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. Who among the following was the founder of Gahadvala Dynasty?

[A] Chandradev
[B] Govindchandra
[C] Madanpala
[D] Jayachandra

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12. In which among the following battles ,Jaichandra was defeated and killed by Mohammad Ghori?

[A] Battle of Kannauj
[B] Battle of Chandawar
[C] Battle of Tarain III
[D] Battle of Talikota

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13. 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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14. Razia Sultan acceded to the throne of Delhi in __________ ?

[A] 1220 A.D
[B] 1226 A.D
[C] 1236 A.D
[D] 1235 A.D

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15. The ancient places of Badami, Dwarasamudra and Warangal are related to which of the following dynasties?

[A] Chalukyas, Hoysalas, Kaktiyas
[B] Cholas, Hoysalas, Kaktiyas
[C] Pallavas, Hoysalas, Kaktiyas
[D] None of the above

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16. Who among the following written Manmaul Bahrain?

[A] Aurangzeb
[B] Akbar
[C] Darashikoh
[D] Abu Fazal

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17. Which among the following rulers belonged to Mamulak Dynasty?

[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Ibrahim Lodhi
[C] Balban
[D] Mohammed Ghori

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18. 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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19. Identify an ethnic group / community of India on the basis of the below information:
1. The members of this community are have descended from Bantu peoples from Southeast Africa
2. The forefathers of this community once ruled two kingdoms along western coast of India
3. Malik Ambar, who is regarded as the “military guru of the Marathas” belonged to this community
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Hingora
[B] Siddi
[C] Momin
[D] Khanzada

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20. Which of the following are the features of Islamic Architecture in India?

  1. Tall minarets
  2. Double dome structure
  3. Cenotaphs

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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