Question 1

Who built the Konark’s Sun Temple?

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Konark’s Sun Temple in Odisha was constructed by Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 13th century. It is a classic example of Orissan style of Hindu temple architecture. it is also known as black pagoda and is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Arts & Culture

Question 2

Indus valley civilisation belonged to ?

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The Indus valley civilisation was a Bronze Age Civilisation mainly in the north west regions of South Asia , extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 3

Who is the most prominent god of ‘Rig Veda’?

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Indra is the most prominent god of ‘Rig Veda’. He is considered as a heroic god, the creator and destroyer. He is known as slayer of Vritra and destroyer of the Vala, liberator of the cows and the rivers.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 4

In which Age the Earth experienced environmental change?

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In Microlithic Age the Earth experienced environmental change.
A microlith is a small stone tool usually made of flint or chert and typically a centimetre or so in length and half a centimetre wide.
Hence, option D is correct
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: Geography

Question 5

In which year french revolution broke out?

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  • French Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1789, the revolutionary movement that shook France between 1787 and 1799 and reached its first climax there in 1789.
  • The Revolution accelerated the rise of republics and democracies.
  • It became the focal point for the development of most modern political ideologies.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 6

Who described the 1857 revolt as the “First war of Indian Independence”?

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The revolt was described as a “Sepoy Mutiny” by the British historians like Col. Malleson. For Lord Canning it was a “revolution”. For nationalist historians, V.D. Savarkar, it was the “First war of Indian Independence”. For Tara Chand, it was the last attempt of medieval order to regain their lost power, presige and privileges.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: 1857 Revolt

Question 7

Who among the following did not participate in the 1857 Revolt against the British?

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Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore, Dipu Sultan and Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. He died on 4 May 1799. Therefore Tipu Sultan following did not participate in the 1857 Revolt against the British.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 8

When was the battle of Haldighati fought?

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  • The Battle of Haldighati was a battle fought on 18 June 1576.
  • It was battle between cavalry and archers supporting the Rana of Mewar and the Mughal emperor Akbar led by Man Singh I of Amber.
  • The Mughals were the victors and inflicted significant casualties among the Mewaris but failed to capture Pratap.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 9

Where was the Royal Durbar held on November 1st, 1858 to issue the Queen’s proclamation?

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On November 1, 1858, a grand Darbar was held at Allahabad. Here Lord Canning sent forth the royal proclamation which announced that the queen had assumed the government of India. This proclamation declared the future policy of the British Rule in India.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 10

Arrange the following Reform Movement in chronology.
I. Brahmo Samaj
II. Arya Samaj
III. Atmiya Sabha
IV. Prarthana Samaj

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Atmiya Samaj- 1815
Brahmo Samaj- 1828
Prarthana Samaj- 1867
Arya Samaj- 1875
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Socio – Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century India

Question 11

Who introduced ‘doctrine of lapse’?

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The Doctrine of Lapse was an annexation policy purportedly devised by Lord Dalhousie, who was the Governor General for the East India Company in India between 1848 and 1856.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 12

Which one among the following was not a demand of the prathana Samaj?

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Prarthana Samaj, or “Prayer Society” in Sanskrit, was a movement for religious and social reform in Bombay based on earlier reform movements.
Difficulty Level: Hard
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Topic: Medieval India

Question 13

Match the following.

List – I
I. Prathana Samaj
II. Satya shodhak Samaj
III. Veda Samaj
IV. Arya Samaj

List – II

a. Jyotiba Phule
b. K. Sridharalu Naidu
c. Atmaram Pandurang
d. Swami Dayanand Saraswati

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Prarthana Samaj was founded by Atmaram Pandurang with the help of Keshub Chandra Sen in 1867, with an aim to make people believe in one God and worship only one God.
Satyashodhak Samajis a social reform society founded by Jyotirao Phule in Pune, India, on 24 September 1873. Its purpose was to liberate the less privileged in society from exploitation and oppression.
Veda Samaj was established by Keshab Chandra Sen and K. Sridharalu Naidu when the former visited Madras in 1864. K. Sridharalu Naidu later visited Calcutta to study the Brahmo Samaj movement and when he returned, he renamed the Veda Samaj as Brahmo Samaj of Southern India in 1871.
Arya Samajis an Indian Hindu reform movement that promotes values and practices based on the belief in the infallible authority of the Vedas. The samaj was founded by the sanyasi (ascetic) Dayananda Saraswati on 7 April 1875.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Socio – Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century India

Question 14

Gandhiji’s Champaran Movement was for _________?

