UPSC History Delhi Sultnat (Gulam, Khilji, Tughlak, Sayyed, Lodhi) Question Bank Medieval History

  • question_answer Consider the following statements regarding Sufism in India:
    1. Sufis believe the guidance of apir or guru is must.
    2. In Sufism self-discipline was considered an essential condition to gain knowledge of God by sense of perception.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only             

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Statements (2) & (3) are not correct. Balaji Vishwanath and his son Bajirao I, made the Peshwa' the functional head of the Maratha Empire. The system of assignment of the chauth and sardeshmukhi enabled the Peshwa to increase his personal power through patronage; this was to be a major source of weakness to the Maratha Empire.


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