(d) Aravidu dynasty of Penugonda
To whom is Sivaji greatly indebted in the field of administrative reforms?
(a) Sher Shah Sur
(b) Mahmud Gawan of the Bahmani kingdom
(c) Malik Ambar of Ahmadnagar
(d) Akbar, the Great
What was saran jam under the Marathas?
(a) Revenue system in which assessment of land revenue was made on the
basis of measurement
(b) Tax collected from the merchants and traders
(c) Tribute paid by the Maratha chiefs to the ruler
(d) Unit of land whose revenues were assigned to beg officials and military
commanders in lieu of their salaries
The new post of pratinidhi came into existence during the reign of which
Maratha ruler?
(a) Sivaji
(b) Rajaram
(c) Shahu
(d) Sambhaji
Who among the following is generally considered the greatest exponent of
guerrilla tactics of warfare after Sivaji?
(a) Tarabai
(b) Balaji Viswanath
(c) Rajaram
(d) Baji Rao I
Who among the following got the title of ‘Sena Karte’?
(a) Balaji Viswanath
(b) Balaji Baji Rao
(c) Shahu
(d) Baji Rao I
During whose Peshwaship did the system of Maratha confederacy begin, with
certain Maratha chiefs getting themselves entrenched in different parts of
(a) Balaji Baji Rao