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. During the reign of which of the following Devagiri was invaded by Alauddin Khalji?

[A] Qutbuddin Mubarak Shah
[B] Nasiruddin Khusrau Shah
[C] Jalauddin Khalji
[D] None of the above

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42. Which of the following established four separate markets in Delhi?

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

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43. ‘Munhiyans’ refers to which of the following officers?

[A] Intelligence officer
[B] Revenue officer
[C] Secret spies
[D] None of the above

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44. Which of the following sultan was the first Sultan to take the title of Ghazi?

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

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45. Which of the following kings founded the city of Tughlaqabad?

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

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46. Safarnama Rehla was written by which of the following authors?

[A] Fakhruddin
[B] Ibn Batuta
[C] Amir Khusrau
[D] Minhaj-us-Siraj

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47. Muhammad Shah died in which of the following years?

[A] 1410 CE
[B] 1425 CE
[C] 1435 CE
[D] 1445 CE

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48. 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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49. Which of the following was the first Delhi sultan who tried to remove the name of the Caliph from his coins?

[A] Balban
[B] Muhammad bin Tughlaq
[C] Firozshah Tughlaq
[D] Ibrahim Lodhi

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50. Which of the following describes the Iqta land?

[A] Lands assigned to officials instead of payment for their services.
[B] Land under the direct control of the Sultan.
[C] Land assigned or granted to religious leaders or religious institutions.
[D] None of the above

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