Quiz 5: Basic General Knowledge

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1. Which among the following movement started with “breaking the salt law”?

[A] Non-cooperation Movement
[B] Civil Disobedience Movement
[C] Quit India Movement
[D] Home Rule Movement

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2. Who among the following was the socialist leader, who ran away from the Hazaribagh Prison and joined the Quit India Movement?

[A] Ram Manohar Lohia
[B] Minoo Masani
[C] Jayprakash Narayan
[D] Achyut Patwardhan

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3. Who among the following were known as Tocharians?

[A] Kushans
[B] Shakas
[C] Hunas
[D] Kalabhras

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4. Two schools, viz. Mathura School of Art and Gandhara School of Art flourished in which among the following era?

[A] Shakas
[B] Kushans
[C] Satavahanas
[D] Guptas

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5. Who among the following defeated Harshavardhana on the banks of river Narmada?

[A] Pulkesin I
[B] Kirtivarman I
[C] Pulkesin II
[D] Vikramaditya I

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6. Which among the following two cities were joined by “Sadak-i-Azam” or the precursor of the Grand Trunk Road built by Shershah Suri?

[A] Agra & Calcutta
[B] Delhi & Patna
[C] Delhi & Sasaram
[D] Agra & Sasaram

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7. Which among the following empires was located on the banks of Tungabhadra River?

[A] Vijayanagar Empire
[B] Chalukyas of Vatapi
[C] Chalukyas of Badami
[D] Bahmani Kingdom

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8. In which of the following cities of India is located world’s first complete granite temple?

[A] Varanasi
[B] Mathura
[C] Thanjaur
[D] Madurai

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9. Who among the following was placed on the throne of Nawab of Bengal after the Battle of Buxar?

[A] Shiraj-ud-daula
[B] Mir Kasim
[C] Mir Jafar
[D] Najimuddin Ali Khan

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10. Which of the following Mughal Emperor’s is also known to be a very good player of Veena?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Shah Jahan
[D] Aurangzeb

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  • vaitheez

    Thnq u….

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  • amanshat

    In the ninth question you have mentioned Battle of Baxur but it should be Battle of Plassey that occured before Battle of Baxur in 23rd June 1757 and after this battle Mir Jafar was recognized as Nawab of Bengal

  • Jasvinder Singh

    @ Amanshat The answer is 100% correct as As a rsult of Battlr of Buxor Mir Qasim fled the scene and Mir Jafar was reinstated as the Nawab of bengal

  • js

    please start punjab state gk section too

  • uprit.kartik

    no amanshat is right, it for sure should be Battle of Plassey in fact mir qasim was related to Battle of Baxur he had no relation with Battle of Plassey

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