UPSC medieval history PYQ quiz 01

1. Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was: [2003]

 
 
 
 

2. Assertion : Battle of Khanua was certainly more decisive and significant than the First Battle of Panipat Reason (R): Rana Sanga, the Rajput hero, was certainly a more formidable adversary than Ibrahim Lodi. [2001]

 
 
 
 

3. Why did Buddhism start declining in India in the early medieval times ? [2010] 1. Buddha was by that time considered as one of the incarnations of Vishnu and thus became a part of Vaishnavism. 2. Invading tribes from Central Asia till the time of last Gupta king adopted Hinduism and persecuted Buddhists. 3. Kings of Gupta dynasty were strongly opposed to Buddhism. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

 
 
 
 

4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009] List-I (Famous temple) List-II (State) A. Vidyashankara temple 1. Andhra Pradesh B. Rajarani temple 2. Karnataka C. Kandariya Mahadeo 3. Madhya Pradesh temple D. Bhimesvara temple 4. Orissa Code:

 
 
 
 

5. The first writer to use Urdu as the medium of poetic expression was: [1999]

 
 
 
 

6. To which Lodi Sultan does the given map relate and what town does the site marked. A represent [1999] A on the map represent?

 
 
 
 

7. How did the dynasty of Nizam Shahis of Ahmadnagar come to an end? [2004]

 
 
 
 

8. Nastaliq was: [1996]

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?

 
 
 
 

10. Assertion : At first the Turkish administration in India was essentially military. Reason (R): The country was parcelled out as ‘Iqtas’ among leading military leaders. [1998]

 
 
 
 


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