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IAS Previous Year Medieval History Questions | Lecture 2 | Khilji & Tughlaq Dynasty

 

Q.1) Consider the map given below: (1995)

 The route indicated in the map was followed, during the course of his military expedition by

(a)Chandragupta II

(b)Harshavardhana

(c)Rajendra Chola

(d)Malik Kafur

Q.2) Assertion (A): Muhammad bin Tughlaq left Delhi, and, for two years lived in a camp called Swarga- dwari

Reason (R): At that time, Delhi was ravaged by a form of plague and many people died

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:  (2002)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.3) The historian Barani refused to consider the state in India under Delhi Sultans as truly Islamic because (2002)

(a)The majority of the population did not follow Islam

(b)The Muslim theologists were often disregarded

(c)The Sultan supplemented the Muslim law by framing his own regulations

(d) religious freedom was accorded to non- Muslims

Q.4) Assertion (A): Muhammad bin Tughlaq issued a new gold coin which was called dinar by Ibn Batutah

Reason (R): Muhammad bin Tughlaq wanted to issue token currency in gold coins to promote trade with West Asian and North African countries

Select the correct answer using the code given below:  (2006)

(a)Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c)A is true but R is false

(d)A is false but R is true

Q.5) ‘The King was freed from his people and they from their king’. On whose death did Badauni comment thus? (1999)

(a)Balban

(b)Ala-ud-din Khilji

(c)Muhammad-bin-Tughlak

(d)Feroze Shah Tughlak

Q.6) The sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest networks of canals in India was (1998)

(a)Iltutmish

(b)Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

(c)Feroze Shah Tughlaq

(d)Sikandar Lodi

Q.7) With reference to medieval Indian rulers, which one of the following statements is correct?

(2002)

(a)Alauddin Khilji first set up a separate ariz’s department

(b)Balban introduced the branding system of horses in his military

(c)Muhammad bin Tughlaq was succeeded by his uncle to the Delhi throne

(d)Firoz Tughlaq set up a separate department of slaves

Q.8) Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi sultanate? (2004)

(a)Firuz Shah Tughlaq

(b)Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq Shah II

(c)Nasir-ud-din Mahmud

(d)Nasrat Shah

Q.9) Fawazil in the Sultanate period means (1998)

(a)Extra payment made to the nobles

(b)Revenue assigned in lieu of salary

(c)Excess amount paid to the exchequer by the iqtadars

(d)Illegal exactions extracted from the peasants

Q.10) Which of the following pairs is correctly matched? (2001)

(a)Dewan-i-Bandagani  : Tughlaq

(b)Dewan-i-Mustakhraj  : Balban

(c)Dewan-i-Kohi  : Alauddin Khilji

(d)Dewan-i-Arz  : Muhammad Tughlaq

 

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