Here is a compilation of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) on Medieval Indian History that have been asked in the WBCS Preliminary Examinations from 2000 to 2022.
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Medieval Indian History MCQ: Asked in WBCS Prelims 2022
Q1. Choose the correct chronological order of the following dynasties of the Delhi Sultanate:
A. Lodi, Ilbari Turks, Tughluq, Khilji
B. Ilbari Turks, Khilji, Tughluq, Lodi
C. Tughluq, Khilji, Lodi, Ilbari Turks
D. Khilji, Lodi, Tughluq, Ilbari Turks
Answer – B. Ilbari Turks, Khilji, Tughluq, Lodi
Q2. Who built Buland Darwaza?
C. Shah Jahan
Answer – B. Akbar
Q3. Which among the Mughal princes assassinated Abul Fazl?
Answer – B. Selim
Q4. Which of the following pair do not match?
A. Jaunpur – Atala Masjid
B. Malwa – Jahaz Mahal
C. Ajmer – Kubbatul Islam
D. Gaur – Bara Sona Masjid
Answer – C. Ajmer – Kubbatul Islam
Q5. Who wrote Humayunnamah?
A. Gulbadan Begum
D. Abul Fazl
Answer – A. Gulbadan Begum
Q6. Who used ‘Tulghumah’ as a military tactic for the first time in India?
A. Alauddin Khilji
B. Muhammad bin Tughluq
Answer – C. Babur
Q7. Chand Bibi ruled over which of the Deccan Sultanates?
Answer – C. Ahmednagar
Q8. Who among the following Sultans organized Iqta, army, currency, and other most important organs of the Delhi Sultanate?
A. Shamsuddin Iltutmish
B. Giyasuddin Balban
C. Muhammad bin Tughluq
D. Alauddin Khilji
Answer – A. Shamsuddin Iltutmish
Q9. Who among the Mughal Emperors/ Courtiers made arrangements for the translation of Upanisadas into Farsi?
C. Shah Jahan
D. Dara Sukoh
Answer – D. Dara Sukoh
Q10. Which of the following dynasties was designated as ‘Balhar’ by the Arab travelers?
Answer –C. Rashtrakuta