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Medieval History Test - 3

Que.1

What political changes were brought by the Turkish invasion to India?
1.The political importance of Delhi increased, earlier it was Lahore.
2.Supremacy of the Caliph of Bagdad increased.
3.The Turkish rule put an end to the independent small kingdoms and these were replaced by Iqtas.
Codes:

A.

Only 2

B.

Only 1

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.2

With its rugged, mountainous landscape, Kabul (in present-day Afghanistan) became politically and commercially important from the sixteenth century onwards. Which of the following causes can be attributed to the growing importance of Kabul?
1.Slaves were brought to Kabul and Kandahar for sale.
2.French traveller, Tavernier estimated that the horse trade at Kabul amounted to Rs. 30,000 annually.
3.Kabul and Kandahar were linked to the celebrated Silk Route.
Codes:

A.

1 and 3

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.3

Consider the following statements about the shifting of capital occurred during different dynasties:
1.Muhammad Bin Tughlaq had shifted his capital from Delhi to Devagiri.
2.Iltutmish had transferred his capital to Delhi from Lahore.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.4

Consider the following statements about Alauddin Khilji:
1.He had banned the public sale of liquor and drugs.
2.He had placed the religious leaders known as Ulemas out of the governance function.
3.Introduced the branding of horses.
4.He had constructed two mosques - Quwal-ul-lslam at Delhi and Adhai din ka Jhopra at Ajmer
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

1 and 3

D.

2 and 3

Que.5

Alauddin Khilji introduced the military reforms to achieve his various targets. Consider the following statements related to it.
1.Branding of horses
2.Organization of army on the decimal system
3.Abolition of Iqta of royal troopers.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

Only 1 & 3

B.

Only 1 & 2

C.

Only 2 & 3

D.

All of the above

Que.6

'Every pearl in the royal crown is a crystallized drops of blood fallen from the tearful eyes of the poor peasant'. Whose statement is this?

A.

Al-Beruni

B.

Amir Khusrau

C.

Barani

D.

Ibn Battuta

Que.7

Correctly match the following:
Official                         Department
1.Sadr-us-Sudur         A.Head of record department
2.Amir Munshi             B.Head of intelligence department
3.Mushrif-i-Mumalik   C.Head of religious department
4.Barid -i-Mumalik      D.Auditor General
5.Mustauf-i-Mumalik   E.Accountant General
Select the correct code:

A.

1 - A, 2 - B, 3 - C, 4 - E, 5 - D

B.

1 - D, 2 - C, 3 - A, 4 - B, 5 - E

C.

1 - C, 2 - A, 3 - E, 4 - B, 5 – D

D.

1 - B, 2 - D, 3 - C, 4 – A, 5 – E

Que.8

Consider the following statements about Firozshah Tughlaq.
i.He abolished the Iqtadari System.
ii.He imposed the Jaziya on the Brahmins for the first time.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both 1 & 2

D.

Neither 1 nor 2

Que.9

Which of the following statements about Krishna Deva Raya of Vijaynagar Empire are correct?
i.Krishna Deva Raya’s reign is considered the golden age of Telugu literature.
ii.He defeated the Gajpati ruler of Orissa and conquered the whole of Telangana.
iii.He was orthodox, conservative and hostile towards Islam and Christianity.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 2 & 3

C.

Only 1 & 3

D.

All of the above

Que.10

Consider the following statement about the Mansab System during the Mughal period:
a.The Mansabdar were required to render military service only as civilian services were the responsibility of the Diwan.
b.The Mansabs were granted as hereditary right.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both 1 & 2

D.

Neither 1 nor 2

Que.11

Mughal Empire declined because of which of the following reasons?
1.Akbar’s tolerant policy towards Hindu rulers
2.Revolts by provincial governors of Awadh,Bengal &Carnatic
3.Aurangzeb’s military campaign into Deccan
4.Issues related with Mansabdari Jagirdari allotment

A.

All are true

B.

Only 2

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

1,3 and 4

Que.12

Consider the following statements
1.Black hole tragedy is the result of attack by Akbar on Hemu in Battle of Panipat.
2.Battle of Wandiwash resulted into making of British as the supreme power in India
Codes:

A.

Both

B.

Only 1

C.

Only 2

D.

