UPSC medieval history PYQ quiz 06

1. With reference to the cultural history of India, the memorizing of chronicles, dynastic histories and Epic tales was the profession of who of the following?


2. How did Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak die? [2003]


3. The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to the Mughal empire from the view point of : [1998]


4. Which among the following ports was called Babul Makka (Gate of Makka) during the Mughal period?


5. Ashtapradhan was a council of ministers: [1995]


6. With reference to Suffism in Indian history, consider the following statements: [2002] 1. Sheikh Ahmad Sarhandi was a contemporary of Ibrahim Lodi 2. Sheikh Nasiruddin Chirag-I-Dehlavi was a disciple of Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya 3. Aurangzeb was a contemporary of Sheikh Salim Chisti 4. Qadiri order of Sufis was first introduced in India by Sheikh Niamutullah and Makhdum Muhammad Jilani Which of these statements are correct?


7. Consider the following statements: 1. Narasimha Saluva ended the Sangama dynasty and seized the throne for himself and started the Saluva dynasty. 2. Vira Narasimha deposed the last Saluva ruler and seized the throne for himself. 3. Vira Narasimha was succeeded by his younger brother, Krishnadeva Raya. 4. Krishnadeva Raya was succeeded by his half brother, Achyuta Raya. Which of the statements given above are correct?


8. The member of Shivaji’s Ashtapradhan who looked after foreign affairs was: [1998]


9. Which one of the following pairs of composers in different languages and their works on the Mahabharata theme is correctly matched? [1997]


10. The Mughal school of painting formed the spinal column of different schools of Indian miniature art. Which one of the following painting styles was not affected by Mughal painting? [1995]


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