Monday, 16 January 2017

G.K History (15) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1The silver coins of the Gupta period were known by which name?Rupyaka
2Which structure was constructed by Emperor Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri?Panch Mahal
3Who was the first Indian Hindi scholar of the Mughal period?Abdur Rahim
4Which distinguishes the Harappan from other contemporary civilizations of the world?Town planning and drainage
5What was the primary purpose of a seal in the Indus Valley Civilisation?To signify ownership of property
6Who presided over the first Buddhist Council held at Rajgriha?Maha Kasyapa
7In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India?1980
8What was the first discourse of Buddha at Deer Park in Sarnath called?Dharmachakra pravartan
9Which inscription describes the achievements of Kharavela, king of Kalinga?Hathigunipha inscription
10St. Thomas came to India in 1st century A. D. to propogate christianity. During which reign did he come? 65292Gondophernes
11Which Sultan of Delhi had accepted the Suzerainty of the Timurid ruler Mirza Shah Rukh?Khizr Khan Sayyid
12Which part of Delhi where Aibak laid the foundation of the first so called 'Seven cities' of medieval Delhi,?Mehrauli
13When Abdur Razzak from Persia visited Hampi, who was the ruler of Vijayanagar in South India?Devaraya II
14From where Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth?Devagiri
15Who was the first Mughal emperor to allow Britishers to establish trade links with India?Jahangir
16During the decline of the Mughal empire By whom were the Jats were organised into a political force?Badan Singh
17In which year was the Third Battle of Panipat fought?1761
18Who among the following Governor-Generals formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan? 72 0Lord Cornwallis
19Who pioneered Khilafat Movement?Ali Brothers
20Who voted against the partition of India in the A.I.C.C. meeting held on 14 June 1947?KhanAbdul Ghaffar Khan
21Timur, the Lame invaded India during the reign of which ruler?Mohammad ShahTughlaq
22Which Peshwas was popularly known as Nana Saheb?Balaji Baji Rao
23Which Maratha Peshwa followed the ideal of Hindu Pada-Padshahi?Baji Rao I
24To which age the Indus Valley Civilization belongs?Neolithic age
25Which sites of Harappan are not in India?Mohenjodaro and Harappa
26Which craftsmanship was not practised by the Aryans?Blacksmith
27What is the number of puranas?18
28On which river did Pulakesin II defeat Harshavardhana?Narmada
29Who was the first Muslim ruler to formulate the theory of Kingship similar to the theory of divine right of King?Balban

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