The Mughal Empire MCQs (1526-1858)

The Mughal Empire Timeline

Zaheer-ud-Din Babur the first Mughal King concentrated on gaining the control of northwestern India. He did it in 1526 after defeating the last sultan of Lodhi family at the first battle of Panipat. The Mughal Empire founded by Babur endured for more than three centuries (around 332 years). This is one of the most important topics of pre partition history of Pakistan for PPSC, FPSC, NTS, CSS and other competitive exams.

Mughal Empire List and their time period

Mughal KingsReign
Shah Jahan1628-1658
Shah Alam I/
Bahadur Shah I
Jahandar Shah1712-1713
Muhammad Shah/
Ahmad Shah Bahadur1748-1754
Alamgir II1754-1759
Shah Jahan III1759-1760
Shah Alam II1760-1806
Akbar Shah II1806-1837
Bahadur Shah II1837-1858

Questions about Zaheer-ud-Din Babar 

Which of the following battles is considered the beginning of Mughal Rule?
a. Battle of Kanwaha
b. Battle of Panipat
c. Battle of Kannuj
d. None of these

Who was the founder of Mughal Empire in the subcontinent?
a. Babur
b. Shah Jahan
c. Shah Alam
d. Akbar

Full name of Mughal King Babur?
a. Zaheer-ud-Din Muhammad
b. Umar Sheikh Mirza
c. Daulat Khan
d. Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad

What is the name of the father of Mughal Emperor Babur?
a. Nizam Khan
b. Jalal Lodi
c. Umar Sheikh Mirza
d. None of these

Babur was born in:
a. Umer Kot
b. Farghana
c. Kabul
d. Tehran

Farghana is a place located in which Central Asian Country?
a. Kazakhstan
b. Tajikistan
c. Uzbekistan
d. Turkmenistan

Umar Sheikh Mirza the father of Babur was died in which year?
a. 1484 AD
b. 1494 AD
c. 1500 AD
d. 1505 AD

When Babur captured Kabul?
a. 1500
b. 1504
c. 1515
d. 1526

After occuping Kabul Babur assumed the title ______ ?
a. The Great Warrior
b. Padshah (Badshah)
c. Great Ruler
d. None of these

Battle of Khanwa was fought in which year between Babur and Rana Sanga?
a. 1526 AD
b. 1527 AD
c. 1528 AD
d. 1529 AD