Which among the following terms was used for the Royal cavalry of the Maratha Army System?
None of these
Solution:Option(D) is correct
Bargir was the Royal cavalry of the Maratha army system. There were two kinds of cavalry viz. Bargirs and the Shiledars.
Bargirs were provided horses from the state and thus, the horses were property of the royal household and were looked after by state officers.
Shiledars used to keep their own horses.
Who among the following was called ‘Hazar Dinari’ during the regime of Alauddin Khilji, ruler of the Delhi sultanate?
Solution:Option(C) is correct
Malik Kafur (died 1316), was a slave who became a head general in the army of Alauddin Khilji, ruler of the Delhi sultanate from 1296 to 1316 AD.
He was originally seized by Alauddin’s army after the army conquered the city of Khambhat. He was castrated and made a eunuch.
Malik Kafur was also called “Thousand Dinar Kafur” or Hazar Dinari, the amount paid by sultan for his possession.
As per the Prithviraja-Raso, the four Rajput Clans which emerged from Agni-Kunda (Fire Altar) of Mount Abu are__?
Paramaras, Chandelas, Chauhans, Chalukyas
Pratiharas, Chauhans, Chalukyas, Parmaras
Pratiharas, Chauhans, Gahadavalas, Kalachuris
Chauhans, Kalachuris, Chandelas, Pratiharas
Solution:Option(B) is correct
Agni-kunda story was first given in Nava-sahasanka-charita of Padmagupta. There are several versions of this theory and one of them was of Chandbardai in his book ‘Prithviraj Raso’.
According to this theory the forefathers of Rajputs were born from the holy fire burnt on the Abu Mountains.
The four clans founded by four Heroes were Pratiharas, Chauhans, Chalukyas, Parmaras.
Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?
Supreme Authority in Justice
Head of the Finance department
In charge of charities
Censor of Public morals
Solution:Option(A) is correct
Qazi-ul-Quzat was the supreme authority in justice.
Since it was difficult for the emperor to do-away with justice in all the cases, he appointed Qazi-ul-Quzat to do the justice in accordance with Muslim Law.
The Chief Judge of the sultanate was known as the Qazi-I-Mamalik also known as the Qazi-ul- Quzat.
Which among the following monuments was not constructed by Qutubuddin Aibak?
Adhai din Ka Jhopada
Qutub-ud-din Aibak laid the foundation of ‘Qutub Minar’ which was completed by Iltumish and constructed two Mosques:
The Alai Darwaza of Delhi is located in the Qutub Complex of Delhi, was built by Ala-Ud-Din Khilji.
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