Monday, 16 January 2017

G.K History (14) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1Which lady wrote a historical account during the Mughal Period?Gulbadan Begam
2Between which the Battle of Khanwa was fought?Babar and Rana Sanga
3Which war was ended by the Treaty of Madras?First Mysore war
4To whom the credit of discovering the sea route of India goes?Portuguese
5Which Veda contains an account of magical charms and spells?Atharva-veda
6Which Indian leader was dismissed by British from the Indian Civil Service?Surendranath Banerji
7Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920?Lala Lajpat Rai
8Who is known as the Ught of Asia?Lord Buddha
9Which king was an ardent follower of Jainism?Kharavela
10In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit India?5th century AD
11Which was the official language of Gupta period?Sanskrit
12Vasco da Gama discovered the sea-route to India in which year?1498
13Which was capital of Raja Ranjit Singh of Punjab?Lahore
14Which God with three heads and horns, surrounded by animals, represented on a seal from Mohenjodaro?Pashupati
15Who was the first foreigner to invade India?Darius I
16Who was made the Home Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru formed the Interim Government in 1946?Sardar Patel
17Which Gupta ruler was related to the Licchavis on his mother's side?Samudragupta
18In which inscription are the achievements of Samudragupta described?65292Allahabad pillar inscription
19Which Sultan of Delhi has been described by the historians as the 'mixture of opposites'?Muhammad Tughluq
20Nicolo Conti, the traveller, who visited Vijayanagara kingdom in 1420 A.D., belongs to which country?Italy
21In the Delhi Sultanate, the work of 'Mustauf-i-Mamalik' was related to which?Auditing
22Where did Akbar build the Panch Mahal, noted for its various types of pillars?Fatehpur Sikri
23Who built the mausoleum of Jahangir and where?Nur Jahan at Lahore
24By whom were India's famous Peacock Throne and the diamond Koh-e-Noor taken away?72 0Nadir Shah
25With reference to the Revolt of 1857, who laid siege to Jhansi in March 1858?Sir Hugh Rose
26Dhondu Pant is better known as which name?Nana Saheb
27Whose ideas had Influenced Mahatma Gandhi's thought?Tolstoy
28With reference to Indian freedom struggle which event occurred earliest?Lucknow Pact
29In India, in which sector was the co-operative movement initiated?Agricultural credit
30The 'Paditrupputtu' is a collection of poems in the praise of which king?Chera

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