i. Babur used canons effectively in the first battle of Panipat. True
ii. Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi in 1530. False
iii. In Iran Humayun received help from the Safavid Shah. True
iv. Akbar was 33 years old when he became emperor. False
i. The capital of Mirza Hakim, Akbar’s half-brother, was Kabul.
ii. The five Deccan Sultanates were Berar, Khandesh, Ahmadnagar, Bijapur and Golconda.
iii. If zat determined a mansabdar’s rank and salary, sawar indicated his military responsibility.
iv. Abul Fazl, Akbar’s friend and counsellor, helped him frame the idea of sulh-i kul so that he could govern a society composed of many religions, cultures and castes.
Ans. He recaptured Delhi in 1555.
Ans. Babur was the first Mughal emperor (1526- 1530).
Ans. Marathas started guerrilla warfare.
Ans. Jahangir was the great Mughal Emperor, and he was the son of Akbar.
Ans. In Iran Humayun received help from the Safavid Shah.
Ans. Abul Fazl was the author of Akbar Nama and Ain-i-Akbari.
Ans. Humayun died as a result of an accidental fall in his building.
Ans. At the age of 13, Akbar became the emperor of the Mughal Empire.
Ans. Bairam Khan was the regent of Akbar.
Ans. Babur defeated and killed Ibrahim Lodi in the Battle of Panipat in 1526.
Ans. Rajputs was defeated in the battle of Chanderi by Babur.
Ans. Mansabdars received their salaries as revenue assignments called jagirs.
Ans. Sher Khan defeated Humayun at Chausa (1539) and Kanauj (1540), forcing him to flee to Iran.
Ans. Genghis Khan was the ruler of the Mongol tribes, China and Central Asia. He died in 1227.
Ans. The mother of Jahangir was a Kachhwaha princess, daughter of the Rajput ruler of Amber (modernday Jaipur).
Ans. The mother of Shah Jahan was a Rathor princess, daughter of the Rajput ruler of Marwar (Jodhpur).
Ans. In law, primogeniture is the rule of inheritance whereby father’s estate descends to the eldest son.
Ans. Mehrunnisa married the Emperor Jahangir in 1611 and received the title Nur Jahan.
Ans. They followed the Mughal and Timurid custom of coparcenary inheritance, or a division of the inheritance amongst all the sons.
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