None

Que.13

Consider the following statements
1.East India Company at first had a battle with Aurangzeb in which they got defeated miserably.
2.At Bombay the Britishers set up their first factory.
3.It was Akbar who first allowed the English to set up their factories formally.
Codes:

A.

All

B.

Only 1

C.

Only 2

D.

Only 3

Que.14

In Medieval India, Bhakti Movement was very popular. This ‘Bhakti’ comes from the Sanskrit word Bhaj which mean”

A.

To worship

B.

To narrate

C.

To divide or share

D.

To chant

Que.15

Agrarian society during Mughals can be known through which of the following source?

A.

Badshah Namah

B.

Ain-i-Akbari

C.

Kitaab ul Hind

D.

Taril e Shershahi

Que.16

Jai Singh is known for his interest in astronomy. In which place did he establish an observatory?

A.

Ujjain

B.

Jaipur

C.

Udaipur

D.

Bikaner

Que.17

In the architecture of Medieval India which school adopted the ‘Stellate’ ground plan?

A.

Golconda School

B.

Hoyasala School

C.

Khajurao School

D.

Pahari School

Que.18

Which among the following is/are true about Mughal painting?
1Jahangir was the famous painter among Mughal rulers.
2.It was generally based on nature and its wonders.
3.They focus only on miniature paintings, not the protraits.
4.Being unislamic , Calligraphy was avoided in Mughal paintings.
5.Real female figures were shown in Mughal paintings.
Codes:

A.

3, 4 are true

B.

1, 2 are true

C.

1 & 5 are true

D.

Only 1 is true

Que.19

Which of the following is/are true about Mughal architecture?
1. Culture of Central India and Rajputana had influenced the Mughal architecture during Akbar’s reign.
2. Akbar more focused on using sandstone for its buildings.
3. Both Red Fort and TajMahal were built by Shahjahan.
Codes:

A.

Only 1& 2

B.

Only2

C.

Only 3

D.

All of the above.

Que.20

Which of the following is/are correct about Muhammad bin Tughlaq?
1. He shifted the capital from Delhi to Agra.
2. He built the city of Tughlaqabad.
3. He took no action during the famine in Delhi.
4. He introduced token currency to replace silver coins.
Codes:

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

Only 4

Que.21

Which of the following is/are true about Bhakti movement ?
1. It concentrates only on Vaishnavism, not Shaivism.
2. It was meant for higher castes only.
3. Sikhism remained isolated from Bhakti movement.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

None

Que.22

The correct chronological order of the sultans of delhi sultanate:

A.

Mameliks – Tuglaqs – Khiljis – Sayyids – Lodhis

B.

Mameliks – Tuglaqs –Khiljis – Lodhis – Sayyids

C.

Tuglaqs – Khiljis – Lodhis - Mameliks – Tuglaqs

D.

Mameliks – Khiljis – Tuqlaqs – Sayyids – Lodhis

Que.23

Match the following;
DYNASTY               FOUNDER
A.Tuglaqs                1.Jalaluddin
B.Khiljis                   2.Qutubuddin Aibak
C.Sayyids                3.Khizr khan
D.Mameliks(slaves)  4.Ghazi malik
CODES:
A B C D

A.

4 1 3 2

B.

3 1 4 2

C.

2 1 4 3

D.

1 2 3 4

Que.24

Consider the following statement:
1. Qutubbuddun for his generosity came to be known as ‘Lakh bakhsh’.
2. Iltutmish was known by “Quran Khawan” (great recieter of Quran).
Which of the above statement is /are true?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both 1 &2

D.

Neither 1 nor 2

Que.25

During which one of the following marked the beginning of a struggle for power between the monarchy and the Turkish chiefs (chahalgani)?

A.

Balban

B.

Raziya

C.

Naseeruddin Mahmud

D.

