GK 92: CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI JAYANTI SPECIAL

This quiz is about the life and victories of Chhatrpati Shivaji Maharaj, the Maratha warrior.

This quiz contains 20 questions of 1 mark each.

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Source of Information: INDIAN HISTORY BY KRISHNA REDDY AND WIKIPEDIA

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#1. Who was the creator of Maratha nation?

#2. Where was Shivaji born?

#3. When was Shivajai born?

#4. Shivaji's son was murdered brutally by the Mughals. What was his name?

#5. Who is the mother of Shivaji?

#6. Who was the guardian of Shivaji?

After the death of Dadaji Kondadeo in 1647, Shivaji assumed full charge of his jagir. At the age of 18, he conquered Raigarh, Kondana  and Toma from Bijapur.

#7. Name the person who was deputed by Adil Shah ruler to punish Shivaji? ( Shivaji murdered that person in 1659)

#8. When did Shivaji visit Agra?

Shivaji visited Agra in 1666 where he was imprisoned after he managed to escape from captivity he remained in relative silence for three years and renewed his conflict with the mughals.

#9. When was Shivaji coronated?

#10. Where was Shivaji coronated?

#11. What title was acquired by Shivaji after coronation?

#12. What was the name given to the council of ministers of Shivaji?

Peshwa, Sar-i- Naubat, Majumdar or Amatya, Waqenavis, Surunavis or Sachiv, Dabir or Sumanta , Nyayadish and Pandit Rao

#13. Identify the taxes collected by Shivaji?

Chauth was one-fourth of the land revenue paid to the Marathas so as not be subjected to Maratha Raids.

 

Sardeshmukhi was an additional levy of 10 percent on those lands of Maharashtra over which Marathas claimed hereditary rights, but which formed part of Mughal empire.

#14. Which minister from Shivaji's council of Ministers was exempted from participation in war?

#15. Who is the head of Shivaji's army?

#16. To which clan did Shivaji belong to ?

#17. Shivaji issued a gold coin at the time of his coronation. What was the name of that?

#18. Which court language had been replaced by marathi by Shivaji?

#19. Which language had been used in Shivaji's seals?

The seal proclaims: “This seal of Shiva, son of Shah, shines forth for the welfare of the people and is meant to command increasing respect from the universe like the first phase of the moon.

#20. Treaty of Purandhar was signed in 1665. Who were the two parties of it?

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    • Thanks for the feed back, From the academic books and the reference mentioned before the quiz, it was Konda dev. We will look into the information elaborately. All the best!

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