Medieval history miscellaneous


  1. Match List - I with List - II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists
    List - I (Author)List - II (Book)
    F. Abul Fazl1.Tabqat-i-Akbari
    G. Nizamuddin Ahmed2.Akbarnama
    H. Krishnadeva Raya3.Rajtarangini
    J. Kalhana4.Amuktamalyada
    Code :
    FGHJ
    A.2413
    B.3142
    C.2143
    D.3412









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    NA

    Correct Option: D

    NA


  1. Which of the following Alberuni’s account of India









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    The “Kitab Tarikh Al-Hind” (History of India) of Al Biruni contains description of India when he came to India along with Mahmud of Ghazni in 1017 A.D. In this book, he explored nearly every aspect of Indian life, including religion, history, geography, geology, science, and mathematics. He documented the more civilian and scholarly areas of Hindu life in the book.

    Correct Option: D

    The “Kitab Tarikh Al-Hind” (History of India) of Al Biruni contains description of India when he came to India along with Mahmud of Ghazni in 1017 A.D. In this book, he explored nearly every aspect of Indian life, including religion, history, geography, geology, science, and mathematics. He documented the more civilian and scholarly areas of Hindu life in the book.



  1. Bahadur Shah (First) was born in the year _____.









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    Bahadur Shah I was born on 14 October 1643 in Burhanpur to the sixth Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, and his secondary wife Nawab Bai. He became the seventh Mughal emperor of India and ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712.

    Correct Option: B

    Bahadur Shah I was born on 14 October 1643 in Burhanpur to the sixth Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, and his secondary wife Nawab Bai. He became the seventh Mughal emperor of India and ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712.


  1. Who was appointed by Akbar as his Court Musician?









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    Mian Tansen was appointed as a court musician by Akbar in 1562 A.D. He was a disciple of Swami Haridas and later became disciple of Hazrat Muham- mad Ghaus (Gwalior). He was earlier a court musician with the prince of Mewar. Tansen was one of the ‘Navaratnas’ of Akbar’s court.

    Correct Option: B

    Mian Tansen was appointed as a court musician by Akbar in 1562 A.D. He was a disciple of Swami Haridas and later became disciple of Hazrat Muham- mad Ghaus (Gwalior). He was earlier a court musician with the prince of Mewar. Tansen was one of the ‘Navaratnas’ of Akbar’s court.



  1. Mohammed Bin Tuglaq transferred his capital from









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    In 1327, Muhammad bin Tughluq passed an order to shift the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad, also known as Devagiri, in present-day Maharashtra. The transfer of capital was one of his controversial steps since the inhabitants of Delhi were made to leave their homes and were forced to march 700 miles down south with their women, children and all such belongings they could carry. Many were killed on the way in the 40-days journey and few could survive.

    Correct Option: B

    In 1327, Muhammad bin Tughluq passed an order to shift the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad, also known as Devagiri, in present-day Maharashtra. The transfer of capital was one of his controversial steps since the inhabitants of Delhi were made to leave their homes and were forced to march 700 miles down south with their women, children and all such belongings they could carry. Many were killed on the way in the 40-days journey and few could survive.