Category: Mughal Empire

Jahangir Quiz

Portrait of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

Portrait of Mughal Emperor Jahangir holding a Falcon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jahangir Quiz Questions

1) What is the meaning of Jahangir?
a) Strong man
b) Peaceful man
c) Archer
d) World Conqueror

2) When did Jahangir become the emperor?
a) 1603
b) 1605
c) 1611
d) 1622

3) Who revolted against Jahangir and was blinded?
a) Khurram
b) Murad
c) Khusro
d) Shahryar

4) How is Mehrunnisa, whom Jahangir married, better known?
a) Kohinoor
b) Noor Hind
c) Noor Jahan
d) Razia

5) Which part of Mughal empire was lost during the reign of Jahangir?
a) Afghanistan
b) Bengal
c) Bihar
d) Punjab

6) Which Sikh Guru was killed on the orders of Jahangir?
a) Angad
b) Arjun Dev
c) Teg Bahadur
d) Gobind Singh

Jahangir Quiz Questions with Answers

Noor Jahan

Noor Jahan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What is the meaning of Jahangir?
d) World Conqueror

2) When did Jahangir become the emperor?
b) 1605

3) Who revolted against Jahangir and was blinded?
c) Khusro

4) How is Mehrunnisa, whom Jahangir married, better known?
c) Noor Jahan

5) Which part of Mughal empire was lost during the reign of Jahangir?
a) Afghanistan

6) Which Sikh Guru was killed on the orders of Jahangir?
b) Arjun Dev

7) How long was the reign of Jahangir?
c) 22 years

8) Which ruler of Mewad accepted Jahangir as overlord?
a) Amar Singh

9) Which garden was built by Jahangir?
c) Shalimar Bagh

10) Where was Jahangir buried?
b) Lahore

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:56:38.

Akbar Quiz

Akbar Quiz Questions

1) When was the second battle of Panipat?
a) 1191
b) 1540
c) 1556
d) 1757

2) Who was defeated in the second battle of Panipat?
a) Ambhi
b) Hemu
c) Ramarao
d) Ajathashatru

3) What is the meaning of Akbar?
a) Sword
b) Fire
c) Great
d) Small

The Mughal Empire at Akbar's death in 1605. Fu...

The Mughal Empire at Akbar’s death in 1605. Fully integrated territories in dark green, dependent territories in light green (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Who of the following was not a son of Akbar?
a) Danie (Daniyal)
b) Murad
c) Khusro
d) Salim

5) Which of the following cities was Akbar’s capital for some years?
a) Lucknow
b) Fatehpur Sikri
c) Amarkot
d) Karachi

6) Which religion was founded by Akbar?
a) Bahai
b) Din-e-Ilahi
c) Shintoism
d) Taoism

7) Who was Akbar’s regent for four yearsr?
a) Man Singh
b) Pratap Singh
c) Bairam Khan
d) Shaista Khan

Fatehpur Sikri. Akbar Quiz Questions and Answers

The magnificient palace built by Akbar on the mountains of Sikri, and named it as Fatehpur Sikri. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Who was the ruler of Gondwana when Akbar’s forces attacked it?
a) Chandbibi
b) Durgavati
c) Pratap Singh
d) Usman Khan

9) Who wrote Akbar Nama?
a) Akbar
b) Birbal
c) Abul Fazl
d) Tansen

10) Where was Akbar buried?
a) Agra
b) Delhi
c) Sikandra
d) Kabul

Akbar Quiz Questions with Answers

English: The court of Akbar, an illustration f...

The court of Akbar, an illustration from Akbarnama. The spiral composition, with horses defining the outer edges, skillfully draws the viewer’s attention to the young emperor (age 13). He is portrayed in a powerful central position from which he exercises his first imperial act: the arrest of an unruly courtier, who was once a favorite of Akbar’s father. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When was the second battle of Panipat?
c) 1556

2) Who was defeated in the second battle of Panipat?
b) Hemu

3) What is the meaning of Akbar?
c) Great

4) Who of the following was not a son of Akbar?
c) Khusro

5) Which of the following cities was Akbar’s capital for some years?
b) Fatehpur Sikri

6) Which religion was founded by Akbar?
b) Din-e-Ilahi

7) Who was Akbar’s regent for four yearsr?
c) Bairam Khan

8) Who was the ruler of Gondwana when Akbar’s forces attacked it?
b) Durgavati

9) Who wrote Akbar Nama?
c) Abul Fazl

10) Where was Akbar buried?
c) Sikandra

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Originally posted 2016-05-20 20:18:04.

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 2017-03-26 03:37:48.