Indian Medieval History Quiz General Knowledge


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Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
Sub-topic:Indian Medieval History Quiz.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.

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Khajuraho Architecture:

Indian Medieval History Quiz (Khajuraho Architecture Pic)
Directions: In the following Indian Medieval History Quiz, four answers are given, and only one answer is correct. Please read the questions carefully and choose the correct answers. If you want to check the answer, click on the answer button and know the correct answer with an explanation. We hope you will find this section of the Indian Medieval History Quiz helpful to increase your knowledge. The given questions are mainly taken from the stone, Bronze, and Iron age period of Indian Medieval History.


1. Who built the Khajuraho temples?

  1. Bundelas
  2. Scindias
  3. Chandelas
  4. Holkars


Answer: (c) Chandelas

Solution: The Khajuraho temples were built by Chandelas. The Chandelas were a Rajput dynasty in the Bundelkhand region, Central India. The Bundelas ruled much of the Bundelkhand region between the 9th and the 13th centuries.


2. Who built the Kirti-Stambha at Chittor?

  1. Rana Pratap
  2. Rana Kumbha
  3. Rana Sanga
  4. Rana Udai Singh


Answer: (b) Rana Kumbha

Solution: The Kirti-Stambha was built by Rana Kumbha. The meaning of Kirti-Stanbha in English is the Tower of Fame dedicated to Lord Adinath. The exact date of building this tower is not known however, it is believed that It was built in the 12th century by Baghervala merchant Sah Jija with his own self earned money according to his great-grandson inscription. In 1489 his great-grandson repaired the Kirti-Stambha.


3. Who abolished the Iqta system?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Alauddin Khilji
  3. Qutb al-Din Aibak
  4. Ghiyas Uddin Balban


Answer: (b) Alauddin Khilji

Solution: The Iqta system was a land distribution and administrative system introduced by Iltutmish (1211-1236). The Iqta system was later reorganized by Ghiyas Uddin Balban (1266-1286). The Iqta system was abolished by Alauddin Khilji (1296-1316) but after a few years revived by Firoz Shah Tughlaq (1351-1388).


4. Who was the first ruler of the Slave dynasty?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Alauddin Khilji
  3. Qutb al-Din Aibak
  4. Ghiyas Uddin Balban


Answer: (c) Qutb al-Din Aibak

Solution: The name slave dynasty is named because the people who ruled were working for their predecessors Sultans. Qutb al-Din Aibak was bought by Muhammad Gori and later made him his governor. Till 24 June 1206, the Qutb al-Din Aibak was working for Muhammad Gori. On 24 June 1206, Qutb al-Din Aibak took over the power of the dynasty after the death of Muhammad Gori and founded the slave Dynasty.


5. Who built the Siri Fort situated in New Delhi?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Alauddin Khilji
  3. Qutb al-Din Aibak
  4. Ghiyas Uddin Balban


Answer: (b) Alauddin Khilji

Solution: The Siri Fort was built during 1297-1307 by the rule of Alauddin Khilji, the ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, to defend the city from the invasion of the Mongols.