General Studies: Important for Exam: Studies Indian History MCQ Part 1

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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) Beggar

(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 Kumbha 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 Husain Shah

(b) Islander Shah

(c) Aladdin Husain 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) Quit Miner

(b) Quart – ud – Islam Mosque

(c) Kali Masjid

(d) Alai Draws

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 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 Tough Bahadur

Q. Match the following medieval authors with the languages in which they wrote:

Match the Following Medieval Authors with the Languages in Which They Wrote
Match the following medieval authors with the languages in which they wrote



A. Sankaradeva

1. Bengali

B. Mandela

2. Assamese

C. Vidyapati

3. Hindi

D. Candida’s

4. Maithili

E. Amir Khosla

5. Marathi

(a) 2 4 5 1 3 and 6

(b) 2 5 4 1 3 and 6

(c) 3 and 6 2 1 4 5

(d) 1 2 3 and 4 5 6

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