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.

61. In the 17th century, Nayakas of which of the following states became independent from the Vijayanagar empire?
1) Tanjore
2) Madurai
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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62. The rulers of the Sangam Dynasty belonged to which of the following sects?
1) Shaivism
2) Vaishnavism
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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63. Which of the following was the founder of Bahmani Kingdom?

[A] Hasan Gangu
[B] Muhammad Shah I
[C] Taj-ud-din Firoz Shah
[D] Ahmah Shah Wali

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64. Which of the following succeeded Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah?

[A] Taj-ud-din Firoz Shah
[B] Muhammad Shah I
[C] Ahmah Shah Wali
[D] Humayun Shah

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65. Which of the following Bahamani king invaded Warangal in 1424CE?

[A] Muhammad Shah I
[B] Ahmah Shah Wali
[C] Humayun Shah
[D] Hasan Gangu

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66. Which of the following succeeded Alauddin Ahmad Shah II?

[A] Alauddin Humayun Shah
[B] Ahmad Shah III
[C] Muhammad Shah III
[D] Shihab-uddin Mahmud

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67. The Bahamani kingdom was divided into how many administrative units?

[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6

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68. Which of the following statements are correct regarding architecture in the Bahmani dynasty?
1. Mixed cultural influences led to the evolution of a style that was a harmonious blend of both Hindu and Islamic.
2. The Bahmani architecture in the Deccan is marked by its distinct originality and independence of style.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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69. Burhan Nizarn Shah I ruled during which of the following periods?

[A] 1510-53 CE
[B] 1520-63 CE
[C] 1530-73 CE
[D] 1540-83 CE

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70. Fathullah Imad Shah was succeeded by which of the following?

[A] Alauddin Imad Shah
[B] Burhan Nizam Shah
[C] Darya
[D] None of the above

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