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The Background of Delhi Sultanate> Notes+MCQ+GK


What is The Background of Delhi Sultanate?

  • First Muslim Mohammad Bin Qasim invaded India in 712 AD and conquered Sindh.
  • First Turk invasion in India by Mahmud of Ghazni. He began a series of seventeen raids into Northwestern India at the end of the 10th century. His sixteenth expedition was the plunder of Somnath Temple now in Gujarat in 1026 AD.
  • Second Turk invasion by Mohammad Ghori in 1175 AD, which was successful. It is considered that Ghori is the real founder of the Muslim Empire of India.
  • First Battle of Tarin: Prithviraj Chauhan Vs. Mohammad Ghori. The winner was Prithviraj.
  • The second battle of Tarin: In the second battle of Tarin, Ghori defeated Prithviraj and capture Delhi and Ajmer. Therefore he led the foundation of the Muslim Rule in India.
  • Battle of Chhandwar: Ghori Vs. Jaichand, the ruler of Kannuj in 1194. Ghori defeated Jaichand.
  • The Ghori’s commander, Bakhtiyar Khalji destroyed Nalanda and Vidramshila Universities.
  • Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak who was the in-charge of Ghori served his links with Ghazni and asserted his independence.

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Now try to answer these questions.

Q.1 > Who was considered the real founder of the Muslim Empire in India?

A: Mohammad Ghori   B: Mahmud of Ghazni    C: Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak

D: Iltutmish

Answer: Mohammad Ghori

Q.2 > The first battle of Tarain fought between Ghori and ____.

A: Prithviraj  B> Raja Bhoje  C> Pulakesin-2   D> Rajendra Chole

Answer: Prithviraj

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Q.3 > Who owns the first battle of Tarian?

A: Ghori,  B> Bakthiyar Khalji   C> No one  D> Prithviraj

Answer> Prithviraj

Q.4 > Who owns the second battle of Tarain?

Answer: Ghori

Q.5 > Who writes Tahqiq-i-Hind?

A> Firdausi  B> Alberuni  C> Fa-Hien   D> Utbi

Answer> Alberuni

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Q.6 > Who destroyed the Somnath Temple?

A> Ghori  B> Mahmud C> Bin Qasim  D> Balban

Answer> Muhammad Bin Qasim

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Q.7 > Who destroyed Nalanda and Vikramshila?

Answer: Bakhtiyar Khalji.

Q.8 > Alberuni came to India in —

A> 9th Century  B> 10th Century  C> 11th century  D> 12th century

Answer> 11th Century


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