Maharashtra History MCQ Set-5
In this set, we have compiled the fifth set of Maharashtra History GK MCQ for Maharashtra PSC, UPSC, competitive examinations in India and Maharashtra Government Job recruitment examinations. Find out the questions along with the answers below.
Q.1 Ellora caves contain monuments of which of the following religion (s)?
D. All of the above
Answer: All of the above
Q.2 Who among the following was the first sovereign ruler of Seuna (Yadava of Devagiri) dynasty?
A. Bhillama II
B. Bhillama V
Answer: B. Bhillama V
Note: Bhillama V was a feudatory ruler under the Chalukya dynasty. However, after the decline of Chalukya dynasty, Bhillama V declared sovereignty around 1187 CE.
Q.3 Who among the following is considered as the most powerful ruler of Seuna (Yadava) dynasty?
A. Bhillama V
Answer: C. Simhana
Q.4 Which of the following language was not a common language of Seuna (Yadava) dynasty?
Answer: D. Pali
Note: The common languages of the Seuna (Yadava of Devagiri) dynasty were Kannada, Marathi and Sanskrit
Q.5 Who among the following was the earliest historically attested feudatory ruler of the Seunna (Yadava of Devagiri)?
D. Bhillama V
Answer: B. Dridhaprahara
Q.6 Alauddin Khalji raied Yadava of Devagiri during the regime of which of the following ruler?
Answer: A. Ramachandra
Note: When the major part of the Yadava army was away from the capital under the crown prince. Ramachandra agreed peace treaty with Khaliji, promising Khalji a large tribute. However, when the price returned with army, they attacked Khalji camp and Khalji defeated the Yadavas; after the event, Khalji imposed much heavier tribute to Ramachandra.
Q.7 The Battle of Pavan Khind took place between which among the followings?
A. Kakatiya empire and Vakataka empire
B. Maratha empire and Adilshah Sultanate
C. Maratha empire and Nizam of Hyderabad
D. None of these
Answer: B. Maratha Empire and Adilshah Sultanate
Note: The Battle of Pavan Khind took place on 13th July, 1660 at a mountain pass near Vishalgad, near Kolhapur between Baji Prabhu Deshpande, a commander of Shivaji and Siddi Masud of Adilshah Sultanate.
Q.8 Which of the following battle took place between Maratha Empire and Adilshah Sultanate?
I. Battle of Kolhapur
II. Battle of Pavan Khind
III. Battle of Pratapgarh
IV. Battle of Umberkhind
A. Only I
B. Both I & II
C. I, II & III Only
D. I, II, III & IV all of battles
Answer: C. I, II & III only
Note: The battle of Umberkhind took place between Shivaji and Mughal Empire
Q.9 The Battle of Wadgaon took place between which among the followings?
A. Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire
B. Maratha Empire and Portuguese
C. Maratha Empire and British East India Company
D. None of these
Answer: C. Maratha Empire and British East India Company
Note: The Battle of Wadgaon took place between 12-13th January, 1779 between Mughal Empire and British East India Company near Vadgaon Maval village in Maharashtra and the battle was a part of the First Anglo-British War.
Q.10 Which of the following battle was fought by the Maratha Empire and the Portuguese Rulers?
A. Battle of Kolhapur
B. Battle of Umberkhind
C. Battle of Palkhed
D. Battle of Vasai
Answer: D. Battle of Vasai
Note: The Battle of Vasai took place from 17th February, 1739 to 16th May, 1739 in Vasai between Maratha Empire under the command of Chimaji Appa and Portuguese ruler of Vasai, which resulted in win of the Maratha Empire.
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