Question 1. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Baz Bahadur – Malwa
(B) Raziya Sultan – Delhi
(C) Chand Bibi – Awadh
(D) Bahadur Shah – Gujarat
Question 2. The earliest reference of the use of magnetic compass in the Indian seas was by________.
(A) Nicolo Conti
(B) Sadruddin Muhammad ‘Aufi’
(C) Ibn Battuta
(D) Marco Polo
Question 3. The game of Polo was introduced in India by________.
Question 4. Who were called ‘Dastar-Bandan’?
(D) Sufi Saint
Question 5. Which of the following started during the Rajput period?
(A) Sati Practice
(B) Johar Practice
(D) None of the above
Question 6. Who among the following medieval scholars/writers belonged to the Jain religion?
(C) Hemchandra Suri
(D) Maladhar Vasu
Question 7.During the 13th and 14th centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate________.
Question 8. In medieval India, the designations ‘Mahattaka’ and ‘Pattakila’ were used for________.
(A) Chiefs of craft guilds
(B) Specialists in Vedic rituals
(C) Village headmen
(D) Military officers
Question 9. Which of the following rulers got the Jahaj Mahal of Mandu constructed?
(A) Ghiyasuddin Khalji
(B) Bhoj Parmar
(C) Alauddin Khalji
(D) Mahmud Shah Khalji
Question 10. Consider the following events.
- Reign of Krishna Deva of Vijayanagara
- Construction of Qutub Minar
- Arrival of Portuguese in India
- Death of Firuz Tughluq
The correct chronological sequence of these events is
(A) 4, 2, 3, 1
(B) 4, 2, 1, 3
(C) 2, 4, 1, 3
(D) 2, 4, 3, 1
Question 11. Under the following passage. In the course of a career on the road spanning almost thirty years, he crossed the breadth of the Eastern hemisphere, visited territories equivalent to about 44 modern countries and put behind him a total distance of approximately 73,000 miles. The world’s greatest traveller of pre-modern times to whom the above passage refers is________.
(A) Ibn Battuta
(B) Marco Polo
Question 12. Which one of the following pairs of kings of Ancient and Medieval periods of Indian History and the works by them is correctly matched?
(A) Somesvara : Amuktamalyada
(B) Bhojadeva : Manasollasa
(C) Mahendravarman : Mattavilasaprahasana
(D) Krishnadevaraya : Samaranganasutradhar
Question 13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.
|(a) Firuz Tughluq||1. Diwan-i-Riyasat|
|(b) Balban||2. Nauroz|
|(c) Alauddin||3. Construction of Canals|
|(d) Jahangir||4. Sir Thomas Roe|
Question 14. What is the sequence of arrival of these travellers?
- Ibn Battuta
(A) 4, 1, 2, 3
(B) 2, 3, 4, 1
(C) 3, 1, 2, 4
(D) 1, 2, 3, 4
Question 15. The following persons ruled in India at different periods of time. Select the correct chronological order of their rule from the coding scheme given at the end.
- Sher Shah
- Alauddin Khalji
- Razia Sultan
(A) 3, 4, 1, 2
(B) 4, 3, 1, 2
(C) 1, 2, 3, 4
(D) 4, 1, 3, 2
Question 16. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below.
|(a) Battle of Plassey||1. 261 B.C.|
|(b) Battle of Kalinga||2. 1576 A.D.|
|(c) Battle of Haldighati||3. 1192 A.D.|
|(d) Battle of Tarain||4. 1757 A.D.|
Question 17. Match the following texts with their authors and select the correct options.
|(a) Haqaiq-i-Hindi||1. Ibn Miskawayh|
|(b) Tahdhibul Akhlaq||2. Sadruddin Muhammad ‘Aufi’|
|(c) Kunzal Tijar||3. Abdul Wahid Bilgrami|
|(d) Jawamiul Hikayat||4. Bailaq al Qabayaki|
Question 18. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.
|(a) Akbar||1. Sadak-i-Azam|
|(b) Muhammad Tughluq||2. Chahalghani nobles|
|(c) Iltutmish||3. Ain-i-Dahsala|
|(d) Sher Shah||4. Token currency|