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.

81. Which of the following was the first Muslim ruler to annex Kangra?

[A] Babur
[B] Akbar
[C] Jahangir
[D] Shahjahan

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82. Jahangir built his own mausoleum in which of the following places?

[A] Lahore
[B] Agra
[C] Kannauj
[D] Chittor

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83. In which of the following years Shah Jahan launched a prolonged campaign in the North-West Frontier to recover Qandahara and other ancestral lands?

[A] 1649 A.D.
[B] 1650 A.D.
[C] 1651 A.D.
[D] 1652 A.D.

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84. Which of the following ruler was the ruler of Bijapur when Prince Azam lead an expedition against Bijapur?

[A] Ali Adil Shah II
[B] Mohammed Adil Shah
[C] Sikandar Adil Shah
[D] Ali Adil Shah I

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85. Which of the following succeeded Jahandar Shah?

[A] Farrukh Siyar
[B] Rafi-us-Darajat
[C] Rafi-us-Daula
[D] Mohd. Shah Rangeela

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86. Which of the following succeeded Farrukh Siyar?

[A] Rafi-us-Daula
[B] Mohd. Shah Rangeela
[C] Rafi-us-Darajat
[D] None of the above

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87. The famous Battle of Plassey was fought during the reign of which of the following king?

[A] Ahmad Shah
[B] Mohd. Shah Rangeela
[C] Alamgir II
[D] Shah Alam II

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88. Which of the following statements is / are correct regarding social hierarchy in Mughal empire?
1. The middle class in the Mughal empire was a heterogeneous group of well-off merchants, professionals and petty mansabdars.
2. The lower classes of Mughal society comprised of cultivators, artisans, small traders, shopkeepers, household servants and slaves.
Select the correct option from the given below:

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

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89. Which of the following was the military commander?

[A] Peshwa
[B] Sar-i-Naubat
[C] Waqenavis
[D] Sumant

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90. Which of the following initiated the system of confederacy among the Maratha chiefs?

[A] Moreshwar Pingale
[B] Ramchandra Pant Amatya
[C] Balaji Vishwanath
[D] Baji Rao I

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