MCQ Questions On Medieval Indian History Gk Quiz (Set-4)

At least a few questions are always asked from the Medieval Indian History section in competitive exams such as UPSC, SSC, etc. To prepare for this section, the candidates must go through a large number of Medieval History GK questions and answers before. To cater the need of candidates preparing for IAS, SSC, State PSC, and similar exams, we are providing some important Indian Medieval History Questions and Answers.


Q.1. “Alai Darwaja” is a gateway to which monument?
(a) Agra & Sasaram Qutub Minar
(b) Agra & Sasaram Jama Masjid
(c) Agra & Sasaram Humayun’s Tomb
(d) Agra & Sasaram Safdarjang’s Tomb

(a) Agra & Sasaram Qutub Minar


Q.2. Muhammad bin Qasim, who was the first Muslim to have successfully invaded Sindh in 712 AD was commander of which caliphate?
(a) Rashidun Caliphate
(b) Umayyad Caliphate
(c) Abbasid Caliphate
(d) Fatimid Caliphate

(b) Umayyad Caliphate


Q.3. Who among the following poets used to write the Urdu Ghazals with the pen name “Asad”?
(a) Mir Taqi Mir
(b) Dushyant
(c) Mirza Ghalib
(d) Amir Khusrow

(c) Mirza Ghalib


Q.4. After the death of Aurangzeb , which of the following Mughals abolished jazia tax for the first time?
(a) Jahandar Shah
(b) Rafi Ul Darjat
(c) Mohammad Shah Rangila
(d) Farrukhsiyar

(a) Jahandar Shah


Q.5. Ghazi Malik was the founder and first ruler of which among the following dynasties?
(a) Khilji Dynasty
(b) Mamluk Dynasty
(c) Tughlaq Dynasty
(d) Slave Dynasty

(c) Tughlaq Dynasty


Q.6. Manyakheta (modern Malkhed) on the banks of Kagina River in Gulbarga district, Karnataka state was the capital of _?
(a) Satvahanas
(b) Rastrakutas
(c) Hoysalas
(d) Kakatiyas

(b) Rastrakutas


Q.7. Mir Bakshi was the officer in Akbar’s reign with which of the following responsibilities?
(a) Revenue Collection
(b) Payment of salaries
(c) Head of the military administration
(d) Head of Nobility

(c) Head of the military administration


Q.8. Which among the following was called as the Central Pillar of the administrative system of Delhi sultanate?
(a) Izra system
(b) Iqta System
(c) devsirme system
(d) Chahalgami

(b) Iqta System


Q.9. Which among the following is a incorrect statement regarding market regulations by Ala-ud-din Khilji?
(a) The price controls were regulated on almost the entire market
(b) They vanished immediately after the death of the sultan
(c) The price controls were regulated on almost the entire market
(d) All are correct

(d) All are correct


Q.10. The Biography of Humayun was written by
(a) Nur Jahan
(b) Jodha
(c) Anarkali
(d) Gulbadan Begum

(d) Gulbadan Begum


Q.11. Akbar established Ibadat Khana at
(a) Lahore
(b) Delhi
(c) Agra
(d) Fatehpur Sikri

(d) Fatehpur Sikri


Q.12. Tulsidas composed his Ramacharitamanas during the reign of
(a) Harsha
(b) Alauddin Khalji
(c) Akbar
(d) Krishnadeva Raya

(c) Akbar


Q.13. Kandariya Mahadeva Temple of the Medieval India is dedicated to which Lord?
(a) Shiva
(b) Brahma
(c) Vishnu
(d) Ram

(a) Shiva


Q.14. Who was the author of Gita Govinda?
(a) Jayadeva
(b) Kalhana
(c) Kalidasa
(d) Raja Rao

(a) Jayadeva


Q.15. Who was the founder of Indian National Congress?
(a) W.C.Bannerji
(b) A.O. Hume
(c) William Adam
(d) Anand Mohan Bose

(b) A.O. Hume


Q.16. Book “Causes of Indian revolt” is written by?
(a) Karl Marx
(b) S.N. Sen
(c) R.C. Mazumdar
(d) Sayed Ahmad Khan

(d) Sayed Ahmad Khan


Q.17. Maharaja Ranjit Singh died in?
(a) 1839
(b) 1840
(c) 1841
(d) 1842

(a) 1839


Q.18. Tipu Sultan was son of ?
(a) Sirajuddaula
(b) Mir Jafar
(c) Mir Qasim
(d) Haidar Ali

(d) Haidar Ali


Q.19. Where Buddha delivered his first sermon ?
(a) Khusinagar
(b) Palitana
(c) Mithila
(d) Sarnath

(d) Sarnath


Q.20. Which was capital of Harshavardhana ?
(a) Kanheri
(b) Kusinagar
(c) Belur
(d) Kannauj

(d) Kannauj

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