Medieval Period Indian History Selected Questions and Answers Set 2

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Q.1:- Which one among the following religions was patronised by Rashtrakutas ?

  1. Jainism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Saivism
  4. Vaishnavism

Ans:- (a) Jainism

Q.2:- Yahya bin Ahmed Sirhindi, the author of “Tarikh – I – Mubaraqshahi” lived in the period of ?

  1. Khalji
  2. Tughlaq
  3. Sayyid
  4. Lodi

Ans:- (c) Sayyid

Q.3:- In India, the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves around the sun was ?

  1. Aryabhatta
  2. Brahmagupta
  3. Bana
  4. Kalhana

Ans:- (a) Aryabhatta

Q.4:- Who among the following is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra ?

  1. Aryabhatta
  2. Brahmagupta
  3. Bhaskara
  4. Lalla

Ans:- (c) Bhaskara

Q.5:- The contemporary chronicle of Sayyid period is ?

  1. Tarikh-I-Mubaraqshahi
  2. Waqiat-I-Mushtaqi
  3. Futuh-US-Salatin
  4. Musalik-Ul-Absar

Ans:- (a) Tarikh-I-Mubaraqshahi

Q.6:- The Khalji Sultans of Delhi were ?

  1. Mongols
  2. Afghans
  3. Turks
  4. A Jat Tribe

Ans:- (c) Turks

Q.7:- Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate ?

  1. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  2. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq II
  3. Mahmud Shah Tughlaq
  4. Nasarat Shah

Ans:- (c) Mahmud Shah Tughlaq

Q.8:- The battle of Tarain (1191 AD) was fought between Muhammad Gauri and ?

  1. Rana Sanga
  2. Rana Pratap
  3. Prithviraj Chauhan
  4. Rana Hammirdeva
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Ans:- (c) Prithviraj Chauhan

Q.9:- Which one of the following dynasties ruled over India after the invasion of Timur ?

  1. Lodi Dynasty
  2. Sayyid Dynasty
  3. Tughlaq Dynasty
  4. Khalji Dynasty

Ans:- (b) Sayyid Dynasty

Q.10:- Who was the first Muslim ruler of Delhi ?

  1. Qutubuddin Aibak
  2. Iltutmish
  3. Razia
  4. Balban

Ans:- (a) Qutubuddin Aibak

Q.11:- Who was the first real king of Sultanate ?

  1. Qutubuddin Aibak
  2. Iltutmish
  3. Alauddin Khalji
  4. Balban

Ans:- (b) Iltutmish

Q.12:- Sufi Kalam, a type of devotional music is the characteristic of ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Kashmir
  4. None of these

Ans:- (c) Kashmir

Q.13:- When Raja Wodeyar founded the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of Vijay Nagar Empire ?

  1. Sadasiva
  2. Tirumala
  3. Ranga II
  4. Venkata II

Ans:- (d) Venkata II

Q.14:- Who was called the Akbar of Kashmir ?

  1. Zainul Abidin
  2. Hussain Shah
  3. Balban
  4. Sujauddaulla

Ans:- (a) Zainul Abidin

Q.15:- Which Sufi Saint’s dargah is at Ajmer ?

  1. Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya
  2. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
  3. Khwaja Salim Chisti
  4. Khwaja Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
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Ans:- (b) Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti

Q.16:- Bhakt Tukaram was contemporary of which Mughal emperor ?

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

Ans:- (c) Jahangir

Q.17:- Kabir was the disciple of ?

  1. Nanak
  2. Ramanuj
  3. Shankaracharya
  4. Ramananda

Ans:- (d) Ramananda

Q.18:- Who is believed to have created the raga Miyan Ki Malhar ?

  1. Tansen
  2. Baiju Bawara
  3. Amir Khusrau
  4. Swami Haridasa

Ans:- (a) Tansen

Q.19:- Which one of the following territories was outside the boundaries of the Mughal during the reign of Akbar ?

  1. Khandesh
  2. Kabul
  3. Bijapur
  4. Kashmir

Ans:- (c) Bijapur

Q.20:- Who among the following was an illiterate ?

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

Ans:- (c) Akbar

Q.21:- During the Mughal rule, the copper coin was known as ?

  1. Rupee
  2. Dam
  3. Tanka
  4. Shamsi

Ans:- (b) Dam

Q.22:- The first matrimonial alliance with the Rajputs was established by Akbar with the house of ?

  1. Bundelas
  2. Kachhwahas
  3. Rathaurs
  4. Sisodiyas

Ans:- (b) Kachhwahas

Q.23:- When did Humayun first attacked Chunar fort ?

  1. 1531 AD
  2. 1532 AD
  3. 1533 AD
  4. 1536 AD
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Ans:- (b) 1532 AD

Q.24:- Shivaji was crowned in the year ?

  1. 1664
  2. 1666
  3. 1670
  4. 1674

Ans:- (d) 1674

Q.25:- Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb ?

  1. Gobind Singh
  2. Teg Bahadur
  3. Arjundev
  4. Ramdas

Ans:- (b) Teg Bahadur