Medieval Indian History

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

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

  • 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'

  • Marco Polo belonged to
    A.) Sicily B.) Venice
    C.) Milan D.) Naples
    Answer: Option 'B'

  • 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'

  • 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'

  • 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'

  • 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'

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

  • 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'

  • Minakshi was the leading goddess of the
    A.) Pandyas B.) Cholas
    C.) Rashtrakutas D.) Chalukyas
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • Who was the French explorer, who visited court of Emperor Shah Jahan and left a detailed account of Takht-i-Taus (Peacock throne)?
    A.) Jean-Baptiste Tavernier B.) Geronimo Verroneo
    C.) Pierre-Jean Grosley D.) Jean-Paul Dubois
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • One of the following apparently impressed Jahangir to issue a Farman to the English to establish a factory at Surat in 1613 A.D.
    A.) The defeat of Portuguese naval squadrons by the English B.) A secret offer of naval help to the Mughal emperor to oust the Portuguese
    C.) A heavy dose of bribe to NurJahan D.) Reconciliation between the English and Portuguese
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • What was the unit of measurement of land in Maratha dominions?
    A.) Kathi B.) Jarib
    C.) Daftari bigha D.) Tanab
    Answer: Option 'A'

  • Who authored the book, ‘the administration of the sultanate of Delhi'
    A.) I.H.Qureshi B.) A.B.M.Habibullah
    C.) Faruki D.) Mohammad Habib
    Answer: Option 'A'

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