Which ruler built the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque?
Correct Answer : a ) Qutb-ud-din AibakExplanation :
Qutb Complex in Delhi consists of monuments like Qutub Minar, Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque, Alai Darwaza, Iron pillar, etc. Qutb complex was designated UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.
The construction of Qutub Minar was started by the first Sultan of the Mamluk Dynasty, Qutb-ud-din Aibak. It was continued by Illtutmish and finally finished by Firoz Shah Tuglaq.
Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak. The mosque was built using the ruins of many Hindu and Jain temples. This was the first mosque that was built in Delhi.
Qutb-ud-din Aibak also built Adhai-din-ka Jhonpra at Ajmer.
Hence, (a) is the correct answer.
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