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.

41. Which of the following was the first ruler of the Khilji dynasty?

[A] Alauddin Khalji
[B] Jalauddin Khalji
[C] Qutbuddin Mubarak Shah
[D] Nasiruddin Khusrau Shah

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42. Padmavath was written by which of the following?

[A] Amir Khusrau
[B] Barani
[C] Jayasi
[D] None of the above

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43. Alai Darwaza, Hauz Khas, Mahal Hazaar Satoon, Jamait Khana Mosque and Alai Minar were constrcuted by which of the following?

[A] Mubarak Shah
[B] Khusrau Shah
[C] Alauddin Khalji
[D] Jalauddin Khalji

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44. Which of the following hatched a conspiracy against Mubarak Shah and got him murdered in 1320?

[A] Malik Kafur
[B] Khusrau Shah
[C] Ulugh Khan
[D] Nusarat Khan

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45. Which of the following were also called as Quaraunah Turks?

[A] Tughlaq dynasty
[B] Khilji dynasty
[C] Mamluk dynasty
[D] None of the above

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46. Mohammad Bin Tughlaq ruled the Delhi sultanate during which of the following periods?

[A] 1125–51 CE
[B] 1225–51 CE
[C] 1325–51 CE
[D] 1025–51 CE

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47. Which of the following kings appointed Khan-i-Jahan Maqbal as wazir?

[A] Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
[B] Firoz Shah Tughlaq
[C] Abu Bakr Shah
[D] Ghiyaddin Tughlaq Shah II

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48. Futuhat-e-firozshahi was written by which of the following?

[A] Barani
[B] Khwajja Abdul Malik Islami
[C] Baduani
[D] Firoz Shah Tughlaq

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49. Timur appointed which of the following as the governor of Multan?

[A] Alauddin Alam Shah
[B] Mubarak Shah
[C] Muhammad Shah
[D] Khizr Khan

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50. Which of the following were the causes of Ibrahim Lodhi’s defeat in First Battle of Panipat?
1. Babur used Artillery in the battle and Indian soldiers were not familiar with the use of artillery.
2. The army of Babur was better disciplined and fully trained and well equipped.
3. The country was divided into petty states and small principalities.
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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