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. Aurangzeb was the son of which of the following ruler?

[A] Akbar
[B] Shah jahan
[C] Jahangir
[D] None of the above

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92. Aurangzeb ruled the Deccan during which of the following period?

[A] 1682-1697 CE
[B] 1582-1607 CE
[C] 1662-1680 CE
[D] 1682-1707 CE

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93. During the reign of which of the following, Nikusiyar, the grandson of Aurangzeb, revolted and set up himself as Emperor at Agra?

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

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94. Which of the following was the last Mughal ruler?

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

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95. Which of the following statements are correct regarding social life in Mughal empire?
1. The Mughal society was stratified primarily into three sections-upper, middle and lower.
2. The nobility played a major role in assisting the ruler in implementing the policies of state.
3. The life of the nobles  was opulent and luxurious and they comprised the affluent section of society.
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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96. Sambhaji was succeeded by which of the following king?

[A] Shivaji
[B] Shahu
[C] Rajaram
[D] Rajaram II

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97. Treaty of Warana was signed between Sambhaji II and Shahuji in which of the following year?

[A] 1751 CE
[B] 1734 CE
[C] 1731 CE
[D] 1724 CE

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98. Which of the following is known in history for making the post of the Peshwa hereditary?

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

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99. Which of the following initiated the system of confederacy among the Maratha chiefs?

[A] Moreshwar Pingale
[B] Ramchandra Pant Amatya
[C] Balaji Vishwanath
[D] Baji Rao I

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100. Which of the following succeeded Baji Rao I?

[A] Nana Sahib I
[B] Madhav Rao
[C] Raghunath Rao
[D] Sawai Madhav Rao

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