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Mughal Empire - General Knowledge | Questions for Competitive Exam

31 Tulsidas was a contemporary of :
A Akbar
B Babar
C Shahjahan
D Jahangir

Answer: Option [A]

Tulsidas wrote a number of famous works in Sanskrit and Awadhi, but he is best known for the epic Ramcharitmanas, a vernacular Hindi retelling of the Sanskrit Ramayana based on Rama's life. He was Akbar's contemporary.

32 The mausoleum of Sher Shah is at :
A Lahore
B Agra
C Delhi
D Sasaram

Answer: Option [D]

The tomb of Sher Shah Suri is in the Sasaram town of Bihar state, India. The tomb was built in memory of Emperor Sher Shah Suri, a Pathan from Bihar who defeated the Mughal Empire and founded the Suri Empire in northern India.



33 Buland Darwaza is situated in :
A Lucknow
B Meerut
C Fatehpur Sikri
D Delhi

Answer: Option [C]

Buland Darwaza is situated in Fatehpur Sikri. Buland Darwaza or the "Gate of Magnificence", was built in 1601 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is 43 km from Agra.

34 Purana Qila was constructed during the reign of :
A Akbar
B Humayun
C Sher Shah
D Jahangir

Answer: Option [C]

The founder of the Suri Dynasty, Sher Shah Suri, defeated Humayun in 1540, naming the fort Shergarh; he added several more structures in the complex during his five-year reign. Purana Qila and its environs flourished as the "sixth city of Delhi".

35 The Muslim woman warrior Chand Bibi was the ruler of :
A Golconda
B Bahmani
C Bijapur
D Meerut

Answer: Option [C]

Sultana Chand Bibi (1550–1599 CE) was an Indian ruler and warrior. She acted as the Regent of Bijapur Sultanate during the minority of Ibrahim Adil Shah II in 1580-1590, and regent of Ahmednagar Sultanate during the minority of her great nephew Bahadur Shah in 1595-1600.

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