Medieval Indian History Questions and Answers

  • 1. Where was the capital of the eastern part of the old Roman Empire?
A.) Constantinopole
B.) Sicily
C.) Athens
D.) Venice

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 2. The eastern part of the old Roman Empire was known as
A.) Slave
B.) Venician
C.) Byzantine
D.) Germanic

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 3. Which of the caliphs set up a ‘house of Wisdom’
A.) Al- Mamun
B.) Harun al-Rashid
C.) Abu Bakr
D.) Ali

Answer: Option 'A'

Al- Mamun

  • 4. Marco Polo belonged to
A.) Sicily
B.) Venice
C.) Milan
D.) Naples

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 5. Who were called the Barids during the Delhi Sultanate?
A.) Craftsmen
B.) Bodyguards of the Sultan
C.) Officer-in-charge of state exchequer
D.) The spy/news reporters

Answer: Option 'D'

The spy/news reporters

  • 6. Who was the highest officer under the Turkish/Khilji rulers of the Delhi Sultanate?
A.) Qazi-ul-Mulk
B.) Naib-i-Mulk
C.) Head of the Majlis-i-Khalawat
D.) Wazir

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 7. Which was the single biggest item imported to the Vijayanagar empire?
A.) Precious stones
B.) Horses
C.) Luxury goods
D.) Raw Silk

Answer: Option 'B'


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