MCQ on Mediaeval Indian History for WBCS/SSC/Misc Competetive Exams

MCQ on Mediaeval Indian History for WBCS/SSC/Misc Competetive Exams

1. Persian poet Firdausi who composed ‘Shah Namah’ was associated with the court of :

    (a) Sultan Mahmud       (b) Mohammed Ghori        (c) Shah Tahamasp        (d) None of these

2. In which year the Somnath Temple of Gujarat was destroyed by Sultan Mahmud ?

    (a) 1015 AD          (b) 1020 AD        (c) 1025 AD        (d) None of these

3. King Jaypala who faced invasion from Sultan Mahmud was associated with :

    (a) Chalukya Dynasty       (b) Hindushahi Dynasty        (c) Pandya Dynasty         (d) None of these

4. Who authored ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’ ?

    (a) Ibn Batuta         (b) Al-Biruni          (c) Faizi        (d) Abul Fazal

5. Rulers of which dynasty patronised Jainism in Gujarat ?

    (a) Chalukya        (b) Pallava         (c) Rashtrakuta         (d) None of these

6. Nayanar group of Saints in South India were devotees of Lord :

    (a) Vishnu        (b) Siva        (c) Krishna         (d) Buddha

7. ‘Advaitavada’ being ‘doctrine of non-dualism’ was advocated by :

    (a) Sankaracharya         (b) Ramanuja        (c) Channabasava         (d) None of these

8. ‘Alvars’ of South India were devotees of lord ?

    (a) Murugan          (b) Vishnu         (c) Mahavira        (d) None of these

9. In which modern area of India Arabian Muslim travellers settled at the earliest ?

    (a) Punjab        (b) Maharashtra         (c) Kerala         (d) Karnataka

10. Dhoyi, author of ‘Pavanduta’ was associated with court of :

      (a) Devpala         (b) Lakshmanasena         (c) Ballal Sena        (d) None of these

11. Kamban’s Ramayanan in Tamil was written during reign of :

      (a) Chalukyas         (b) Pallavas         (c) Cholas        (d) Kakatiyas

12. Who came to India along with Sultan Mahmud ?

      (a) Ibn Batuta        (b) Al-Beruni         (c) Abul Razzak        (d) None of these

13. Kalahana wrote ‘Rajtarangini’ during the reign of :

      (a) Samudragupta         (b) Skanda Gupta         (c) Harshavardhan        (d) None of these

14. Sankaracharya, who formulated Hindu Philosophy, was born at Kalandi of :

      (a) Uttar Pradesh        (b) Gujrat         (c) Tamil Nadu        (d) Kerala

15. The Dilwara temple at Mount Abu was established during the rule of :

      (a) Chalukya        (b) Solankis        (c) Kalachuries        (d) None of these

16. In which one of the following places no Math was set up by Sankaracharya ?

      (a) Sringeri of Karnataka       (b) Dwarka of Gujrat       (c) Puri of Orissa       (d) Benaras of Uttar Pradesh

17. The popular name of Muiz Uddin Muhammad Bin Sam was :

      (a) Sultan Mahmud        (b) Muhammad Ghori        (c) Timur        (d) None of these

18. Who faced defeat in the Battle of Chandawar in 1194 AD :

      (a) Mohammed Ghori        (b) Jaychandra        (c) Bhima II        (d) None of these

19. Bakhtiar Khilji who conquered Nadia was at first Jagirdar of :

      (a) Delhi        (b) Oudh        (c) Bihar       (d) None of these

20. Who belonged to Shamsi Dynasty rulers within Slave Dynasty ?

      (a) Balban        (b) Iltutmish        (c) Bakhtiar Khilji        (d) None of these

21. Silver ‘Tanka’ and copper ‘Jital’ were introduced by :

      (a) Qutubuddin         (b) Balban        (c) Raziya        (d) Iltutmish

22. After death of Iltutmish in 1236 AD, who emerged as Sultan :

      (a) Reziya         (b) Balban         (c) Rukn Uddin         (d) None of these

23. Who authored ‘Tabaqat-i- Nasiri’ on Sultan Nasiruddin ?

      (a) Ibn Batuta        (b) Minhaj-us-Siraj        (c) Isami        (d) None of these

24. Which Sultan of Turkish origin introduced Persian etiquette in court of Delhi ?

      (a) Balban        (b) Jalaluddin        (c) Alauddin        (d) None of these

25. Poet Amir Khusrau had highest patronage from :

      (a) Iltutmish        (b) Balban         (c) Alauddin        (d) None of these

26. Ramchandra Yadav who faced invasion from Alauddin Khilji was the ruler of :

      (a) Devgiri        (b) Malwa        (c) Ujjain         (d) None of these

27. Rana Hamir Deva who faced defeat to Alauddin was king of :

      (a) Mewer        (b) Ranthambor         (c) Kashmir        (d) None of these

28. Malik Kafur was an efficient Military General under :

      (a) Jalaluddin Khilji       (b) Alauddin Khilji       (c) Ghyas Uddin Tughlaq       (d) None of these.

