ASSESSMENT 2 – 2011 Class – VII (ICSE) Subject - History (Ch-6, Foundation of the Mughal Empire

Time: Maximum 30 Minutes Date: Max. Marks: 15

1. Answer the following questions by choosing the most appropriate alternative from those given below. (1) Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi at Panipat in (a) 1524 (b) 1526 (c) 1556 (d) 1576 (2) Which one of the following is a religious text compiled during Akbar’s reign? (a) Tuzuk-i-Baburi (b) Adi Granth (c) Din Ilahi (d) Akbarnama (3) Akbar defeated Rana Pratap of Mewar at the Battle of Haldighati in (a) 1524 (b) 1526 (c) 1556 (d) 1576 (4) What was the State’s share (revenue) in average produce of the land during Akbar’s time? (a) One fifth of the average produce (c) One third of the average produce (b) One tenth of the average produce (d) One fourth of the average produce


2. Answer the following questions in short/fill in the blanks. (1) How and when did Humayun die? (2) How and when did Sher Shah die? (3) Where and when was Akbar born? (4) What is meant by ‘regent”? Who was the regent of Akbar during the early days of his reign? (5) Which were the most important items of export from India during Akbar’s time? (6) Why is Akbar rightly known as ‘Akbar the Great’? 3. Name two Rajputs whom Akbar gave high post in his Army and Government. 4. Name any six of the ‘nine gems’ of Akbar’s court. [3]



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