Medieval Indian History MCQs

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. The official associated with land revenue collection in the Maratha administration in medieval India was known by which of the following names?

[A] Patil
[B] Kulkarni
[C] Mirasdar
[D] Silhadar

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12. Which of the following best explains the meaning of Fawazil in the Sultanate period?

[A] Extra payment made to the nobles
[B] revenue assigned in lieu of salary
[C] excess amount paid to the exchequer by the iqtadars
[D] illegal exactions extracted from the peasants

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13. Ghiyasuddin Muhammad wrote which of the following sheds light on many aspects of the social and cultural life of the age?

[A] Tarik-e-Sher
[B] Humayun-Nama
[C] Akbarnama
[D] Qunum-i-Humayuni

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14. 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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15. During medieval history of India, who were called ‘Dastar – Bandan’?

[A] Sufi saint
[B] Ulema
[C] Khan
[D] Malik

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16. Anandapala organized a confederacy with which of the following kings against Mahmud of Ghazni?
1) Rajas of Ujjain
2) Rajas of Gwalior
3) Rajas of Kalanjar
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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17. On which post, Razia appointed Malik Jamaluddin Yaqut, an Abyssinian slave, in her administration?

[A] Barid-i-Mumalik
[B] Diwan-i-kohi
[C] Amir-i-akhur
[D] Amir-i-majlis

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18. What term was used for prostration ritual started by Balban in his court?

[A] Sijda
[B] Paibos
[C] Nibyabat
[D] None of them

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19. The idea of token currency using copper coins was started by which of the following kings of Delhi sultanate?

[A] Ghiyaddin Tughlaq Shah II
[B] Firoz Shah Tughlaq
[C] Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
[D] Abu Bakr Shah

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20. Nizam Khan was the real name of which Lodhi Sultan?

[A] Bahlol Lodhi
[B] Sikander Lodhi
[C] Ibrahim Lodhi
[D] Daulat Khan Lodhi

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