1. About whose Kingdom is said ‘the dominion of the lord of the universe extended from Delhi to Palam’?
(a) Qutbuddin Aibak
(b) Nasiruddmin Mahmud Tughlaq
(c) Mohammad Gazni
(d) Alam Shah

2. Who was the first Muslim writer to make use of Hindi words and adopt Indian poetric imagery and themes?
(a) Hasan Nizami
(b) Amir Khusaro
(c) Abul Fazal
(d) Abdul Qadir Badauni

3. Which of the following is incorrect?
(a) Guru Nanak did not believe in rebirth
(b) Guru Nanak discarded idol worship
(c) Guru Nanak discarded the caste system
(d) Guru Nanak emphasised devotion to God as the means of attaining Salvation

4. Who wrote Tarikh-ul-Hind?
(a) Al-uthi
(b) Alberuni
(c) Hasan-un-Nizami
(d) Minhajuddin-bin-Sirajuddin

5. Which Bhakti Saint is known as the bridge between north and south?
(a) Chaitanya
(b) Kabir
(c) Nanak
(d) None of these

6. Which one of the following Rashtrakuta kings defeated Pratihara ruler Nagabhatta I?
(a) Govmda III
(b) Krishna III
(c) Bhoja I
(d) Gopala I

7. Under whom did Tulsidas write Ramcharitmanasa
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah-Jahana
(d) Aurangazb

8. Who were the most popular Sufis?
(a) Rabin
(b) Hallaj
(c) Ghazali
(d) None of these

9. The birthplace of Swami Vivekananda is in which of the following cities?
(a) Cuttack
(b) Balasore
(c) Calcutta
(d) Kushinagar

10. The Mughal Emperor, who built the Peacock Throne?  -
(a) Akbar
(b) Aurangazeb
(c) Nadirshah
(d) Shah Jahan

11. Aurangzeb face toughest opposition from
(a) Jats
(b) Sultanates
(c) Marathas
(d) Rajputs

12. How did Akbar get rid of the authority of the Ulemas?
(a) He founded Din-i-Ilahi
(b) He appointed Hindus to the highest posts in the empire
(c) He invited the representatives of all religions for religious debates at the Ibadat Khana
(d) He issued an infallibility decree in 1579

13. Which of the following officers held the office of minister under the Mughals?
(a) Sipahsalar
(b) Siqdar
(c) Vakil
(d) Kotwal

14. Mewar accepted the Suzerainty of the Mughals during the reign of
(a) Akbar
(b) Jahangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) None of these

15. Shivaji conquered many forts. Which was first?
(a) Raigarh
(b) Berar
(c) Purendar
(d) Khandesh