29. Who killed Malik Kafur to emerge as the Sultan of Delhi ?

      (a) Qutubuddin Mubarak Shah        (b) Ghazi Malik      (c) Khizir Khan       (d) None of these.

30. Ghazi Malik was the actual name of :

      (a) Ghyas Uddin Tughlaq        (b) Mohammed Bin Tughlaq       (c) Firuz Shah Tughlaq       (d) None of these

31. Which one was not built by Alauddin Khilji :

      (a) Siri Fort        (b) Jamat Khana Masjid        (c) Alai Darwaza        (d) Buland Darwaza

32. A Sultan of which dynasty introduced price control for essential commodities in and around Delhi ?

      (a) Slave        (b) Khilji         (c) Tughlaq         (d) None of these

33. A Sultan of which dynasty introduced ‘Token Currency’ ?

      (a) Khilji        (b) Tughlaq        (c) Sayyid       (d) Lody

34. ‘Diwan-i-Khairat’ a Ministry for Charity was organised by :

      (a) Gyasuddin        (b) Alauddin        (c) Firuz Shah       (d) None of these

35. Which town was not established by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughlaq :

      (a) Hissar         (b) Jaunpur         (c) Fatebad        (d) Tughlaqabad

36. Jauna Khan was the actual name of Sultan :

      (a) Gyasuddin         (b) Alauddin         (c) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq        (d) Firuz Shah Tughlaq

37. In the Sultani period a district was called as :

      (a) Kasba        (b) Shiq        (c) Muqaddam         (d) None of these

38. Sultan Muhammed Bin Tughlaq issued token currencies of :

      (a) gold and silver        (b) silver and copper        (c) copper and brass        (d) None of these

39. In which century Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti of Ajmeer died ?

      (a) 12th century        (b) 13th century        (c) 14th century       (d) 15th century

40. Who took leading role to translate Upanisads into Persian ?

      (a) Shahjahan       (b) Akbar        (c) Dara Sikoh         (d) None of these

41. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Diwan-i-Wazarat : Revenue collection        (b) Diwan-i-Arz : Military management

      (c) Diwan-i-Risalat : Justice Department       (d) Diwan-i-Khairat : Charity affairs

42. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Barids : Spies      (b) Wakia Navis : News reporter       (c) Gharai : House tax       (d) Charai : Land Tax

43. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Tarikh-i-Hind : Al-Beruni

      (b) Kitab-ul-Rehla : Ibn Batuta

      (c) Tarikh-i-Firuz Shahi : Ziauddin Barani

      (d) Tughlaqnamah : Firuz Shah Tughlaq

44. ‘Hauz Khas’ town area of Delhi was built by :

      (a) Alauddin Khilji        (b) Md. Bin Tughlaq        (c) Firuz Shah Tughlaq       (d) None of these

45. In which year Bengal was invaded by Bakhtiyar Khilji ?

      (a) 1202 AD         (b) 1204 AD        (c) 1206 AD        (d) None of these

46. The rulers of Chahamana Dynasty were also known as :

      (a) Solankies         (b) Chauhans        (c) Paramparas        (d) None of these

47. What was the name of the father of ‘Sultan Mahmud’ ?

      (a) Alptigin        (b) Sabuktigin        (c) Ulag Khan        (d) None of these

48. In the histoiy Muiz uddin became known as :

      (a) Timur        (b) Md. Ghori        (c) Md. Bin Kassim        (d) None of these

49. Prithvi Raj Chouhan, the king of Ajmeer and Delhi was also known as :

      (a) Prithvi Raj I       (b) Prithvi Raj II        (c) Prithvi Raj III        (d) None of these

