|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Circle of justice||(a) Tarikh/Tawarikh|
|(ii) Gender distinction||(b) Fakhr-i-Mudabbir|
|(iii) Valuable sources of information||Raziya|
Answer: (i) b, (ii) c, (iii) a
Fill in the blanks
- The use of _____ was continued by the Khaljis and Tughluqs.
- Military expeditions to southern India were started during the reign of ____
- Delhi first became the capital of a kingdom under the ____.
- Coins minted in Delhi called ____ had wide circulation.
Answer: (1) Bandagan, (2) Alauddin Khalji, (3) Tomara Rajputs, (4) Dehliwal
Multiple Choice Questions
Question 1: Special slaves purchased for military service by the early Delhi Sultans were called
- Bonded labour
- Either a or b
Answer: (b) Bandagan
Question 2: The Sultans were dependent on ____for supplies.
- All of the above
Answer: (d) All of the above
Question 3: Military expeditions to southern India culminated during the reign of____
- Alauddin Khalji
- Sher Shah Suri
- Muhammad Tughluq
- Lodhi dynasty
Answer: (c) Muhammad Tughluq
Question 4: Delhi became an important commercial centre under the
- Both a and b
- None of the above
Answer: (c) Both a and b
Very Short Answer Questions
Question 1: What were the three types of taxes during the Khalji and Tughluq reign?
Answer: Taxes on cultivation (called kharaj), cattle and houses.
Question 2: Define hinterland.
Answer: It is a land adjacent to a city or port that supplies it with goods and services.
Question 3: During whose reigns was the Sultanate expanded?
Answer: Ghiyasuddin Balban, Alauddin Khalji and Muhammad Tughluq.
Question 4: What is a garrison town?
Answer: It is a fortified settlement with soldiers.