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Chapter 1 Class 7 History - The Medieval World

This century marked the end of the medieval period in India

A. eighth 

B. eighteenth

C. Seventh

D. Tenth



Answer by Student

So, the correct answer is (B) Eighteenth

Detailed Explanation by Teachoo

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  • Option (A) Eighth - The eighth century marked the beginning of the medieval period in India, not the end. The medieval period started after the collapse of the Gupta Empire and the rise of various Rajput dynasties in northern India .This is incorrect

  • Option (B) Eighteenth - The eighteenth century marked the end of the medieval period in India, as it saw the decline of the Mughal Empire and the rise of the British colonial rule. The British became a political force in India after defeating the Mughals and other regional powers in various battles, such as the Battle of Plassey (1757) and the Battle of Buxar (1764).This is correct .

  • Option (C) Seventh - The seventh century was still part of the ancient period in India, as it witnessed the rule of Harsha and Pulakesin II, who were considered as the last great rulers of ancient India.This is incorrect .

  • Option (D) Tenth - The tenth century was also part of the medieval period in India, as it saw the expansion of the Rajput kingdoms and the invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni, who plundered many temples and cities in northern India.This is incorrect

Thus, option (B) is correct .

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