General Studies: Important for Exam: Medieval Indian History MCQ Part 24

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Q. Bishandas was a court painter under

(a) Humayun

(b) Akbar

(c) Jahangir

(d) Shahjahan

Q. The term ‘pieta Dura’ refers to

(a) Painting

(b) Inlay work to semi – precious stones

(c) Sculptures in Italian style

(d) A special type of turrets

Q. Who among the following was responsible for spreading the Marathi resistance against the Mughal from west to the east coast?

(a) Shahji

(b) Shiva

(c) Sam haji

(d) Raja ram

Q. The problem of bi – jaguar or paucity of jaguars became acute during the reign of

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shahjahan

(d) Aurangzeb

Q. Who among the following was the leading painter at Jahangir’s court?

(a) Mir Saiyyid Ali

(b) Abdul Samar

(c) Mansur

(d) Descant

Q. The illustration of manuscripts with paintings was an established art under Akbar. Which of the following works was not illustrated?

(a) Mahabharata

(b) Ramayana

(c) Akbarnama

(d) Bhagwat Purina

Q. The translation of Mahabharata into Persian was conducted during the reign of Akbar under the super – vision of:

(a) Urbis

(b) Fazio

(c) Abdul Faze

(d) Nasir

Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) F. Bernier – French traveler who visited India during the reign of Aurangzeb.

(b) W. Hawkins – English traveler who visited India during the reign of Jahangir.

(c) Peter Mundy – English traveler who visited India during the treeing of Shahjahan.

(d) Tavernier – Dutch traveler who visited India during the reign of Jahangir.

Q. Who among the following can be regarded as the pioneering figure among Bhakti philosophers?

(a) Ramanujan

(b) Madhavacharya

(c) Numbers

(d) Ramada

Q. Which of the following sequence of events relating to Shiva is chronologically correct? –

(a) Coronation at Aligarh – Treaty of Purandhara – Killing of Afzal Khan

(b) Visit to Agra – Coronation at Aligarh – Treaty of Purandhara – killing of Afzal khan

(c) Killing of Afzal khan – Treaty of Purandhara – Visit to Agra – Coronation at Aligarh

(d) Killing of Afzal khan – Visit to Agra – Coronation at Aligarh – Treaty of Purandhara

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