Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 35 of 130)

    • Assertion (A): The Congress Working Committee and the AICC passed a resolution against the Mountbatten Plan.
    • Reason (R): Mountbatten Plan sought to affect an early transfer of power on the basis of Dominion Status to two successor states, India and Pakistan.
    1. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of A.

    2. Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the correct explanation of ‘A’

    3. ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.

    4. ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.

  1. The translation of Chintamani Bhatta's Suka-saptati into the Persian title Tutinama was done by which of the following sufi saints?

    1. Sheikh Hamiduddin Nagori

    2. Sheikh-Fariduddin

    3. Khwaja Ziyauddin Nakhashabi

    4. Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar kaki

  2. Who among the following rulers was the builder of Jahan-Panah, Delhi's fourth city?

    1. Sultan Shamsuddin Iltutmish

    2. Sultan Alauddin Khalji

    3. Sultan Muhammad bin Tughlaq

    4. Sultan Sikandar Lodi

  3. What did the term naddaf in the Sultanate period mean?

    1. Weaver

    2. Cotton-carder

    3. Mason

    4. Painter

  4. Consider the following statements about the post-Aurangzeb Mughal Period

    1. Farrukhsiyar owed his elevation to the throne to Zulfiqur Khan and Imad-ul Mulk.

    2. Aurangzeb had left a will to partition Mughal Empire among his three surviving sons after his death.

    3. Muhammad Shah was supported by

    Nizam-ul Mulk of the Deccan.

    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    1. 1 & 2 only

    2. 2 & 3 only

    3. 3 only

    4. 1, 2 & 3

  5. Which one of the following Kingdoms was annexed by Bahlul Lodi, the Sultan of Delhi, in 1484 AD?

    1. Kashmir

    2. Jaunpur

    3. Nepal

    4. Gujarat

  6. Which one of the following terms refers to the confidential spies in Delhi Sultanate?

    1. Murattab

    2. Sawar

    3. Tabinan

    4. Barid

  7. Who among the following was appointed as the Controller of the Grain Market by Alauddin Khaliji during the implementation of market control measures?

    1. Alp Khan

    2. Malik Qabul

    3. Malik Chajju

    4. Khizr Khan

  8. With reference to the conquests fo Alaudin Khalji, which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

      • Conquest of
      • Ulugh Khan and Ranthambore-Nusrat Khan
      • Conquest of
      • Zafar Khan and Chittor Nusrat Khan
      • Conquest of
      • Ain-ul-mulk Multani Mandu
      • Conquest of
      • Kamaluddin Gurg Jalor
  9. Which one of the following is the correct chronological sequence?

    1. Malik Kafur-Jamaluddin Yaqut-Khani Jahan Maqbul-Mahmud Gawan.

    2. Jamaluddin Yaqut-Malik Kafur-Khani-Jahan Maqbul-Mahmud Gawan.

    3. Malik Kafur-Jamaluddin Yaqut-Mahmud Gawan-Khan-i Jahan Maqbul.

    4. Jamaluddin Yaqut-Malik Kafur-

    Mahmud Gawan-Khan-i Jahan


  10. The Portuguese traveller, Nuniz visit Vijayanagar during the reign of which one of the following?

    1. Vira Narasimha

    2. Deva Raya-I

    3. Achyuta Raya

    4. Sadasiva Raya

  11. Who among the following wrote ‘Manucharita’ which gives detailed account of the Vijayanagar Empire?

    1. Nandi Timmana

    2. Krishna Deva Raya

    3. Bhattumurti

    4. Allasani Peddana

  12. Who among the following was the second Portuguese Governor in India?

    1. Vasco de Gama

    2. Franciso de Almeida

    3. Alsofnso de Albuquerque

    4. Francisco Xavier

  13. Agricultural land was divided by Akbar into four categories. Polaj land came under which category?

    1. Land left uncultivated for more than five years.

    2. Land left fallow for one year.

    3. Land used regularly for cultivation.

    4. Barren land not fit for cultivation.

  14. The great painter Khwaja Abdus Samad flourished at the Court of which one of the following?

    1. Babar

    2. Shershah

    3. Akbar

    4. Shahjahan