Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC and States PCS Examinations

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

91. Which of the following statements are correct about Zulfiqar Khan?
1. He was the wazir of Jahandar Shah.
2. He reversed many policies of Aurangzeb.
3. He abolished the jizya and tried to establish friendly relations with the Rajputs, the Marathas, and different Hindu            chieftains.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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92. Which of the following was given the title of Shah Jahan II?

[A] Farrukh Siyar
[B] Rafi-us-Darajat
[C] Mohd. Shah Rangeela
[D] Rafi-us-Daula

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93. Ahmad Shah Abdali raided the Mughal kingdom for the first time during the reign of which of the following?

[A] Rafi-us-Daula
[B] Mohd. Shah Rangeela
[C] Ahmad Shah
[D] Alamgir II

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94. Which of the following conferred the title of ‘Raja’ on Ram Mohan Roy

[A] Shah Alam II
[B] Ahmad Shah
[C] Akbar II
[D] Bahadur Shah II

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95. Which of the following statements is / are correct regarding social hierarchy in Mughal empire?
1. The middle class in the Mughal empire was a heterogeneous group of well-off merchants, professionals and petty mansabdars.
2. The lower classes of Mughal society comprised of cultivators, artisans, small traders, shopkeepers, household servants and slaves.
Select the correct option from the given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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96. Which of the following statements are correct about Taj Mahal at Agra?
1. It is the most splendid monument of Shah Jahans reign.
2. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and its design is more Persian than Indian.
3. It was built by Shah Jahan in pure white marble on the banks of the Yamuna in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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97. Which of the following was the military commander?

[A] Peshwa
[B] Sar-i-Naubat
[C] Waqenavis
[D] Sumant

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98. Which of the following looked after intelligence and police in the administration of Shivaji?

[A] Nyayadish
[B] Surnavis
[C] Pandit Rao
[D] Waqenavis

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99. Which of the following was the Peshwa under Shahji Bhonsle?

[A] Moropant Trimbak Pingle
[B] Shyampant Kulkarni Ranzekar
[C] Balaji Vishwanath
[D] Sonopant Dabir

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100. Which of the following was the Peshwa under Sambhaji?

[A] Moropant Trimbak Pingle
[B] Moreshwar Pingale
[C] Balaji Vishwanath
[D] Ramchandra Pant Amatya

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