Q. Consider the following pairs:
1. Tughlaq – Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
2. Khaljis– Jala-ud-din-Khalji
3. Lodi – Bahlol Lodi
Which of the above given pair is/are correctly matched?

[A] 2 only

[B] 1 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1 and 2 only

Answer: C

Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq followed a policy of reconciliation with the nobles. But in the fifth year of his reign (1325) Ghiyas-uddin died.  

  • Three days later Jauna ascended the throne and took the title Muhammad bin Tughlaq. 
  • Khaljis Dynasty was founded by Jalal-ud-din Khalji (1290-1296). He was succeeded by Ala-ud-din Khalji (1296–1316). 
  • The Lodi Dynasty was established by Bahlol Lodi (1451–1489) whose reign witnessed the conquest of Sharqi Kingdom (Bengal).  
  • It was his son Sikander Lodi (1489–1517) who shifted the capital from Delhi to Agra in 1504. 

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.