(d) i-E, ii-B, iii-D, iv-A, v-C
Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if ‘Assertion’ (A) is correct, but ‘Reason’ (R) is wrong.
Mark (b) if ‘A’ is wrong, but ‘R’ is correct.
Mark (c) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, and ‘R’ is the correct explanation for
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, and ‘R’ is not correct explanation for
Assertion (A): Slave Sultans are also called Ilbari Turks.
Reason (R): IIbari in Arabic language means ‘the owned’.
Assertion (A): Ala-ud-din Khalji gave maximum attention to the organisation
of the armed forces.
Reason (R): He appropriated four-fifths share of the war booty to the state,
leaving only one-fifth share to the soldiers.
Assertion (A): Ghiyas-ud-din Tughluq died in an accident while receiving his
victorious son, Muhammad.
Reason (R): Muhammad Tughluq was himself assassinated by his nephew,
Firoz Tughluq.
Assertion (A): Most of the Delhi Sultans kept up the pretence of regarding the
caliph as the legal sovereign while they themselves were his representatives.
Reason (R): Opposition to the Sultan who had been recognised by the caliph
as his deputy was regarded by the Muslims in general as contrary to the Holy
Assertion (A): The post of malik naib was generally filled only when a ruler
was weak or a minor.
Reason (R): Ala-ud-din Khalji gave this high post to Malik Kafur as a mark
of special favour.
Assertion (A): Ariz-i-mumalik in his capacity as the head of the military
department was the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Reason (R): He was responsible for recruiting, equipping, training and paying
the army.