Which of the following new ·techniques in the cotton textile industry were
introduced in India by the Turks?
(i) Spinning jenny
(ii) Spinning wheel
(iii) Water frame
(iv) Cotton-carder’s bow
(v) Weaver’s treadles
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) ii, iv and v
The following words are ascribed to which Delhi Sultan? ‘Sovereignty is not
conferred upon every man but is placed on the elect.’
(a) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(b) Iltutmish
(c) Muhammad Tughluq
(d) Firoz Tughluq
Note: Questions 114 and 115 should be attempted in the context of the
following words.
‘Better a people’s weal than treasures vast.’
Which Delhi Sultan had the above words as his motto or guiding maxim?
(a) Balban
(b) Firoz Tughluq
(c) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(d) Muhammad Tughluq
What is the meaning of the above motto?
(a) It is better to have people’s welfare than a huge treasury.
(b) It is better to have a huge treasury than empty coffers.
(c) It is better to keep the people at a subsistence level than to allow them
grow rich.
(d) It is better to have rich nobles than rich commoners.
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Battle of Waihind—Defeat