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Friday, June 22, 2012

Medieval Indian History Objective Question Paper (History Quiz - 7)

1. Which one of the following pairs of composers in different languages and their works on Mahabharata theme is correctly matched?
[A]Sarladasa- Bengali
[B]Kasirama- Oriya
[C]Tikkana- Marathi
[D]Pampa- Kannada


2. The medieval Indian writer who referred to the discovery of America is-
[A]Malik Mohammad Jayasi
[B]Amir Khusro
[C]Raskhan
[D]Abul Fazl


3. The members of Shivaji’s Astha Prdhana who looked after foreign affairs is-
[A]Peshwa
[B]Sachiv
[C]Pandit Rao
[D]Sumant


4. The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to Mughal Empire from the point of view of:
[A]Natural resources
[B]Buffer territory
[C]Communication
[D]Strategic stronghold


5. Fawazil in the Sultanate period meant-
[A]Extra payments to the nobles
[B]Revenues assigned in lieu of salaries
[C]Excess amount paid to the exchequer by the Iqtadars
[D]Illaegal exactions extracted from the peasants


6. The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to built the biggest networks of canal in India is-
[A]Izeltutmish
[B]Ghiyyasuddin Tuglaq
[C]Feroze Shah Tughlaq
[D]Sikander Lodhi


7. 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) : At first the Turkish administration in India was essentially military
Reason(R): The country was parcelled out as Iqtas to the leading military leaders
[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


8. Assertion (A): During the reign of Shahjahan, Dara Shikoh was sent on the expedition on Balkha, Badakhshan, Qandhar
Reason [R]: the expedition sent by Shahjahan to Middle East was a marvellous success
[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


9. Consider the following statement
Ahadi were those troopers who:
1. Offered their services singly
2. Did not attach themselves to any chief
3. Had the emporer as their immediate colonel
4. Attach themselves to Mirzas
Of these statements:
[A]1, 3, 4 are correct
[B]1, 2, 3 are correct
[C]2 and 3 are correct
[D]1 and 4 are correct


10. Consider the following:
1. Tughlakhabad Fort
2. Lodhi Garden
3. Qutab Minar
4. Fatehpur Sikri
The correct chronological order in which they were built:
[A]3-1-4-2
[B]3-1-2-4
[C]1-3-2-4
[D]1-3-4-2


11. The first writer to use Urdu as the medium to write poetry was-
[A]Amir Khusro
[B]Mirza Ghalib
[C]Bahadur Shah Zafar
[D]Faiz


12. Assertion(A): during the time of AKBAR for every ten cavalrym en mansabdars had to maintain 20 horses
Reason(R): Horses have to be rested while on march and replacements were necessary in times of war
[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


13. One consistent feature in the history of South India was consistent growth of small Kingdoms rather than one large Empire because:
[A]The absence of minerals like iron ore
[B]Too many division in social structure
[C]The absence of vast areas of fertile land
[D]The scarcity of manpower


14. ‘The king was freed from his people and they from their king’. On whose death did Badauni comments thus?
[A]Balban
[B]Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
[C]Feroz Shah Tughlaq
[D]Ala-ud-din-Khilji


15. The striking feature of the Jama Masjid in Kashmir completed by Zain-ul Abdin includes-
1. Turret
2. Similarity to Buddhist Pagodas
3. Persian style
Which of the above is true?
[A]1 alone
[B]All 1, 2 and 3
[C]Both 2 and 3
[D]Both 1 and 3


2 comments:

sandeep vasireddy March 6, 2016 at 7:04 AM  

2nd question answer is abul fazl

sandeep vasireddy March 6, 2016 at 7:05 AM  

2nd question answe is abul fazl