Mughal Dynasty -GK Questions

medieval india questions

1. Who was the first Mughal emperor ?

Babur

2. Which sultan of Delhi was defeated by Babur in First Battle of Panipat in1526?

Ibrahim Lodhi

3. In which year Babur defeated Rajputs of Chanderi?

1528

4. Who defeated Humayun at Battle of Chausa in 1539 and battle of Kanauj in 1940?

Sher khan

5. Which Mughal emperor introduced Mansabdari system?

Akbar

6.In which year was second battle of Panipat?

1956

7. Who is the author of Akbarnama,which is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar?

Abul Fazal

8. Which Mughal emperor built the red fort in Delhi?

Shah Jahan

9.  Who built Agra Fort and Fatehpur sikri?

Akbar

10. Which is the religion founded by Akbar?

Din-i llahi

11. Which Mughal emperor prohibited use of tobacco?

Jahangir

12. Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of Alamgir?

Aurangazeb

13. Taj Mahal built by Shahjahan is on the banks of river:

Yamuna

14. Which Persian architect designed Tajmahal?

Ustad Isa

15, Where did Aurangazeb die?

Ahmednagar

16. Akbar held his religious discussions in:

Ibadat Khana

17.Who was the famous court poet of Akbar ?

Rahim Khan

18. Akbar's tomb is situated at :

Sikandarabad

19. What was the real name of Babur?

Zahiruddin Muhammed

20. What is the meaning of word  'Babur' in persian language?

Tiger

21. Who was the first Mughal emperor who made an attempt to stop the Hindu custom of Sati?

Akbar

22. What was the original name of Jahangir's wife Nurjahan?

Mehrunisa

23. Aurangazeb was the son of:

Shah Jahan

24. Which Mughal emperor executed the Sikh Guru Arjun Dev?

Jahangir

25. Which Sikh guru was executed by Aurangazeb as he refused to accept Islam?

Tej Bahadur

26. Which Mughal ruler conferred the title of 'Raja' to Ram Mohan Roy?

Akbar Shah II

27. Which Persian conquerer attacked India in 1739 and took away Shah Jahan's famous Kohinoor diamond and Peacock throne?

Nadirshah

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