Medieval history miscellaneous


  1. Multan was named by the Arabs as









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    The author of ‘Jawahar-al-Bahoor’ (famous Arabic History) writes in his book that Multan was known as the House of Gold in the medieval times. Even Ibn Khurdaba as described Multan as the city of gold in his book, “The book of Roads and Kingdoms.”

    Correct Option: C

    The author of ‘Jawahar-al-Bahoor’ (famous Arabic History) writes in his book that Multan was known as the House of Gold in the medieval times. Even Ibn Khurdaba as described Multan as the city of gold in his book, “The book of Roads and Kingdoms.”


  1. The Taj-Mahal was built by









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    The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal in 1632-1653. It is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India.

    Correct Option: B

    The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal in 1632-1653. It is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India.



  1. Which Mughal Emperor transferred the Mughal Capital from Agra to Delhi ?









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    The capital of Mughal empire was changed from Agra to Delhi (traditionally known as Shahjahanabad) by Shah Jahan in the year 1638. The tenure of Shah Jahan was 1628-1658 A.D.

    Correct Option: C

    The capital of Mughal empire was changed from Agra to Delhi (traditionally known as Shahjahanabad) by Shah Jahan in the year 1638. The tenure of Shah Jahan was 1628-1658 A.D.


  1. Which of the following forts was not built by Akbar ?









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    Gwalior Fort is an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. The fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar in the 8th century A.D.

    Correct Option: A

    Gwalior Fort is an 8th-century hill fort near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. The fort consists of a defensive structure and two main palaces, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir, built by Man Singh Tomar in the 8th century A.D.



  1. Which is the holy book of the Sikh religion ?









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    Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism, considered by Sikhs to be the final, sovereign guru among the lineage of 11 Sikh Gurus of the religion. It is a voluminous text of 1430 pages, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh gurus from 1469 to 1708.

    Correct Option: D

    Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism, considered by Sikhs to be the final, sovereign guru among the lineage of 11 Sikh Gurus of the religion. It is a voluminous text of 1430 pages, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh gurus from 1469 to 1708.