaanyuoon

(2) Who was a perfect player of Veena among the Mugal Emperors?
(a) Aurangazeb
(b) Akbar, the Great
(c) Baabar
(d) Humaayoon

(3) Who has written Akbarnaamaa
(a) Abul Fazal
(b) Faizi
(c) Shaik Mubarak
(d) Taansen

(4) Who was the first real King of the Sultanat?
(a) Qutubuddin
(a) Iltutmish
(c) Balban
(d) Alaauddeen

(6) The first longest road of its own time was built by
(a) Sher Shaah Sooree
(b) Baabar
(c) Firoz Shaah Tugalaq
(d) Shaahjahaan

(7) Who built the Nishaat Baag and Shaaleemaar Baag in Kashmeer -
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahaangeer
(c) Shaah Jahaan
(d) Baabar

(8) Vasco-de-Gama discovered sea route to India in the year
(a) 1398 AD
(b) 1498 AD
(c) 1499 AD--
(d) 1509 AD

(9) Three Battles were fought in Paaneepat. Who defeated Maraathaa in the third battle of Paaneepat?
(a) Afagaans
(b) Mugals
(c) British Army
(d) None of the Above

(10) What is Jauhar?
Jauhar refers to the practice of the voluntary immolation of all the wives and daughters of defeated warriors, in order to avoid capture and consequent molestation by the enemy. it was very common in Raajasthaan among their women during the times of Mugals.

(11) What is Satee Prathaa and who abolished it when?
Satee Prathaa is an old, largely defunct custom now, among some communities in which the widow was immolated alive on her husband's funeral pyre. Although the act was supposed to be a voluntary on the widow's part, it is believed to have been sometimes forced on the widow. It was abolished by the British in 1829. Raja Rammohan Roy's efforts led to the abolition of the Satee practice in 1829.

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Created by Sushma Gupta on February 27, 2011
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