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Aurangzeb Quiz

Aurangzeb Quiz Questions

Aurangzeb reading the Quran.

Aurangzeb reading the Quran. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who was defeated in the battle of Dharmat?
a) Raj Singh
b) Jai Singh
c) Jaswant Singh
d) Roop Singh

2) Who was defeated in the battle of Samugarh?
a) Dara Sikoh
b) Shuja
c) Shaista Khan
d) Isa Khan

3) Which kingdom was annexed by Aurangzeb in 1687?
a) Gwalior
b) Gondia
c) Golconda
d) Calicut

4) Which tax abolished by Akbar was re-imposed by Aurangzeb?
a) Income Tax
b) Service Tax
c) Jizya
d) Sales Tax

5) Who of the sons of Aurangzeb revolted and later fled to Persia?
a) Mohmmed
b) Muazzam
c) Akbar
d) Azam

6) Which mosque in Delhi’s Red Fort was built by Aurangzeb?
a) Heera Masjid
b) Panna Masjid
c) Moti Masjid
d) Sona Masjid

7) Which Sikh Guru was killed for not converting to Islam?
a) Angad
b) Arjun Dev
c) Teg Bahadur
d) Gobind Singh

The Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque inside the Red...

The Moti Masjid or Pearl Mosque inside the Red Fort in Delhi was built in 1659 by Aurangzeb for his own personal use. It was unfortunately closed when we were there. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Which Maratha ruler imprisoned by Aurangzeb escaped in a basket of sweets?
a) Shivaji
b) Sambhaji
c) Rajaram
d) Sahu

9) Who was attached by Shivaji and lost his fingers?
a) Mir Bakshi
b) Mir Atish
c) Shaista Khan
d) Ahmed Shah

10) Where was Aurangzeb buried?
a) Kabul
b) Lahore
c) Sikandra
d) Khuldabad

Aurangzeb Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Who was defeated in the battle of Dharmat?
c) Jaswant Singh

2) Who was defeated in the battle of Samugarh?
a) Dara Sikoh

3) Which kingdom was annexed by Aurangzeb in 1687?
c) Golconda

4) Which tax abolished by Akbar was re-imposed by Aurangzeb?
c) Jizya

5) Who of the sons of Aurangzeb revolted and later fled to Persia?
c) Akbar

English: Tomb of Mughal Emeperor, Aurangzeb at...

Tomb of Mughal Emeperor, Aurangzeb at Khuldabad, Aurangabad, 1850s. “He desired in his will that not more than 8 rupees was to be expended on it” The tomb lies within the courtyard of the shrine of the Sufi saint Shaikh Burham-u’d-din Gharib (died 1331). This disciple of Nizam ud-Din Auliya of Delhi was buried at Khuldabad near Aurangabad. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which mosque in Delhi’s Red Fort was built by Aurangzeb?
c) Moti Masjid

7) Which Sikh Guru was killed for not converting to Islam?
c) Teg Bahadur

8) Which Maratha ruler imprisoned by Aurangzeb escaped in a basket of sweets?
a) Shivaji

9) Who was attacked by Shivaji and lost his fingers?
c) Shaista Khan

10) Where was Aurangzeb buried?
d) Khuldabad

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