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 was the spiritual successor of Gesu Daraz?

[A] Sayyid Yadullah
[B] Shaikh Piyara
[C] Kamaluddin Biyabani
[D] Sulaiman Mandavi

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32. Which of the following established the Qadiri order?

[A] Shah NimatuIlah Wali
[B] Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani
[C] Shihabuddin Suhrawardi
[D] Shah Nurullah

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33. Battle of Chanderi took place in which year?

[A] 1528 A.D.
[B] 1530 A.D.
[C] 1532 A.D.
[D] 1534 A.D.

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34. 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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35. Which of the following kept all the records of land in the Pargana?

[A] Shiqdar
[B] Kotwals
[C] Quanungo
[D] Muqaddam

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36. Tansen accepted Islam at the hand of which of the following great Sufi Saint?

[A] Salim Chishti
[B] Sheikh Muinuddin Chisti
[C] Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki
[D] Muhammad Ghaus

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37. The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore was built by which Mughal Emperor?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Shah Jahan
[D] Aurangzeb

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38. Battle of Kolhapur was fought between Shivaji and __?

[A] Afzal Khan
[B] Rustemjaman
[C] Adil Shah
[D] None of the above

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39. What were the revenue assignments named, which were temporarily granted by a ruler to his officers?

[A] Taluks
[B] Bhagidars
[C] Bhogas
[D] None of the above

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40. Which of this is true regarding nadus which developed in the early medieval period?

(i.) In the early medieval period, autonomous agricultural regions called nadus developed in southern India.
(ii.) The members of this assembly were velalas, or non-brahmin farmers.
(iii.) They were organized on the basis of clan and kinship relations.

[A] Only i
[B] Only ii and iii
[C] All i, ii and iii
[D] Only i and iii

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