Test: The Delhi Sultanate - 3


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QUESTION: 1

About whose kingdom it is said, “The dominion of the Lord of the universe extended from Delhi to Palam”?

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B is the correct option. It is said for Nasir-ud-Din Mahmud Shah Tughluq (reign: 1394 – February 1413 CE), also known as Nasiruddin Mohammad Shah, was the last sultan of the Tughlaq dynasty to rule the Islamic Delhi Sultanate.

QUESTION: 2

Which one of the following statement about the nature of the Muslim state in India during the Sultanate period is correct?

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QUESTION: 3

The nobility exercised a predominant influence in the state as generals, administrators and sometimes as king makers. Which one of the following formed the majority in this class?

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QUESTION: 4

Who constituted a council known as Umara-iChahalgana?

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QUESTION: 5

Which one of the following was the most well known powerful and first group of nobles created during the Sultanate period?

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QUESTION: 6

Which one of the cities was founded by Firuz Tughlaq?

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QUESTION: 7

What was the name of Delhi sultan to whom belongs to credit of being the first sultan of Delhi to lay the foundation of permanent standing army?

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following is correct?

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QUESTION: 9

Who were barids during Sultanate period?

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QUESTION: 10

Make pairs out of the following :

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1. Harnanda Koka was the general of Alauddin Khalji's army. Malwa along with Mandu, Dhara and Chanderi fell to Alauddin Khalji. Ain-ul-Mulk Multani was appointed the governor of Malwa.
2. The Rajasthani legends mention him as the Rajput ruler Ratan Singh. A fictionalized version of him appears as Ratan Sen in Malik Muhammad Jayasi's Padmavat. According to this poem, Alauddin attacked Chittorgarh to obtain his beautiful wife Rani Padmini; Alauddin captured the fort after Ratan Sen died in a combat with king Devpal of Kumbhalner; subsequently, Padmini and other women committed Jauhar to protect their honour.
3. Pratāparudra, also known as Rudradeva II, was the last ruler of the Kakatiya dynasty of India. He ruled the eastern part of Deccan, with his capital at Warangal.
4. Ramachandra also known as Ramadeva, was a ruler of the Seuna (Yadava) dynasty of Deccan region in India. He seized the throne from his cousin Ammana, after staging a coup in the capital Devagiri.

QUESTION: 11

Who among the following had a Hindu kotwal, named Birnathan?

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QUESTION: 12

Which one of the following sultans tried to organise the army on the decimal system after the Mongol pattern?

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QUESTION: 13

Match the officers with their functions:

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QUESTION: 14

Zakat (a religious tax) could be demanded only from the Muslims. Which one of the following statements about zakat is correct?

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QUESTION: 15

Jizaya (a religious tax) could be demanded only from the Hindus. Which one of the following statements about jizaya is correct?

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QUESTION: 16

Provincial governors of the Delhi Sultanate were called :

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QUESTION: 17

Match the officers of the Sultanate with their functions:

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QUESTION: 18

Arrange the following sultans of Delhi in the chronological order that they ruled.

(i) Ibrahim Ruknuddin
(ii) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(iii) Shihabuddin Umar
(iv) Mubarak Shah
(v) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

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QUESTION: 19

What was Majlis-i-Am or Majlis-i-Kahlawat during Sultanate period?

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QUESTION: 20

Which one of the following officers was the chief revenue collector and also empowered to settle revenue disputes at pargana level?

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QUESTION: 21

The empire was divided into several administrative units. Which one of the following gives the administrative divisions of the empire in the correct descending order?

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The correct option is B.
The empire was divided into a number of Iqtas.
Iqtadars administered the Iqtas.
Iqtas further were divided into smaller units called Parganas, Shiqqs, and the villages.
Amil or Munsif – an important official of the Pargana.

QUESTION: 22

Which one of the following terms was used for measurement of land in Sultanate period?

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QUESTION: 23

Which of the following is correct?

(A) The religious taxZakat could be demanded only from Muslims and it was used for the benefit of the Muslim community.
(B) Kharaz or land tax from non-Muslims, varied from 1/10th to one-half.
(C) Khums were one-fifth of the spoils of war.
(D) Ushr was a land tax paid by the Muslims.

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QUESTION: 24

Which one of the following statements regarding the Iqta system is correct?

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QUESTION: 25

Which statement on Iqtadars is correct?

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QUESTION: 26

Arrange the following ranks from higher status to low:

(I)  Amir
(II) Malik
(III)  Khan
(IV) Sar-i-Khail

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QUESTION: 27

What is Khidamati?

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QUESTION: 28

Match the following:


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QUESTION: 29

Match the following:

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QUESTION: 30

Who were Valiyul Kharaj and Muqta-gir during Tughlaq period?

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