and introduced the practice of granting
except that of Aibak, in the khutba.
(iii) withdrew the exemption of Brahmins from payment of jizya and
collected 10 per cent of the gross produce from peasants as irrigation tax.
(iv) abolished about 23 taxes or cesses (abwab) like house tax, salt tax, etc.,
on the ground of their un-Islamic nature.
(v) conquered Jajnagar or Orissa and founded the city of Jaunpur.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) i, iii and v
Which of the following Delhi Sultans sought and secured the ‘letter of
investiture’ from the caliph?
(i) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
(ii) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(iii) Iltutmish
(iv) Muhammad Tughluq
(v) Firoz Tughluq
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) iii, iv and v
(d) i, iii and v
During the period of the Delhi sultanate, majlis-i-am or majlis-i-khalawat,
meaning council of ministers, was formed by
(i) Wazir
(ii) Amir-i-Kohi
(iii) Ariz-i-Mumalik
(iv) Sadr-us-Sudur
(v) Amir-i-Hajeb
(vi) Amir Munshi
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii, iii and iv
(b) i, iii, iv and vi