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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Quiz - The Great Maratha King

1. What were the eight ministers called in Shivaji's regime, who assisted him in the administrative helm of affairs?

Astami
Ettu
Astapradhan
Atha
2. This fort was under the control of Nilkanth Rao. A war was fought between Tanaji Malusare, a commander of Shivaji and Udaybhan Rathod, fort keeper under Jai Singh I. Name this fort, which was conquered by Tanaji Malusare.
Kangra
Amber
Torana
Kondana
3. Which was the first fort captures by Shivaji as Chieftain of Marathas which led the foundation of his ruling attributes of valour and determination at the age of 16?
Torana
Kondana
Kangra
Amber
4. Shivaji was born in which hill-fort near the city of Junnar in what is now Pune district?
Pratapgad
Shivneri
Torana
Kondana
5. Shivaji's father Shahaji Bhonsle was a Maratha general who served the Deccan Sultanates.His mother was the daughter of Lakhuji Jadhavrao of Sindhkhed. What was her name?
Putribai
Savitribai
Jijabai
Sakhubai
6. Afzal Khan was a general who served the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur Sultanate in India. In 1657 Adilshah sent him to arrest Shivaji. Before engaging him, the Bijapuri forces desecrated the Tulja Bhavani Temple, holy to Shivaji's family, and the Vithoba temple at Pandharpur, a major pilgrimage site for the Hindus. He was killed at a truce negotiation meeting with Shivaji, and his army was defeated at the Battle of _________.
Pratapgad
Ahmednagar
Panipat
Patan
7. Shivaji's commemorations include INS Shivaji, an Indian Naval station located in __________ Maharashtra, India. It houses the Naval College of Engineering which trains officers of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard. It was commissioned on 15 February 1945 as HMIS Shivaji. It is located close to the Bhushi Dam.
Kochi
Konkan
Malabar
Lonavala
8. When was Shivaji born?
19 February 1630
20 March, 1630
31 May, 1630
17 February, 1630
9. What was the minister who looked after the finance and general administration called in Shivaji's regime?
Wakenavis
Majumdar
Peshwa
Dabir
10. In which year Shivaji was formally crowned as the Chhatrapati (Monarch) of his realm at Raigad?
1697
1674
1656
1698






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