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Indian History Mock Test-68

Question No:1

Consider the following statements about AmirKhusrau :

(1) He was a disciple (murid) of Nizamudddin Auliya.
(2) He was the founder of both Hindustani classicalmusic and Qawwali.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:2

What were the Khanquah in the Medieval India ?

A. Sufi Shrine
B. State granary
C. Provincial treasury
D. Wayside resting place for traders



Question No:3

Which one of the following Sultans of Delhi was refused an audience by Nizamuddin Auliya ?

A. Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji
B. Alauddin Khalji
C. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
D. Mohammad – bin – Tughlaq



Question No:4

The Chistiya, Sufi Order was established in India by—

A. Khwaja Badruddin
B. Khwaja Moinuddin
C. Sheikh Ahmed Sirhindi
D. Shaikh Bahauddin Zakariya



Question No:5

Amir Khusrau played at pioneer role in the development of—

A. KhariBoli
B. Awadhi
C. Bhojpuri
D. Maithili



Question No:6

Amir Khusrau was born at:

A. Patti
B. Patli
C. Patiali
D. Patiala



Question No:7

Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya was the disciple of—

A. Sheikh Alauddin Sabir
B. Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
C. Baba Farid
D. Sheikh Ahmed Sirhindi



Question No:8

The Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti came to Rajasthan during the reign of—

A. Maharana Pratap
B. Rana Sanga
C. Rana Kumbha
D. Prithviraj Chauhan



Question No:9

Who was known as Tuti-e-Hindustan (the Parrot of India) ?

A. Amir Khusrau
B. Malik Mohammad Jayasi
C. Roy Vanmal
D. PurandarKhan



Question No:10

With reference to Sufism in Indian history, consider the following statements :

1. Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi was a contemporary of Ibrahim Lodi.
2. Shaikh NasiruddinChirag—i—Dehlavivjas a disciple of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya.
3. Aurangzeb was a contemporary of Shaikh Salim chisti.
4. The Qadiriorder of Sufis was first introduced in India by Shaikh Naimtullah and Makhdum Muhammad Jilani.

Which of these statements are correct ?

A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 3
D. 2 and 4



Question No:11

Consider the following statements :

1. ‘Kitab – i- Nauras’, a collection of songs in praise of Hindu deities and Muslim saints, was written by Ibrahim Adil Shah II.
2. Amir Khusrau was the originator in India of the early form of the musical style known as Qawwali.

Which of these statement is / are correct ?

A. Only l
B. Only 2
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2



Question No:12

Who is believed to have created the raga Miyan Ki Malharl

A. Tansen
B. Baiju Bawara
C. Amir Khusrau
D. Swami Haridasa



Question No:13

Mughal persence in the Red Fort ceased with the fall of—

A. Aurangzeb
B. Muhammad Shah
C. Shah Alam
D. Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’



Question No:14

The world famous Thakht-i-Taus(thePeacock Throne) was kept in which of the following Mughal buildings ?

A. The Diwan – i – Khas at Fatehpur Sikri
B. AgraFort
C. The Rang Mahal at the Red Fort at Delhi
D. The Diwan – i – Am at the Red Fort at Delhi



Question No:15

The famous Kohinoor diamond was produced from one of the mines in—

A. Orissa
B. Chhotanagpur
C. Bijapur
D. Golconda



Question No:16

A renowned Jain scholar who was greatly honoured by Akbar was—

A. Hemchandra
B. Harivijaya
C. Vastupala
D. Bhadrabahu



Question No:17

Which one is NOT situated at Fatehpur Sikri ?

A. The Panch Mahal
B. MotiMasjid
C. Tomb of Salim Chisti
D. The Mariam Palace



Question No:18

The original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar was—

A. Lal Kalawant
B. Banda Bahadur
C. Ramtanu Pande
D. Markandey Pande



Question No:19

Where did Babur die ?

A. Agra
B. Kabul
C. Lahore
D. Delhi



Question No:20

Which of the undermentioned facts about Taj Mahal is NOT correct ?

A. It is a magnificent mausoleum
B. It was built by Shahjahan
C. It is situated outside Agra Fort
D. The names of artisans who built it are engraved on it