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. Jayasi’s ‘Padmavat’ is written in which of the following dialects and scripts respectively?

[A] Awadhi and Persian
[B] Hindi and Urdu
[C] Farsi and Urdu
[D] Awadhi and Arabi

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22. Which of the following is not the work of Abdul Qadir Badauni?

[A] Tarikh-i-Alfi
[B] Muntakhab-ul-Tawarikh
[C] Waqi-at-i-Mushtaqi
[D] All of them are his works

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23. Which of the following is a very important source for the history of the Saiyid and Lodi Sultans?

[A] Tabaqat-i-Akbari
[B] Tahkik-i-Hind
[C] Ain-i-Akbari
[D] Tarikh-i-Frishta

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24. Who was the first Turk to invade India?

[A] Alpitigin
[B] Subuktigin
[C] Mahmud of Ghanzni
[D] Ismail Khan

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25. In the first battle of Tarain, which of the following fort was captured by Mohammed Ghori’s forces, that triggered the battle between Ghurids and Chauhans?

[A] Kesgarh
[B] Phillaur
[C] Tabarhind
[D] Manuli

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26. Who created the political ideology of Niyamat – i – Khudai ?

[A] Qutubuddin Aibak
[B] Iltutmish
[C] Balban
[D] Raziya

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27. Who started the office of Diwan – i – Arz ?

[A] Raziya
[B] Iltutmish
[C] Balban
[D] Qutubuddin Aibak

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28. Given below are the two statement , one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R)
Assertion – Iqtadari system was introduced by Iltutmish.
Reason – Along with Iqta , Iltutmish also introduced Jagir system
Select the correct option from the codes given below

[A] Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
[B] Both (A) and (R) are true , but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
[C] (A) is true , but (R) is false
[D] (A) is false , but (R) is true

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29. Tarikh-i-Daudi was written by which of the following authors?

[A] Yahya ibn Ahmad Sihrindi
[B] Abdullah
[C] Amir Khusrau
[D] Abul Fazl

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30. Which of the following empires sustained the advancements of Arab invaders?
1) Karkotas of Kashmir
2) Gurjara Pratiharas of Kannauj
3) Bappa Rawal of Chittor
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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