Monday, 16 January 2017

G.K History (2) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1The term nishka, which meant an ornament in the Vedic period, was used in latertirnes, what did it denote?A coin
2Which are Tile earliest Buddhist literature that deal with the stories of the various birth of Buddha?Jatakas
3Which was the most important factor in transforming ancient Indian society into feudal society?Practice of land grants
4By whom was the 'Shahnama' written?Firdausi
5The Portuguese traveller, Nuniz visited Vijayanagar during the reign of which rular?Achyuta Raya
6Which Mughal Emperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar?Akbar
7Under the leadership of which Guru did the Sikh become a political and military force?Guru Gobind Singh
8Which decisive battle was fought during the Third Carnatic War between the English and the French?Wandiwash
9The ruler of which State was removed from power by the British on the protext of misgovernance?Awadh
10What was the original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar?Ramtanu Pande
11Which Indian ruler established embassies in foreign countries. on modern lines?Tipu Sultan
12When was the Indus Valley Civilization flourished?During 2500-1750 B.C
13What are the main channels of our knowledge about the Indus Valley Civilization? 0A r c h a e o l o g i c a l excavations
14What was the rate of land revenue as 'given in the dharma shastras?06-Jan
15In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India?Srilanka
16Who was well-known patron of the Mahayana of Buddhism?Kanishka
17Which Gupta king is famous for his courageous stand against the Hunas?Skanda Gupta
18To which work is Devichandraguptam related?Chandra Gupta II
19Who is most famous for" the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration?Chandragupta Maurya
20By whom was the city of Agra founded in 1504?Sikandar Lodi
21Why did Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq transfer his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad?To control South India better
22During which reign was the East India Company founded in London?Akbar
23Who was known as 'Lady with Lamp'?Florence Nightingale
24Which Rajput dynasties did not surrender to Akbar?Sisodiya
25Where was Shivaji crowned as an independent king?Raigarh
26Which saint name is associated with Shivaji?Ram Das
27By whom was Island of Bombay was given to the English Prince Charles II as dowry?Portuguese
28Which first Europeans came to India?Portuguese
29During which movement was 'Mahatma' added before Gandhiji's name?Champaran satyagraha
30Who was impeached in England for his actions in India?Warren Hastings

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