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.

21. Who was Sultan of Delhi Sultanate when Timur invaded India in 1398?
[A] Mahmud Shah Tughluq
[B] Jalal ud din Firuz Khilji
[C] Aram Shah
[D] Ghiyas-ud-din Balban

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22. In 1293 A.D., Marco Polo, an Italian traveller, visited which Indian Kingdom?
[A] Kakatiya
[B] Satavahana
[C] Pandyan
[D] Chera

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23. Who among the following is associated with translation of Rajatarangini in Persian?
[A] Dara Shikoh
[B] Zain-ul-Abidin
[C] Abdul Razzaq Jilani
[D] Bande Nawaz

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24. Which Mughal Ruler had higher number of Hindus as Mansabdars than Muslims under his administration?
[A] Akbar
[B] Aurangzeb
[C] Jahangir
[D] Shah Jahan

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25. Which of the following rulers earned the title of Purvapaschima Samudradhishavara?
[A] Samudragupta
[B] Karikala Chola

[C] Harihara I
[D] Parantaka-I

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26. Which of the following rulers died in the Kalinjar Fort situated in the Bundelkhand region of central India?
[A] Mahmud of Ghazni
[B] Sher Shah Suri
[C] Humayun
[D] Jahangir

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27. Which among the following Sikh Gurus had been given the “Palace of Amritsar” by Mughal Emperor Akbar?
[A] Guru Ram Das
[B] Guru Arjun Das
[C] Guru Angad
[D] Guru Hargovind

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28. Which among the following two cities were joined by “Sadak-i-Azam” or the precursor of the Grand Trunk Road built by Shershah Suri?
[A] Agra & Calcutta
[B] Delhi & Patna
[C] Delhi & Sasaram
[D] Agra & Sasaram

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29. Which among the following Muslim Scholar came to India during the time of Mahmud of Ghazni?
[A] Al-beruni
[B] Amir Khusrau
[C] Abu Zayd Balkhi
[D] Muhammad al-Idrisi

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30. Kabir was a disciple of which among the following saints?
[A] Ravidas
[B] Ramananda
[C] Jaydeva
[D] Sukhanada

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