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

  • question_answer Which of the following statements regarding the mansabdar system under the Mughal Empire are correct?
    1. It was borrowed originally from Persia.
    2. Manasabdars were liable for service anywhere in the empire.
    3. Each grade of manasabadars carried a definite rate of pay.
    4. The mansabadars were paid only in cash.
    Select the correct answer using the codes give below        

    A)  1 and 2 only              

    B)  2, 3 and 4 only

    C)  1, 2 and 3 only            

    D)  1, 2, 3 and 4           

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     The mansabdars were paid either in cash or by temporary grant of jagirs.


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