50. In which year Mohammed Ghori was assassinated in Sind on his way from India to Ghazni ?

      (a) 1204 AD         (b) 1205 AD        (c) 1206 AD       (d) None of these

51. In which year Ali Mardan Khalji, an official administrator of Lakhnauti killed Mohammad Bin Kassim ?

      (a) 1205 AD        (b) 1206 AD      (c) 1207 AD      (d) None of these

52. In which year Qutubuddin Aibak died for a fall from horse while playing Chaugan (Polo) ?

      (a) 1208 AD         (b) 1210 AD        (c) 1212 AD        (d) None of these

53. The meaning of ‘Mongol’ was :

      (a) Revolutionary         (b) Barbarian         (c) Brave        (d) Pious

54. In the history, as a Sultan ‘Ulugh Khan’ is better known as :

      (a) Iltutmish         (b) Balban         (c) Firuz Shah         (d) None of these

55. The Forty Nobles of Turkish origin were effectively controlled by Sultan :

      (a) Balban         (b) Babur         (c) Akbar        (d) None of these

56. Balban successfully crushed a revolt raised by Mungis Uddin Tughril in :

      (a) Delhi        (b) Gujarat       (c) Bihar        (d) Bengal

57. Who was chosen as Sultan of Delhi after death of Balban ?

      (a) Burga Khan         (b) Kai-Khusrau         (c) Kaiqubad        (d) None of these

58. Who ordered to kill Sidi Maula, a Muslim Saint of Delhi on plea that Saint wanted to emerge as Caliph ?

      (a) Balban        (b) Jalal Uddin         (c) Alauddin        (d) None of these

59. Who assumed title ‘Sikandar Soni’ meaning Alexander II ?

      (a) Jalal Uddin        (b) Md. Bin Tughlaq        (c) Alauddin         (d) None of these

60. ‘Gangaikonda’ was the proud title of :

      (a) Pulakesin II         (b) Rajadhiraja I        (c) Rajendra Chola        (d) None of these

61. The Navy of which dynasty ruler invaded Sumatra and Malay Peninsula ?

      (a) Gupta        (b) Chola       (c) Ganga        (d) None of these

62. Among the Delhi Sultans who crossed Vindhyas for invasion at the earliest ?

      (a) Qutubuddin Aibak       (b) Alauddin Khilji        (c) Balban       (d) None of these

63. Famous European Historian Todd wrote on the history of the :

      (a) Sikhs        (b) Marathas        (c) Rajputs       (d) Mughals

64. Kakatiya Dynasty rulers had their Capital at :

      (a) Devgiri       (b) Vellure        (c) Chitor        (d) Warangal

65. ‘Tarikh-i-Alai’ authored by Amir Khusrau contained description of invasion by :

      (a) Alauddin Khilji         (b) Malik Kafur        (c) Balban        (d) Babur

66. Thousands of new Muslims who were killed by Alauddin Khilji were racially :

      (a) Mongols        (b) Rajputs        (c) Afghans        (d) Marathas

67. Who faced ultimate death for collapse of a wooden pavilion :

      (a) Alauddin        (b) Ghiyas Uddin        (c) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq       (d) None of these

68. Hindu ruler of Tirhut of Bihar region was defeated by :

      (a) Ghiyas Uddin Tughlaq      (b) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq      

      (c) Mubarak Khilji        (d) None of these

69. Mohammed Bin Tughlaq decided to shift capital from Delhi to Devgiri. New name given for Devgiri was :

      (a) Tughlaqabad        (b) Jaunpur       (c) Daulatabad       (d) None of these

70. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq invaded Tarmashirin towards his plan to conquer :

      (a) Kashmir       (b) Khurasan        (c) Gazni        (d) Mongolia

71. Who sent Ibh Batutah to Toghan Timur, the Mongol Emperor of China :

      (a) Alauddin Khilji       (b) Ghiyas Uddin Tughlaq       (c) Mohammed Bin Tughlaq      (d) None of these

72. Who successfully established an independent kingdom of Bengal during the Sultanate period of Delhi ?

      (a) Shams Uddin Ilyas Shah       (b) Malik Fakhr Uddin       (c) Qadr Khan         (d) None of these

73. During the Ilyas Shahi dynasty rule of Bengal there remained Ekdala fort in :

      (a) Malda          (b) Chittagong         (c) Dinajpur        (d) Murshidabad.

74. About which ruler of Bengal having capital at Sonargaon Ibn Batutah stated “He is fond of the company of saints, for­eigners and men of learning” ?

