MCQs for Class 7 History Chapter 3 “The Delhi Sultans”

The Delhi Sultans Multiple choice question

NCERT Class 7 History Chapter 3 “The Delhi Sultans” Multiple Choice Question with Answers

The Delhi Sultans MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 7 History Book Chapter 3 The Delhi Sultans. 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. Which of the following was NOT the king of the Rajput Dynasty?

A. Tomaras
B. Ananga Pala
C. Prithviraj Chauhan
D.  Bahlul Lodi

Q2. Which ruler first established his capital at Delhi?

A. Chauhans ruler
B. Tomara Rajput ruler
C.  Turkish ruler
D.  Khilji dynasty

Q3. Who was the first slave king of Delhi Sultanate?

A. Qutbuddin Aibak
B. Iltutmish
C. Raziyya Sultan
D. Alauddin Khalji

Q4. Who was successor of Muhammad-bin Tughluq?

A. Ghiyasuddin Tughluq
B.  Firuz Shah Tughluq
C. Ibn Battuta
D. None of these

Q5. What was the language of administration under the Delhi Sultans?

A. Urdu
B. Persian
C. Hindi
D. English

Q6. The position of standing facing Mecca during namaz is known as

A. Khutba
B. Qibla
C. Sijdah
D. Kharaj

Q7. In whose reign did the Sultanate reach its farthest extent?

A. Tomara Rajput
B. Raziyya
C. Alauddin Khalji
D. Muhammad-bin Tughluq

Q8. Who was Ulema?

A. A slave purchased for military service
B. A ruler
C. A scholar of Islamic learning
D. An invader

Q9. A fortified settlement with soldiers was

A.  hinterland
B. garrison town
C. Jagir
D. none of these

Q10. Which was NOT the kind of taxes during Delhi Sultanate?

A. Kharaj
B.  Tax on cattles
C. Tax on houses
D.  Bandagans

Q11. Kharaj was a type of tax on

A.  houses
B. Cattle
C. trade
D. cultivation

Q12. Which Mughal emperor followed Sher Shah Suri’s idea of administration?

A. Humayun
B. Akbar
C. Babur
D. Aurangzeb

Q13. …………. dynasty ruled Delhi before the Tughluqs.

A. Chauhans
B. Tomara
C. Turkish
D.  Khilji

Q14. Tarikh or Tawarikh were written in ………….

A. Urdu
B. English
C. Persian
D. Hindi

Q15.  ……….. was built by two rulers Qutbuddin Aybak and Iltutmish.

A. Red fort
B. Taj Mahal
C. Qutb Minar
D. Fort of Hyderabad

Q16. …………. is a sermon during Friday prayer in the Mosque.

A. Khutba
B. Qibla
C. Sijdah
D. Kharaj

Q17. Leader of the Namaz is ……………

A. Imam
B. Maulvi
C. Maulana
D. Priest

Q18. Raziyya Sultan ruled from ………… to 1240 AD.

A. 1235
B. 1236
C. 1232
D. 1231

Q19. Delhi became an important city under the rule of 

A. Chauhans
B. Tomaras
C. Turks
D.  A & B

Q20. Delhi’s authority was challenged by ………. invasions

A. Mongols
B. Mughals
C. Turks
D. None

Q21. Rudramadevi ruled the Kakatiya Dynasty from…….?

A. 1262 – 1289
B. 1130 – 1145
C. 1165 – 1192
D. 1414-1451

Q22. The Delhi Sultans were dependent upon….?

A. Trade, tribute or plunder for supplies
B. Taxes from tourists
C. Taxes from artisans
D. None

Q23. Name the first mosque built by Delhi Sultans? 

A. Jama Masjid
B. Moth Ki Masjid
C. Quwwat Al Islam
D. Jamali Kamali Masjid

Q24. Who built Quwwat Al Islam?

A. Iltutmish
B. Ghiyasudhin Balban
C. Raziya Sultan
D. Allaudin Khilji

Q25. Which mosque is Sanctuary of the World?

A. Begumpuri Mosque
B. Moth Mosque
C. Neeli Mosque
D. Jamali Kamali Masjid

Q26. Ziyauddin Barani was…..?

A. An archeologist
B. A warrior
C. Sultan
D. A muslim political thinker of Delhi Sultanate

Q27. Ibn Batuta belonged to…..?

A. Iran
B. Morocco
C. Afghanistan
D. China

Q28. Shershah Suri started his career as a ……?

A. Accountant
B. Soldier
C. Manager
D. Traveller

Q29. Balban was a Sultan of which dynasty?

A. Tughluq
B. Khilji
C. Sayyad
D. Turkish

Q30. What was the duty of the Muqtis?

A. To lead rulers
B. To lead military campaigns
C. To lead the country
D. None

Answer key for Class 7 History Book Chapter 3 “The Delhi Sultans” MCQs

Question No. Answer Question No. Answer
1 D 16 A
2 B 17 A
3 A 18 B
4 B 19 D
5 B 20 A
6 B 21 A
7 D 22 A
8 C 23 C
9 B 24 A
10 D 25 A
11 D 26 D
12 B 27 B
13 D 28 C
14 C 29 A
15 C 30 B


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