UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 46

1.
Consider the following pairs:
  1. Tapan Deka – Intelligence Bureau
  2. Samant Goel – Research and Analysis Wing
  3. Dinkar Gupta – Central Bureau of Investigation
  4. Swagat Das – National Investigation Agency
Which of the pairs given above are correct? 
2.
Mongol attacks on the Delhi Sultanate increased during the reign of Alauddin Khalji and in the early years of Muhammad Tughluq's rule. Consider the following statements:
  1. Alauddin Khalji and Muhammad Bin Tughlaq both raised a large standing army to counter Mongol attack.
  2. Alauddin chose to pay his soldiers salaries in cash. Mohammad Bin Tughlaq also paid his soldiers in cash.
Which of the above is / are correct?
3.
Which of the following battles was/were fought under Shivaji I?
  1. Battle of Pratapgarh
  2. Battle of Pavan Khind
  3. Battle of Purandar
  4. Battle of Sinhagad
Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
4.
How the Tankha Jagir was different from Watan Jagir during Aurangzeb's reign?
  1. While Tankha jagirs were transferable every three or four years, watan jagirs remained hereditary and non-transferable.
  2. While Tankha jagirs involved obligation of some predefined services to emperor, watan jagirs remained free of any obligation of service
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
5.
Consider the following statements regarding the declining power of Mughal emperor after the death of Aurangzeb to control Subedars (Governor):
  1. Mughal governor often controlled the office of Diwani and Faujdari.
  2. With this control, periodic remission of revenue to the capital declined.
Which of the above is / are correct?

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