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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Medieval India- JPSC Gk History of India


Q1. The Mughal school of painting formed the spinal column of different schools of Indian miniature art. Which painting style was not affected by Mughal painting ? - Kalighata

Q2. Who were famous jurists of medieval India ? - Vijnanesvara, Hemadri, Jimutavahana

Q3. Which monument has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world ? - Gol Gumbaz of Muhammad Adil Shah, Bijapur (Karnataka)

Q4. Ashtapradhan was a council of which ministers ? - in the Maratha administration

Q5. The term 'Apabhramsa' was used in medieval Sanskrit texts to denote ? - early forms of some of the modern Indian language

Q6. Nastaliq was ? - a Persian script used in medieval India

Q7. The Sufi saint who maintained that devotional music was one way of coming close to God was ? - Muin-ud-din Chisti

Q8. Mughal painting reached its zenith under whom ? - Jahangir

Q9. In medieval India, the Mansabdari system was introduced for ? - effecting clean administration

Q10. Prem Vatika, poems on the life of Krishna were composed by ? - Raskhan, a Muslim follower of Lord Krishna

Q11. After consolidating his power, Balban assumed the grand title of ? - Zil-I-Ilahi

Q12. Head of the military department under the recognized central machinery of administration during Akbar's reign was ? - Mir Bakshi

Q13. The medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of America is ? - Abul Fazl

Q14. The member of Shivaji's Ashtapradhan who looked after foreign affairs was ? - Sumant

Q15. The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to the Mughal empire from the viewpoint of ? - strategic stronghold

Q16. Fawazil in the Sultanate period meant ? - excess amount paid to the exchequer by the Iqtadars

Q17. Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India was ? - Firoz Shah Tughlaq

Q18. The first writer to use Urdu as the medium of poetic expressions was ? - Amir Khusrau

Q19. One consistent feature found in the history of southern India was the growth of small regional kingdoms rather than large empire because of ? - absence of vast areas of fertile land

Q20. 'The king was freed from his people and them from their king'. On whose death did Badauni ( Abd al- Qadir Badayuni) comment thus ? - Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

Q21. Who streamlined the Maratha administration after Sambhaji ? - Balaji Vishwanath

Q22. Which Muslim ruler was hailed as the 'Jagadguru' by his Muslim subject because of his belief in secularism ? - Ibrahim Adil Shah

Q23. In which cities the Lingaraja Temple located is ? - Bhubaneshwar (Odisha)

Q24. Mangols under Chengiz Khan invaded India during the reign of ? - Iltutamish

Q25. Which port was called Babul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal period ? - Surat

Q26. Who was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his messages ? - Ramananda

Q27. To motive behind Shahjahan's Balkh campaign was to ? - secure a friendly ruler in Balkh and Badakshan which bordered Kabul

Q28. Alam Khan, one of who invited Babur to invade India was ? - an uncle of Ibrahim Lodi and a pretender to the throne of Delhi

Q29. Battle of Dharmat was fought between ? - Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh

Q30. How did the Mughal emperor Jahandar Shah's reign come to an early end ? - He was defeated by his nephew (Farrukhsiyar) in a battle at Agra on 10 January 1713

Q31. How did Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak die ? - He died after a fall from his horse while playing Chaugan

Q32. The sequence indicates the correct chronological order ? - Shankaracharya -> Ramanuja -> Chaitanya

Q33. Who was the last ruler of Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate ? - Nasir-ud-din Mahmud

Q34. How did the dynasty of Nizam Shahis of Ahmednagar come to an end ? - Ahmadnagar was annexed into Mughal empire and Hussain Shah was given life imprisonment

Q35. The initial design and construction of which massive temple took place during the reign of Suryavarman II ? - Angkor Vat Temple (Combodia)

Q36. When Raja Wodeyar founded in the kingdom of Mysore, who was the ruler of the Vijayanagar Empire ? - Venkata II

Q37. In the 1613, where was the English East India Company given permission to set up a factory (trading post ) ? - Surat

Q38. The correct chronological order of Afghan rulers to the throne of Delhi ? - Bahlol Khan Lodi -> Sikandar Shah -> Ibrahim Lodi

Q39. Bhakta Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal emperor ? - Jahangir

Q40. In Indian history, who was Abdul Hamid Lahori ? - an official historian of the reign of Shahjahan

Q41. Where is the famous Vijaya Vittala temple having its 56 carved pillars emmiting musical notes located ? - Hampi (Karnataka)

Q42. During the time of which Mughal emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India ? - Jahangir

Q43. Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located ? - Hampi (Karnataka)

Q44. Which whose permission did the English set up their first factory in Surat ? - Jahangir

Q45. Ibadat Khana at Fatehpur Sikri was ? - the hall in which Akbar held discussions with scholars of various religions

Q46. In medieval India, the designations 'Mahattara' and 'Pattakila' were used for ? - village headmen

Q47. Who founded  a new city on the south bank of the tributary of river Krishna and undertook to rule his new kingdom as the agent of a deity to whom all the land south of the river Krishna was supposed to belong ? - Harihara II

Q48. Banjaras during the medieval period of Indian history were generally ? - traders

Q49. Who had first deciphered the edicts of Emperor Ashoka ? - James Prinsep

Q50. With reference to the economic history of medieval India, the term 'Araghatta' refers to ? - waterwheel used in the irrigation of land

Q51. With reference to the cultural history of India, the memorizing of chronicles, dynastic histories and Epic tales was the profession of ? - Magadha

Q52. The well known painting 'Bani Thani' belongs to ? - Kishangarh School

Q53. With reference to the Mian Tansen - Tansen was the title given by emperor Akbar

Q54. Mughal emperor who shifted emphasis from illustrated manuscripts to album and individual portrait ? - Jahangir.



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