Monday, 16 January 2017


1Megasthenes was an envoy of which king?Seleucus
2Who in ancient India assumed the title amitraghata?Bindusar
3Which Mauryan ruler did conquer the Deccan?Bindusara
4In the kingdom of Satavahanas of ancient India, what was a district called?Ahara
5The Bahmanis of the Deccan rose to prominence in which century?14th century
6Which Governor General is associated with Doctrine of Lapse?Lord Dalhousie
7Which Sikh Guru helped the rebel prince Khusro with money and blessings?Guru Arjun Dev
8Which presents the most significant feature of Indus Valley Civilization?Burnt brick buildings
9Of which thing were the Indus Valley houses built?Bricks
10In which reign was the first Buddhist Council held?Ajatashatru
11Which ruler of India who ruled over territories in Central Asia beyond the Pamirs?Kanishka
12By whom was Saka era founded?Kanishka
13The temples built during the medieval period by which dynasty are known as 'Seven Pagodas'?Pallavas
14Which Sultan added the Alai Darwaza to the Qutab Minar?Alauddin Khalji
15'Arhai-Din-Ka Jhonpra' built by Qutbuddin Aibak, where is this located?Ajmer
16By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made?Dadabhai Naoroji
17Akbar founded his own religion known as 'Din-i-Ilahi' what was its mean?Divine faith
18In which year did Akbar defeat Rana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati?1576
19Which territory was outside the boundaries of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar?Bijapur
20When Akbar surrounded Chittor fort, who saved it for four months?Jaimal
21Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India? 0 65292Four lions
22Who is known as the 'Grand Old Man of India'?Dadabhai Naoroji
23Which upheaval took place in Bengal immediately after the Revolt of 1857?Indigo Disturbances
24Who has directed the film 'Little Buddha'?Bernardo Bertolucci
25Which is the largest mustard oil growing state?U.P.
26Which revolts was made famous by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his noval Anand Math?72Sanyasi rebellion
27By whom was the Indian Independence League set up?Ras Behari Bose
28Quit India Movement started after the failure of which proposal?Cripps' proposal
29Which dynasty succeeded Sungas?Kanvas
30The rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of which king?Pallava kings

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