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Quiz on Mughals of India - 1

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Dive into the latest quiz by our quizmasters and explore the fascinating lives, achievements, and legacies of the emperors who shaped one of the most significant periods in Indian history. From grand architectural wonders to epic battles and cultural advancements, this quiz will challenge your understanding and appreciation of the Mughal era. So, what are you waiting for?


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1. At what age did Akbar ascend the throne?

a. 13

b. 14

c. 12

d. 15


2. Babur, the first Mughal Emperor, was the descendant of which emperor?

a. Genghis Khan

b. Muhammed Ghazni

c. Muhammed Ghori

d. Bahadur Shah Zafar


3. After Babur conquered India, he forbade the killing of which animal as it was offensive to the Hindus?

a. Goats

b. Elephants

c. Cows

d. Camels


4. Which Mughal Emperor was responsible for the development of Urdu?

a. Akbar

b. Babur

c. Shah Jahan

d. Jahangir


5. About which monument did Shah Jahan say, 'If there was a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here'?

a. Taj Mahal

b. Red Fort

c. Jama Masjid

d. Fatehpur Sikri


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Answers

1. At what age did Akbar ascend the throne?

a. 13

b. 14

c. 12

d. 15

Did You Know? Akbar was the son of Humayun and was the third Mughal emperor. He defeated Hemu in the Second Battle of Panipat, with the help of his general, Bairam Khan. Read more about it in this link.

2. Babur, the first Mughal Emperor, was the descendant of which emperor?

a. Genghis Khan

b. Muhammed Ghazni

c. Muhammed Ghori

d. Bahadur Shah Zafar

Did You Know? Babur established the Mughal rule in India. He succeeded his father as the ruler of the state of Farghana in Turkestan. Read more about it in this link.

3. After Babur conquered India, he forbade the killing of which animal as it was offensive to the Hindus?

a. Goats

b. Elephants

c. Cows

d. Camels


Did You Know? Babur brought peace within India by establishing connections with Hindu Kingdoms and even abolished slavery. Read more about it in this link.

4. Which Mughal Emperor was responsible for the development of Urdu?

a. Akbar

b. Babur

c. Shah Jahan

d. Jahangir


Did You Know? Developed by Jahangir, Urdu uses an Arabic script, Persian vocabulary, and Hindi grammatical structure.

Read more about it in this link.

5. About which monument did Shah Jahan say, 'If there was a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here'?

a. Taj Mahal

b. Red Fort

c. Jama Masjid

d. Fatehpur Sikri


Did You Know? The money Shah Jahan spent on building the monuments emptied his treasury and he was forced to raise taxes.

Read more about it in this link.

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