Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 12 of 130)

  1. Who among the following Sufis advocated the theory of ‘Wahdat-ul-Shahud’

    1. Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya

    2. Sheikh Ahmad Sarhindi

    3. Sheikh Salim Chishti

    4. Maulana Abdul Hai

  2. The Adi Granth was compiled during the period of

    1. Guru Nanak Dev

    2. Guru Amar Das

    3. Guru Arjun Dev

    4. Guru Hargobind

  3. Squinch system in architecture for supporting the dome was used for the first time in

    1. Iltutmish's tomb

    2. Alai Darwaza

    3. Ghiyasuddin Tughluq's tomb

    4. Humayun's tomb

  4. The Brihadeeshvara temple was built by

    1. Rajaraja

    2. Rajendra Chola

    3. Vira Rajendra

    4. Kulottunga

  5. Which one of the following kingdoms of South India was well-known for its naval power?

    1. Chalukya

    2. Hoysala

    3. Chola

    4. Pandya

  6. Kalilah wa Dimna is an Arabic version of the

    1. Brahma Siddhanta

    2. Mahabharata

    3. Panchatantra

    4. Susruta Samhita

  7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Aqa Riza

    2. Ustad Mansur

    3. Abdus Samad

    4. Mian Tansen

    1. Shirin Qalam

    2. Nadir-uz-Zaman

    3. Nadir-ul-Asr

    4. Akbar

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  8. The Mughal emperor, who asked his painters to make portraits of birds, was

    1. Humayun

    2. Akbar

    3. Jahangir

    4. Shahjahan

  9. The Razmnamah is the Persian translation of the

    1. Bhagavata Purana

    2. Mahabharata

    3. Ramayana

    4. Atharva Veda

  10. Who among the following was a mathematician of the Rajput age?

    1. Vagbhata

    2. Vachaspati

    3. Haradatta

    4. Bhaskaracharya

  11. Who among the following rulers, was very proficient in dancing and music?

    1. Babar

    2. Akbar

    3. Adal Shah Sur

    4. Jahangir

  12. Bhimsen's Nuskha-i-Dilkusha is a major source of information for the Mughal activities in

    1. Rajasthan

    2. Deccan

    3. Bengal

    4. Assam

  13. Match List-I (Foreign travelers) with List-II (Year of visit to India) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Hawkins

    2. Thomas Roe

    3. Manucci

    4. Ralph Fitch

    1. Year 1615

    2. Year 1608

    3. Year 1585

    4. Year 1658

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  14. Which one of the following is NOT a work of Guru Gobind Singh?

    1. Chandi di Var

    2. Vachitra Natak

    3. Japji Sahib

    4. Zafar Nama

  15. Match List-I (Authors) with List-II (Literary work) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Abbas Khan Sarwani

    2. Gulbadan Begam

    3. Badauni (Mulla Abdul Qadir)

    4. Ishwardas Nagar

    1. Futuhat-i-Alamgiri

    2. Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi

    3. Muntakhabut-Tawarikh

    4. Humayun Namah

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