Which of the following statements about the treaty of 1719 between the
Marathas and Mughals are true?
(i) It was signed by Balaji Viswanath with Hussain AIi, the elder of the
Sayyid brothers.
(ii) According to it, Shahu was recognised as the king of his swarajya by the
Mughals.
(iii) Shahu’s mother as well as other members of his family were released by
the Mughals.
(iv) Shahu was permitted to collect chauth and sardeshmukhi of the six
Mughal provinces of the Deccan.
(v) The Marathas were, in turn, asked to maintain a contingent of 15,000
horsemen for the service of the Mughals.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii, iv and v
(d) All of them
Which of the following statements about Balaji Baji Rao are true?
(i) He imprisoned Ramraja, a grandson of Rajaram and the nominated heir of
Shahu at Satara.
(ii) In 1751 he became the official head of the Maratha confederacy and
shifted his capital to Poona as a symbol of this fact.
(iii) During his Peshwaship Maratha power reached its zenith.
(iv) In 1752, he signed an agreement with the Mughals by which he became
the protector of the Mughal empire from internal as well as external enemies.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All of them
Which of the following statements about the third battle of Panipat in 1761
are true?
(i) The Maratha forces were led by Balaji Baji Rao, while the Afghan forces
were led by Ahmad Shah Abdali.
(ii) The Marathas made full use