Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC & States PCS Examinations

Q.  The term Tarf , used during the reign of Qutubuddin Aibak , stands for –

a. Higher nobility
b. Department of central administration
c. Subdivision of territory
d. Provincial government


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Wilayat was the territory governed by the governor or higher nobility called Wali , Muqti , Amir . Tarf denotes a subdivision of a wilayat . During the reign of Qutubuddin Aibak , Tarf was used to designate provinces.
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