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. Which of the following is known to have created a new category of small chiefs known as Poligars in the Vijayanagar administration?

[A] Deva Raya II
[B] Krishna Deva Raya
[C] Achyuta Deva Raya
[D] Sada Siva Raya

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62. Which of the following was the last ruler of the Tuluva dynasty?

[A] Vira Narasimha Raya
[B] Aliya Rama Raya
[C] Sada Siva Raya
[D] Krishna Deva Raya

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63. Which of the following has the absolute authority in executive affairs during the Vijayanagar empire?

[A] Council of ministers
[B] King
[C] provincial governors
[D] None of the above

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64. Which of the following has the absolute authority in Judicial matters during the Vijayanagar empire?

[A] Rayas
[B] Council of ministers
[C] Provincial governors
[D] Dandanayaka

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65. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Vijaynagara empire?
1. Sati was honoured in the Vijaynagara empire.
2. Polygamy was prevalent among the royal families.
3. Devadasi system was prevalent.
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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66. Which of the following statements are correct regarding temple building in Vijaynagara kingdom?
1. There was an elaboration of the temple complex by the addition of a number of structures. 
2. The shrine of the chief goddess (ammankoil) and the kalyanamandapam were considered to be indispensable parts of           temples.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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

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

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69. Which of the following Bahamani ruler was considered to be the shadow of god?

[A] Mujahid Shah Bahmani
[B] Ahmah Shah Wali
[C] Mahmud Gawan
[D] Humayun Shah

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70. Which of the following ministers were present in the administration of the Bahamani kingdom?
1) Wazir-i-kul
2) Amir-i-jumla
3) Wazir-i- ashraf
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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