      (a) Malik Haji Ilyas        (b) Fakhir Uddin        (c) Zaiar Khan         (d) None of these

75. Which one has not been correctly matched ?

      (a) Fatuhat-i-Firuz Shahi : Yahiya Tughlaq

      (b) Tarikh-i-Mubarak Shahi : Yahiya Ahmed Sirhindi

      (c) Tughlaqnamah : Amir Khusrau

      (d) Tabaqaat-i-Nasiri : Ziauddin Barani

76. Who stated in his autobiography, ‘I encouraged my infidel subjects to embrace the religion of the Prophet’ ?

      (a) Babur       (b) Jahangir        (c) Firuz Tughlaq        (d) None of these

77. Nasir Uddin Mahmud Shah of Tughlaq Dynasty was the Sultan of Delhi when Timur invaded India in :

      (a) 1396         (b) 1398        (c) 1402        (d) 1404

78. Who was the founder of rule of Sayyid Dynasty in Delhi ?

      (a) Khizir Khan         (b) Mubarak Shah        (c) Muhammad Shah       (d) None of these

79. Bahlul Lody was the founder of Lody Dynasty rule in Delhi. Who succeeded him ?

      (a) Sikandar Lody        (b) Ibrahim Lody        (c) Daulat Khan Lody       (d) None of these

80. Who used to write Persian verses under name ‘Gulrukhi’ ?

      (a) Firuz Shah        (b) Sikandar Lody         (c) Abul Fazal        (d) None of these

81. Zain-ul-Abiden, who was liberal like Akbar, was a Sultan of :

      (a) Malwa        (b) Ayodhya        (c) Kashmir       (d) Gujarat

82. In which century Mewer having capital Chitor emerged as a powerful kingdom under King Rana Kumbha ?

      (a) 14th        (b) 15th        (c) 16th        (d) None of these

83. The fort of Asirgarh was associated with the Kingdom of :

      (a) Khandesh       (b) Bahmani Kingdom        (c) Nizam Shahi       (d) None of these

84. The Vijaynagar Kingdom reoccupied Raichur Doab area in 1420 from :

      (a) Alauddin Khilji        (b) Mohammed Bin Tughlaq       (c) Firuz Tughlaq      (d) None of these

85. In South Indian region ‘Afaqi’ meant :

      (a) Muslims         (b) Foreigners       (c) Armymen       (d) Horsemen

86. Russian merchant and traveller Athanasius Nikitin visited South India in :

      (a) 14th Century       (b) 15th century        (c) 16th century       (d) None of these

87. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched regarding the founder :

      (a) Quli Qutb Shah : Golkonda 

      (b) Malik Ahmed : Ahmadnagar

      (c) Ismail Mukh : Bahamani Kingdom

      (d) Krishnadeva Raya : Vijaynagar Kingdom

88. During the period of Battle of Talikota in 1565 the King of Vijaynagar was :

      (a) Achyuta Raya       (b) Sadasiva Raya       (c) Rama Raja        (d) None of these

89. The ‘Urdu’ language was initially used in royal court and developed during the period of :

      (a) Sultans        (b) Mughals        (c) Chauhans        (d) None of these

90. Amir Khusrau, a famous poet and writer, used to write generally in :

      (a) Arabic        (b) Persian        (c) Urdu        (d) Hindi

91. Sri Chaitanya who was born at Navadwip in 1486 AD died at Puri at an age of :

      (a) 42 years         (b) 45 yrs         (c) 47 yrs         (d) 52 yrs

92. Guru Nanak was born at Talwandi near Lahore in a year of :

      (a) 14th Century         (b) 15th century          (c) 16th century        (d) None of these

93. Sankardev was a pioneer of Bhakti movement in :

      (a) Assam          (b) Gujarat          (c) Maharashtra         (d) None of these

94. A king of which kingdom faced defeat in the Battle of Khanua in 1527 AD :

      (a) Mewer        (b) Oudh        (c) Alwar        (d) None of these

95. Which power was defeated in the battle of Dadrah of 1532 ?

      (a) Mughal         (b) Afghan         (c) Rajput         (d) None of these

96. Through marriage Sher Shah got the fort of :

      (a) Chunar       (b) Ekdala        (c) Rohtasgarh        (d) None of these

97. Humayun left India in 1540 after facing defeat in battle of :

      (a) Surajgarh       (b) Chausa        (c) Bilgram        (d) None of these

98. Who introduced ‘Patta’ (Title deed ) and ‘Qabiliat’ (deed of agreement) for farmers ?

      (a) Sher Shah       (b) Akbar         (c) Jahangir       (d) None of these

99. Sher Shah introduced rupee coin made of :

      (a) Copper        (b) Bronze        (c) Silver        (d) None of these

100. Bairam Khan, the guardian of Akbar was by race a :

        (a) Arabian         (b) Persian         (c) Turkish        (d) Afghan

101. In which year Akbar started his rule independently ?

        (a) 1558         (b) 1560        (c) 1562        (d) 1564

102. With which region a Chandel princess Durgavati was the actual ruler on behalf of a minor king named Bir Narayan :

        (a) Uttar Pradesh       (b) Gujarat        (c) Madhya Pradesh       (d) None of these

