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. Mahmud led an expedition to Thanesar in which of the following years?

[A] 1010 A.D.
[B] 1014 A.D.
[C] 1020 A.D.
[D] 1025 A.D.

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42. 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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43. In which year, Ranthambore was captured by Iltutmish?

[A] c.1216 CE
[B] c.1226 CE
[C] c.1236 CE
[D] c.1246 CE

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44. Which of the following divided his empire into Iqtas?

[A] Qutbuddin Aibak
[B] Aramshah
[C] Iltutmish
[D] Balban

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45. Which of the following issued purely Arabic coinage of silver tanka?

[A] Qutbuddin Aibak
[B] Nasiruddin Mahmud
[C] Alauddin Masud Shah
[D] Iltutmish

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46. Which Sultan of Delhi patronized Minhas-us-Siraj?

[A] Qutbuddin Aibak
[B] Alauddin Masud Shah
[C] Iltutmish
[D] Nasiruddin Mahmud

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47. Which of the following Delhi sultanate ruler attempted to create a counter nobility of non-Turks?

[A] Razia Sultan
[B] Alauddin Masud Shah
[C] Nasiruddin Mahmud
[D] Iltutmish

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48. Which of the following department was called as Diwan-i-Arz during the reign of Balban?

[A] Military Department
[B] Foreign Department
[C] Finance Department
[D] None of the above

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49. Alauddin Khaliji constructed a new capital at which of the following places?

[A] Deogir
[B] Siri
[C] Shahjahanabad
[D] Tughlaqabad

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50. During the reign of Firoz Shah Tughlaq, Kharaj was fixed at how much percentage of produce?

[A] 5%
[B] 10%
[C] 15%
[D] 20%

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