UPSC medieval history PYQ quiz 08

1. Assertion : During the reign of Shahjahan, Dara Sikoh was sent on expedition to Balkha, Badakhshan and Qandahar. Reason (R): The expedition sent by Shahjahan to the Middle-East was a marvellous success. [1998]


2. ‘The king was freed from his people and they from their king’. On whose death did Badauni comment thus? [1999]


3. Assertion : The sponsor and the most prominent figure of the Chisti order of Sufis in India is Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Reason (R): The Chisti order takes its name from a village Chisti in Ajmer. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct? [1997]


4. Assertion : Shah Alam II spent the initial years as an emperor far away from his capital. Reason (R): There was always a lurking danger of foreign invasion from the north-west frontier.[2003]


5. Prem Vatika, poems on the life of Krishna, were composed by : [1996]


6. Battle of Dharmat was fought between: [2003]


7. Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located? [2009]


8. Mongols under Chengiz Khan invaded India during the reign of : [2001]


9. Who among the following was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his message?


10. Who among the following were famous jurists of medieval India? [1995]


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