Indian History MCQ Set-25

Medieval India History GK MCQ for SSC, UPSC , NDA, State PSC, Railway recruitment examinations, Police recruitment examinations and related government job recruitments examinations by the state governments and the union government of India.

Q.1 Firoz Shah Tughlaq organized “Diwan-i-Khairat” for which among the following?

A. Marriage of poor girls

B. Education of poor girls

C. Perform Hindu-Muslim marriages

D. None of these

Answer: A. Marriage of poor girls

Q.2 The “Kirti Stambha” of Chittor was built by:

A. Rana Sanga

B. Pratap Singh

C. Rana Kumbha

D. None of these

Answer: C. Rana Kumbha

Note: Kirti Stambh of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan was built by Rana Kumbha to commemorate his victory against, Mahmmud Khilji of Malwa.

Q.3 The famous Kohinoor diamond was produced from which of the following diamond mine?

A. Golconda

B. Bijapur

C. Barhampur

D. Panna

Note: A. Golconda

Note: The Koh-i-Noor or Mountain of light” diamond was possible mined from Kollur mine of Golconda, present day Andhra Pradesh during the period of Kakatiya dynasty. It was later acquired by Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khalji. The diamond was also part of the Mughal Peacock Throne. It changed hands between various factions in south and west Asia, until being ceded to Queen Victoria after the British annexation of the Punjab in 1849.

Q.4 The Khilji sultans of Delhi were:

A. Mongols

B. Afghan

C. Turks

D. Arabs

Note: C. Turks

Q.5 Bishandas a famous portrait painter resided in the court of which of the following Mughal emperor?

A. Akbar

B. Shah Jahan

C. Jahangir

D. Aurangazeb

Answer: C. Jahangir

Q.6 The Alidabad fort and the city of Jahanpanah was built by which of the following sultan of Delhi?

A. Alauddin Khilji

B. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

C. Ibrahim Lodhi

D. Firoz Shah Tughlaq

Answer: B. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Note: To address the constant threat of the Mongols, Jahanpanah was the fourth medieval city of Delhi established in 1326–1327 by Muhammad bin Tughlaq.

Q.7 Which of the following sultan of Delhi is regarded as the second Alexander?

A. Firoz Shah Tughlaq

B. Alauddin Khilji

C. Qutb al-Din Aibak

D. Ibrahim Lodhi

Answer: B. Alauddin Khilji

Q.8 Which of the following sultan of Delhi was proficient in philosophy, mathematics and poetry?

A. Alauddin Khilji

B. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

C. Firoz Shah Tughlaq

D. Iltutmish

Answer: B. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Q.9 Which of the following battle led to foundation of Muslim power in India?

A. First battle of Tarain

B. Second battle of Tarain

C. First battle of Panipat

D. None of these

Answer: B. Second battle of Tarain

Note: The Second Battle of Tarain was fought in 1192 by the Muhammad Ghori against the Chahamanas and their allies, near Tarain. The Ghurid king Muhammad Ghori defeated the Chahamana king Prithiviraj Chauhan thus avenging his earlier defeat at the First Battle of Tarain.

Q.10 The first Muslim woman who ruled Northern India was:

A. Razia Sultana

B. Chand Bibi

C. Nur Jahan

D. Mumtaz Mahal

Answer: A. Razia Sultana

Note: Daughter of Iltutmish of Slave dynasty, Razia Sultana was the first Muslim woman to rule the Northern India  from 1236 CE to 1240 CE.

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