Q. The terms “maktab & dars” are related to which of the following?

[A] Traders

[B] Taxes

[C] Education

[D] Agriculture

Answer: C

Explanation: Certain traditions of education were now implanted from the Islamic World. At the base was the maktab, where a schoolmaster taught children to read and write.

At a higher level, important texts in various subjects were read by individual pupils with particular scholars who gave instruction (dars) in them.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT