Medieval Indian History MCQ Questions and Answer
Q1. Who among the following were famous jurists of medieval India?
Q2. What was the main objective of Sultan Mahmud’s Indian conquests?
(a) Propagation of Religion
(b) Extension of Empire
(c) Acquisition of Wealth
(d) None of these
Q3. Where is a Muslim mosque situated where a hair of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been preserved?
Q4. According to Mimamsa system of philosophy, liberation is possible by means by:
Q5. Which of the following sources provides a vivid description of Sindh?
(a) Khazainul Futuh
Q6. Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with:
(a) Eight hands
(b) Six hands
(c) Four hands
(d) Two hands
Q7. Which is the correct chronological order of the following ‘Acharyas’?
(a) Shankara – Ramanuja – Madhav–Chaitanya
(b) Chaitanya–Ramanuj a– Madhav–Shankara
Q8. Assertion (A): At first the Turkish administration in India was essentially military.
Reason (R): The country was parcelled out as ‘Iqtas’ among leading military leaders.
(a) Both A and R are true but R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
Q9. Kumardevi, the Queen of Govindachandra Gahadavala, constructed Dharmachakra-Jina-vihar at
Q10. Who destroyed Nalanda University in 1193 AD and burnt it down?
(a) Muizuddin Muhammad Ghori
(b) Ikhtiyaruddin Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khilji
(c) Mahmud Ghazni
(d) Qutubuddin Aibak
Q11. The famous Kohinoor diamond was produced from one of the mines in
(b) Chhota Nagpur
Q12. Gita Govinda was written by
Q13. 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
Q14. Upnishads were translated into Persian during the reign of
Q15. Consider the following statements: Ahadis were those troopers who:
- Offered their services singly
- Did not attach themselves to any chief
- Had the emperor as their immediate colonel
- Attached themselves to Mirzas
Of these statements:
(a) 1, 3 and 4 are correct
(b) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(c) 2 and 3 are correct
(d) 1 and 4 are correct
Q16. After the death of Rajaram in 1700 A.D., Marathas continued the war against the Mughals under his brave wife
Q17. In the given map, the shaded part represents Akbar’s empire at a certain juncture, A stands for an independent country and ‘B’ marks the site of the city.
Which one of the following alternatives gives all correct information?
(a) Akbar in 1557: (A) Gokunda, (B) Lahore
(b) Akbar in 1557: (A) Khandesh, (B) Multan
(c) Akbar in 1605: (A) Gondwana, (B) Multan
(d) Akbar in 1605: (A) Gondwana, (B) Lahore
Q18. Under the administration of Shivaji, “Peshwa” was referred to as
(a) Minister of Religious Affairs
(b) Minister of Defence
(c) Chief Minister
(d) Minister of Justice
Q19. Consider the following statements about Sufism
1. Sufism were critical of the dogmatic definitions and scholastic methods of interpreting the Quran and Sunnah (traditions of the prophet) adopted by the theologians.
2. The Sufis sought an interpretation of the Quran on the basis of their personal experience.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q20. Who of the following built the Agra Fort?
(c) Sikandar Lodi
(d) Shah Jahan
Q21. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
|List-I (Bhakti Saint)||List-II (Profession)|
|A. Namdev||1. Barber|
|B. Kabir||2. Weaver|
|C. Ravidas||3. Tailor|
|D. Sena||4. Cobbler|
(a) A – 2; B – 3; C – 1; D – 4
(b) A – 3; B – 2; C – 4; D – 1
(c) A – 3; B – 2; C – 1; D – 4
(d) A – 2; B – 3; C – 4; D – 1
Q22. The first battle of Tarain took place between?
(a) Alauddin khilji and Prithviraj Chauhan
(b) Mohammad Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan
(c) Mahmud Ghazni and Prithviraj Chauhan
(d) Mohammad Shah and Prithviraj Chauhan
Q23. Ashtapradhan was a council of ministers:
(a) In the Gupta administration
(b) In the Chola administration
(c) In the Vijayanagar administration
(d) In the Maratha administration
Q24. The capital city ‘Daydo’ established by Kublai Khan is situated at—
(a) Samar qand
(c) Ulan Battor
(d) Alma Atta
Q25. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
|A. Alberuni||1. Tarikh-i-Fakhruddi|
|B. Ainul Mulk Multani||2. Khazan-ul-Futuh|
|C. Amir Khusro||3. Insha-i-Mahru|
|D. Fakhre Mudabbir||4. Tarikh-i-Hind|
Codes: A B C D
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 4 3 2 1
(c) 1 3 2 4
(d) 2 1 4 3