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Medieval History of India MCQs for UPSC & State PSCs Prelims-2021

  1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Qutb Minar" ?

    1) Qutb Minar is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    2) Qutubuddin Aibak started construction of the Qutb Minar.
    3) This minaret was named after Qutubuddin Aibak.
    4) Sher Shah Suri also added an entrance to this tower.

    A) 2, 3, 4

    B) 1, 2

    C) 1, 2, 4

    D) 1 Only

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  2. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Pala Empire" ?

    1) Palas Empire was founded by Gopala in 750 CE.
    2) Palas were instrumental in containing Arab armies moving east of the Indus River.
    3) The empire reached its peak under Under Bhoja and his successor.
    4) The empire enjoyed relations with the Srivijaya Empire, the Tibetan Empire and the Arab Abbasid Caliphate.

    A) 1, 2, 3

    B) 1 and 4

    C) 3, 4

    D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

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  3. The irrigation tax was charged on the farmers for the first time by which among the following Sultans?

    A) Firoz Tughlaq

    B) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    C) Alauddin Khilji

    D) Mohammad Tughlaq

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  4. Who among the following was appointed as the supreme authority in justice during the era of Mughal Emperors ?

    A) Qazi-ul-Hazat

    B) Qazi-ul-Quzat

    C) Qazi-Faiz-ul-Islam

    D) Qazi-ul-Maulana

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  5. Who was Sultan of Delhi Sultanate when Timur invaded India in 1398?

    A) Mohammad Tughlaq

    B) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

    C) Firoz Tughlaq

    D) Mahmud Shah Tughluq

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