History of Medieval India: Questions

History of Medieval India: Objective Questions

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1. The Arab invasion in 712 A.D. was led by Muhammad Bin Qasim
2. Which Rajput ruler was overthrown by the Turk Muhammad Ghori from Delhi ______. Prithvi Raj Chauhan.
3. Who was the founder of Ghazni dynasty? Mahmud Ghazni
4. Muhammad Ghori ascended the throne of Ghazni in the year 1173
5. Muhammad Ghori is also known as Shahabuddin Muhammad
6. The First battle of Tarain was fought between Prithiviraj Chauhan and Muhammad Ghori
7. In the battle of Chandwar Muhammad Ghori defeted which rajput ruler of India.

Jaichand ruler of Kannauj -Rathore dynasty.

8. Who was the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir? Shamshuddin Shah – 1339 AD
9. Muhammad Ghori assigned his Indian possession to Qutbuddin Aibak
10. The Slave Dynasty was founded by Qutbuddin Aibak
11. The Persian festival of ‘NAVROZ’ in India was started by Qutbuddin Aibak
12. The Qutub Minar at Delhi was built by Qutbuddin Aibak
13. Name the woman ruler of Slave Dynasty Razia Sultana,
14. The Khilji Dynasty was founded by which Muslim ruler? Jalal-ud-Din Khilji
15. The original name of Jalal-ud-Din Firuz Khilji’s is Malik Firuz
16. Siri Fort and Alai Darwaja at Delhi ware constructed by which Muslim ruler in India Ala-ud-din Khilji
17. The Tughlaq dynasty was founded by Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
18. Which Muslim ruler of Tughlaq dynasty introduced coins of brass and copper Mohammed-Bin-Tughlaq
19. The Lodhi dynasty was founded by Bahlol Lodhi
20. Who is considered to be the founder of Mughal empire? Babar
21. First Battle of Panipat was fought between Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi  of Lodhi dynasty
22. First Battle of Panipat was fought on 20th April, 1526.
23. Who was the second Mughal emperor after Babar? Humayun
24. What is the full name of Humayun Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun
25. The biography of Humayun ” Humāyūn-nāma ” was written by Gulbadan Begum, his sister
26. Humayun was succeeded by the 13-year old Akbar
27. The new religion started by Akbar was Din-e-Ilahi
28. Fatehpur Sikri and Buland Darwaja near Agra were established by Akbar
29. Akbar had abolished the per capita tax levied on non-Muslim citizens, who meet certain criteria. Name the tax. jizya or jizyah tax
30. The second Battle of Panipat was fought between Bairam Khan, Akbar’s gneral and Hemu
31. The two important books, Akbarnama and Ain-e-Akbari were written during Akbar’s tenure by Abul Fazal
32. Who was the son of Akbar? Jehangir
33. Who was the wife of Akbar? Begum Nur Jahan
34. Shalimar and Nishant Bagh were built by Jahangir
35. The name of Jahangir  autobiography is Tuzk-e-Jahangiri also referred to asJahangirnama
36. Shahjahan was the son of Jahangir
37. What are the famous monuments built by Shahjahan? Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid and Red Fort
38. Aurangzeb was the son of Shahjahan
39. Name the monuments built by Aurangzeb. Moti Masjid, Bibi ka Makbara
40. Who was the founder of the Muslim Sur Empire (Sur Dynasty) in Northern India? Sher Shah Suri also known as Sher Khan
41. Sher Shah Suri Tomb is at Sasaram, Dist: Rohtas, State: Bihar, India
42. Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by His son, Jalal Khan also known as Islam Shah Suri,
43. In AD 1538 Sher Shah Suri defeated which ruler of Bengal and made Bengal a part of his empire. Ghiyasuddin Mahmud Shah
44. The highway, “Shahrah-e-Azam”/Sadak-e-Azam reconstructed by Sher Shah Suri was renamed as ______ by the British. Grand Trunk Road
45. Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by His son Jalal Khan, also titled as Islam Shah Suri,
46. Ilyas Shahi dynasty in Bengal was founded  by Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah
47. The first rupee “Rupiya” was released by which ruler of Sur Dynasty. Sher Shah Suri,
48. The founder of the Afsharid dynasty was Nader Shah or Nadir Shah, the emperor of Persia
49. The Battle of Karnal was fought between ______ on ______ at ________. Nader Shah the founder of the Afsharid dynasty and Muhammad Shah, the Mughal emperor, February 13, 1739, Karnal, Haryana, India
50. The Jaunpur sultanate was ruled by which dynasty? the Sharqi dynasty
51. Who laid down the foundation of Sharqi Dynasty.
Malik Sarwar, Khwajah-i-Jahan
52. At the time of Timur’s invasion who was the governor of Gujrat province? Zafar Khan
53. Malwa the south-western province of Delhi Sultanate was conquered in 1310 AD by Sultan Alauddin
54. Who was the first Sultan who annexed Gujarat to the Delhi Sultanate? Sultan Alauddin Khalji
55. Bengal was annexed to the territories of Muhammad Ghori by Muhammad Bin Bakhitiyar