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 built the temple of Govindadeva at Vrindavan?

[A] Humayun
[B] shahjahan
[C] Akbar
[D] Babur

Show Answer

82. Which of the following was responsible for the maintenance of general law and order in a province during the rule of the Mughal empire?

[A] Subedar
[B] Faujdar
[C] Mir bakshi
[D] Shiqdar

Show Answer

83. At the level of Pargana, which of the following was the executive officer?

[A] Shiqdar
[B] Kotwals
[C] Muqaddam
[D] Patwari

Show Answer

84. Which of the following were appointed mainly in towns by the imperial government and were in charge of law and order?

[A] Shiqdar
[B] Amil
[C] Quanungo
[D] Kotwals

Show Answer

85. Which of the following led the expedition against the Ahoms in 1662 CE?

[A] Sharza Khan
[B] Shaista Khan
[C] Mir Jumla
[D] Dara Shikoh

Show Answer

86. Aurangzeb granted permission to which of the following Jain saints build a monastery for Jain?
1) Lal Vijaya
2) Bhim Vijaya Suri
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

Show Answer

87. Charnock received the royal farman by which of the following Mughal ruler to establish a small trading station, which later grew into the city of Calcutta?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] Shah jahan

Show Answer

88. Which of the following succeeded Jahandar Shah?

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

Show Answer

89. In which of the following years Farrukh Siyar granted East India Company many trading privileges, including the exemption from custom duties for its trade through Bengal?

[A] 1715
[B] 1717
[C] 1719
[D] 1721

Show Answer

90. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Nadir Shah?
1. Nadir Shah and Mohd. Shah Rangeela met at Karnal in c.1739 CE, but Mohd. Shah was defeated.
2. Nadir Shah also took away the famous Kohinoor Diamond.
3. Nadir Shah was an able general and administrator, but an inhumane butcher in the course of war.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

Show Answer

Advertisement

Kindly help us to keep GKToday updated and error free. Use this form to report error or outdated information in questions. We shall rectify asap... [recaptcha]