Tuesday, 17 January 2017

G.K History (17) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1Where did Alexander die?Babylon
2Bronze coins of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with howmany hands?Four hands
3During which reign did the Vimana style in temple architecture come into vogue?Cholas
4The most important feature in the economic measures pursued by Alauddin Khalji what was that?Market control
5Who introduced the famous Persian festival of Nauroj in India?Balban
6Chand Bibi, who ceded Berar to Akbar, was the ruler of which kingdom?Ahmednagar
7Who was regarded as 'Zinda pir'?Aurangzeb
8When did the British Govt. start ruling India directly?After Sepoy Mutiny
9Nadir Shah invaded India during which reign?Muhammed Shah
10Who recaptured Delhi from the rebels for the British?John Nicholson
11During the 1857 Revolt who captured Gwalior from the Scindhia?Rani Lakshmibai
12Who was the first to receive the Nobel prize?Rabindranath Tagore
13In the history of the freedom movement of India, the year 1930 is associated with which event? 65292Dandi March
14Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon?Rajendra I
15Hyder Ali was defeated at porto Novo by which British General?Sir Eyrecoot
16Who issued Firman granting Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the English?Shah Alam II
17Howmany hymns does the Rigveda consists?1028
18In Rigvedic society, which was unknown?Child marriage
19Which edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?Maski
20To whom was the title 'Devanam Priya' given?Ashoka
21Where did the Pallava kings make of rock-cut temples?Mahabalipuram
22By whom was the temple of Konark built?72 0Narsimha of the Eastern Ganges
23Who was the founder of the second Afghan Empire in India?Sher Shah Suri
24What was the official language of the Delhi sultanate?Persian
25Which popular Sufi Silsilah tried to counteract the liberal religious policy of Akbar?Naqshbandi
26Who was the first Mughal emperor to issue a firman in favour of the British to open a factory at Surat?Jahangir
27Who concluded the Treaty of Srirangapatnam with Tipu Sultan?Cornwallis
28What was the earlier name of Surinam?Dutch Guyana
29Who was the Hindu saint to have as disciple both Hindus and Muslims?Sri Chaitanya
30Who was the most radia of the Bhakti Saints?Kabir

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