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 headed the ‘pargana’ in the Sultanate period?

[A] Walis
[B] Shiqdar
[C] Bhukti
[D] Amil

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62. Which of the following called himself the Shadow of God on Earth?

[A] Iltutmish
[B] Balban
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] Firozshah Tughlaq

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63. Which of the following created a separate agricultural department, Diwan-i- Kohi?

[A] Iltutmish
[B] Balban
[C] Muhammad bin Tughlaq
[D] Firoz Tughlaq

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64. Inland trade was dominated by which of the following during the Sultanate period?
1. Gujarati
2. Marwari
3. Muslim Bohra merchants
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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65. Gold coins or dinars became popular during the reign of which of the following?

[A] Jalauddin Khalji
[B] Alauddin Khalji
[C] Aurangzed
[D] Firozshah Tughlaq

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66. Which of the following was the author of Prithviraj Raso?

[A] Chand Bardoi
[B] Jagnayak
[C] Amir Khusrau
[D] Baba Gorakhnath

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67. Which of the following built a palace in the Qila Rai Pithora and named it Qasr-i-Safed?

[A] Qutbuddin Aibak
[B] Iltutmish
[C] Balban
[D] None of the above

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68. Which of the following are the features of Alai Darwaza?
1. This gate was built by Alauddin Khilji in 1311 CE.
2. It is the first building to employ Islamic principles of accurate construction and geometric ornamentation.
3. The darwaza is a square, domed building with intricate carvings in red sandstone and marble.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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69. The Portuguese travellers Domingo Paes and Barbosa came to India during his reign of which of the following?

[A] Deva Raya I
[B] Deva Raya II
[C] Krishna Deva Raya
[D] Achyuta Deva Raya

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70. Which of the following was patronized by the king Achyuta Deva Raya?
1) Chatu Vittalanatha
2) Purandaradasa
3) Rajanatha Dindima II
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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