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.

31. Which of the following authors wrote Futuh-al-Salatin?

[A] Muhammad Bihamad Khani
[B] Alberuni
[C] Yahya ibn Ahmad Sihrindi
[D] Khwaja Abu Malik Isami

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32. Qanun-i Humayuni was written by which of the following authors?

[A] Alberuni
[B] Amir Khusrau
[C] Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat
[D] Khvandamir

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33. Which of the following was the author of ‘Kitab-ur-Rehlah’?

[A] Ibn Batuta
[B] Abdur Razzak
[C] Nicolo Conti
[D] Barbosa

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34. Abdur Razzak came from which of the following places?

[A] Morocco
[B] Italy
[C] Persia
[D] Rome

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35. Who were Domingo Paes and Barbosa with respect to medieval India?

[A] Venetian travellers
[B] Persian travellers
[C] Arab travellers
[D] Portuguese travellers

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36. Which of the following is an account of Thomas Roe and John Fryer?

[A] Storio do Mogor
[B] Travels in India
[C] Travels in India in the Seventeenth Century
[D] None of the above

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37. Which of the following statements are correct regarding trade during the pre-sultanate period?
1. Large number of trading centres emerged across the subcontinent.
2. Emerging cities and towns acted as nodal points for the exchange of agrarian produce.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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38. How many times did Mahmud of Ghazni invaded and plundered the northern India?

[A] 14
[B] 16
[C] 17
[D] 19

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39. Mahmud regarded which of the following pala ruler as his vassal?

[A] Dharmapala
[B] Mahendrapala
[C] Rajyapala
[D] Anandapala

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40. Which of the following poets of the Persian cult resided in the kingdom of Mahmud?
1) Unsuri
2) Faruqi
3) Asjadi
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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