Competitive Exams: History MCQs (Practice-Test 8 of 130)

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

    List-I List-II
    1. Paramars

    2. Chalukyas

    3. Senas

    4. Gahadavalas

    1. Gupta

    2. Modern Uttar Pradesh

    3. Bengal

    4. Malwa

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 4
      • 2
      • 1
      • 3
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 2
  2. Consider the following statements: Alberuni's Kitabul-Hind is

    1. a sympathetic study of Indian Civilization

    2. Mainly a political history of India

    3. Critical of Mahmud Ghaznavi's plundering raids of India

    4. Mainly a study of India's cultural, social and intellectual history

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    1. 1, 3 and 4

    2. 1 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 4 alone

  3. The minister in charge of organization of military contingents in early Delhi Sultanate was known as

    1. Sadrus sudur

    2. Rawat-I-arz

    3. NaibI-mumlikat

    4. Amir-I-Kohi

  4. Who among the following historians does not gives information on Alauddin Khalji's price control measures?

    1. Ziya Barani

    2. Ibn Batuta

    3. Minbaz Siraj

    4. Amir Khusrau

  5. The Muslim conqueror who continued to issue coins with the figure of a Hindu Goddess was

    1. Qutubuddin Aibk

    2. Babur

    3. Mohammad Ghori

    4. Mahmud Ghaznavi

  6. Alauddin Khalji levied land revenue on the basis of

    1. Crop sharing

    2. Arbitrary assessment

    3. Measurement

    4. A fixed money tribute

  7. Consider the following foreign travelers:

    1. Nicolo-de-Conti

    2. Ferhan Nuniz

    3. Barbosa

    Among these travelers, those who gave a vivid description of Sati in the

    Vijayanagara Society included

    1. 2 and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 1 and 3

    4. 1, 2 and 3

  8. Consider the following pairs:

      • Forty Turkish slaves
      • Successors of Iltutmish
      • Khot
      • Village headman
      • Amiran-I-sada
      • Muhammad Tughlaq

    Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  9. The Poet Laureat of Krishnadevaraya of Vijanagar was

    1. Nandi Timmanna

    2. Allasani Peddanna

    3. Dhurjati

    4. Bhattu Murti

  10. The ruler of which one of the following Deccan Sultanates did not join the grand alliance against Rama Raja in the battle of Talikota in 1565?

    1. Bijapur

    2. Berar

    3. Golkunda

    4. Bidar

  11. The revenue department of Vijayanagara Empire was known as

    1. Malkhana

    2. Athavana

    3. Sangarahni

    4. Bhandar

  12. Which one of the following statements about Adi Granth Saheb is not correct?

    1. It was complied in the first decade of the 17th century

    2. It contains verses of Kabir

    3. It contains verses generally from saints of Sagun Bhakti

    4. It contains sayings of Baba Farid

  13. The present Vrindaban near Mathura, was identified as such by

    1. Chaitanya

    2. Mira Bai

    3. Vallabhacharya

    4. Jiv Goswami

  14. In the Mughal administration Bakshi was

    1. Mint master

    2. Paymaster cum incharge of intelligence services

    3. Treasurer

    4. Incharge of revenue ministry

  15. Consider the following statements related to the Mansabdari system of the Mughals:

    1. Akbar introduced the Mansabdari system.

    2. Mansabdari were ranked according to the number of zats and sawars they had.

    3. Mansabdari were military officers only.

    Which of the above statements are correct?

    1. 1, and 3

    2. 1 and 2

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3