daughter to be preferred to sons by any ruler of India.
(iv) very favourable to an Abyssinian slave, Yaqut Khan, and in turn received
invaluable assistance from him.
(v) finally deposed by the nobles and murdered by some bandits in Khaital.
Of these statements:
(a) all are true
(b) i, ii, iii and iv are true
(c) ii, iii, iv and v are true
(d) i, iii, iv and v are true
In order to improve the armed forces, Ala-uddin Khalji introduced
(i) Branding of horses
(ii) Descriptive roll of soldiers
(iii) Regular muster of the army
(iv) Organisation of the army on the decimal system
(v) Abolition of the iqtas of royal troopers
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) i, ii, iii and v
(d) ii, iii, iv and v
Ala-ud-din
(i) reduced the prices of various essential commodities and established
separate markets for those goods.
(ii) reduced land revenue demand of the state by eliminating all middlemen.
(iii) resumed several types of land grants such as inams, and waqfs.
(iv) reduced the state’s share of the war booty to 20 per cent from 80 per cent.
(v) prohibited matrimonial alliances among nobles without his prior
permission.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) i, iii and v
(d) i, iv and v
Firoz Tughluq
(i) set up an employment bureau