Class 12 History MCQs CH-5 | Through the Eyes of Travellers Perceptions of Society MCQS

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Class 12 History MCQs CH-5 | Through the Eyes of Travellers Perceptions of Society MCQS

Chapter NameThrough the Eyes of Travellers Perceptions of Society
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facts to remember

  • Ain-i-Akbari is the third volume of Abul Fazl’s book ‘Akbarnama’.
  • ‘Ain-e-Akbari’ has also been called Akbar’s Gazetteer.
  • Akbarnama was translated into English by Henry Beveridge.
  • English translation of ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ by Henry Blackman and H.S. Jarrett.
  • The Asiatic Society of Calcutta published it in its bibliographic series. Blockman edited it.
  • Between 1600 and 1700 AD, the population of India increased by 5 crores.
  • The word ‘Jins-e-Kamil’ has been used in Ain-e-Akbari for best quality crops.
  • Tobacco, maize, tomato, potato, chili, pineapple, papaya, etc. came to India from the New World in the 17th century.

Objective Type Questions

1. Akbar got Abul Fazl to write the history of his own time. Where was such a tradition in ancient times?

  • (a) China
  • (b) Greece
  • (c) Rome
  • (d) England

2. Who was the translator of Akbarnama and ‘Ain-i-Akbari’?

  • (a) Weybridge
  • (b) Jarrett
  • (c) Blackmail
  • (d) all

3. Which Mughal emperor first consumed tobacco?

  • (a) Akbar
  • (b) Jahangir
  • (c) Shahjahan
  • (d) Aurangzeb

4. In which book is the history from Adam till the time of Akbar found?

  • (a) Baburnama
  • (b) Akbarnama
  • (c) Jahangirnama
  • (d) all

5. Where is the information related to land revenue in the villages falling on the way during hunting?

  • (a) Akbar
  • (b) Humayun
  • (c) Jagir
  • (d) Shah Jahan

6. Which ruler banned tobacco?

  • (a) Akbar
  • (b) Babur
  • (c) Jahangir
  • (d) Shah Jahan

7. The imperialist historian is-

  • (a) Abdul Qadir Badayuni
  • (b) W H Morland
  • (c) RP Tripathi
  • (d) RS Sharma

8. Tobacco plant was brought to India-

  • (a) From England by the British
  • (b) by Hunas
  • (c) From Portugal by the Portuguese
  • (d) by Arabs

9. According to Ain-e-Akbari, into how many parts was the land divided?

  • (a) in two parts
  • (b) in four parts
  • (b) in five parts
  • (d) in six parts

10. Between 1600 AD to 1700 AD, the population of India increased approximately?

  • (a) 6 crores
  • (b) 7 crores
  • (c) 5 crores
  • (d) 10 crores

11. Which rule is described in ‘Ain-e-Akbari’?

  • (a) Babur
  • (b) Akbar
  • (c) Jahangir
  • (d) Shah Jahan

12. Who composed the Akbarnama?

  • (a) Amir Khusrau
  • (b) Alberuni
  • (c) Ibn Battuta
  • (d) Abdul Fazal

13. Who started the construction of Qutub Minar

  • (a) Ibn Battuta
  • (b) Alauddin Khilji
  • (c) Qutbuddin Aibak
  • (d) Razia
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14. Who was the finance minister of Akbar?

  • (a) Birbal
  • (b) Mansingh
  • (c) Todermal
  • (d) Abdul Fazal

15. ‘Ain-i-Akbaro’ is divided into how many parts?

  • (a) two
  • (b) 3
  • (c) 4
  • (d) 5

16, Who wrote ‘Ain-e-Akbari’?

  • (a) Babur
  • (b) Faizi
  • (c) Abdul Fazal
  • (d) Badayuni

17. Which ruler changed his capital?

  • (a) force force
  • (b) Mohammad Tughlaq
  • (c) Alauddin Khilji
  • (d) Akbar

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Very Important Questions

Very short answer type questions

  1. What do you understand by Polaj land?
  2. What was Parouti land?
  3. Who did the English translation of Ain-i-Akbari?
  4. H.S. Who was Jarrett?
  5. Akbar has been described as a descendant of which generation of Adam in Akbarnama?
  6. Throw light on the functioning of village panchayats in Mughal India.
  7. Also, mention the role of caste panchayats.
  8. Discuss the role of women in the Mughal agrarian society.
  9. Explain the Commodity Mill crop.
  10. 9 Evaluate the land settlement system of Akbar.

Short Answer Type Questions

  1. Who were the landlords? What was his role in the Mughal system? (Raj. Board, 2014)
  2. Throw light on the mint of the Mughal period.
  3. Throw light on the major crops of the Mughal period.
  4. Discuss the various land revenue systems prevalent during the Mughal period.
  5. Explain why Ain-i-Akbari is still an extraordinary book of its time.
  6. Describe the merits and three weaknesses of ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ as an important document for the study of the Mughal period.
  7. Write the definition of wasteland and barren land.
  8. What is the importance of Ain-e-Akbari?
  9. Describe the religious policy of Akbar.
  10. What is ‘population’ related to?

Long Answer Type Questions

  1. Discuss the statement of Abul Fazl by giving some quotes from Ain-i-Akbari. (Raj Board, 2015)
  2. Analyze the role of Abul Fazl as a historian. (B.S.E.B., 2014)
  3. Throw light on the land revenue system of the Mughal period. 4. Describe Ain-i-Akbari as a source of agricultural history. (Raj. Board, 2014)
  4. Explain that Ain-i Akbari is still an extraordinary book of its time. (J.A.C., 2013, 15; B.S.E.B., 2018)
  5. Describe three factors responsible for the continuous expansion of agriculture in the 16th and 17th centuries. (C.B.S.E., 2012) 7.
  6. .’Preparing accurate and detailed records were of paramount importance to the Mughal administration. Justify this statement on the basis of corroborating facts.
  7. Describe the condition of the average farmer in North India during the 17th century.
  8. Examine the evidence that suggests that land revenue was very important to the Mughal fiscal system.
  9. Describe the condition of the Zamindars during the Mughal period. (C.B.S.E., 2012)

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