The invasion of Arabs-History

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1. The first Muslim invasion of India was led by :

2. The Arab conquest of Sind took place in :

3. Consider the following statement regarding the Arab conquest of Sindh in 712 A.D. :
1. It did not prove to be permanent
2.It was adequately supported by the Caliphs
3. It lasted for about three centuries
Which of these statements are correct?

4. Who were Barids during the Sultanate period?

5. Al Beruni came to India along with :

6. The first Muslim ruler in India was :

7. Who was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi?

8. Consider the following passage :
" In the course of a career on the road spanning almost thirty years, he crossed the breadth of the Eastern Hemisphere, visited territories equivalent to about 44 modern coountries, and put behind him a total distance of approximately 73000 miles."
The world's greatest traveller of pre-modern times to whom the above passage refers is :

9. Ala-ud-din Khalji's revenue system was directed towards
I. controlling ambitious Muslim nobles
II. Curbing the wealth and power of Hindu landowning classes
increased the State's income

10. Why was Balban so keen on increasing the prestige of his crown?

11. Timur invaded India during the reign of :

12. Who laid the foundation of the first independent Turkish kingdom in India?

13. Who among the following was not a slave before he became a king?

14. Indians in ancient time learnt a lot from the Greeks in the field of :

15. Which of the following rulers died while playing 'Chaugan'?

16. Match the following :
Dynasty Period
A. The Slave Dynasty 1. 1451-1526
B. The Khilji Dynasty 2. 1320-1412
C. The Tughlaq Dynasty 3. 1330-1400
D. The Lodi Dynasty 4. 1290-1320
5. 1280-1330
6. 1206-1290
Below options are given in the order A B C D

17. Which one of the following architectural features was not brought by the Turkish conquerors?

18. The battle of Walhind in 1008-09 was fought between :

19. Who among the following sultans was advised by Qazi Mughisuddin to act according to the laws of Shariat, but the Sultan rejected his advice?

20. Ashokan pillars were brought from Ambala to Delhi by :

21. The famous poet Amir Khusrau, nicknamed the 'Parrot of India' was the contemporary of all of the following except :

22. The Delhi Sultanate virtually ended due to the invasion of :

23. The Chalilsa or the Group of Forty was the nickname of :

24. The Slave Dynasty Sultans were :

25. Which Muslim emperor was attracted by the beauty of Queen Padmini?

26. The 'Shahnama' was written by :

27. Alberuni came to India with :

28. During whose reign did the Mongols first invade India?

29. The founder of the first Afghan dynasty in India was :

30. Which of the contemporary historians was appointed as the chief qazi of Delhi by sultan Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq ?