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Indian History GK (Section-1 | Page-6) Questions and Answers

Indian History GK MCQ
Indian History GK MCQ
Question-26
Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the reign of
Correct Answer - Option (D) Jahangir
Explanation: Ustad Mansur (1590-1624) was a seventeenth-century Mughal painter and court artist. He grew up during the reign of Jahangir during which period he excelled at depicting plants and animals.
Question-27
The weekly Commonweal was founded by
Correct Answer - Option (A) Annie Besant
Explanation: The Commonweal, a weekly dealing with issues of national reform; and New India, a daily newspaper which for fifteen years was a powerful instrument promoting Home Rule and revolutionizing Indian journalism.
Question-28
To meet the educational needs of the people, the Madarasa-I Nasiri was built in the reign of
Correct Answer - Option (B) Iltutmish
Explanation: Shams ud-Din Iltutmish (1211–1236) was the third ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, belonging to the Mamluk dynasty. Iltutmish consolidated the position of the sultanate in the Indian subcontinent. He is said to have completed the construction of the Qutb Minar, erected by Qutb ud-din.
Question-29
Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?
Correct Answer - Option (A) Akbar
Explanation: The Tholkāppiyam is a work on the grammar of the Tamil language and the earliest extant work of Tamil literature and linguistics.
Question-30
The text of the document called Mahzar, by which Akbar assumed the role of supreme arbiter in the matters of religion is found in
Correct Answer - Option (C) Abul Fazl's Akbarnama
Explanation: It was Abul Fazal who devoted himself to Akbar and encouraged him for debates on doctrinal and philosophical enquiries. In 1579, Mahzar Nama was declared by which the emperor declared that if there were conflictions in the views of the debaters, he was entitled to choose any of the interpretations.
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