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Cultural History Pakistan Affairs Solved MCQs For FPSC Exams
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

Cultural History
Pakistan Affairs Solved MCQs
For all kind of FPSC Exams

1. Amir Khusro’s name is associated with the invention of:
(a) Sarod
(b) Sitar
(c) Tabla
(d) Shehnai

2. The most famous court poet of Akbar was:
(a) Abdur Rahim Khan-i Khanah
(b) Tulsidas
(c) Raskhan
(d) Surdas

3. Who among the following Mughal rulers has been called as the “Prince of Builders”?
(a) Jehangir
(b) Akbar
(c) Babur
(d) Shah Jahan

4. Sculptures of the Gandhara school reflect the influence of the:
(a) Chinese
(b) Greeks
(c) Romans
(d) Persians

5. During the Mughal period of Indian history, the name of Mansur became famous in the field of:
(a) Music
(b) Painting
(c) Architecture
(d) Garden lying

6. Which of the following was built by Akbar?
(a) Agra Fort
(b) Red Fort
(c) Daulatabad
(d) Ahmadnagar

7. The Red Fort of Delhi was built by:
(a) Akbar
(b) Shah Jahan
(c) Jehangir
(d) Sher Shah

8. The Mughal painting reached its zenith during the reign of:
(a) Akbar
(b) Jehangir
(c) Shah Jahan
(d) Babur

9. Gandhara School of Art was established in:
(a) Western India
(b) North Western India
(c) Eastern India
(d) Southern India

10. Taxila was a famous site of:
(a) Early Vedic Art
(b) Gandhara Art
(c) Mayan Art
(d) Gupta Art

11. The structure of Qutab Minar was completed by:
(a) Aram Shah
(b) Iltumish
(c) Qutub-ud-Din Aibak
(d) Tughlaq

12. A famous history book on India was written in the 11th century by:
(a) Sulaiman
(b) Alberuni
(c) Masoodi
(d) Firdusi

13. Which sufi saint’s dargah is at Ajmer?
(a) Saleem Chisti
(b) Muinuddin Chishti
(c) Baba Farid
(d) Hazrat Baku Sultan

14. Gandhara School of Art developed during the time of:
(a) Sokas
(b) Kushans
(c) Sungas
(d) Mauryas

15. Baland Darwaza is situated in:
(a) Delhi
(b) Fatehpur Sikri
(c) Lucknow
(d) Meeruth

16. Nishat Garden was built by:
(a) Babur
(b) Jehangir
(c) Sher Shah
(d) Akbar

17. Who built Char Minar?
(a) Quli Qutab Shah
(b) Ibraham Qutb Shah
(c) Ali Adil Shah
(d) None of these

18. Development of architecture was at its peak during:
(a) Chola period
(b) Gupta period
(c) Mughal period
(d) Pandya period

19. Baland Darwaza, built by Akbar, is to commemorate the victory of:
(a) Orissa
(b) Gujarat
(c) Bengal
(d) Delhi

20. The mausolum of Sher Shah is at:
(a) Lahore
(b) Delhi
(c) Sasaram
(d) Mumbai

21. Who among the following Mughal rulers banned music and dancing?
(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Babur
(c) Jehangir
(d) Akbar

22. Who among the following was great musician in the court of Akbar?
(a) Amir Khusro
(b) Tanseen
(c) Ramdas
(d) Abdul Fazal

23. Fatehpur Sikri was founded by:
(a) Babur
(b) Akbar
(c) Jehangir
(d) Humayun

24. Jama Masjid Delhi was built by:
(a) Akbar
(b) Shah Jahan
(c) Jehangir
(d) Humayun

25. Which of the following forts was not built by Akbar?
(a) Lahore Fort
(b) Gawaliar Fort
(c) Allahabad Fort
(d) Agra Fort

26. Purana Qila, Delhi was constructed during the reign of:
(a) Humayun
(b) Sher Shah
(c) Jehangir
(d) Akbar

27. The tomb of Babur is at:
(a) Lahore
(b) Kabul
(c) Karachi
(d) Delhi

28. Qutub Minar was built by:
(a) Qutubuddin Aibak
(b) Iltumish
(c) Razia Sultana
(d) Shah Jehan

29. Jehangiri Mahal is located in:
(a) Agra Fort
(b) Fatehpur Sikri
(c) Delhi
(d) Sikandra

30. The buildings constructed by which Mughal ruler represent the climax in the evolution of Mughal architecture?
(a) Akbar
(b) Jehangir
(c) Aurangzeb
(d) Shah Jahan

31. The city of Agra was founded by:
(a) Rana Sanga
(b) Sikandar Lodhi
(c) Ibraham Lodhi
(d) Firuz Tughluq

32. Tansen, the greatest musician of Akbar’s court belonged to:
(a) Delhi
(b) Gawaliar
(c) Lahore
(d) Lucknow

33. The account of Babur’s life (Tuzuk-i-Baburi) was written in:
(a) Urdu
(b) Persian
(c) Turki
(d) Arabic


1. b 2. a 3. d 4. b 5. b
6. a 7. b 8. b 9. b 10. b
11. b 12. b 13. b 14. b 15. b
16. b 17. a 18. c 19. b 20. c
21. a 22. b 23. b 24. b 25. b
26. a 27. b 28. a 29. a 30. d
31. b 32. b 33. c    

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