Medieval history miscellaneous


  1. The first Sultan who requested and obtained letters of investiture from the Caliph (Khalifa) was









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    Sultan Iltutmish was the first to obtain letter of investiture from Abbasid Caliphate in 1229 A.D. The sanction recognized him as the lieutenant of the faithful.

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    Sultan Iltutmish was the first to obtain letter of investiture from Abbasid Caliphate in 1229 A.D. The sanction recognized him as the lieutenant of the faithful.


  1. Where did Aurangzeb die ?









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    Aurangzeb died in Ahmednagar in the state of Maharashtra in 1707 at the age of 88. His modest open-air grave in Khuldabad is located in the courtyard of the shrine of the Sufi saint Shaikh Burhamu’d-din Gharib, who was a disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi.

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    Aurangzeb died in Ahmednagar in the state of Maharashtra in 1707 at the age of 88. His modest open-air grave in Khuldabad is located in the courtyard of the shrine of the Sufi saint Shaikh Burhamu’d-din Gharib, who was a disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya of Delhi.



  1. Bibi-Ka-Maqbara is located in India .at









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    Bibi-Ka-Maqbara is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. It is the tomb of wife of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

    Correct Option: B

    Bibi-Ka-Maqbara is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. It is the tomb of wife of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.


  1. Who amongst the following succeeded Aurangzeb?









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    In the war of succession that followed the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, Prince Muazzam, came out to be successful and ascended the throne under the name Bahadur Shah.

    Correct Option: D

    In the war of succession that followed the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, Prince Muazzam, came out to be successful and ascended the throne under the name Bahadur Shah.



  1. Famous Battle of Talikota was fought in









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    Famous Battle of Talikota was fought in 1565 between the combined armies of Bahmani sultans and Vijayanagara empire. Bahmani sultans inflicted a crushing defeat on the Vijayanagara armies, Rama Raya was captured and beheaded.

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    Famous Battle of Talikota was fought in 1565 between the combined armies of Bahmani sultans and Vijayanagara empire. Bahmani sultans inflicted a crushing defeat on the Vijayanagara armies, Rama Raya was captured and beheaded.