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.

11. Faujdar and Amalguzar were the chief officials of the ‘Sarkars’ (administrative divisions) in Mughal Period. Amalguzar was related to which of the following operations?

[A] Law & Order
[B] Revenue
[C] Defence
[D] Audit and Accounts

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12. Moti Masjid was built in Red Fort by which of the following Mughal Emperor?

[A] Shahjahan
[B] Aurangazeb
[C] Shah Aalam II
[D] Akbar

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13. Chandradeva, was the founder of which of the following dynasty?

[A] Chauhans
[B] Gahadwalas
[C] Chalukyas
[D] Chandellas

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14. Who among the following introduced Kabuliyat and Patta?

[A] Babur
[B] Shershah
[C] Akbar
[D] Shahjahan

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15. Which legendary Sufi saint of Chishti order was popularly known as ‘Chirag-e-Dehlavi (Chirag of Delhi)’?

[A] Nizamuddin Auliya
[B] Shaikh Nasiruddin Mahmud
[C] Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
[D] None of the above

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16.  Which type of coins were issued by the king of Vijayanagar empire, Tirumala Raya ?

[A] Varaha
[B] Garuda
[C] BalaKrishna
[D] Hanuman

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17. Consider the following observations:

  1. In the medieval times, both Jainism and Buddhism had become incapable of offering any serious challenge to brahmanism
  2. Both Jainism and Buddhism were affected by Tantrism to almost equal extent

Which among the above observations is / are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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18. Which among the following is / are cardinal doctrines of the Sufism?

  1. Complete surrender to the will of God
  2. Annihilation of the self
  3. Becoming a perfect person
  4. Rationalist Philosophy

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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19. Which of the following rulers introduced “Rupee” in India?

[A] Akbar
[B] Alauddin Khilji
[C] Shershah Suri
[D] Shah Jahan

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20. Which one of the following was the cause of disintegration of the Mughal Empire?

[A] War of succession among sons of Aurangzeb
[B] Attacks of Nadir Shah and Ahmad Shah Abdali
[C] Revolts of various communities like Jats, Sikhs, Rajputs, etc.
[D] All of the above mentioned factors contributed to the downfall of the Mughal Empire

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