The Delhi Sultanat

  1. Who was the first ruler of the Slave dynasty ?
    1. Qutubuddin Aibak
    2. Iltutmish
    3. Sultan Mahmud
    4. Balban
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    Qutubuddin Aibak was bought by Muhammad Ghori who later made him his Governor

    Correct Option: A

    Qutubuddin Aibak was bought by Muhammad Ghori who later made him his Governor. After the death of Ghori, Aibak took up sovereign powers on 24th June 1206 founding the Slave Dynasty in India.

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  1. Who was the Governor of Kara-Manikpur to have revolted against Sultan Jalaluddin Firoz Khilji ?
    1. Arkali Khan
    2. Almas Beg
    3. Jawna Khan
    4. Malik Chajju
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    Chajju rebelled at Kara in 1290. He assumed the title Sultan Mughisuddin, issued coins in his name and had the Khutba read in his honour. Jalaluddin led his forces to meet the rebel. Chajju was captured and punished mildly by sending to Multan in honourable confinement.

    Correct Option: D

    Chajju rebelled at Kara in 1290. He assumed the title Sultan Mughisuddin, issued coins in his name and had the Khutba read in his honour. Jalaluddin led his forces to meet the rebel. Chajju was captured and punished mildly by sending to Multan in honourable confinement.

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  1. Which sultan of Delhi made a rule that, in any given year, the land revenue can be increased only nominally, viz. one-tenth or one-eleventh of the fixed revenue ?
    1. Balban
    2. Alauddin
    3. Ghiyasuddin tughlaq
    4. Firozshah Tughlaq
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    Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq came to power in AD 1320 after killing the last Khilji, Khusrau Khan. He made a rule that, in any given year, the land revenue can be increased only nominally viz-1/10 th or 1/11th of the fixed revenue.

    Correct Option: C

    Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq came to power in AD 1320 after killing the last Khilji, Khusrau Khan. He made a rule that, in any given year, the land revenue can be increased only nominally viz-1/10 th or 1/11th of the fixed revenue.

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  1. Who of the following was responsible for the murder of his father ?
    1. Balban
    2. Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
    3. Alauddin Khilji
    4. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
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    Muhammad Bin Tughlaq was responsible for the murder of his father, Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq. To welcome the Sultan, a temporary wooden pavilion had been hastily constructed at Afganpur, a village some distance away from Tughlaqabad. All of a sudden, the pavillion came crashing down and killing the sultan, Ghiyasuddin.

    Correct Option: B

    Muhammad Bin Tughlaq was responsible for the murder of his father, Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq. To welcome the Sultan, a temporary wooden pavilion had been hastily constructed at Afganpur, a village some distance away from Tughlaqabad. All of a sudden, the pavillion came crashing down and killing the sultan, Ghiyasuddin.

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  1. The city of Jaunpur was founded by
    1. Mohmmad Bin Tughlaq
    2. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    3. Ibrahim Lodi
    4. Sikandar Lodi
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    Firoz Shah Taghlaq founded Jaunpur, Fatehabad, Hissar, Salura, Firozpur, etc. Two hundred towns apparently include those villages abandoned by the people which were repopulated during Firoz's reign due to the increased facilities provided by the the state.

    Correct Option: B

    Firoz Shah Taghlaq founded Jaunpur, Fatehabad, Hissar, Salura, Firozpur, etc. Two hundred towns apparently include those villages abandoned by the people which were repopulated during Firoz's reign due to the increased facilities provided by the the state.

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