The Administrative System of the Mughal Dynasty
Q. Which among the following was not an administrative division in the central administrative setup of the Mughal Empire?
Q. Choose the correct statement(s) about the rules of succession in the Mughal empire.
- The Mughals followed the rule of primogeniture.
- The Mughals did not believe in the eldest son inheriting the father's property.
- The Mughals followed the rule of coparcenary.
- The Mughals did not believe in dividing inheritance among all the sons.
Q. Choose the correct statement(s) that shed light on the role of nobles in the Mughal empire.
- Nobles were governors who controlled revenue offices.
- Nobles were governors who controlled only military offices.
- Nobles had economic and political powers in the regions ruled by the Mughals.
- Nobles had only military powers over the regions ruled by the Mughals.
Q. The ideals and principles of all religions were combined to create a unique ideology that was called the Din-i-Illahi by Akbar.
Q. The last ruler of the Delhi Sultanate,
, was defeated in the battle of Panipat in .
- Ghiyasuddin Balban
- Ibrahim Lodhi
Q. Match the following officials with their relevant obligations in the central administration.
- Prime Minister
- Mir Bakshi
Q. Match the officials with their specific jurisdictions in the central administrative setup of Mughal dynasty.
Q. Why do you think the Mughal rulers could not be held accountable for their actions?
- There are no written records of Mughal atrocities.
- They followed the Divine Right of Kingship.
- There were no witnesses for their crimes.
- The Mughals were most benevolent in their deeds and did not need any accountability.
Q. Consider yourself living in Delhi in the year 1526 C.E. You came to know that a ferocious battle took place near Panipat and the old regime has been replaced by a new power. Who do you think ascended the new throne in Delhi after the fiasco?
- Ibrahim Lodi
Q. From which Mongolian ruler(s) did the Mughals in India originate?
- Genghis Khan