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Question 1: ________ (4 December 1796-3 June 1818) (d.
Maratha EmpireNana SahibBaji Rao IIDaulat Scindia

Question 2: [1] Shahu, who also appointed Baji Rao's son as Peshwa in 1740, gave considerable authority to the Peshwas to command the ________ armies, and they responded well during his reigns.
GoaBhandariMarathaKarhade Brahmin

Question 3: He was a basically good administrator who rose from the level of Local ________ to the ranks of Ashtapradhan due to guidance and support from Shivaji Maharaj, one of the prominent Peshwas earlier from 1700.
KuldevtaDaivadnyaDeshastha BrahminKulkarni

Question 4: The first Peshwa to receive the status of a king was Ramchandra Pant Amatya Bawdekar in 1689 by Chatrapati Rajaram.The first Bhat family Peshwa was Balaji Vishwanath Bhat, a chitpavan ________.
BrahminBiharBhumiharUttar Pradesh

Question 5: The last Peshwa, ________, was defeated by the British East India Company in the Battle of Khadki which was a part of Third Anglo-Maratha War (1817–1818).
Baji Rao IIMaratha EmpireDaulat ScindiaNana Sahib

Question 6: The word Peshwa may have originated in Persian, meaning "foremost", and was introduced in ________ by the Muslim rulers.
Deccan PlateauWestern GhatsHimalayasEastern Ghats

Question 7: Amritrao (brother of Bajirao II), Peshwa for a short period during ________'s siege of Pune.
Daulat ScindiaBaji Rao IIYashwantrao HolkarMalhar Rao Holkar

Question 8: Baji Rao and his son, Balaji Baji Rao, oversaw the period of greatest ________ expansion (see map at right), brought to an end by the Maratha's defeat by an Afghan army at the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.
GoaKarhade BrahminMarathaBhandari

Question 9: After his coronation as a Maratha Chhatrapati in 1674, the founder of the ________, Shivaji appointed Moropant Trimbak Pingle as the first Peshwa.
Gupta EmpireMaratha EmpireHarshaPala Empire

Question 10: ________ (1 July 1857 - 1858) (b.19 May 1825, d.
Mangal PandeyNana SahibIndian independence movementB. R. Ambedkar


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