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
(c) Muhammad Tughluq
(d) Firoz Tughluq
Note: Questions 114 and 115 should be attempted in the context of the
‘Better a people’s weal than treasures vast.’
Which Delhi Sultan had the above words as his motto or guiding maxim?
(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
(d) It is better to have rich nobles than rich commoners.
Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(a) Battle of Waihind—Defeat