Shah Jahan Quiz

Shah Jahan Quiz Questions

1) Who wanted Shahryar to succeed Jahangir?
a) Gulbadan
b) Hamida Banu
c) Noor Jahan
d) Razia

2) What is the meaning of Shah Jahan?
a) Kind ruler
b) King of the world
c) Rainbow
d) World Conqueror

3) Who was Shah Jahan’s wife?
a) Noor Mahal
b) Mumtaz Mahal
c) Anarkali
d) Zenobia

Shah Jehan with Angel musicians

Shah Jehan with Angel musicians (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which monument was built by Shah Jahan as tomb of his wife?
a) Qutub Minar
b) Taj Mahal
c) Lotus temple
d) Dariya Mahal

5) Which city was built by Shah Jahan as his capital?
a) Allahabad
b) Shahjahanabad
c) Daulatabad
d) Jacobabad

Mughal painting depicting Mumtaz Mahal.

This is a Mughal painting depicting Mumtaz Mahal. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which throne was built by Shah Jahan?
a) Chrysanthemum throne
b) Rose throne
c) Peacock throne
d) Elephant throne

7) Which famous mosque was built by Shah Jahan?
a) Jama Masjid
b) Faisal Masjid
c) Babri Mosque
d) Gaddafi Mosque

8) Who ended Shah Jahan’s rule and made him a prisoner?
a) Dara Sikoh
b) Shuja
c) Aurangzeb
d) Murad

9) How many years were spent by Shah Jahan as prisoner?
a) Five
b) Eight
c) Ten
d) Twelve

10) Where was Shah Jahan buried?
a) Agra
b) Lahore
c) Sikandra
d) Delhi

Shah Jahan Quiz Questions with Answers

Taj Mahal world heritage site in Agra, India.

Taj Mahal in Agra, India. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who wanted Shahryar to succeed Jahangir?
c) Noor Jahan

2) What is the meaning of Shah Jahan?
b) King of the world

3) Who was Shah Jahan’s wife?
b) Mumtaz Mahal

4) Which monument was built by Shah Jahan as tomb of his wife?
b) Taj Mahal

5) Which city was built by Shah Jahan as his capital?
b) Shahjahanabad

6) Which throne was built by Shah Jahan?
c) Peacock throne

7) Which famous mosque was built by Shah Jahan?
a) Jama Masjid

8) Who ended Shah Jahan’s rule and made him a prisoner?
c) Aurangzeb

9) How many years were spent by Shah Jahan as prisoner?
b) Eight

10) Where was Shah Jahan buried?
a) Agra

Originally posted 2014-02-25 09:07:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:37 am

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