Medieval history miscellaneous


  1. Who among the following was defeated by Prithvi Raj Chauhan in the first battle of Tarain ?









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    Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Muhammad Ghori in the first Battle of Tarain in 1191 AD.

    Correct Option: B

    Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Muhammad Ghori in the first Battle of Tarain in 1191 AD.


  1. Who among the following was the last Delhi Sultan ?









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    Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi (1517-1526) in the first Battle of Panipat and established the rule of Mughals.

    Correct Option: D

    Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi (1517-1526) in the first Battle of Panipat and established the rule of Mughals.



  1. Krishnadevaraya built the Krishnaswami temple in Hampi, which is situated in the present state of:









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    Hampi is in Karnataka. Hampi has been declared as World Heritage Site.

    Correct Option: A

    Hampi is in Karnataka. Hampi has been declared as World Heritage Site.


  1. Humayun had to run away from India after he was defeated in the battle of









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    Sher Shah defeated Humayun in the Battle of Kannauj (Chausa) in 1540 and established the rule of Suri Dynasty (1540-1555).

    Correct Option: D

    Sher Shah defeated Humayun in the Battle of Kannauj (Chausa) in 1540 and established the rule of Suri Dynasty (1540-1555).



  1. Before assuming the office of the Sultan of Delhi Balban was the Prime Minister of Sultan









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    Balban was initially the Prime Minister of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud from 1246 to 1266 and married his daughter. Since Sultan Nasiruddin did not have male heir, after his death, Balban declared himself the Sultan of Delhi. Balban ascended the throne in 1266.

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    Balban was initially the Prime Minister of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud from 1246 to 1266 and married his daughter. Since Sultan Nasiruddin did not have male heir, after his death, Balban declared himself the Sultan of Delhi. Balban ascended the throne in 1266.