Changez khan

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
kowsalya
1
kowsalya
50.00
priyosapam meitei
2
priyosapam meitei
44.68
anshul
3
anshul
31.38
prabhat kumar
4
prabhat kumar
30.04
5
28.72
siddappa
6
siddappa
26.06
sarbajeet
7
sarbajeet
26.06
rajiv
8
rajiv
25.38
Apurva
9
Apurva
25.36
MOHAMMED JAFFER
10
MOHAMMED JAFFER
23.40
mayank tripathi
11
mayank tripathi
23.38
mohd haseen
12
mohd haseen
22.06
HABIL ANSARY
13
HABIL ANSARY
21.40
manali
14
manali
20.06
anirudh
15
anirudh
18.74
Bharat
16
Bharat
18.06
Pratik
17
Pratik
18.04
natarajan
18
natarajan
15.42
Saurabh Thakur
19
Saurabh Thakur
14.74
NEELANJAY SARKAR
20
NEELANJAY SARKAR
13.40
aakash veswal
21
aakash veswal
13.38
Juno Anna Sam
22
Juno Anna Sam
12.72
SUPRADEEP
23
SUPRADEEP
10.76
Sukhbir
24
Sukhbir
10.76
Aju K Raju
25
Aju K Raju
10.72
Jega
26
Jega
10.70
harjot
27
harjot
10.08
simpi shukla
28
simpi shukla
9.42
Mayank
29
Mayank
8.74
ruchi
30
ruchi
8.04
Mohit Jhalani
31
Mohit Jhalani
6.04
neha katiyar
32
neha katiyar
5.42
devesh
33
devesh
3.42
Rakesh Kumar
34
Rakesh Kumar
1.36
monika jha
35
monika jha
0.08
Piyush
36
Piyush
0.02
PKM
37
PKM
0.00
vivek
38
vivek
0.00
sheik
39
sheik
0.00
ram pratap kumar
40
ram pratap kumar
0.00
Venkatraman
41
Venkatraman
0.00
rajeev
42
rajeev
0.00
ravindra
43
ravindra
0.00
YASHWANT
44
YASHWANT
0.00
saurabhsangat
45
saurabhsangat
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
46
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
Abhishek K
47
Abhishek K
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
48
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
49
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
Prasada Rao
50
Prasada Rao
0.00
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
51
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
0.00
Amitkumargupta
52
Amitkumargupta
0.00
Tejaswi
53
Tejaswi
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
54
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
55
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
NARENDRA kumar
56
NARENDRA kumar
0.00
bhupendre
57
bhupendre
0.00
Sumit Machra
58
Sumit Machra
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
59
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
60
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
pro
61
pro
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
62
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
Priyadarshini
63
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
64
Abhinav
0.00
nitin
65
nitin
0.00
anjani
66
anjani
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
67
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Ankush Bansal
68
Ankush Bansal
0.00
jijo
69
jijo
0.00
gowtham
70
gowtham
0.00
subhadeep
71
subhadeep
0.00
Shikha Dwivedi
72
Shikha Dwivedi
0.00
harisha
73
harisha
0.00
aakash kumar
74
aakash kumar
0.00
Lovejot
75
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
76
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
77
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
jihva
78
jihva
0.00
Trishee Goyal
79
Trishee Goyal
0.00
sudha
80
sudha
0.00
Hani jassal
81
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
82
Anjali Pandey
0.00
Rajesh Kumar Samal
83
Rajesh Kumar Samal
0.00
sweety
84
sweety
0.00
sathishkumar
85
sathishkumar
0.00
G SATHISH
86
G SATHISH
0.00
armaan
87
armaan
0.00
imran
88
imran
0.00
shiva
89
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
90
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
Junaid Rahman
91
Junaid Rahman
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
92
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
ChanduReddy
93
ChanduReddy
0.00
Burad ANIL
94
Burad ANIL
0.00
Rohit
95
Rohit
0.00
sai swaroop
96
sai swaroop
0.00
nishant
97
nishant
0.00
Nishant
98
Nishant
0.00
karthikeyan
99
karthikeyan
0.00
Abhishek
100
Abhishek
0.00
DARPAN
101
DARPAN
0.00
mvssp
102
mvssp
0.00
Satish Kumar
103
Satish Kumar
0.00
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
104
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
0.00
rahul gautam
105
rahul gautam
0.00
vidya
106
vidya
-0.64
saniya
107
saniya
-0.66
GS Ramamurthy
108
GS Ramamurthy
-0.66
ashish
109
ashish
-0.66
Karthi
110
Karthi
-0.66
Yatindra
111
Yatindra
-0.66
Sarika Srivastava
112
Sarika Srivastava
-1.32
Nitesh yadav
113
Nitesh yadav
-2.64
prachi
114
prachi
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