Very important questions medieval Indian history


1. In Battuta, the famous Muslim explorer who came to India during regime of Mohammad Bin Tughlaq, belonged to which country ?
2. Rajatarangini, a book that generally recorded the heritage of Kashmir in the 12th Century, was written by__:
3. Who among the following rulers had stamped the figure of Goddess Lakshmi on his coins and had his name inscribed in Nagari Characters ?
[A]Muhammad Ghazni
[B]Muhammad Ghori
[C]Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
4. Who among the following defeated Muhammad Ghori near Mount Abu?
[A]Bhimdev Solanki II
[B]Vijaya Dev
[C]Bhimdev Solanki I
[D]None of these
5. Who among the following was named as “Zinda Pir” or ” Living Saint” in Mughal India ?
6. Kabuliyat and Patta as instruments of settlement were introduced during the reign of __:
[A]Ghiyasuddin Mahmud Shah
[B]Bahlul Khan Lodi
[C]Pathan Sultan Sher Shah Suri
[D]Mian Hassan Khan Suri
7. Which of the following ambassadors of Queen Elizabeth visited Akbar’s court to obtain a Firman for trade in Gujarat ?
[A]Sir Thomas Roe
[B]William Hawkins
[C]John Mildenhall
[D]None of the above
8. Shivaji had formed a council of eight ministers that administered the Maratha empire. The council was named as:
[A]Nyaya Pradhan
[B]Ashta Sena
[C]Ashta Siddhi
[D]Ashta Pradhan
9. Who among the following was appointed as the supreme authority in justice during the era of Mughal Emperors ?
[D]None of these
10. Who among the following got the Mahabharata translated into Persian and named it as ‘Razmnameh’ ?
[D]None of the above
11. Which among the following apparently impressed Jahangir to issue a farman in 1613 A.D. to the English to establish a factory at Surat ?
[A] Reconciliation between the English and Portuguese
[B] A secret offer of naval help to the Mughal emperor to oust the Portuguese
[C] A heavy dose of bribe to Nur Jahan
[D] The defeat of Portuguese naval squadrons by the English
12. Which among the following was the unit of measurement of land in Maratha dominions ?
[A] Kathi
[B] Tanab
[C] Jarib
[D] Daftari bigha
13. The portion of the actual produce fixed as state’s share under the Zabti System of Mughals was ___?
[A] One-half
[B] One-third
[C] One-fourth
[D] One-fifth
14. The most important source of information about the agrarian conditions during Mughals is__?
[A] Ain-i-Akbari
[B] Akbarnama
[C] Muntakhab-ul-Lubab
[D] Tarikh-i-Ferishta
15. Who among the following 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

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