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