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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Indian Medieval History MCQs ( History Quiz - 8)

1. Which one of the pair is not correctly matched:
[A]Jahangir: William Hawkins
[B]Akbar: Sir Thomas Roe
[C]Shahjahan: Travernier
[D]Aurangzeb: Manucci


2. Who among the following stream lined the Maratha administration after Sambhaji?
[A]Raja Ram
[B]Balaji Viswanath
[C]Ganga Bai
[D]Nanaji Deshmukh


3. Consider the following events:
1. Region of Krishna Deva of Vijaynagar
2. Construction of Qutab Minar
3. Arrival of Portuguese in India
4. Death of Feroz Tughlaq
The correct chronological sequence of these events is:
[A]2, 4, 3, 1
[B]2, 4, 3, 1
[C]4, 2, 1, 3
[D]4, 2, 3, 1


4. Match list I and II and find the correct answer using the codes below:
List I
[A]A3, b2 c1 d4
[B]A2, b3, c4, d1
[C]A2, b3, c1, d4
[D]A3, b2, c4, d1


5. Which one of the following Muslim ruler was hailed as ‘Jagadguru’ by his Muslim subject because of his belief in secularism?
[A]Husain Shah
[B]Zain ul Adibdin
[C]Ibrahim Adil Shah
[D]Muhamud II


6. The Mongol under Changez Khan invaded India during the reign of:
[A]Balban
[B]Feroz Tughlaq
[C]Iltutmish
[D]Muhammad Bin Tughlaq


7. Which one of the following ports are known as Babul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal period?
[A]Calicut
[B]Broach
[C]Surat
[D]Cambay


8. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
[A]Dewan I Bandagani – Tughlaq
[B]Dewan I mustakhraj – Balban
[C]Dewan I kohi – Allauddin Khilji
[D]Dewan I Arz – Muhammad Tughlaq


9. Directions: The following items consist of two statement One labelled the 'Assertion A' and the other as 'Reason R' You are to examine these two statements carefully and decid if the ' Assertion A' and the 'Reason R' are individually tru and if so, whether the 'Reason R' is the correct explanatin of the given' Assertion A'.
Assertion [A]: Battle of Khanua was more decisive and significant than the First Battle of Panipat
Reason[R]:Rana Sangha the Rajput hero was certainly more formidable than adversary Ibrahim Lodhi
[A]Both A and R is true and R is the perfect explanation of A
[B]Both A and R is true but R is not the correct explanation of A
[C]A is true but R IS false
[D]A is false but R IS true


10. Who among the following was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi as a medium of propogation of his message?
[A]Dadu
[B]Kabir
[C]Tulsidas
[D]Ramanand


11. With reference to medieval Indian rulers which of the following is correct?
[A]Allauddin Khilji was the first ruler to set up a separate ariz’s department
[B]Balban introduced the branding system of his horses in the military
[C]Muhammad Bin Tughlaq was succeeded by his uncle to the military
[D]Firuz Tughlaq was the first to set up a separate department of slaves


12. The motive behind shahjahan’s Balkh campaigne was to:
[A]Secure a friendly ruler in Balkh and Badakshan which bordered Kabul
[B]Conquer Samarkand and Farghana the Mughal homelands
[C]Fix the Mughal Frontier on the scientific line, the Amu Daria
[D]Expand the Mughal Empire beyond the sub continent


13. Assertion [A]: Muhammad bin Tughlaq left Delhi and lived in a camp called Swarga Dwari for two years
Reason[R]: At that time Delhi was ravaged by a form of Plague and many people died
[A]Both A and R are individually true and R is the perfect explanation of A
[B]Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
[C]A is true but R IS false
[D]A is false but R IS true


14. The Historian Barani refused to consider the state in India under Delhi Sultans as truly Islamic because:
[A]The majority of population did not follow Islam
[B]The Muslim Theologises were often disregarded
[C]The Sultans supplemented Muslim laws by framing their own regulations
[D]Religious freedom was accorded to non Muslims


15. Assertion {A}: Emperor Akbar marched towards Afghanistan in 1581 with a huge army
Reason {R}: He was on his way to reclaim his ancestral country of Farghana in Central Asia
[A]Both A and R are individually true and R is the perfect explanation of A
[B]Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
[C]A is true but R IS false
[D]A is false but R IS true


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