CULTURE FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , SOLUTION OF TEST-08

Ans. 1. (c)

Ans. 2. (c)
Exp: This administrative set up remained intact during the reigns of ‘Akbar’s successors–
Jahangir (1605-1627), Shahjahan (1627-1658), and Aurangzeb (1658-1707). There was peace and tranquillity all around except of course in the reign of the last named king. His economic exploitation and religious harassment led the Satnamis of Narnaul to
challenge his authority.
The Satnamis were a peaceful sect believing in the unity of God, mostly employed in agriculture. They were honest, industrious and formed a brotherhood calling themselves Satnamis, Satnam means good name by good work. They do not believe in idol worship.
Satanami Sect was founded in 1657 in Haryana. They defeated Mughal forces a number of times. Satanamis dressed like mendicants and earned their living living
through agriculture and small trade.

Ans. 3. (d)

Ans. 4. (d)

Ans. 5. (d)

Nimbarka was in the thirteenth century.

Kabir Das (1440-1518)  whereas  Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi (1563– 1624)

Ans. 6. (a)

Tansen was the title given to him by Raja Vikramjit of Gwalior

Ans. 7. (c)

Ans. 8. (b)

Ans. 9. (a)

Ans. 10. (a)