Mughal Dynasty : Babur– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was :

(a) An uncle of Ibrahim Lodi and a pretender to the throne of Delhi
(b) A cousin of Ibrahim Lodi who was ill-treated and expelled from the country
(c) The father of Dilawar Khan to whom cruel treatment was meted out by Ibrahim Lodi
(d) A high official in Punjab province who was very much discontented with Ibrahim Lodi’s treatment of his tribe

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2003]


2. The Mughal ruler of medieval India was –

(a) Persian (Iranian)
(b) Afghans
(c) Chagatai Turk
(d) None of the above

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2010]


3. Who among the following defeated Babur in the Battle of Sar-e-Pul?

(a) Abdullah Khan Uzbeg
(b) Shaibani Khan
(c) Ubaydullah Khan
(d) Jani Begh

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]


4. The First Battle of Panipat was fought between –

(a) Babur and Rana Sanga
(b) Sher Shah Suri and Akbar
(c) Humayun and Ibrahim Lodi
(d) Babur and Ibrahim Lodi

[U. P. P. C. S. (Mains) 2012, Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2005, U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


5. The main reason for Babur’s victory in the Battle of Panipat was –

(a) His horse-riding force
(b) His skilled warfare
(c) Tulghuma system
(d) Internal disputes among Afghans

[39th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1994]


6. At which of the following battles was artillery used for the first time by one of the two armies?

(a) First Battle of Panipat
(b) Battle of Khanwa
(c) Battle of Plassey
(d) Third Battle of Panipat

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


7. The reason for Babur’s victory over Ibrahim Lodi was-

(a) Bravery of Babur
(b) Artillery
(c) Weakness of Ibrahim
(d) Skilled commandant

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


8. Whom did Babur defeat in the first battle of Panipat?

(a) Rana Sanga
(b) Ibrahim Lodi
(c) Sikandar Lodi
(d) Sher Shah Suri

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


9. In which year, did Babar defeat Sultan Ibrahim Lodi at the Battle of Panipat?

(a) 1527 A.D.
(b) 1526 A.D.
(c) 1525 A.D.
(d) 1524 A.D.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


10. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(a) First Battle of Panipat – 1526
(b) Battle of Khanwa – 1527
(c) Battle of Ghaghara – 1529
(d) Battle of Chanderi – 1530

[U.P.P.C.S. (Re. Exam) (Pre) 2015]


11. Consider the following:
The arrival of Babur in India led to the
1. Introduction of gunpowder in the subcontinent
2. Introduction of the arch and dome in the region’s architecture
3. Establishment of the Timurid dynasty in the region
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2015]


12. During which one of the following battles, did Babur declare ‘Jehad’?

(a) Battle of Panipat
(b) Battle of Khanwa
(c) Battle of Chanderi
(d) None of the above

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2009]


13. In which one of the following battles, Rana Sanga fought against Babur?

(a) Battle of Panipat
(b) Battle of Khanwa
(c) Battle of Chanderi
(d) Battle of Ghaghara

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2010]


14. The ruler of Mewar who was defeated in the Battle of Khanwa by Babur in 1527 was –

(a) Rana Pratap
(b) Man Singh
(c) Sawai Uday Singh
(d) Rana Sanga

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2004]


15. Who was defeated in the Battle of Khanwa?

(a) Rana Pratap
(b) Hemu
(c) Rana Sanga
(d) Alauddin

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


16. After becoming the Mughal Ruler in India, Zahiruddin Muhammad adopted the name :

(a) Babur
(b) Humayun
(c) Jahangir
(d) Bahadur Shah

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


17. Babur adopted the title of ‘Padshah’ first at –

(a) Ferghana
(b) Kabul
(c) Delhi
(d) Samarqand

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


18. The empire of Babur included –
1. The area of Kabul
2. The area of Punjab
3. The area of modern Uttar Pradesh
4. The area of modern Rajasthan
Which of these statements is correct?

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 2, 3 and 4

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


19. Identify the Mughal emperor whose success in life due to his patience and resolution is a lesson for everyone.

(a) Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur
(b) Nasiruddin Muhammad Humayun
(c) Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar
(d) Abdul Muzaff ar Muhiuddin Aurangzeb

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1993]


 20. Which Hindu State has been mentioned by Babur in his Babur Nama :

(a) Orissa
(b) Gujarat
(c) Mewar
(d) Kashmir

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


21. Given below are two statements, one is labeled
Assertion (A) and others are labeled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): Babur wrote his memoirs in Turki.
Reason (R): Turki was the official language of the Mughal Court. In the context of the above two statements which one of the following is correct?

(a) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not a correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

[I.A.S. (Pre) 1993]


22. In which language was Tuzuk-i-Baburi’ written?

(a) Persian
(b) Arabic
(c) Turkish
(d) Urdu

[56th to 59th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2015]


24. Who among the following rulers circulated the silver coin called ‘Shahrukh’?

(a) Akbar
(b) Babur
(c) Humayun
(d) Shahjahan

[U.P. R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2017]