Indian History UPSC Civil Services,NDA,CDS,CHGL,Competitive exam

Indian History Mock Test–61

Question No:1

Who among the following Chola rulers converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chola lake’ ?

A. Rajraja I
B. Rajendra I
C. Adhiraj
D. Kulottung



Question No:2

Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal ?

A. Rajraja
B. Rajendra I
C. Rajendra II
D. Rajadhiraj



Question No:3

Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon ?

A. Aditya I
B. Rajadhiraj
C. Rajendra I
D. Vijayalaya



Question No:4

Consider the following statements :

1. The Cholas defeated Pandya and Chera rulers and established their domination over peninsular India in the early medieval times.
2. The Cholas sent an expedition against Sailendra empire of South East Asia and conquered some of the areas.

which of these statements is/are correct ?

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



Question No:5

Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire ?

A. Dantidurga
B. Amoghavarsha I
C. Dhruva
D. Krishna I



Question No:6

Where did the traveller Ibn Batuta come from ?

A. Morocco
B. Persia
C. Turkey
D. Central Asia



Question No:7

Mohammad -bin -Tughlaq was proficient in—

A. Art
B. Music
C. Calligraphy
D. Philosophy



Question No:8

The Khalji Sultans of Delhi were—

A. Mengols
B. Afghans
C. Turks
D. AJattribe



Question No:9

The Sultan who described himself as Sikandar—i—Sani (The Second Alexander) was—

A. Balban
B. Alauddin Khalji
C. Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq
D. SikandarLodi



Question No:10

The largest standing army of the Sultanate, directly paid by the State was created by—

A. Iltutmish
B. Alauddin Khalji
C. Mohammad – bin -Tughlaq
D. SikandarLodi



Question No:11

Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of—

A. Iltutmish
B. Alauddin Khalji
C. Balban
D. Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq



Question No:12

The Qutub Minar was completed by the famous ruler—

A. Qutubuddin Aibak
B. Iltutmish
C. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
D. Alauddin Khalji



Question No:13

Which of the following are correctly matched ?

Persons—Events
1. Sultan Mahmud –Sack of Somnath

2. Mohammad Ghori–Conquest of South Sindh

3. Alauddin Khalji– Revolt in Bengal

4. Mohammad-bin–Tughlaq Chingiz Khan’s invasion

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



Question No:14

The Lodi dynasty was founded by—

A. Ibrahim Lodi
B. Sikandar Lodi
C. BahlolLodi
D. Khizr Khan



Question No:15

Yahya bin Ahmed Sirhindi, the author of ‘Tarikh — i -Mubaraqshahi’ lived in the period of—

A. Khalji
B. Tughlaq
C. Sayyid
D. Lodi]



Question No:16

Mohammad – bin – Tughlaq changed his capital from Delhi to Deogiri because he wanted to—

A. improve trade in the Deccan
B. spread Islam in the Deccan
C. punish the people of Delhi
D. escape from the Mongol invasion



Question No:17

The contemporary chronicle of Sayyid period is—

A. Tarikh-i-Mubaraqshahi
B. Waqiat-i-Mushtaqi
C. Futuh-us-Salatin
D. Masalik-ul-Absar



Question No:18

Amir Khusrau was a famous court poet of—

A. Akbar
B. Adauddin Khilji
C. Mahmud Ghazanvi
D. None of these



Question No:19

Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth from—

A. Chanderi
B. Gujarat
C. Deogiri
D. Madurai



Question No:20

Who of the following was a contemporary of Chingiz Khan?

A. Mahmud Ghazanvi
B. Iltutmish
C. Alauddin Khalji
D. Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq