THE DELHI SULTANS
I NAME THE FOLLOWING:
1. The coins minted in Delhi during Tomaras and Chauhans: ____________
2. Privileges claimed on account of birth: _______________
3. Social and biological differences between women and men: ______________________________
4. The queen of the Kakatiya dynasty of Warangal, part of modern Andhra Pradesh who changed her name on her inscriptions and pretended she was a man: ____________________
5. The lands adjacent to a city or port that supply it with goods and services: ________________
6. A fortified settlement, with soldiers: __________________
7. During his reign the second expansion occurred along the “external frontier” of the Sultanate into southern India: __________________
8. The special slaves purchased for military service, by Sultans: __________
9. These personnel were appointed by earlier Sultans, the Khalji and Tughluq monarchs as governors of territories: _______________________
10. The lands looked after by Governors for Sultans: ___________
11. The tax collected on cultivation: ______________
12. The dynasty established by Sher Shah Sur in Delhi: ______________
II FILL IN THE BLANKS:
1. The “Three Orders”, the “Peace of God”, Knights and the Crusades was first formulated in _______________ in the early eleventh century.
2. Sher Shah’s administration became the model followed by the great emperor ______________
3. In a “congregational mosque” ___________ read their prayers together.
4. Delhi first became the capital of a kingdom under the ___________ Rajputs.
5. ___________ are considered as highly valuable information about the Delhi Sultanate’
6. In 1236 Sultan Iltutmish’s daughter, ______________, became Sultan.
7. The first set of campaigns along the “internal frontier” of the Sultanate aimed at consolidating the __________________ of the garrison towns.
8. A mosque is called a ____________ in Arabic
9. During prayer, Muslims stand facing Mecca. In India this is to the west, is called the ________________
10.The holders of Iqta were called ________________
11.Under _____________ the state brought the assessment and collection of land revenue under its own control.
12. ____________ attacks on the Delhi Sultanate increased during the reign of Alauddin Khalji and in the early years of Muhammad Tughluq’s rule.
VI ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
1 What were the duties of Iqtadars or Muqtis during Delhi Sultanate period and what did they get in return from Sultans?
2. How did Sultans control Muqtis or Iqtadars?
3 What were Iqtas and who were the Iqtadars?
4 Which successful economic/administrative measures were undertaken by Sultan Alauddin Khilji.
5 How can you say that ‘Muhammad –bin- Tughluq’s measures against the Mongols were different to those of Alauddin Khilji’s’?
6 ‘Muhammad Tughluq’s administrative measures were a failure’. Justify.
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