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The Champaran peasant movement was launched in 1917-18. Its objective was to create awakening among the peasants against the European planters. These planters resorted to illegal and inhuman methods of indigo cultivation at a cost which by no canons of justice could be called an adequate remuneration for the labor done by the peasants.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 15

In which year Gandhiji was on hunger strike in favor of strike of Ahmedabad Mill workers?

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In March 1918, under the leadership of Gandhi, there was a strike in the cotton mills. In this strike Gandhi used the weapon of Hunger strike. If Gandhi were not there as a leader of this revolt, may be the shops were picketed, but it was carried out in pure non-violent disciplined way. The result was that the strike was successful and the workers got a 35% wage increase.
Freedom Struggle: Gandhian Phase
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 16

The incident of Chauri-Chaura is associated with

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The Chauri Chaura incident occurred at Chauri Chaura in the Gorakhpur district of the United Province, British India on 4 February 1922, when a large group of protesters participating in the Non-cooperation movement turned violent, leading to police opening fire. Chauri-Chaura incident led to calling off of non- cooperation Movement.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Modern History

Question 17

Khilafat Movement was started in 1920 to

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The Khilafat movement (1919-1924) was an agitation by Indian Muslims to pressure the British government to preserve the authority of the Ottoman Sultan as Caliph of Islam following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the World War-I.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Modern History

Question 18

In which year did the Kakori conspiracy case take place?

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Kakori conspiracy took place in 1925. This was done by Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) – a revolutionary outfit. This conspiracy was about robbing a train near Lucknow, in order to seize money, for carrying forward the group revolutionary activities.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 19

What was the ultimate goal of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha?

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  • Mahatma Gandhi ultimate goal was throwing away of Britishers from India and unity of a step to achieve both of his aims, he started salt satyagraha as according to him, salt was used by each and every person irrespective of caste, creed, region, religion, language and economy. Hence, salt was something that can unite the whole country.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: History

Question 20

Arrange the following events in the chronological order-
1) Individual Satyagraha
2) Cripps Mission
3) August offer
4) Quit India Movement
Choose the correct option using the codes below

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Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Quit India Movement

Question 21

The Civil Disobedience Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in

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On March 12, 1930, Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi begins a defiant march to the sea in protest of the British monopoly on salt, his boldest act of civil disobedience yet against British rule in India.
Hence, option B is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 22

Which Act of British Parliament abolished the East India Company’s monopoly over trade in India ?

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The Charter Act of 1813 of British Parliament ended the monopoly of East India Company over trade in India.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Acts Passed by the British

Question 23

Sir Michael O’Dwyer was shot dead on 13th March 1940 in London by:

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Udham Singh (26 December 1899 – 31 July 1940) completed the revenge of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by killing General Dyer. Uttarakhand has been named Udham Singh Nagar in honor of one district named Udham Singh.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Governor Generals & Their Policies

Question 24

Under Akbar, the Mir Bakshi was required to look after _____.

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The Mir Bakshi was in charge of intelligence gathering and also made recommendations to the emperor for military appointments and promotions.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 25

Kalinga war of Ashoka is evidenced by

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The Kalinga war of the celebrated Maurya King Ashoka in B.C. 261 – 260 was a significant event in the history of early India. A singular evidence of this war was furnished by Ashoka in his Major Rock Edict XIII which was setup in Gimar near Junagarh in Saurastra, kalsi in Dehradun now included in Uttarkhand, Shahbajgarhi in Peshwar district in Pakistan and Erragudi in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Ancient History

Question 26

Lothal, the dockyard site of the Indus Valley Civilization, is situated in

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Lothal is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization, located in the Bhal region of the modern state of Gujarat.
Lothal’s dock-the world’s earliest known connected the city to an ancient course of the Sabarmati river on the trade route between Harappan cities in Sindh and the peninsula of Saurashtra when the surrounding Kutch desert of today was a part of the Arabian Sea. It was a vital and thriving trade centre in ancient times.
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Topic: Geography

Question 27

Bull-Seal of Indus valley civilization was found at:

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Many things were found in Mohenjodaro (excavated in 1922 by Rakhaldas Banerjee) on the banks of the Indus river in Larkana district of Sindh province of Pakistan.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: Harappan Civilization

Question 28

Which of the following metal didn’t known to Indus People?

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The Indus valley people known the use of copper , bronze , silver , gold.
but not iron. The metal workers used bronze and copper to make tools
such as knives , spears and fish-hooks
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 29

Todar Mal was minister for which department in Akbar’s reign?

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•Todar Mal was the Finance Minister of the Mughal empire during Akbar’s reign.
•He was one of the Navratnas.
•He introduced standard weights and measures.
Difficulty Level: Medium
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Topic: History

Question 30

The worldwide Great Depression took place in________.

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The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. In the United States, the Great Depression began soon after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

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