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. What was the name of the silver coin of Muhammad Bin Tughlaq?

[A] Dinar
[B] Jital
[C] Adlis
[D] Tanka

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32. Fatawah-i-Jahandari was written by which of the following authors?

[A] Ibn-ul-Asir
[B] Hamdullah Mastauti Qazwini
[C] Ziyauddin Barani
[D] Muhammad Bihamad Khani

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33. 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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34. Tazkireh-i Humayun va Akbar was written by which of the following?

[A] Bayazid Bayat
[B] Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat
[C] Nizamuddin Ahmad
[D] None of the above

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35. Which of the following was the author of ‘Tarikh-i-Akbar Shahi’?

[A] Nizamuddin Ahmad
[B] Muhammad Arif Qandahari
[C] Mutamad Khan
[D] None of the above

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36. Which of the following statements are correct regarding administrative system under Arabs?
1. Muhammad-bin-Qasim divided Sind and Multan into a number of Iqtas or districts.
2. Iqtas were headed by Arab military officers.
3. The sub-divisions of the districts were administered by the local Hindu Officers.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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37. Which of the following were the effects of Arab invasion in India?
1. It made way for Islam into India.
2. The Arabs learnt the art of administration, astronomy, music, painting, medicine and architecture from India.
3. The Arabs spread astronomy, Indian Philosophy, and numerals to Europe.
Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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38. Which of the following Mamluk Sultan shifted his capital from Lahore to Delhi?

[A] Aramshah
[B] Ruknuddin Firuz Shah
[C] Iltutmish
[D] Razia Sultan

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39. Who killed Razia Sultana?

[A] Alauddin Masud Shah
[B] Bahram Shah
[C] Balban
[D] Nasiruddin Mahmud

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40. Which of the following was the successor of Razia Sultan?

[A] Alauddin Masud Shah
[B] Nasiruddin Mahmud
[C] Bahram Shah
[D] Balban

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