103. In which year Akbar occupied Chitor, capital of Mewer ?

        (a) 1566        (b) 1568       (c) 1570       (d) 1572

104. Who faced defeat in the Battle of Haldighat of 1576 AD ?

        (a) Sangram Singh       (b) Udai Singh       (c) Pratap Singh        (d) None of these

105. Who was not associated with the Court of Akbar ?

        (a) Raja Birbal        (b) Raja Todarmal        (c) Man Singh        (d) Brahmajit Gaur

106. Akbar was taught ‘Sulh-i-Kul’ (Universal peace and tolera­tion) by :

        (a) Hamida Begum         (b) Bairam Khan         (c) Adul Latif       (d) Maham Anaga

107. During life time of Akbar which one of his sons turned rebel :

        (a) Salim         (b) Murad         (c) Daniyal        (d) Khusrau

108. In the war of succession Salim, known as Jahangir as emperor, captured and blinded his son named :

        (a) Khusrau         (b) Pervez        (c) Shahriyar        (d) None of these

109. Jahangir executed the 5th Sikh Guru Arjun Dev in 1606 AD on the plea that the Guru influenced his rebel son named :

        (a) Khusrau        (b) Pervez       (c) Shahjahan       (d) None of these

110. Ladli Begam, a daughter of Noor Jahan by her first husband Sher Afkun was married to a son of Jahangir named :

        (a) Pervez        (b) Shahjahan        (c) Shahriyar        (d) None of these

111. Shahjahan married Mumtaz Mahal who was a daughter of :

        (a) Asaf Khan        (b) Mohabat Khan         (c) Qasim Khan        (d) None of these

112. The father of Mumtaz Mahal was related to Noor Jahan as :

        (a) paternal uncle        (b) Maternal uncle        (c) Cousin        (d) Brother

113. A Persian traveller Abdur Razzak visited Vijaynagar kingdom during the reign of :

        (a) Deva Raya I       (b) Dev Raya II        (c) Krishna Dev Raya        (d) None of these

114. In the battle of Ghagra of 1529 AD Babur defeated :

        (a) Medini Rai         (b) Mahmud Lody       (c) Nusrat Shah      (d) Mahmud Lody & Nusrat Shah Kabir

115. Kabir, noted pioneer of Bhakti Movement who patronised amity among different religious groups of India was born near :

        (a) Allahabad         (b) Benaras         (c) Mathura        (d) None of these

116. Shahjahan was a son of Ms. Jagat Gosain who was a daughter of Raja Uday Singh of :

        (a) Jaipur        (b) Jodhpur        (c) Bikneer        (d) Mewer

117. ‘Bachittar Natak’ was authored as a autobiography by :

        (a) Guru Tegh Bahadur       (b) Guru Govind Singh      (c) Banda Bahadur       (d) None of these

118. During the reign of Aurangzeb, which region was. occupied by Mir Jumla, the Governor of Bengal ?

        (a) Cooch Behar       (b) Assam       (c) Chittagong        (d) None of these

119. Who stated that Vedas were in conformity with Holy Quran ?

        (a) Akbar        (b) Dara Sikoh        (c) Miyan Mir        (d) None of these

120. Priests of which religious group did not participate in the religious discussion held in Ibadat Khana during reign of Akbar :

        (a) Jains        (b) Hindus        (c) Christians        (d) Buddhists

121. Which one has not been properly matched during the period of Shahjahan ?

        (a) Khandesh : Burhanpur        (b) Berar : Elichpur

        (c) Telingana : Nandar             (d) Ahmednagar : Hyderabad

122. Shahjahan engaged Aurangzeb as the viceroy of four South Indian Subahs collectively known as the ‘Deccan’ having the Headquarter at :

