Topicwise Questions - Mughals

1. Which Mughal ruler earned the title Insan-i-kamil (Perfect Man) for his peaceful personality and patience?

  1. Shahjahan
  2. Humayun
  3. Jahangir
  4. Akbar

2. Which among the following books was authored by a lady of the Mughal Royal House?

  1. Babar Namah
  2. Akbar Namah
  3. Humayun Namah
  4. Badshah Namah

3. At which of the following battles was Humayun defeated by Sher Shar Suri?

  1. Battle of Chausa
  2. Battle of Khanwa
  3. First Battle of Panipat
  4. Battle of Thanesar

4. Where did Babar die?

  1. Agra
  2. Kabul
  3. Lahore
  4. Delhi

5. Which of the following statements about Humayun is/are correct?

  1. He built a new city at Delhi, which he named Dinpanah
  2. The autobiography of Humayun, Humayun-nama was written by his sister, Gulbadan Begum

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Code:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

6. Which Mughal Emperor prohibited the use of tobacco?

  1. Babar
  2. Akbar
  3. Jahangir
  4. Shahjahan

7. Which one of the following was the original name of Tansen, the famous musician in the court of Akbar?

  1. Mahananda Pande
  2. Lal Kalawant
  3. Baz Bahadur
  4. Ramtanu Pande

8. Who among the following was illiterate?

  1. Jahangir
  2. Shahjahan
  3. Akbar
  4. Aurangzeb

9. Painting reached its highest level of development during the reign of

  1. Akbar
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Jahangir
  4. Shah Jahan

10. Which one among the following depicts the correct meaning of the term Jins-i-kamil concerning crops in Mughal India?

  1. Paddy crop
  2. Cash crop
  3. Coarse crop
  4. Crop grown in the arid zone

11. With whose permission did the English set up their first factory in Surat?

  1. Akbar
  2. Jahangir
  3. Shah Jahan
  4. Aurangzeb

12. The city of Prayag was named Allahabad, the city of Allah by

  1. Aurangzeb
  2. Akbar
  3. Shah Jahan
  4. Bahadur Shah Zafar

13. Match the original names of Mughal rulers with their popular names:

Original NamePopular Name
1. Jalaluddina. Jahangir
2. Zaheeruddinb. Akbar
3. Nooruddinc. Humayun
4. Naseeruddind. Babar
  1. 1 - b; 2 - d; 3 - a; 4 - c
  2. 1 - b; 2 - a; 3 - d; 4 - c
  3. 1 - c; 2 - d; 3 - a; 4 - b
  4. 1 - b; 2 - c; 3 - a; 4 - d

14. To which of the following was Babar related on his father's side?

  1. Balban
  2. Qutubuddin Aibak
  3. Timur
  4. Alauddin Khilji

15. Whom did Babar defeat in the Battle of Khanua in 1527?

  1. Rana Sangha of Mewar
  2. Rana Pratap of Mewar
  3. Ibrahim Lodhi
  4. Daulat Khan Lodhi

16. Whom did Shah Jahan appoint as the Governor of Mughal provinces in the Deccan?

  1. Dara Shikoh
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Shuja
  4. Murad Baksh

17. Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of Alamgir?

  1. Aurangzeb
  2. Akbar
  3. Babar
  4. Bahadur Shah

18. Match the battles during Mughal rule with their years:

BattleYear
1. 2nd Battle of Panipata. 1540
2. Battle of Haldighatib. 1556
3. Battle of Chausac. 1576
4. Battle of Bilgramd. 1539
  1. 1 - b; 2 - d; 3 - a; 4 - c
  2. 1 - b; 2 - d; 3 - c; 4 - a
  3. 1 - b; 2 - c; 3 - d; 4 - a
  4. 1 - a; 2 - c; 3 - d; 4 - b

19. In which language did Babar write his autobiography Tuzuk-i-babari?

  1. Arabic
  2. Turki
  3. Persian
  4. Urdu

20. Who of the following was the revenue minister of Akbar?

  1. Raja Man Singh
  2. Birbal
  3. Faizi
  4. Todar Mal

21. Buland Darwaza, was built at Fatehpur Sikri by Akbar to commemorate his victory over

  1. Berar
  2. Mewar
  3. Gujarat
  4. Bengal

22. Who of the following was the author of Badshah Nama?

  1. Inayat Khan
  2. Abdul Hamid Lahori
  3. Gulbadan Begum
  4. Abul Fazl

23. Which of the following Mughal rulers built the Shalimar Bagh at Srinagar?

  1. Akbar
  2. Shah Jahan
  3. Aurangzeb
  4. Jahangir