SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Which among the following rulers of Delhi Sultanate declared himself as Sikandar-I-Sani?

    A)  Balban

    B)  Kaiqubad

    C)  Alauddin Khilji

    D)         Firoz Tughlaq

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Alauddin Khilji was the sultan of Delhi. He was the second sultan of the Khilji dynasty and was the most powerful king of this dynasty. He ruled for about twenty years from 1296 to 1316. He became the sultan of Delhi after killing his uncle and father in law Jalal-ud-Din Khilji, the founder of Khilji dynasty. He was a very ambitious person and a warmonger. He liked to call himself 'The Second Alexander'. He took the title 'Sikander-i-Sani'. During his regime he expanded his kingdom to a large area. He conquered Gujarat, Ranathambor, Mewar, Malwa, Jalore, Warangal, Mabar and Madurai. He is also famous in history for defeating the Mongals many times. He won against the mongals in the battles of Jalandhar (1298), Kili (1299), Amroha (1305) and Ravi (1306). Behind the success of his war strategies was a slave called Malik Kafur. He discovered Malik Kafur during the conquest of Gujarat. Malik Kafur was a powerful Army Chief. He helped Alauddin to conquer many states. Alauddin Khilji died in 1316. It is believed that Malik Kafur murdered him.

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