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Q. Discuss critically the role of European trading companies in the economy of Mughal Empire. मुगल साम्राज्य की अर्थव्यवस्था में यूरोपियन व्यापारिक कम्पनियों की भूमिका का अलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए। [BPSC-2002]

Q. Discuss critically the role of European trading companies in the economy of Mughal Empire. मुगल साम्राज्य की अर्थव्यवस्था में यूरोपियन व्यापारिक कम्पनियों की भूमिका का अलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए। [BPSC-2002] Ans: Arrival and the role of various European trading company like Dutch, English, French etc. is an important feature of the Economy of Mughal empire. Looking […]

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Q. How would you explain the crisis in the working of the Jagirdari System? To what extent did it influence the composition of the ruling class in the second half of the 17th Century? [BPSC-1997]

Q. How would you explain the crisis in the working of the Jagirdari System? To what extent did it influence the composition of the ruling class in the second half of the 17th Century? [BPSC-1997] Ans: The jagirdari system was a system that allotted jagirs to mansabdars in return for the services rendered by them […]

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Q. How far do you agree that the Mughal State was centralized State ? Discuss. आप इस से कहाँ तक सहमत हैं कि मुगल साम्राज्य एक केन्द्रीय साम्राज्य था ? व्याख्या कीजिए। [BPSC-1993]

Q. How far do you agree that the Mughal State was centralized State ? Discuss. आप इस से कहाँ तक सहमत हैं कि मुगल साम्राज्य एक केन्द्रीय साम्राज्य था ? व्याख्या कीजिए। [BPSC-1993] Ans: The Mughals tried to establish a highly centralised bureaucratic machinery which was based on ‘dirent’ command. The Emperor was the head […]

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Q. “Aurangzeb’s policy and administrative measures contributed to a large extent to the down fall of the Mughal empirę.” Explain the statement. ” औरंगजेब की नीति एवं प्रशासकीय कार्य पर्याप्त अशों में मुगल साम्राज्य के पतन के कारण बने।” इस कथन का परीक्षण कीजिए। [BPSC- 2001] OR How far was Aurangzeb responsible for the decline of the Mughal empire ? Discuss it in the light of various theories. मुगल साम्राज्य के पतन के लिए औरंगजेब किस हद तक उत्तरदायी था ? विभिन्न मत प्रकट कीजिये ? [BPSC- 2007]

Q. “Aurangzeb’s policy and administrative measures contributed to a large extent to the down fall of the Mughal empirę.” Explain the statement. ” औरंगजेब की नीति एवं प्रशासकीय कार्य पर्याप्त अशों में मुगल साम्राज्य के पतन के कारण बने।” इस कथन का परीक्षण कीजिए। [BPSC- 2001] OR How far was Aurangzeb responsible for the decline […]

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Q. Evaluate the accounts of the foreign travellers on the Pattern of foreign trade of India in the 17th Century. [BPSC-1997]

Q. Evaluate the accounts of the foreign travelers on the Pattern of foreign trade of India in the 17th Century. [BPSC-1997] Ans: The foreign travellers like Francisco Paelsert, Tavernier, Bernier etc. as well as the agents of companies has left account with detailed information about the pattern of foreign trade of India in the 17th […]

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Q. Analyse the nature and consequences of the revolts against Aurangzeb.  [BPSC-2012]

Q. Analyse the nature and consequences of the revolts against Aurangzeb. [BPSC-2012] Ans: During his reign, Aurangzeb had to deal with a number of revolts, such as − The Marathas in the Deccan, The Jats and Rajputs in north India, The Afghans and Sikhs in the north-west. Some of these problems were not new and […]

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Q.Write a critical note on the industrial economy in Mughal India, tracing its development. मुगलकालीन भारत में औद्योगिक अर्थव्यवस्था पर प्रकाश डालते हुए उसके विकास पर एक आलोचनात्मक निबन्ध लिखिए। [BPSC-1999]

Q. Write a critical note on the industrial economy in Mughal India, tracing its development. मुगलकालीन भारत में औद्योगिक अर्थव्यवस्था पर प्रकाश डालते हुए उसके विकास पर एक आलोचनात्मक निबन्ध लिखिए। [BPSC-1999] Ans: Industrial activity during Mughal period was second most important activity besides agriculture. Up until 1750, India produced about 25% of the world’s […]

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Q. Discuss Tuzuk-i-Babari as a source of history of Medieval India.

Q. Discuss Tuzuk-i-Babari as a source of history of Medieval India. Ans: Tuzuk-i-Babari (aka Baburnama) is the autobiography of Babur, the founder of the Mughal empire in India. Babur wrote it in Turkish language; Abdur Rahim Khan Khan-i-Khanan translated it into Persian. Later, the book was translated into various European languages. It contains information from […]

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