(d) Jaina temple
What is ‘batter’?
(a) It is a decorative method combining floral and geometrical designs with
panels of Quranic inscriptions in Arabic.
(b) It is the practice of combining the principles of the Islamic and Indian
methods of construction.
(c) The sloping walls which give the effect of strength and solidarity to the
building.
(d) It is the practice of placing tombs on high platforms in the midst of
gardens.
Who among the following is said to have witnessed the reign of eight Delhi
Sultans?
(a) Zia-ud-din Barani
(b) Shams-i-Shiraj Afif
(c) Minhaj-us-Siraj
(d) Amir Khusrau
Arrange the following Delhi Sultans of the Mamluk dynasty in chronological
order
(i) Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
(ii) Kaiqubad
(iii) Iltutmish
(iv) Raziya
(v) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
(vi) Balban
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) v, i, iii, vi, iv and ii
(b) v, iii, iv, i, vi and ii
(c) iii, iv, i, ii, v and vi
(d) iv, ii, i, vi, v and iii
What is the historical sequence of the following conquests of Ala-ud-din
Khalji?
(i) Malwa
(ii) Chittor
(iii) Ranthambhor