Medieval Indian History

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

141. Which of the following kings was not a part of the anti-Arab Rajput confederacy that repelled attacks of Arab armies under Junaid in

[A] Nagabhata -I
[B] Jaysimha Varman
[C] Bappa Rawal
[D] Vatsraja

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142. The queen Rani Bai is associated with which of these kingdoms during early medieval India?

[A] Kabulshahi
[B] Zabul
[C] Sindh
[D] Gujarat

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143. Mahmud of Ghazni had maintained an ideological link to the suzerainty of which caliphate?

[A] Fatimid Caliphate
[B] Abbasid Caliphate
[C] Ummayid Caliphate
[D] None of them

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144. Which of the following scholars accompanied Mahmud of Ghazni during his invasions on India?

[A] Firdausi
[B] Firistha
[C] Al Biruni
[D] Omar Khayyam

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145. Who was the first person to introduce Jaziya tax on non-Muslims in India?

[A] Mohammd Bin Kasim
[B] Mahmud of Ghaznavi
[C] Subuktigin
[D] Mohammad Ghori

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146. Who was the first Turk to invade India?

[A] Alpitigin
[B] Subuktigin
[C] Mahmud of Ghanzni
[D] Ismail Khan

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147. Which of the following places were attacked and plundered by Mahmud Ghaznavi during his 17 raid on India?

  1. Thanesar
  2. Mathura
  3. Gwalior
  4. Patna

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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148. Apart from Hindus, Jains and Buddhists, Mahmud of Ghazni persecuted one group of Muslims also during his political and military career. Which of the following was that group?

[A] Khawarij
[B] Ismailis
[C] Wahabis
[D] Salafis

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149. Which of the following was first target of Mohammad Ghori in Indian Subcontinent?

[A] Kashmir
[B] Punjab
[C] Multan
[D] Gujarat

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150. Who was the Ghaznavid ruler in Punjab when it was attacked by Mohammad Ghori?

[A] Khusrau Shah
[B] Khusrau Malik
[C] Bahram Shah
[D] Shirzad

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