Q. Who among the following was assisted Qutb-ud-din Aibak in conquering Bihar and Bengal?

[A] Muhammad Ghori

[B] Muhammad Bin Bhakthiyar Khalji

[C] Iltutmish

[D] Balban

Answer: B

Qutb-ud-din Aibak was enslaved as a boy and sold to Sultan Muhammad Ghori at Ghazni.  

  • Impressed with his ability and loyalty the Sultan elevated him to the rank of viceroy of the conquered provinces in India.  
  • Muhammad Bin Bhakthiyar Khalji, a Turkish general from Afghanistan assisted him in conquering Bihar and Bengal.  
  • Qutb-ud-din Aibak reigned for four years (1206 to 1210 CE) and died in 1210 in Lahore in an accident while playing chaugan. 

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.