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. These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

11. Sakambhari near Ajmer is a place related to emergence of which of the following dynasties?

[A] Gahadwals
[B] Parmaras
[C] Pratiharas
[D] Chauhanas

Show Answer

12. Who among the following changed the name of Tanna Mishra to Tansen?

[A] Akbar
[B] Raja Vikramjit of Gwalior
[C] Raja Mansingh Tomar
[D] Swami Haridas

Show Answer

13. Consider the following:

  1. Region between the rivers Krishna and Tungabhadra
  2. The Krishna Godavari Delta
  3. Marathawada country

A conflict over which among the above are considered to be the reasons of struggle between Vijayanagar and Bahamani kingdoms?

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

Show Answer

14. The king of Vijayanagar empire, Krishnadevaraya issued which type of coins?

[A] BalaKrishna
[B] Venkatesha
[C] Hanuman
[D] Both a & b

Show Answer

15. Which among the following was / were the fallouts / results of the Feudalism in medieval India?

  1. Creation of smaller nuclei of Power
  2. Creation of secure and sacrosanct political pockets
  3. Improvement in the position of Shudras to some extent

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

Show Answer

16. Consider the following statements with reference to Tantricism in medieval India?

  1. The key reason for the development of Tantricism was the absence of contact between tribal people and Brahmanas
  2. The role of woman in tantric practices is central
  3. Shudras were not allowed to practice Tantricism

Which among the above is / are correct?

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

Show Answer

17. Purana Qila was constructed during the reign of which of the following?

[A] Akbar
[B] Humayun
[C] Sher Shah
[D] Jahangir

Show Answer

18. Who discovered the sea-route from Europe to India?

[A] Christopher Columbus
[B] Marco Polo
[C] Magellan
[D] Vasco-da-Gama

Show Answer

19. Which of the following Medieval Historic accounts is not from the 16th century?

[A] Humayun-Nama
[B] Ain-i-Akbari
[C] Tuzk-e-Jahangiri
[D] Akbarnama

Show Answer

20. What was the name of the coin issued under Babur’s rule?

[A] Dam
[B] Shah Rukh
[C] Rupee
[D] Pagoda

Show Answer