i. Coins minted in Delhi, called dehliwal. True
ii. Raziyya is from the Rajput dynasty. False
iii. Kharaj was a tax on cultivation. True
iv. Ibn Battuta, a fourteenth-century traveller was from Morocco, Africa. True
v. Alauddin used a “token” currency, somewhat like present-day paper currency. False
i. Raziyya was removed from the throne in 1240.
ii. In 1236 Sultan Iltutmish’s daughter, Raziyya, became Sultan.
iii. Delhi first became the capital of a kingdom under the Tomara Rajputs.
iv. Kakatiya dynasty of Warangal is a part of modern Andhra Pradesh.
v. Delhi became an important city only in the twelfth century.
vi. Mughal emperor Humayun, was defeated by Sher Shah.
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Ans. The other name for Iqtadar is muqti.
Ans. Alauddin Khalji abolished the Iqta System.
Ans. Persian was the language of administration under the Delhi Sultans.
Ans. Ibn Battuta travelled to India from Morocco, Africa.
Ans. Moth ki Masjid was built in the reign of Sikandar Lodi by his minister.
Ans. The Suri dynasty ruled for only fifteen years (1540-1555).
Ans. Muhammad Tughluq planned a campaign to capture Mongol territory.
Ans. Tomara Rajputs were the first rulers who established their capital at Delhi.
Ans. A mosque is literally a place where a Muslim prostrates in reverence to Allah.
Ans. The Sultanate reached its farthest extent during the reign of Muhammad Tughluq.
Ans. The idea of the “Three Orders” was first formulated in France in the early eleventh century.
Ans. A mosque is called a masjid in Arabic, literally a place where a Muslim prostrates in reverence to Allah.
Ans. The duty of the muqtis was to lead military campaigns and maintain law and order in their iqtas.
Ans. The authors of Persian tawarikh criticised the Delhi Sultans for appointing the “low and base-born” to high offices.
Ans. During prayer, Muslims stand facing Mecca. In India this is to the west. This is called the qibla.
Ans. Begumpuri mosque, built in the reign of Muhammad Tughluq, was the main mosque of Jahanpanah.
Ans. Tomara Rajputs were defeated in the middle of the twelfth century by the Chauhans (also referred to as Chahamanas) of Ajmer.
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