1. Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded India for the first time during the reign of which among the following Mughal Emperors?
- Muhammad Shah
- Ahmad Shah
- Shah Alam-II
2. The exhaustive codification of Islamic laws in the name of ‘Fatwa-i-Alamgiri’ was done at the behest of which among the following rulers of Medieval India?
- Alauddin Khalji
- Sher Shah Suri
3. Who among the following was the religious guru of Shivaji?
- Ram Das
4. Octagonal’ shape of mausoleums is the distinctive feature of which of the following dynasties of Medieval India?
5. Which among the following foreign travellers is not correctly paired with their respective period of visit in India?
- Fa Hien – Gupta Period
- Hiuen Tsang – Post Gupta Period
- Al Beruni – Early Medieval Period
- Ibn Batutta – Mughal Period
6. Silapaddikaram’ and ‘Manimekalai’ are the immortal epic works belonging to which of the following period?
- Pre-Mauryan Age
- Sangam Age
- Gupta Age
- Early Medieval Age
7. The silver coin which was introduced by Sher Shah and continued by the Mughals was :
8. The rulers of Bahmani kingdom encouraged the development of art and architecture in the form of cities, buildings, mosques and fortresses. The incorrect statement in this context is:
- The city of Hyderabad was founded by Ibrahim Adil Shah of Bijapur.
- Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur, the mausoleum of Mohammad Adil Shah is the largest dome.
- The Char Minar of Hyderabad was built by Mohammad Quli Qutb Shah of Golkunda.
- Mahmud Gawan built a college at Bidar.
9. Which legendary Sufi saint of Chishti order was popularly known as ‘Chirag-e-Dehlavi (Chirag of Delhi)’?
- Nizamuddin Auliya
- Shaikh Nasiruddin Mahmud
- Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
- None of the above
10. In the light of events which occurred during the reign of Shahjahan, select the statement which is NOT correct:
- The capital of the mughal empire was shifted from Agra to Delhi.
- Monthly scale was introduced in Mansabdari system.
- Foreign travelers Bernier, Travernier and Manucci visited the Mughal court.
- Jats and Satnamis raised the banner of rebellion.