The Italian traveller Varthema wrote—The prince of Cambay’s daily food is
ass, the basilisk and toad.’ Who was that prince?
(a) Ahmad Shah
(b) Mahmud Begarha
(c) Muzaffar Shah
(d) Nasir-ud-din
Which one of the following rulers of Kashmir earned the title of ‘But-shikan’
or idol-breaker?
(a) Sikandar Shah
(b) Azam Shah
(c) Shams-ud-din Shah
(d) Qutub-ud-din Shah
Which one of the following rulers of Kashmir has been described as the
Akbar of Kashmir?
(a) Azam Shah
(b) Zain-ul Abidin
(c) Shihab-ud-din Shah
(d) Shah Mir
After the death of which one of the following Sultans of Delhi did Malik Raja
Faruqi, the governor of Khandesh, declare his independence?
(a) Firoz Tughluq
(b) Muhammad bin Tughluq
(c) Bahlul Lodhi
(d) Sikandar Lodhi
Nikitin, a Russian traveller, visited the Bahmani kingdom during the reign of
(a) Firoz Shah
(b) Muhammad Shah I
(c) Ahmad Shah Wali
(d) Muhammad Shah III
According to Abdur Razzaq, the pay of the policemen of Vijayanagar was
paid from the proceeds of
(a) brothels
(b) taxes on goods
(c) land revenue