Medieval Indian History GK Part 3

Medieval Indian History GK Part 3 For CGL & SI Exam:
  • Iltutmish defeated Yaldauz in AD 1215 in the battle of- Tarain.
  • Iltutmish obtained a ‘Letter of Investiture’ from the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to gain legitimacy in A.D.- 1229.
  • Who insisted on the ceremony of sijada (prostration) and paibos (kissing of the monarch’s feet) in the court- Balban.
  • Who laid the foundation of the Khalji dynasty- Jalaluddin Khalji.
  • Who was the author of Tarikh-i-Firuz Shahi- Barani.
  • After defeating the army of Delhi in 1398 Timur appointed whom as the ruler of Multan- Khizr Khan.
  • Who was the author of the Tarikh-i-Mubarak Shahi- Yahya Sirhindi.
  • In AD 1476 who defeated the Sultan of Jaunpur and annexed it to Delhi Sultanate- Bahlol Lodi.
  • Who defeated Sultan Ibrahim Lodi in AD 1526 in the battle at Panipat- Babur.
  • The last significant attack of Mongols was by Tarmashirin during the reign of- Muhammad Tughlaq.
  • Who ordered the translation of Mahabharata and Rajatarangini (history of Kashmir) into Persian- Zainul Abidin.
  • Kashmir was annexed by Akbar and became part of the Mughal Empire in A.D.- 1586.
  • A territory of land assigned in lieu of cash salaries was known as- Iqta.
  • Which battles contributed to the establishment of Turkish rule in India- Battles of Tarain and Chandawar.
  • The Second Battle of Tarain was fought in the year- 1192.
  • Iltutmish refused to give shelter to whom in order to save his empire from the onslaught of the Mongols- Jalaluddin Mangabarni.
  • The combined forces of Bijapur, Ahmadnagar, Golkonda and Bidar defeated whom in the Battle of Talaikotta or Raksasa Thangadi in 1565- Vijayanagar.
  • Who advocated prabattimarga or path of self-surrender to God- Ramanuja.
  • Who was the disciple of Vallabhacharya and popularized Krishna cult in north India- Surdas.
  • Who was the founder of the Bhakti Movement in Maharashtra in the thirteenth century- Jnanadeva.
  • Copper coin of the Delhi Sultanate was generally known as- Jittal.
  • The founder of the Sur dynasty was Sher Shah, whose original name was- Farid.
  • Under Vijayanagar, a new school of painting developed. This is known as- Lipakshi Painting.
  • Who composed a text called ‘Swarochis Sambava’- Allasani Peddanna.
  • In Vijayanagar Empire, Gold Coins were generally called- Varaha and Parda.
  • Who says that Chauth was a military contribution in lieu of protection against the invasion of a third power- Ranade.
  • The Vijayanagar coins proclaim that the religion of most of the kings was- Vaishnavism.
  • In the Vijayanagar Empire, the income from the ‘Manya Land’ going to the- Brahmins and Temples.
  • Who was the author of Mintabkhab-ul-Tawarikh- Abdul Qadir Badyuni’s.
  • The most important of all Jahangiri painters were- Ustad Mansur and Abul Hasan.
  • The Mughal Emperor credited with the composition of many Hindi songs was- Jahangir.
  • The Razmnama, compiled by several scholars, was a Persian translation of- Mahabharata.
  • Who translated the Ramayana into Persian- Badauni.
  • The Amalguzar or revenue collector was in charge of- Sarkar.
  • What was the real name of Mumtaz Mahal- Arjumando Bano Begum.
  • Akbar abolished Jeziyah in- 1564.
  • Who was ‘Sumanta’ in Shivaji’s Administration- Master of ceremonies.
  • Who played an important role in the military operations of the Marathas- Forts.
  • The first governor of the Portuguese in India was- Francis de Almeida.
  • In 1510, who captured Goa from the ruler of Bijapur- Albuquerque.
  • The Dutch East India Company was established in- 1602.
  • Who arrived at the royal court of Jahangir in 1609 to seek permission to establish an English trading center at Surat- Captain Hawkins.
  • Who wrested Kandhar from the Mughals in 1649- Shah Abbas II of Persia.
  • In 1690, an English factory was established at a place called Sutanuti by-Job Charnock.
  • Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar defeated by Raja Man Singh of Amber in the battle of- Haldighati (June 18, 1576).
  • The conquest of Bihar, Bengal, and Orissa during the Mughal Rule largely goes to the credit of- Raja Man Singh.
  • Raja Birbal was killed while suppressing the which tribes- Yusufzai and Mandar Tribes.

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