Medieval Period Indian History Selected Questions and Answers Set 7

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Q.1:- Consider the following statements :

  1. Mirabai was a contemporary of Guru Nanak
  2. Ramdas was a contemporary of Shivaji

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

  1. 1 Only
  2. 2 Only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 Nor 2

Q.2:- Who of the following built the temple of the Sun God at Konark ?

  1. Anantvarman
  2. Narasimha I
  3. Kapilendra
  4. Purushottama

Q.3:- Between whom was the treaty of Purandhar in 1776 made ?

  1. English and Nizam of Hyderabad
  2. Marathas and Portuguese
  3. Marathas and English
  4. English and Sultan of Mysore

Q.4:- The third Battle of Panipat was fought between ?

  1. Hemu and Akbar
  2. Humayun and Shershah
  3. Maratha and Ahmed Shah Abdali
  4. Nadir Shah and Mughals

Q.5:- Which of the following Mughals emperors spent a greater part of his reign to overthrow the Deccan Kingdoms ?

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

Q.6:- Who is the author of ‘Ain-i-Akbari’ ?

  1. Abul Fazl
  2. Abdus Samad
  3. Bairam Khan
  4. Raja Todarmal

Q.7:- The first Indian Hindi scholar of the Mughal period was ?

  1. Malik Muhammad Jayasi
  2. Abdur Rahim
  3. Mulla Wajhi
  4. Chandbardai

Q.8:- The Moti Masjid in Agra was built during the reign of ?

  1. Humayun
  2. Shahjahan
  3. Aurangzeb
  4. Shal Alam II

Q.9:- Who got the monumental Rayagopurams in front of the temples at Hampi, Tiruvannamalai, Chidambaram, Sri Rangam, Tirupati etc constructed ?

  1. Vidyaranya
  2. Krishnadeva Rai
  3. Harihara
  4. Rajaraja

Q.10:- How did the dynasty of Nizam Shahis of Ahmednagar come to an end ?

  1. Ahmednagar was annexed into Mughal empire and Hussain Shah was consigned to life imprisonment.
  2. Mughal troops destroyed Daulatabad fort and killed Nizam-ul-Mulk of Ahmednagar.
  3. Fateh Khan unsurped the throne from Nizam-ul-Mulk.
  4. Malik Ambar was defeated in a battle with Mughals in 1631 and the entire royal family was killed by the Mughal troops.
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Q.11:- In India, among the following locations, the Dutch established their earliest factory at ?

  1. Masulipattanam
  2. Pulicat
  3. Chochin
  4. Kasim Bazar

Q.12:- Which one of the following Mughal Emperors gave an important Farman to English to facilitating their trade in India ?

  1. Bahadur Shah I
  2. Farrukhsiyar
  3. Shah Alam II
  4. Bahadur Shah II

Q.13:- The first definite step to provide parliamentary control over East India Company was taken by ?

  1. The Regulating Act of 1773
  2. The Pitt’s India Act of 1784
  3. The Charter Act of 1793
  4. The Charter Act of 1813

Q.14:- Which of the British Officials defeated Portuguese at Sowlley ?

  1. William Hawkins
  2. Thomas Best
  3. Thomas Roe
  4. Josiah Child

Q.15:- During the Mughal period which one of the following traders first came to India ?

  1. Portuguese
  2. English
  3. Dutch
  4. Danish

Q.16:- Which one of the following was not a French settlement in India ?

  1. Pondicherry
  2. Mahe
  3. Goa
  4. Chandranagar

Q.17:- Who built the tomb of her Emperor husband ?

  1. Shah Begum
  2. Haji Begum
  3. Mumtaj Mahal Begum
  4. Noorjahan Begum

Q.18:- Two of the following States which Aurangzeb had conquered in Deccan, were ?

  1. Ahmednagar and Bijapur
  2. Bidar and Bijapur
  3. Bijapur and Golconda
  4. Golconda and Ahmednagar

Q.19:- Between whom was the battle of Chausa fought ?

  1. Bahadur Shah of Gujrat and Humayun
  2. Humayun and Sher Khan
  3. Akbar and Rana Pratap
  4. Jahangir and Rana Amar Singh
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Q.20:- The Upanishads were translated into Persian by Dara Shikh were the title ?

  1. Al – Fihrist
  2. Kitab-ul-Bayan
  3. Majm-ul-Bahrain
  4. Sirr-i-Akbar

Q.21:- Tulsidas composed his ‘Ramcharitamanasa’ in the reign of ?

  1. Babur
  2. Akbar
  3. Aurangzeb
  4. Bahdur Shah Zafar

Q.22:- Who was the Mughal Emperor to have lifted the Jaziya on Hindus ?

  1. Babur
  2. Akbar
  3. Jahangir
  4. Shahjahan

Q.23:- Who among the following Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb ?

  1. Balaji Vishwanath
  2. Baji Rao
  3. Balaji Baji Rao
  4. Madhav Rao I

Q.24:- During whose reign did Sir Thomas Roe have regular attendance at the Mughal court to secure commercial privilege ?

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

Q.25:- Who is considered the father of Sahtara (Sitara) ?

  1. Mian Tanse
  2. Baiju Bawara
  3. Khurshro Khan
  4. Bade Ghulam Ali Khan


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