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'

Constantinopole

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Byzantine

  • 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'

Venice

  • 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'

Naib-i-Mulk

  • 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'

Horses

  • 8. Who was the ruler of kanauj in the initial years of 8th century A.D
   A.) Yashodharman
   B.) Yasovarman
   C.) Yasovardhan
   D.) Yashpala

Answer: Option 'B'

Yasovarman

  • 9. Sanskrit scholars Bhababhuti and Vakpati were patronized by
   A.) Harsha Vardhan
   B.) Bhaskarvarman
   C.) Yasovarman
   D.) Nandi Varma

Answer: Option 'C'

Yasovarman

  • 10. Who was the king of Kashmir in the 8th century who routed the arabs
   A.) Harsha
   B.) Lalitaditya
   C.) Harsha-Siyaka
   D.) Nagabhatta

Answer: Option 'B'

Lalitaditya