Q. With reference to Sher Shah, which of the following highway/s is/are built by him?
1.Sonargaon to Sind
2.Agra to Burhampur
3.Agra to Devagiri
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Explanation: Sher Shah also improved the communications by building roads, called arteries of the empire. He laid four important highways. They were:

  • Sonargaon to Sind: He restored the old imperial road (the Grant Trunk road by Ashoka) and also restored the Uttarapatha which connected Tamralipti (Bengal) to Purushpur (Peshawar).
  • Agra to Burhampur.
  • Jodhpur to Chittor.
  • Lahore to Multan.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT