Medieval Indian History solved MCQs

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1. Where did the traveler 'Ibn Batuta' come from?

a. Morocco

B. Persia

c. Turkey

d. Central Asia

2. Who built the Khajuraho temples?

a. Holkars

B. Scindias

c. Bundela Rajputs

d. Chandela Rajputs

3. Who was the architect who designed 'Taj Mahal'?

a. Mohammad Hussain

B. Ustad-Isa

c. Shah Abbas

d. Ismail

4. The Assam State derives its name from that of a tribe that conquered the region. Where did the tribesmen come from?

a. Tibet

B. Mongolia

c. Burma (now Myanmar)

d. Siam (now Thailand)

5. Mughal presence in the Red Ford ceased with the fall of -

a. Aurangzeb

B. Muhammad Shah

c. Shah Alam

d. Bahadur Shah 'Zafar

6. 'Khalsa' was founded by -

a. Guru Gobind Singh

B. Guru Ramdas

c. Guru Nanak

d. Arjun Dev

7. The rulers of Vijayanagar promoted -

a. Hindi, Marathi and Sanskrit

B. Malayalam, Tamil and Sanskrit

c. Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit

d. Telugu, Urdu and Sanskrit

8. The original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar was -

a. Lal Kalwant

B. Banda Bahadur

c. Ramatanu Pande

d. Markandey Pande

9. The Muslim adventurer who destroyed the Nalanda Univers was -

a. Alla-ud-din Khilji

B. Muhammad-bin-Tughlak

c. Muhammad-bin-Bhaktiyar

d. Muhammad-bin-Quasim

10. Painting reached its highest level of development during the reign of -

a. Akbar

B. Aurangzeb

c. Jahangir

d. Shah Jaharn

11. The Mir Bakshi of the Mughal Emperors was the head of -

a. Intelligence

B. Foreign affairs

c. Army organization

d. Finance

12. Which among the following was the capital of Shivaji?

a. Poona

B. Raigarh

c. (4) Panhala

d. (3) Singhgarh

13. Whoamong the following Sultans of Delhi has been described by the historians as the 'mixture of opposites'?

a. Balbarn

B. Alauddin Khilji

c. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

d. Ibrahim Lodi

14. Who was the last ruler of Lodi Dynasty?

a. Bahlul Lodi

B. Ibrahim Lodi

c. Daulat Khan Lodi

d. Sikandar Lodi

15. The guerilla warfare was pioneered by

a. Aurangzeb

B. Akbar

c. Shivaji

d. Balaji Rao

16. "Quwwat-ul-Islam' Mosque was built by -

a. Qutub-ud-din Aibak

B. Alauddin Khilji

c. İltutmish

d. Mohammad Adilshah

17. Razia Sultan, the first woman to sit on the throne of Delhi, was the daughter of Sultan -

a. Mohammed Ghori

B. Mohammed of Ghazni

c. Iltutmish

d. Alauddin Khilji

18. Name the king who invaded Delhi and plundered the Kohinoor Diamond.

a. Nadir Shah

B. Flruz Shah

c. Mohammed Shah

d. Mohammed Ghori

19. Which battle did open the Delhi area to Muhammad Ghori?

a. First Battle of Tarain

B. Second Battle of Tarain

c. Battle of Khanwa

d. First Battle of Panipat

20. The Sultans of which dynasty ruled for the longest time?

a. Khilji dynasty

B. Tughluq dynasty

c. Slave dynasty

d. Lodi dynasty

21. Krishnadevaraya built the Krishnaswami temple in Hampi, which is situated in the present state of

a. Karnataka

B. Calcutta

c. Jammu and Kashmir

d. Kerala

22. Who among the following was the last Delhi Sultan?

a. Sikandar Lodi

B. Daulat Khan Lodi

c. Rana Sanga

d. Ibrahim Lodi

23. Who among the following was defeated by Prithvi Raj Chauhan in the first battle of Tarain?

a. Balban

B. Muhammad Ghori

c. Mahmud of Ghazni

d. Iltutmish

24. Rajatarangini was written by -

a. Kalhana

B. Alberuni

c. Harsha Vardhana

d. Kautilya

25. Who is regarded as the second Alexander?

a. Jalal-ud-din Khilji

B. Mubarak Khilji

c. Khusru Khan

d. Ala-ud-din Khilji


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