MCQs for Class 7 History Chapter 4 “The Mughal Empire”

The Mughal Empire MCQs

NCERT Class 7 History Chapter 4 “The Mughal Empire” Multiple Choice Question with Answers

The Mughal Empire MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 7 History Book Chapter 4 The Mughal Empire. 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. The name of residence of Mughal Emperors in Delhi was

A. The Red Fort
B. The Old Fort.
C. The Siri Fort
D.  None of these

Q2. Genghis Khan was a ruler of this tribe:

A. Turkish
B. Mongols
C. Huns
D. None of these

Q3. Which Mughal Emperor was defeated by Sher Shah Suri?

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

Q4. What is the ruling period of Jahangir?

A. 1526-1530 AD
B.  1530-1556 AD
C. 1556-1605 AD
D. 1605-1627 AD

Q5. Which Sikh Guru’s Martyrdom took place during Jahangir’s reign?

A. Guru Nanak Devji
B. Guru Gobind Singhji
C. Guru Arjun Devji
D. Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

Q6. What was the capital of Mirza Hakim Akhar’s half brother?

A. Kabul
B. Afghan
C. Morocco
D. Sind

Q7. Rathor Rajput was related to

A. Marwar
B. Mewar
C. Amber
D. Ranthambore

Q8. Which ruler was insulted by Aurangzeb?

A. Man Singh
B. Rana Pratap
C. Shivaji
D. All

Q9. The salary of the Mansabdars was called

A. Mansab
B. Jat
C. Jagi
D. Zabt

Q10. Who was Akbar’s Revenue minister?

A. Todar Mai
B. Birbal
C. Abul Fazl
D. Tansen

Q11. Akbar, a great Mughal Emperor was known for his _______

A. Tolerant religious policy
B. Good administration
C. Economic reforms and works
D. All of these

Q12. The minister-in-charge of religious and charitable patronage was known as

A. Zamindar
B. Bakhshi
C. Sadr
D.  Bigot

Q13. The literal meaning of Sulh-i kul is

A. Peace
B. Religion
C. Universal peace
D. Inheritance

Q14. What was the approximate number of mansabdars in Shah Jahan’s reign?

A. 6000
B. 4000
C.  8000
D. 10,000

Q15. The first war of Panipat was fought between ….?

A. Humayun and Ibraham Lodi
B. Akbar and Ibraham
C. Babur and ibrahim
D. Lodi Sher Khan and Ibraham Lodi

Q16. The war fought between Babur and Rana Sangha is called the …..?

A. Khanwa war
B. Panipat war
C. Chausa war
D. Kannauj war

Q17. Who fought Chausa and Kannauj wars against Humayun?

A. Sher Khan
B. Bairam Khan
C. Mirza Hakim
D. Safavid Shah

Q18. Which Mughal Emperor spent his last days in prison?

A. Akbar
B. Shah Jahan
C. Humayun
D. Babur

Q19. Who was the mother of Shah jahan?

A. Mewar Princess
B. Rajput princess
C. Bijapur princess
D. Rathore princess

Q20. Number of Mansabdars in Aurangzeb’s reign were?

A. 75
B. 79
C. 87
D. 90

Q21. Who wrote the Akbar nama ?

A. Abul Faizi
B. Abul Fazal
C. Todar mal
D. None

Q22. The interesting aspect about Ain i Akbari is …..?

A. Its pictorial details
B. Its ancestral details
C. Its administrative details
D. Its rich statistical details

Q23. What is the meaning of the word Diwan?

A. Revenue officer
B. Administrative officer
C. Finance officer
D. Legal officer

Q24. What was the capital of Mirza Hakim, Akbar’s half brother?

A. Kabul
B. Morocco
C. Sindh
D. Afghan

Q25. What was the other name of Prince Khurram?

A. Jahangir
B. Shah jahan
C. Aurangzeb
D. None

Q26. In which year did Humayun recapture Delhi?

A. 1552
B. 1553
C. 1554
D. 1555

Q27. Who was the first Mughal Emperor?

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

Q28. When was Shivaji insulted?

A. When he came to accept Marathi authority
B. When he came accept Mughal authority
C. When he declined mughal authority
D. None

Q29. What were the central provinces under the rule of the Mughals?

A. Lahore
B. Chittor
C. Agra
D. All

Q30. When did Humayun re establish the Mughal empire in India

A. 1320 AD
B. 1530 AD
C. 1600 AD
D. 1324 AD


Answer key for Class 7 History Book Chapter 4 “The Mughal Empire” MCQs

Question No.AnswerQuestion No.Answer


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