Top 100+ Maratha Empire General Knowledge Questions & Answers - 1

Question: 1

The third Battle of Panipat was fought between

(A) Nadir Shah and Mughals

(B) Maratha and Ahmed Shah Abdali

(C) Humayun and Shershah

(D) Hemu and Akbar

Ans: B

Maratha and Ahmed Shah Abdali

Question: 2

Aurangzeb failed to defeat Shivaji because the

(A) Mughal army grew unmanageable

(B) Mughal generals were treacherous

(C) Marathas were expert in Guerilla – warfare

(D) Mughals had no navy

Ans: C

Marathas were expert in Guerilla – warfare

Question: 3

Between whom was the treaty of Purandhar in 1776 made?

(A) English and Sultan of Mysore

(B) Marathas and English

(C) Marathas and Portuguese

(D) English and Nizam of Hyderabad

Ans: B

Marathas and English

Question: 4

Shivaji was crowned in the year

(A) 1654

(B) 1664

(C) 1674

(D) 1684

Ans: C

1674

Question: 5

In Shivaji’s council of Ministers the Prime Minister was called

(A) Sumanta

(B) Mantri

(C) Sachiv

(D) Peshwa

Ans: D

Peshwa

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