General Studies: Important for Exam: Indian History MCQ Part 30

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Q. The ruler of Gujarat, who formed an alliance with Egypt and Turkey against the Portuguese in India, was:

(a) Ahmed Shah

(b) Mahmud (Shah I ) Eartha

(c) Mustafa Shah II

(d) Bahadur Shah

Q. The greatest port on the western coast of India in the 15th – 16th centuries was:

(a) Broach

(b) Goa

(c) Diboll

(d) Chula

(e) Bombay

Q. Rena Kumara built the famous ‘Tower of Victory’ or Kirtistambha at Chitter in commemoration of his victory against:

(a) Gujarat

(b) Malawi

(c) Marwari

(d) Nagpur

Q. The medieval Sultan of Bengal, during whose reign Chai Tanya preached Vaishnavism in Bengal, and whom Hindus honored as an incarnation of Krishna, Nripati Tikal (Crown of Kings) and Jag at Bhushan, was:

(a) Shams – ud – din Hasan Shah

(b) Islander Shah

(c) Aladdin Hasan Shah

(d) Nursed Shah

Q. In medieval India the state derived the highest income from:

(a) Joziah

(b) Land revenue

(c) Trade and transit duties

(d) War booty

Q. The Sultan of the Sultanate of Delhi, who transferred his capital from Delhi to Agra, was:

(a) Kher khan

(b) Ball Lodi

(c) Islander Lodi

(d) Ibrahim Lodi

Q. The first Muslim monument to be created in Delhi was:

(a) Quit Miner

(b) Quart – ud – Islam Mosque

(c) Kali Masjid

(d) Alai Barraza

Q. Alai Barraza, built by Aladdin Khalil, is a gateway to:

(a) Jamaat Khanna Mosque

(b) City of Sire

(c) Quit Miner

(d) Quart – ud – Islam Mosque

Q. The main source (s) of inspiration for the medieval north Indian literature was / were:

(a) Popular legends and folk tales

(b) Bhakti cult

(c) Heroic romances

(d) All the above

Q. The oldest specimens of poetry in the Punjabi language are devotional compositions attributed to:

(a) Guru Nanak

(b) Baba Farad

(c) Guru A gad

(d) Guru Tight Bahadur

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