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.

21. Which Lodhi sultan annexed Sharqui dynasty?

[A] Bahlol Lodhi
[B] Sikander Lodhi
[C] Ibrahim Lodhi
[D] None of the above

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22. Which of the following states was one of the earliest to assert its independence from Delhi sultanate?

[A] Jaunpur
[B] Gujarat
[C] Bengal
[D] Malwa

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23. During the Sultanate period, the village accountant was known as?

[A] Patwari
[B] Wazir
[C] Naib
[D] Sadr

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24. With reference to the Vijayanagara temples, ammankoil referred to __?

[A] Circumambulation
[B] Shikhara
[C] Vimana
[D] Shrine of the chief goddess

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25. Which of the following made endowments to build a college at Bidar?

[A] Ahmad Shah III
[B] Mahmud Gawan
[C] NIzam Shah
[D] Humayun Shah

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26. Which of the following rulers ordered his soldiers to wear a twelve peaked cap?

[A] Shah Ismail Safavi
[B] Burhan Nizam Shah
[C] Ismail Adil Shah
[D] None of the above

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27. Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki came to Delhi during the reign of which of the following rulers?

[A] Allaudin Khilji
[B] Iltutmish
[C] Feroz Shah Tughlaq
[D] None of the above

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28. ‘Ziyarat’ refers to which of the following?

[A] To observe tolerance
[B] Practice of visiting tombs
[C] Repentance over bad deeds
[D] Surrender to achieve salvation

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29. In which battle, Sher Shah suri was confronted by the Rathore army led by the commanders Jaita and Kumpa?

[A] Battle of Jodhpur
[B] Battle of Samel
[C] Battle of Lalsot
[D] Battle of Chanderi

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30. Sher Mandal, which was built either by Sher Shah Suri or Humayun, is located in which of the following cities?

[A] Patna
[B] Saharasa
[C] Delhi
[D] Sirsa

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