        (a) Devgiri        (b) Kharki        (c) Bijapur       (d) None of these

123. Aurangzeb, working as the Viceroy of the Deccan, renamed the capital as :

        (a) Daulatabad       (b) Shahjahanabad        (c) Aurangabad       (d) Islamabad

124. Who, among the following, during war of succession fled to Arakan (Myanmar) where he was killed ?

        (a) Murad       (b) Dara        (c) Shuja         (d) None of these

125. The Satnami rebellion occurred during the period of Aurangzeb around :

        (a) Meerat       (b) Gwalior       (c) Lucknow        (d) Patna

126. Maratha King Shambhaji was killed by Aurangzeb as he arranged shelter for :

        (a) Durgadas        (b) Ajit Singh       (c) Prince Akbar       (d) Guru Govind Singh

127. With which Mughal emperor Deccan ulcer was associated :

        (a) Shahjahan        (b) Jahangir        (c) Akbar       (d) Aurangzeb

128. At which place Aurangzeb died on Friday, the 20th Febru­ary, 1707 ?

        (a) Ahmadnagar        (b) Daulatabad         (c) Delhi        (d) Agra

129. Shivaji killed Mughal General Afzal Khan at a meeting held in a fort of :

        (a) Pune        (b) Pratapgarh        (c) Agra        (d) None of these

130. During Mughal rule ‘Mirasdar’ was associated with collec­tion of :

        (a) Soldiers        (b) Revenue         (c) Cavalry horses        (d) None of these

131. Who stated ‘A Monarch should not himself undertake the duties which may be performed by others’ ?

        (a) Jahangir         (b) Shahjahan        (c) Akbar        (d) Aurangzeb

132. Who was ‘Dean-i-Ashraf’ during reign of emperor Akbar ?

        (a) Abul Fazal        (b) Todarmal         (c) Birbal         (d) Man Singh

133. An Italian traveller who wrote ‘Storia do Mogor’ (Story of Mughals) was :

        (a) Manucci        (b) Nicolo Conti        (c) Pietro        (d) None of these

134. Who emerged as the ultimate Mughal emperor among the following sons of Aurangzeb ?

        (a) Muazzam        (b) Azam        (c) Kam Baksh        (d) None of these

135. Which Mughal emperor was highly fond of poetry ?

        (a) Shah Alam I        (b) Shah Alam II        (c) Alamgir II       (d) Bahadur Shah II

136. In which century first successful Muslim invasion was done on the soil of India ?

        (a) 8th century       (b) 10th century       (c) 12th century       (d) None of these

137. For how many times Sultan Mahmud invaded soil of India ?

        (a) 5 times       (b) 8 times          (c) 11 times          (d) 17 times

138. Which one of the following battles helped the establishment of Muslim administration inside India ?

        (a) 1st battle of Tarain       (b) 2nd battle of Tarain       (c) 1st battle of Panipat       (d) None of these

139. Who among the following did not belong Slave-Dynasty ?

        (a) Qutubuddin Aibak       (b) Iltutmish        (c) Sultana Rezia       (d) None of these

140. Who among the following had actual name of ‘Ulug Khan’ ?

        (a) Giasuddin Balban        (b) Alauddin Khilji        (c) Giasuddin Tughlaq       (d) None of these

141. Who was the founder of Khalji Dynasty rule in Delhi ?

        (a) Jalaluddin        (b) Alauddun        (c) Feroz Shah        (d) None of these

142. Who was the ruler of Delhi when Mongol king Chengis Khan invaded India ?

        (a) Iltutmish        (b) Sultana Rezia       (c) Balban       (d) None of these

143. Who was the founder of Tughlaq Dynasty rule in Delhi ?

        (a) Giasuddin Tughlaq      (b) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq      (c) Feroz Shah Tughlaq      (d) None of these

144. Who was the ruler of Delhi when Timur or Taimur Long in­vaded India ?

        (a) Mohammad Bin Tughlaq      (b) Md. Nasiruddin        (c) Bahlul Lody        (d) None of these

145. When Ikhtiar Uddin Bakhtier Khalji invaded Bengal then the ruler of Delhi was :

        (a) Qutubuddin Aibak        (b) Sultana Rezia        (c) Bahlul Lody       (d) None of these

146. Which one of the following Dynasty was associated with Sultan Khijir Khan :

        (a) Tughlaq       (b) Syed        (c) Lody        (d) None of these

147. Who was the founder of Lody Dynasty ?

        (a) Bahalul Lody       (b) Sikander Lody       (c) Ibrahim Lody        (d) None of these

