Medieval Period Indian History Selected Questions and Answers Set 4

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Q.1:- Who among the following sultans was advised by Qazi Mughisuddin to act according to the laws of Shariat, but the Sultan rejected his advice ?

  1. Alauddin Khalji
  2. Jalaluddin Khalji
  3. Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
  4. Firoz Tughlaq

Q.2:- The Qutuba Minar was completed by the famous ruler ?

  1. Qutubuddin Aibak
  2. Iltutmish
  3. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  4. Alauddin Khalji

Q.3:- Which one of the following statements is NOT true about Balban ?

  1. He propoundd the theory of Niyabat-I-Khudai
  2. He introduced the Iqtadari System
  3. He eliminated the power of Turkan-I-Chahalgani
  4. He quelled the down the revolt of Bengal

Q.4:- Amir Khusarau, the ‘Parrot of India’, was born at ?

  1. Patiali
  2. Patti
  3. Patli
  4. Patiala

Q.5:- Who was the ruler of Deogiri at the time of Alauddin Khalji’s invasion ?

  1. Ramchandra Dev
  2. Prataprudra Dev
  3. Malik Kafur
  4. Rana Ratan Singh

Q.6:- Who has been described by Elliot as the ‘Akbar of the Sultanate’ ?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Firoz Tughlaq
  3. Alauddin Khalji
  4. Balban

Q.7:- Who was the founder of the sufi order in India ?

  1. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
  2. Khwaja Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
  3. Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya
  4. Shaikh Nasiruddin Mahmud

Q.8:- ‘Gita Gobinda’ the famous poem was written by ?

  1. Jayachandra
  2. Jayadeva
  3. Jayasimha
  4. Jayant

Q.9:- The mystic poet Mira Bai was ?

  1. A Rajput noble woman who never married
  2. From a Gujarati royal family married to a Rajput
  3. The daughter of a priest from Madhya Pradesh
  4. One of the wives of a Rajput ruler
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Q.10:- The Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated at ?

  1. Aligarh
  2. Roorkee
  3. Delhi
  4. Ajmer

Q.11:- Dara Shikoh finally lost the war of succession to Aurangzeb in the battle of ?

  1. Dharmat
  2. Samugarh
  3. Deorai
  4. Khanua

Q.12:- A renowned Jain scholar who was gently honoured by Akbar was ?

  1. Hemchandra
  2. Harivijaya
  3. Vastupala
  4. Bhadrabahu

Q.13:- Who among the following India rulers was a contemporary of Akbar ?

  1. Rani Durgawati
  2. Ahilya Bai
  3. Martanda Varma
  4. Sawai Jai Singh

Q.14:- The historian Abul Fazl was killed by ?

  1. Hemu
  2. Bairam Khan
  3. Uday Singh
  4. Bir Singhdeo Bundela

Q.15:- Jaziya was reimposed during the reign of ?

  1. Akbar
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Jahangir
  4. Humayun

Q.16:- During Mughal Empire, which of the provinces was lost in 1622, recovered in 1638 and finally lost in 1649 ?

  1. Ajmer
  2. Kashmir
  3. Bengal
  4. Kandahar

Q.17:- The Battle of Khanwa in 1527 was fought between ?

  1. Babur and Rana Sanga
  2. Ibrahim Lodi and Rana Sanga
  3. Humanyun and Sher Shah
  4. Humayun and Nusrat Shah

Q.18:- Shershah was buried at ?

  1. Kalinjar
  2. Sasaram
  3. Jaunpur
  4. Patna

Q.19:- Which historical monument in Delhi is a synthesis of Persian and Indian styles of Architectures ?

  1. Qutub Minar
  2. Lodi’s Tomb
  3. Humanyun’s Tomb
  4. Red Fort

Q.20:- Mughal  Emperor Jahangir gave the title ‘English Khan’ to ?

  1. Albuquerquee
  2. Fransisco Almida
  3. William Hawkins
  4. Henry the Navigator
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Q.21:- Who was called ‘Chanakya of Maratha Politics’ ?

  1. Baji Rao II
  2. Balaji Viswanath
  3. Nana Pharnabis
  4. Mahadji Scindia

Q.22:- The clan of Rajputs who ruled the princely state of Jaipur was ?

  1. Sisodiyas
  2. Kachhawahas
  3. Rathors
  4. Hadas

Q.23:- The Vijay Satambha (Tower of Victory) at Chittor was built by ?

  1. Rana Pratap
  2. Rana Kumbha
  3. Rana Sanga
  4. Bappa Raval

Q.24:- To which school of painting Bani Thani was related ?

  1. Bundi School
  2. Kishangarh School
  3. Chawand School
  4. Jaipur School

Q.25:- Which English Governor of East India Company in India was expelled by Aurangzeb ?

  1. Aungier
  2. Sir John Child
  3. Sir John Gayer
  4. Sir Nicholas Waite


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