Mughal Dynasty : Jahangir– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Who introduced ‘Do-aspa and Sih-aspa’ system?

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Aurangzeb

[46th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2004]


2. Consider the following statements about the Mughal mansabdari system :
1. ‘Zat’ and ‘Savar’ ranks were granted.
2. The mansabdars were hereditary officers.
3. There were three categories of mansabdars
4. They were paid salaries by Diwan’s office
Select the correct answer from the code given below :
Code :

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(b) 1,2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) None of the above

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2010]


3. In whose reign was the ‘Treaty of Chittor’ signed between Mughal and the Rana of Mewar?

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Aurangzeb

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


4. Which of the following was sent first by East India Company in the court of Jahangir?

(a) Sir Thomas Roe
(b) Vasco-da-Gama
(c) Hawkins
(d) Job Chornok

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


5. Who among the following is the envoy of British King James- I was sent to Jahangir’s court?

(a) William Hawkins
(b) William Finch
(c) Pitra Della Villa
(d) Edward Terry

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


6. Whom of the following Englishmen did Jahangir respect with the title ‘English Khan’?

(a) Hawkins
(b) Sir Thomas Roe
(c) Edward Terry
(d) None of the above

[40th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1995]


 7. Mughal Emperor Jahangir gave the title ‘EnglishKhan’ to :

(a) Albuquerque
(b) Francisco Almeida
(c) William Hawkins
(d) Henry the Navigator

[U.P.P.C.S. (Re. Exam) (Pre) 2015]


8. Sir Thomas Roe came to India as a British Ambassador during the reign of –

(a) Akbar
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Jahangir
(d) Shah Jahan

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2008]


9. Sir Thomas Roe, an Ambassador of James I of England came to India in a year :

(a) 1616
(b) 1615
(c) 1516
(d) 1614

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1997]


10. Thomas Roe was received in the audience by Jahangir at :

(a) Agra
(b) Ajmer
(c) Delhi
(d) Fatehpur Sikri

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007]


11. Which British ambassador came behind Jahangir from Ajmer to Mandu?

(a) Clive
(b) Sir Thomas Roe
(c) Lord Ester
(d) Clyde

[M.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


12. A Dutch traveler, who has given a very valuable account of the reign of Jahangir was

(a) Francisco Pelsaert
(b) Hawkins
(c) Niccolo Manucci
(d) Peter Mundy

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010]


13. Who among the following foreign travelers visited India during the reign of Jahangir?

(a) Father Anthony Monserate
(b) Francisco Pelsaert
(c) Niccolo Manucci
(d) Francois Bernier

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


14. Which Mughal emperor has no mausoleum in India?

(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Jahangir
(c) Humayun
(d) Babur

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1991]


15. Where was Emperor Jahangir buried?

(a) Agra
(b) Delhi
(c) Lahore
(d) Srinagar

[Uttarakhand Lower (Sub.) (Pre) 2010]


16. Among the following whose tomb is situated outside India?

(a) Humayun
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Jahandar Shah
(d) Jahangir

[U.P. R.O./ A.R.O. (Pre) 2016]


17. Mughal painting reached its zenith under :

(a) Humayun
(b) Akbar
(c) Jahangir
(d) Shah Jahan

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1996]


18. Who among the following painters was given the title of ‘Nadir-ul-Zaman’ by Jahangir?

(a) Abul Hassan
(b) Farrukh Beg
(c) Bishandas
(d) Agha Raza

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013]


19. Who one of the following painters of Jahangir’s reign was conferred the title of ‘Nadir-ul-Asra’?

(a) Daulat
(b) Bishandas
(c) Manohar
(d) Mansoor

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2014]


20. The greatest painter of birds at Jahangir’s Court was:

(a) Khwaja Abdus Samad
(b) Sayyid Ali Tabrizi
(c) Basawan
(d) Mansoor

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1998]


21. Which of the following Mughal Emperor wrote his autobiography in Persian?

(a) Babur
(b) Akbar
(c) Jahangir
(d) Aurangzeb

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2001, U.P.P.S.C. (GIC) 2010]


22. The killer of Abul Fazl was rewarded by :

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Man Singh
(d) None of these

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2003]


23. Of the following who had rebelled against the Mughal Emperor Jahangir?

(1) Asif Khan (2) Khurram
(3) Mahabat Khan (4) Khusrau
Code :

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 2 and 4 only
(d) 2,3 and 4 only

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


24. Khusrau was the son of which Mughal emperor?

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Bahadur Shah I

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


25. Who of the following was not a member of Noorjahan’s Junta?

(a) Jahangir
(b) Ghiyas Beg
(c) Asaf Khan
(d) Khurram

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


26. Itmad-ud-Daula’s tomb at Agra was built by

(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Nur Jahan
(d) Shah Jahan

[48th to 52nd B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2008]


27. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the list :

List-I  List-II
(Builder)  (Monument)
A. Babur 1. Jama Masjid (Sambhal)
B. Humayun 2. Din Panah
C. Akbar 3. Jahangiri Mahal
D. Jahangir  4. Akbar’s Mausoleum completion

Code :

(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 1 2 4 3
(c) 2 1 4 3
(d) 4 3 2 1

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011]


28. Govind Palace, an excellent specimen of Hindu architecture is located at –

(a) Datia
(b) Khajuraho
(c) Orchha
(d) Gwalior

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


29. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

(a) Akbar’s Tomb – Sikandara
(b) Jahangir’s Tomb – Shahdara
(c) Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chishti – Fatehpur Sikri
(d) Tomb of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya – Ajmer

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007]