Indian History – History of Medieval India

Indian History
  • The Arab invasion in 712 A.D. was led by Muhammad Bin Qasim
  • Which Rajput ruler was overthrown by the Turk Muhammad Ghori from Delhi ______. Prithvi Raj Chauhan.
  • Who was the founder of Ghazni dynasty? Mahmud Ghazni
  • Muhammad Ghori ascended the throne of Ghazni in the year 1173
  • Muhammad Ghori is also known as Shahabuddin Muhammad
  • The First battle of Tarain was fought between Prithiviraj Chauhan and Muhammad Ghori
  • In the battle of Chandwar Muhammad Ghori defeted which rajput ruler of India. Jaichand ruler of Kannauj -Rathore dynasty.
  • Who was the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir? Shamshuddin Shah – 1339 AD
  • Muhammad Ghori assigned his Indian possession to Qutbuddin Aibak
  • The Slave Dynasty was founded by Qutbuddin Aibak
  • The Persian festival of ‘NAVROZ’ in India was started by Qutbuddin Aibak
  • The Qutub Minar at Delhi was built by Qutbuddin Aibak
  • Name the woman ruler of Slave Dynasty Razia Sultana
  • The Khilji Dynasty was founded by which Muslim ruler? Jalal-ud-Din Khilji
  • The original name of Jalal-ud-Din Firuz Khilji’s is Malik Firuz
  • Siri Fort and Alai Darwaja at Delhi ware constructed by which Muslim ruler in India Ala-ud-din Khilji
  • The Tughlaq dynasty was founded by Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
  • Which Muslim ruler of Tughlaq dynasty introduced coins of brass and copper Mohammed-Bin-Tughlaq
  • The Lodhi dynasty was founded by Bahlol Lodhi
  • Who is considered to be the founder of Mughal empire? Babar
  • First Battle of Panipat was fought between Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi  of Lodhi dynasty
  • First Battle of Panipat was fought on 20th April, 1526.
  • Who was the second Mughal emperor after Babar? Humayun
  • What is the full name of Humayun Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun
  • The biography of Humayun ” Humāyūn-nāma ” was written by Gulbadan Begum, his sister
  • Humayun was succeeded by the 13-year old Akbar
  • The new religion started by Akbar was Din-e-Ilahi
  • Fatehpur Sikri and Buland Darwaja near Agra were established by Akbar
  • Akbar had abolished the per capita tax levied on non-Muslim citizens, who meet certain criteria. Name the tax. jizya or jizyah tax
  • The second Battle of Panipat was fought between Bairam Khan, Akbar’s gneral and Hemu
  • The two important books, Akbarnama and Ain-e-Akbari were written during Akbar’s tenure by Abul Fazal
  • Who was the son of Akbar? Jehangir
  • Who was the wife of Akbar? Begum Nur Jahan
  • Shalimar and Nishant Bagh were built by Jahangir
  • The name of Jahangir autobiography is                Tuzk-e-Jahangiri also referred to asJahangirnama
  • Shahjahan was the son of Jahangir
  • What are the famous monuments built by Shahjahan? Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid and Red Fort
  • Aurangzeb was the son of Shahjahan
  • Name the monuments built by Aurangzeb. Moti Masjid, Bibi ka Makbara
  • Who was the founder of the Muslim Sur Empire (Sur Dynasty) in Northern India? Sher Shah Suri also known as Sher Khan
  • Sher Shah Suri Tomb is at Sasaram, Dist: Rohtas, State: Bihar, India
  • Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by His son, Jalal Khan also known as Islam Shah Suri,
  • In AD 1538 Sher Shah Suri defeated which ruler of Bengal and made Bengal a part of his empire. Ghiyasuddin Mahmud Shah
  • The highway, “Shahrah-e-Azam”/Sadak-e-Azam reconstructed by Sher Shah Suri was renamed as ______ by the British. Grand Trunk Road
  • Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by His son Jalal Khan, also titled as Islam Shah Suri,
  • Ilyas Shahi dynasty in Bengal was founded by   Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah
  • The first rupee “Rupiya” was released by which ruler of Sur Dynasty. Sher Shah Suri,
  • The founder of the Afsharid dynasty was Nader Shah or Nadir Shah, the emperor of Persia
  • The Battle of Karnal was fought between ______ on ______ at ________. Nader Shah the founder of the Afsharid dynasty and Muhammad Shah, the Mughal emperor, February 13, 1739, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • The Jaunpur sultanate was ruled by which dynasty? the Sharqi dynasty
  • Who laid down the foundation of Sharqi Dynasty. Malik Sarwar, Khwajah-i-Jahan
  • At the time of Timur’s invasion who was the governor of Gujrat province? Zafar Khan
  • Malwa the south-western province of Delhi Sultanate was conquered in 1310 AD by Sultan Alauddin
  • Who was the first Sultan who annexed Gujarat to the Delhi Sultanate? Sultan Alauddin Khalji
  • Bengal was annexed to the territories of Muhammad Ghori by Muhammad Bin Bakhitiyar



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