(i) He introduced a uniform assessment of land revenue on the basis of
measurement of land.
(ii) He completely did away with various hereditary revenue officials.
(iii) He collected chauth and sardeshmukhi, apart from the traditional land
revenue, from the peasants of his swarajya.
(iv) He paid all his officials, big or small, military or civil, in cash only.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) ii, iii and iv
(b) iii and iv
(c) ii and iv
(d) Only iii
Almost all the ministers of Sivaji’s ashtapradhan, except two, participated in
war. Pick out the exceptions from among the following:
(i) Peshwa
(ii) Amatya
(iii) Pandit Rao
(iv) Nyayadhish
(v) Sachiv
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and v
(b) ii and iii
(c) i and iii
(d) iii and iv
Which of the following statements about Sambhaji are true?
(i) He had to overcome the opposition of Rajaram, his younger brother,
before ascending the throne.
(ii) He supported Akbar, the rebellious son of Aurangzeb, against the Mughal
emperor.
(iii) He made Jinji his capital due to Mughal pressure.
(iv) Immediately after his execution by the Mughals, his wife and son were
also imprisoned by the latter.
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, ii and iv
(c) ii, iii and iv