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Medieval Indian History Quiz | Medieval History: Mughal Empire MCQ | SET 1

In this educational section we are going to cover some most important questions based on Medieval Indian History i.e. Medieval History: Mughal Empire MCQ. These questions is very worthful for those candidates who want to crack various entarnce exams like bank exam, police test, Vyapam, UPSC, SSC, PSC, Universities entrance test etc.


1. Ramayana was translated into Persian at Akbar's court by whom?
A) Faizi
B) AbulFazl
C) Badayuni
D) Haji Ibrahim Sirhindi
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2. Who was the master of imperial mint at Delhi during the reign of Akbar?
A) KhwazaAbdus Samad
B) Mansur
C) Mir Sayyid Ali
D) Jehangir

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3. Which of the following temples were destroyed by Aurangzeb? 

I. Somnath temple 
II. Vishwanath temple 
III. Keshavrai temple 
IV. Meenakshi temple 
Codes:
A) I, II and III
B) I, II and IV
C) II, III and IV
D) All the above

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4. Who had succeeded Mir Jumla as governor of Bengal in the reign of Aurangzeb?
A) SiphrSukoh
B) Izid Bakhsh
C) Shaista Khan
D) Shah Shuja

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5. Consider the following statements related to the Aurangzeb 
I. Aurangzeb abolished Rahdari, Pandari and Pilgrim tax 
II. Aurangzeb discontinued the practice of inscribing the Kalima on the coins 
Choose the correct answer:
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) Neither I nor II

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6. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Akbar reign 
I. Akbar's Gold Mohur bore the figures of Sita and Ram 
II. Akbar's Gold Mohur bore the image of Prophet Mohammad 
Choose the correct answer:
A) Only I

B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) Neither I nor II
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7. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Aurangzeb? 
I. He forbade the cultivation of Bhang 
II. Forbade singing at court 
III. A proficient player of Veena 
IV. His tomb is at Tughlaqabad 
Codes:
A) I, II and III
B) I, II and IV
C) II, III and IV
D) All the above

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8. In the war of succession who had supported Aurangzeb?
A) Jahanara
B) Zebunisha
C) Jintunisha
D) Roshanara

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9. Whose said the given statement - "I came alone and I am going alone. I have not done well to the country and the people and of the future there is no hope":
A) Mir Jumla
B) Dara Shikoh
C) Jahangir
D) Aurangzeb

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10. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Mughal Architecture 
I. MussamanBurj is situated inside the FatehpurSikri Fort 
II. Aurangzeb built Moti Masjid inside Agra Fort 
Which is/ are incorrect statement (s)? Codes:
A) Both I and II are correct
B) Both I and II are incorrect
C) Only I is correct
D) Only II is correct 

11. Which one of the following traders first came to India during the Mughal period?
A) Portuguese
B) Dutch
C) Danish
D) Britis

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12. Which Sikh guru was executed by Aurangzeb?
A) Tegh Bahadur
B) Arjun Dev
C) Hargobind
D) Gobind Singh

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13. What is the full name of Aurangzeb?
A) Muin-ud-din Mohammed Aurangzeb
B) Nuruddin Mohammed Aurangzeb
C) Jalal-ud-din Mohammed Aurangzeb
D) Nasiruddin Mohammed Aurangzeb

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14. Which of the following are correct regarding Shahjahan? I. Ousted the Portuguese from Hugli II. Created the office of Amin for assessment of revenue III. Kahabat Khan was appointed governor of Lahore IV. Ali Mardan Khan surrendered Kandhar to Mughals Codes:
A) I, II and III
B) I, II and IV
C) II, III and IV
D) All the above

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15. Which of the following Mughal King reign during the large scale famine in Gujarat and Deccan?
A) Aurangzeb
B) Jahangir
C) Akbar
D) Shahjahan
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 16. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Dara Shikoh I. Dara Shikoh was the youngest son of Shahjahan II. Dara Shikoh was the devotee of QadiriSilsila Codes:
A) Both I and II are correct
B) Both I and II are incorrect
C) Only I is correct
D) Only II is correct

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17. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Zeb-un-nisa I. Zeb-un-nisa chose to live voluntarily with Shah Jahan and later was awarded great honour by Aurangzeb II. Zeb-un-nisa was the sister of Shah Jahan Codes:
A) Both I and II are correct
B) Both I and II are incorrect
C) Only I is correct
D) Only II is correct

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18. Which of these is not correctly matched regarding the reign of Shahjahan?
A) Chintamani - Hindi poet
B) Jagannath Pandit - Poet laureate
C) Asaf Khan - Wazir
D) Sunder Das – Singer
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19. Which of these is not one of the titles adopted by Aurangzeb?
A) Alamgir
B) Padshah
C) Sultan Sulaiman
D) Ghazi
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20. Aurangzeb came to power after winning the war of succession and by defeating his three brothers
A) Dara
B) Shuja
C) Askari
D) Murad
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21. Historian Abdul Hamid Lahori was in the court of:
A) Aurangzeb
B) Akbar
C) Shahjahan
D) Jahangir
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22. Consider the following statement (s) related to Hawkins 
I. Hawkins was the first Englishman to visit Jahangir’s court 
II. Hawkins was called by the name of Inglish Khan, by Jahangir 
Codes:
A) Both I and II are correct
B) Both I and II are incorrect
C) Only I is correct
D) Only II is correct

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23. Consider the following statement(s) related Jahangir 
I. Jahangir had set up his court at Allahabad, assumed royal titles and struck coins in his name 
II. He banned slaughter of animals on two days in every week viz - Sunday & Thursday. 
Choose the correct answer:
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both II and II
D) Neither I nor II

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24. Consider the following statement (s) related to Mughal Emperor Jahangir 
I. Jahangir claimed that he could distinguish the work of different artists in a single picture. 
II. Painting was at its climax during his reign. 
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) None of the above

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25. Which of the following are true about Jahangir? 
I. The full name of Jahangir was Nuruddin M. D. Jahangir 
II. Jahangir had ended a long drawn out struggle with Mewar 
III. Mahabat Khan revolted against Jahangir and captured Jahangir and his wife Nurjahan at Lahore 
Options are:
A) Only I
B) I and II
C) II and III
D) All the above

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26. Who had completed the annexation of Ahmednagar?
A) Jahangir
B) Shahjahan
C) Akbar
D) Aurangzeb

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27. Which of the following statements are correct about Jehangir? 
I. His reign saw beginning of a new intercourse between Europe of India 
II. Attempted to prohibit traffic in eunuchs 
III. Started practices of inter-caste marriages between the families of government officers 
IV. Ordered the abolition of inhuman corporal punishments 
Codes:
A) I, II, and III
B) I, II, and IV
C) II, III, and IV
D) All the above

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28. Who among the following Mughal Emperors was half Rajput?
A) Shah Jahan & Aurangzeb
B) Akbar Jahan & Jahangir
C) Shah Jahan & Jahangir
D) Jahangir &Humayun

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29. The Persian ruler who besieged Qandhar in Jahangir's reign was:-
A) Shah Muhammad
B) Shah Parvez
C) Shah Abbas
D) Shah Raza

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30. Consider the following statements: 
I. Jahangir promulgated twelve edicts for the general welfare and better government to mark his coronation 
II. Jahangir composed verses in Persian and sang Hindi lyrics 
Choose the correct answer:
A) Only I
B) Only II
C) Both I and II
D) Neither I nor II

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