148  In which century rule of ‘Elias Shahi Dynasty’ emerged in Ben­gal ?

        (a) 13th century        (b) 14th century        (c) 15th century        (d) 16th century

149. Alauddin Bahman Shah who founded Bahmani kingdom had his original name as :

        (a) Hasan Gangu        (b) Md. Ismail       (c) Ahmed Shah        (d) None of these

150. Which one of the following Dynasty did not emerge in the area ruled by the Bahmani kingdom ?

        (a) Adil shahi Dynasty       (b) Nizam Shahi Dynasty        (c) Kutub Shahi Dynasty      (d) Vijaynagar Dynasty

151. In which century Vijaynagar kingdom became destroyed ?

        (a) 15th century        (b) 16th century       (c) 17th century        (d) None of these

152. Who used to say that ‘Ram and Allah has got no difference’ ?

        (a) Sree Chaitanya       (b) Kabir        (c) Nanak      (d) Namdev

153. By which one name Sree Chaitnya was / is not known ?

        (a) Gouranga        (b) Biswambhar        (c) Mahaprabhu        (d) Jagannath

154. In which language Mira Bai used to compose devotional songs ?

        (a) Marathi         (b) Gujrati        (c) Rajasthani        (d) Hindi

155. Babur fought against Rana Sangram Singh of Mebar in :

        (a) Panipat        (b) Khanua       (c) Gharghara        (d) None of these

156. In which language ‘Babur-Nama’ was written ?

        (a) Arabic         (b) Afghani         (c) Turkish        (d) None of these

157. In which year Sher Shah Suri emerged as the ruler of Delhi ?

        (a) 1535        (b) 1537       (c) 1540        (d) None of these

158. For how many years Humayun remained outside power of Delhi ?

        (a) 10 years        (b) 12 years       (c) 15 years       (d) None of these

159. At the time of death of Humayun his minor son Akbar was the administrator of :

        (a) Sind        (b) Punjab        (c) Gujarat        (d) None of these

160. At which age Akbar became actual ruler of Mughal Empire ?

        (a) 20 years        (b) 22 years        (c) 24 years        (d) 26 years

161. Akbar fought the Battle of Haldighat against the king of :

        (a) Gujarat         (b) Mebar        (c) Bengal        (d) None of these

162. Mughal Emperor Akbar captured Bengal when it was remain­ing under the rule of :

        (a) Hossain Shah Dynasty       (b) Suri Dynasty        (c) Karrani Dynasty        (d) None of these

163. For around how many years Akbar remained Mughal emperor ?

        (a) 30 years        (b) 40 years        (c) 50 years       (d) None of these

164. Abul Fazal, an author associated with the court of Akbar, wrote Ain-e-Akbari in :

        (a) Turkish        (b) Arabic         (c) Persian         (d) None of these

165. For around how many years Jahangir ruled Mughal empire ? 

        (a) 20 years         (b) 30 years        (c) 40 years        (d) None of these

166. Who was the Mughal administrator of Bengal by whom 12 Zaminders (Baro Bhuiyas) were successfully controlled ?

        (a) Islam Khan         (b) Mohabbat Khan        (c) Mirza Gias        (d) None of these

167. Which one of the following was not an autobiography ?

        (a) Babur Nama         (b) Humayun Nama         (c) Tujuk-e-Jahangiri       (d) None of these

168. Who was considered as the power behind the throne ?

        (a) Noorjahan        (b) Mamtajmahal        (c) Roshanara        (d) None of these

169. British Ambassador Sir Thomas Roe visited the court of :

        (a) Shahjahan        (b) Jahangir         (c) Aurangzeb        (d) None of these

170. Who was known as ‘Sher Afghan’ ?

        (a) Alikuli Begh        (b) Farooq Begh        (c) Mohammad Murad         (d) None of these

171. For around how many years Shahjahan worked as Mughal em­peror ?

        (a) 20 years         (b) 30 years        (c) 40 years      (d) 50 years

172. Which one of the following has not been correctly matched ?

        (a) Badshah nama : Abdul Hamid Lahori        (b) Shahjahan nama : Shahjahan

        (c) Mantakhab-ul-Toraikh : Badauni             (d) None of these

173. Which one of the following was not built by Shahjahan :

        (a) Peacock Throne         (b) Jama Masjid of Delhi         (c) Tajmahal of Agra       (d) Buland Darwaja

