Medieval India

1. Who founded the Golden Temple?

(A) Guru Arjan
(B) Guru Hargobind
(C) Guru Ram Das
(D) Guru Gobind Singh

2. Who Built the Taj Mahal and in which Year?

(A) Jahangir in 1648
(B) Aurangzeb in 1635
(C) Shah Jahan in 1631
(D) Akbar in 1632

3. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur had not built the observatory at
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2014

(A) Ujjain
(B) Varanasi
(C) Mathura
(D) Allahabad

4. The book’ Jiz Muhammad Shahi’ related to knowledge of Astrology produced in 1773 is written by
Question Asked : RAS/RTS (Pre) 2007

(A) Darbar Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur
(B) Raja Bharmal of Amber
(C) Swai Jai Singh of Jaipur
(D) Maharana Amar Singh of Udaipur

5. Among the following who had constructed an astronomical observatory popularly known as Jantar-Mantar at Delhi?
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2005

(A) Akbar
(B) Shah Jahan
(C) Suraj Mal
(D) Jai Singh-II

6. Who among the following was the founder of independent Kingdom of Hyderabad?
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2011

(A) Qamaruddin Khan
(B) Muhammad Amin Khan
(C) Asad Khan
(D) Chin Qilich Khan

7. Who among the following was the first Nawab of Awadh?
Question Asked : UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2008

(A) Asaf-ud-Daula
(B) Saadat Khan
(C) Shuja-ud-Daula
(D) Safdarjung

8. Which one of the following statements is not correct about Bahadur Shah Zafar?
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2006

(A) He was an emperor without an empire
(B) Ibrahim Zauq and Asad Ullah Khan Ghalib were his poetry teachers
(C) Hasan Askari was his spiritual guide
(D) He received less than one lakh rupees as pension from East India Company

9. Who was last Mughal emperor of India?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2000

(A) Aurangzeb
(B) Bahadur Shah Zafar
(C) ShahAlam
(D) Shah Jahan

10. The last Mughal Emperor was Bahadur Shah. His father’s name was
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2005

(A) Akbar Shah-I
(B) Akbar Shah-II
(C) Aurangzeb
(D) Shah Jahan