Medieval history miscellaneous


  1. The most powerful Peshwa was









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    Baji Rao I is acknowledged as the most influential of the nine Peshwas. He conquered Central India (Malwa) and Rajputana and extended his dominions into Gujarat in the northwest and Deccan in the south. He raided Mughal Delhi in 1738.

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    Baji Rao I is acknowledged as the most influential of the nine Peshwas. He conquered Central India (Malwa) and Rajputana and extended his dominions into Gujarat in the northwest and Deccan in the south. He raided Mughal Delhi in 1738.


  1. Who among the Delhi Sultans died of a sudden fall from a horse at Lahore while playing Chaugan ?









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    In 1210, Qutb-ud-din Aibak died in an accident while he was playing polo. He fell from the horseback and was severely injured. He was buried in Lahore near the Anarkali Bazaar.

    Correct Option: A

    In 1210, Qutb-ud-din Aibak died in an accident while he was playing polo. He fell from the horseback and was severely injured. He was buried in Lahore near the Anarkali Bazaar.



  1. Who succeeded Guru Nanak ?









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    Guru Angad (31 March 1504 – 28 March 1552) was the second of the ten Sikh Gurus. He popularized the present form of the Gurumukhi script which became the medium of writing the Punjabi language in which the hymns of the Gurus are expressed.

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    Guru Angad (31 March 1504 – 28 March 1552) was the second of the ten Sikh Gurus. He popularized the present form of the Gurumukhi script which became the medium of writing the Punjabi language in which the hymns of the Gurus are expressed.


  1. Akbar held his religious discussion in









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    The Ibadat Khana was a meeting house built in 1575 A.D. by Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri to gather spiritual leaders of different religious grounds so as to conduct a discussion on the teachings of the respective religious leaders. It literally meant ‘House of Worship.’

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    The Ibadat Khana was a meeting house built in 1575 A.D. by Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri to gather spiritual leaders of different religious grounds so as to conduct a discussion on the teachings of the respective religious leaders. It literally meant ‘House of Worship.’



  1. What was the original name of Nur Jahan ?









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    Nur Jahan was born as Mehr-un-Nissa. She was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the consort of Emperor Jahangir.

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    Nur Jahan was born as Mehr-un-Nissa. She was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the consort of Emperor Jahangir.