174. For around how many years Aurangabab reigned the Mughal empire ?

        (a) 30 years         (b) 40 years         (c) 50 years         (d) 60 years

175. Who among the following was working as the chief Mughal Administrator of Bengal under emperor of Shahjahan ?

        (a) Murad        (b) Suza        (c) Dara       (d) Aurangazeb

176. The 9th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Teg Bahadur, was executed by :

        (a) Akbar         (b) Shahjahan         (c) Aurangazeb         (d) None of these

177. Which one of the following Parties was not associated with the Treaty of Purandar of 1665 AD ?

        (a) Shivaji        (b) Aurangazeb        (c) British power        (d) None of these

178. Who among the sons of Aurangazeb became emperor ?

        (a) Muazzem         (b) Azam         (c) Kambax        (d) None of these

179. Who was defeated by Persian King Nadir Shah in 1739 AD ?

        (a) Jahandar Shah        (b) Farook Shior         (c) Mohammad Shah        (d) None of these

180. Last Mughal emperor in the throne of the Delhi reigned upto :

        (a) 1675        (b) 1831        (c) 1858        (d) None of these

181. Who was the last Guru of Sikh Community ?

        (a) Guru Arjun Dev        (b) Teg Bahadur        (c) Govind Singh        (d) None of these

182. During Mughal period Nizam-ul-Mulk established an indepen­dent Kingdom in the modern state named :

        (a) Tamil Nadu         (b) Karnataka         (c) Andhra Pradesh        (d) None of these

183. Who among the following established an independent king­dom of Bengal after the emergence of weakness of Mughal em­pire ?

        (a) Syesta Khan        (b) Murshid Kuli Khan        (c) Alibardi Khan        (d) None of these

184. Who emerged as the first ruler of Peshwa Dynasty in Maratha kingdom, initially established by Shivaji ?

        (a) Balaji Bishwanath       (b) First Baji Rao        (c) Sadashiv Rao       (d) None of these

185. Which one of the following powers faced defeat in the third Battle of Panipath 1761 AD ?

        (a) Mughal power        (b) Maratha power         (c) Afghan power        (d) None of these

186. Which one of the following groups was not highly important among the Officials of Mughal empire ?

        (a) Persian        (b) Turkish         (c) Afghan        (d) Indian

187. Who among the Mughal emperors, transferred the Diwani Right of Bengal, Bihar, Orissa to the English East India Company ?

        (a) Jahander Shah        (b) 2nd Shah Alam        (c) Ahmed Shah        (d) None of these

188. For around how many years Mughal rule continued in India ?

        (a) 200 years        (b) 250 years         (c) 300 years         (d) 400 years

189. The land to built Golden Temple in Amritsar was gifted to the Sikhs by Mughal emperor :

        (a) Humayun         (b) Akbar        (c) Shahjahan         (d) None of these

190. In which century the Portuguese captain Vasco-Da-Gama dis­covered a sea route from Europe to India ?

        (a) 12th century       (b) 15 th century         (c) 16th century       (d) None of these

191. During the reign of Akbar ‘Mir Bahar ’ was the name of :     

        (a) Chief of the Army         (b) Chief of the Navy        (c) Reveneu Minister        (d) None of these.

192. Mansabdari system was introduced during the reign of :

        (a) Akbar          (b) Jahangir         (c) Shahjahan         (d) Aurangzeb

193. ‘Tuzuk-e-Jahangiri’ was written by :

        (a) Badawani          (b) Jahangir         (c) Shahjahan        (d) None of these

194. Who was the father of Shivaji ?

        (a) Kondadev          (b) Shahji Bhosle         (c) Malik Ambar        (d) None of these

195. In which year Battle of Buxar was started ?

        (a) 1757         (b) 1764         (c) 1765        (d) 1772

196. Through which battle Mughal rule came to an end ?

        (a) 1st war of Independence       (b) Battle of Buxar      (c) Battle of Plassey       (d) None of these

197. In which one of the following modern State Haider Ali formed an independent Kingdom during Mughal Period ?

        (a) Tamil Nadu        (b) Karnataka         (c) Andhra Pradesh        (d) None of these

198. Who was called as the Zindapeer ?

        (a) Shahjahan        (b) Aurangzeb         (c) Ranjit Singh       (d) None of these

199. The length of Grand Trunk Road, as was build by Sher Shah Suri was around :

        (a) 500 km.       (b) 750 km.       (c) 1000 km.       (d) 1400 km.

200. In which century Calcutta city was probably founded ?

        (a) 16th century       (b) 17th century        (c) 18th century       (d) None of these

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