MCQs for Class 7 History Chapter 5 “Rulers and Buildings”



NCERT Class 7 History Chapter 5 “Rulers and Buildings” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

Rulers and Buildings MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 7 History Book Chapter 5 Rulers and Buildings. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.


 

Q1. Large stepped-wells were called

    1. A. Sponds
    1. B. Superstructures
    1. C. Quiblas
    1. D. Baolis

 

 

Q2. The baolis were constructed

    1. A. To provide a place for bathing for royals
    1. B. To fulfil the water demand
    1. C. For rainwater harvesting
    1. D. For entertainment of royals

 

 

Q3. The surface of the Qutb Minar is

    1. A. Triangular
    1. B. Rectangular
    1. C. Circular
    1. D. curved and angular

 

 

Q4. Upper structure was the term given to

    1. A. The large mansions
    1. B. The part of the building above the ground floor
    1. C. Large stepped wells
    1. D. An ornamented hall

 

 

Q5. What is Shikhara?

    1. A. The main shrine of the temple
    1. B. An ornamented hall of the temple
    1. C. The topmost pointed portion of a temple
    1. D. None of the above

 

 

Q6. The Dhangadeva was the king of

    1. A. Pandayan dynasty
    1. B. Rajput dynasty
    1. C. Khalji dynasty
    1. D. Chandela dynasty

 

 

Q7. The temples and mosques were beautifully constructed because

    1. A. They were the place of worship
    1. B. They meant to demonstrate power and wealth
    1. C. They meant to demonstrate devotion of kings
    1. D. All of the above

 

 

Q8. Which Pandayan king invaded Sri Lanka?

    1. A. King Sena – I
    1. B. Shrimara Shrivallabha
    1. C. King Rajendra
    1. D. None of these

 

 

Q9. Diwan-i Khas or Diwan-i am courts were also described as

    1. A. Chihil Sutun
    1. B. Qibia
    1. C. Chahar bagh
    1. D. Pishtaq

 

 

Q10. The “river-front garden” was the another name of

    1. A. Baoli
    1. B. Chahar bagh
    1. C. Reservoir
    1. D. Hauz

 

 

Q11. Akbar’s capital was at

    1. A. Delhi
    1. B.  Red Fort
    1. C. Siri Fort
    1. D. Agra

 

 

Q12. Fatehpur Sikri’s architecture was influenced by the styles of which region?

    1. A.  Bengal
    1. B. Gujarat
    1. C. Vijaynagara
    1. D. Bijapur

 

 

Q13. Humyun’s tomb was built between …..?

    1. A. 1571 to 1671
    1. B. 1545 to 1556
    1. C. 1562 to 1571
    1. D. 1571 to1581

 

 

Q14. Kandariya Mahadeva temple was built in …..?

    1. A. 1099
    1. B. 999
    1. C. 1099
    1. D. 1199

 

 

Q15. Qutb Minar has …… storeys?

    1. A. 3
    1. B. 4
    1. C. 5
    1. D. 7

 

 

Q16. kandariya Mahadeva Temple is dedicated to ……?

    1. A. Vishnu
    1. B. Shiva
    1. C. Ganesh
    1. D. Ram

 

 

Q17. Taj Mahal was built by…..?

    1. A. Akbar
    1. B. Shah Jahan
    1. C. Auranzeb
    1. D. Jahangir

 

 

Q18. Rajarajeshvara Temple is located in …..?

    1. A. Delhi
    1. B. Pondycherry
    1. C. Agra
    1. D. Thanjavur

 

 

Q19. Akbar’s architects were inspired from…..?

    1. A. Taimur
    1. B. Humayun
    1. C. Babur
    1. D. Allauddin Khilji

 

 

Q20. Chahar Bagh was not constructed in…..

    1. A. Kashmir
    1. B. Lucknow
    1. C. Jaipur
    1. D. B & C

 

 

Q21. Which was not built by Shah jahan?

    1. A. Taj Mahal
    1. B. Moti Masjid
    1. C. Qutb Minar
    1. D. Jama Masjid

 

 

Q22. Qitb Minar was built in the year?

    1. A. 1229
    1. B. 1250
    1. C. 1300
    1. D. 1329

 

 

Q23. How did the kings win praise with their subjects?

    1. A. By making structures for their use
    1. B. By distributing wealth
    1. C. By distributing grains and foods
    1. D. None

 

 

Q24. Who had constructed Hauz i Sultani

    1. A. Iltutmish
    1. B. Raziya Sultan
    1. C. Qutubdin Aibak
    1. D. Balban

 

 

Q25. Who built the Agra fort?

    1. A. Balban
    1. B. Akbar
    1. C. Shahjahan
    1. D. Jahangir

 

 

Q26. Who constructed the Kandariya Temple?

    1. A. King Raman
    1. B. King Dhanush
    1. C. Kiang Dhangadeva
    1. D. None

 

 

Q27. What were the elements of the Mughal Char Bagh garden?

    1. A. It consists of 4 gardens divided in 4 quarters by artificial channels
    1. B. It consists of 3 gardens divided in 4 quarters by artificial channels
    1. C. It consists of 10 gardens divided in 4 quarters by artificial channels
    1. D. None

 

 

Q28. What is the special feature of Fetehpur sikri, Akbar’s Capital?

    1. A. It shows the influence architectural style of the British
    1. B. It shows the influence architectural style of Gujarat and Malwa
    1. C. It shows the influence architectural style of the Mughals
    1. D. None

 

 

Q29. Who destroyed the Somnath Temple?

    1. A. Raziya Sultan
    1. B. Iltutmish
    1. C. Allauddin Khilji
    1. D. Sultan Mahmud

 

 

Q30. Dhanghadev belonged to …….dynasty.

    1. A. Chandela
    1. B. Monara
    1. C. Chola
    1. D. Rajput

 

Answer key for Class 7 History Book Chapter 5 “Rulers and Buildings” MCQs

Question No.AnswerQuestion No.Answer
1D16B
2C17B
3D18D
4B19A
5C20D
6D21C
7D22A
8B23A
9A24A
10B25B
11D26C
12B27A
13C28B
14B29D
15C30A

 

Tracing Changes through a Thousand Years Chapter 1 New Kings and Kingdom Chapter 2 The Delhi Sultans Chapter 3
The Mughal Empire Chapter 4Rulers and Building Chapter 5Towns, Traders and CraftPersons Chapter 6
Tribes, Nomads and Settled Communities Chapter 7Devotional Paths to the Divine Chapter 8The Making of Regional Cultures Chapter 9
Eighteenth-Century Political Formations Chapter 10