Medieval Indian History

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

[A] Baz Bahadur- Malwa
[B] Sultan Muzaffar Shah-Gujarat
[C] Yusuf Adil Shah-Ahmednagar
[D] Qutub Shah -Golkunda

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2. Which among the following Mughal Emperor was also known as Roshan Akhtar ?

[A] Ahmed Shah
[B] Muhammad Shah
[C] Jahandar Shah
[D] Shah Alam

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3. The irrigation tax was charged on the farmers for the first time by which among the following Sultans?

[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
[C] Mohammad Tughlaq
[D] Firoz Tughlaq

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4. The Sayyid dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate is called so because__?

[A] Its founder and his successors adopted the title Sayyid
[B] Its founder and his successors belonged to the Sayyid tribe of eastern Turkistan
[C] Its founder and his successors were descendant of the prophet Muhammad
[D] Its founder was a scholar of Islamic theology

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5. Who was the first Indian ruler to organize Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state?

[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Feroz Tughlaq
[C] Akbar
[D] Aurangzeb

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6. Which among the following terms was used for the Royal cavalry of the Maratha Army System?

[A] The Shiledars
[B] The Bargirs
[C] The Hazari
[D] The Subedars

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7. Which Mughal Ruler had higher number of Hindus as Mansabdars than Muslims under his administration?

[A] Akbar
[B] Aurangzeb
[C] Jahangir
[D] Shah Jahan

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8. Which among the following two cities were joined by “Sadak-i-Azam” or the precursor of the Grand Trunk Road built by Shershah Suri?

[A] Agra & Calcutta
[B] Delhi & Patna
[C] Delhi & Sasaram
[D] Agra & Sasaram

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9. Which of the following Mughal Emperor’s is also known to be a very good player of Veena?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Shah Jahan
[D] Aurangzeb

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10. Which of the following Mughal Emperors was known as Firdaus Manzil?

[A] Mohammad Shah Rangila
[B] Shah Alam II
[C] Farrukhsiyar
[D] Rafi ul Darjat

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