Daily GS Foundation MCQs - SthaapnaIAS Previous Year QuestionsMedieval History Previous Year Questions (1995-2018)Sthaapana - May 2019Sthaapana - May 2019 - Week 5

IAS Previous Year Medieval History Questions | Lecture 4 | Mughal Empire Part 1

Q.1) Assertion (A): The Battle of Khanwa was certainly more decisive and significant then the First Battle of Panipat

Reason (R): Rana Sanga, the Rajput hero, was certainly a more formidable adversary than Ibrahim Lodi

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2001)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.2) Consider the following: (2015)

The arrival of Babur into India led to the

1.Introduction of gunpowder in the subcontinent

2.Introduction of the arch and dome in the region’s architecture

3.Establishment of Timurid dynasty in the region

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.3) Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the Afghan rulers to the throne of Delhi? (2006)

(a) Sikandar Shah- Ibrahim Lodi- Bahlol Khan Lodi

(b) Sikandar Shah- Bahlol Khan Lodi- Ibrahim Lodi

(c) Bahlol Khan Lodi- Sikandar Shah- Ibrahim Lodi

(d) Bahlol Khan Lodi- Ibrahim Lodi- Sikandar Shah

Q.4) Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was (2003)

(a)An uncle of Ibrahim Lodi was a pretender to the throne of Delhi

(b)A cousin of Ibrahim Lodi who was ill-treated and expelled from the country

(c)The father of Dilawar Khan to whom cruel treatment was melted out by Ibrahim Lodi

(d)A high official in Punjab province who was very much discontented with Ibrahim Lodi’s treatment to his tribe

Q.5) To which Lodi Sultan does the given map relate and what town does the site marked A on the map represent? (1999)

 

(a)Behlol Lodi, Jaunpur

(b)Sikandar Lodi, Aligarh

(c)Ibrahim Lodi, Jaunpur

(d)Ibrahim Lodi, Aligarh

Q.6) The head of the military department under the recognized central machinery of administration during Akbar’s reign was (1997)

(a)Diwan

(b)Mir Bakshi

(c)Mir Saman

(d)Bakshi

Q.7) Assertion (A): During the time of Akbar, for every ten cavalrymen, the mansabdars had to maintain twenty horses

Reason (R): Horses had to be rested while on march and replacements were necessary in times of war

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (1999)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.8) Assertion (A): Emperor Akbar marched towards Afganistan in 1581 with a huge army

Reason (R): He was on his way to reclaim his ancestral country of Ferghana in Central Asia

Select the correct answer using the code given below: (2003)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.9) In the given map, the shaded part represents Akbar’s empire at a certain juncture: ‘A’ stands for an independent country and ‘B’ marks the site of a city. Which one of the following alternatives given all correct information? (1998)

 

(a)Akbar in 1557 : (a) Golkonda (b) Lahore

(b)Akbar in 1557 : (a) Khandesh (b) Multan

(c)Akbar in 1605 : (a) Gondwana (b) Multan

(d)Akbar in 1605 : (a) Gondwana (b) Lahore

Q.10) In Medieval India, Mansabdari system was introduced mainly for (1996)

(a)Making recruitment to the army

(b)Facilitating revenue collection

(c)Ensuring religious harmony

(d)Effecting clean administration

Q.11) During the time of which Mughal Emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India? (2008)

(a)Akbar

(b)Jahangir

(c)Shahjahan

(d)Aurangzeb

Q.12) With whose permission did the english set up their first factory in Surat? (2009)

(a)Akbar

(b)Jahangir

(c)Shahjahan

(d)Aurangzeb

Q.13) Mughal painting reached its zenith under (1996)

(a)Humayun

(b)Akbar

(c)Jahangir

(d)Shahjahan

Q.14) The loss of Qandahar was a big blow to the Mughal empire from the view point of (1998)

(a) natural resources

(b) Buffer territory

(c) Communication

(d) Strategic stronghold

Q.15) Bhakta Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal Emperor? (2006)

(a) Babar

(b) Akbar

(c) Jahangir

(d) Aurangzeb

 

Related Articles

Close