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  1. Which of the following was the founder of the house of Peshawar?
    1. Ramachandra Pant
    2. Balaji Vishwanath
    3. Balaji Baji Rao
    4. Parsuram Triamsuk
Correct Option: B

Balaji Vishwanath was the founder of the house of the Peshwas in 1714. He was the first of a series of hereditary Peshwas hailing from the Marathi Chitpavan Brahmin family who gained effective control of the Maratha Empire during the 18th century. He is also called the second founder of the Maratha Empire.

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