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Modern History
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  • Impact of British Rule on Indian Economy

Delhi Sultanate Literature MCQ Set-2

21. The Delhi Sultan who wrote his memoirs, was

(A) Iltutmish
(B) Balban
(C) Alauddin Khalji
(D) Firuz Tughluq

Answer (D) Firuz Tughluq

[UPPCS (Pre) 2008]

22. Which of the following pair is correctly matched?

Name —— Text (Music)
(A) Pandit Bhavbhatt – Sangeetraj
(B) Ustad Chand Khan – Ragachandrika
(C) Pundrik Vitala – Raagmala
(D) Kumbha – Ragakalpadrum

Answer (C) Pundrik Vitala – Raagmala

[RAS/RTS (Pre) 2016]

23. Consider the following statements.

1. Kitab-i-Nauras, a collection of songs in praise of Hindu deities and Muslim saints, was written by Ibrahim Adil Shah II.
2. Amir Khusrau was the originator in India of the early form of the musical style known as Qawwali.

Which of these statements is/are correct?
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer (C) Both 1 and 2

[IAS (Pre) 2003]

24. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.

List-I
(a) Ziyauddin Barani
(b) Hasan Nizami
(c) Minhaj-us-Siraj
(d) Yahia-hin-Ahmad
List-II
1. Tarikh-i-Mubarakshahi
2. Tabqat-i-Nasiri
3. Tarikh-i-Firuzshahi
4. Taj-ul-Maasir
5. Tabaqat-i-Akbari

(A) (a) – 1, (b) – 2, (c) – 3, (d) – 4
(B) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 5, (d) – 1
(C) (a) – 5, (b) – 3, (c) – 4, (d) – 1
(D) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1

Answer (D) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 2, (d) – 1

[UPPCS (Pre) 1997]

25. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below.

List-I List-II
(a) Tarikh-e-Hind 1. Ibn Battuta
(b) Tarikh-e-Delhi 2. Minhaz
(c) Rihla 3. Al-Biruni
(d) Tabqat-e-Nasiri 4. Khusrau

(A) (a) – 1, (b) – 3, (c) – 2, (d) – 4
(B) (a) – 2, (b) – 1, (c) – 4, (d) – 3
(C) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 1, (d) – 2
(D) (a) – 4, (b) – 2, (c) – 3, (d) – 1

Answer (C) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 1, (d) – 2

[UPPCS (Mains) 2009]