Quiz 56: State Civil Services Exams Special

1. Which among the following site has yielded the cultural remains from Neolithic to Harappan era?
[A] Dholavira
[B] Mohenjo-Daro
[C] Harappa
[D] Mehrgarh

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2. “Mahamaya”, the mother of Guautam Buddha belonged to which among the following dynasties?
[A] Shakya
[B] Koliyan
[C] Lichchavi
[D] Maurya

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3. Which among the following text of Buddhism speaks about the sixteen Mahajanapadas?
[A] Digh Nikaya
[B] Anguttar Nikaya
[C] Maha Parinibbana Sutta
[D] Majjhima Nikaya

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4. Which of the following Pala Kings founded the Vikramshila University?
[A] Gopala
[B] Dharmapala
[C] Devapala
[D] Mahendrapala

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5. The Battle of Chandawar was fought in last decade of 12th century between which among the following rulers?
[A] Mohammad Ghori & Prithviraj Chauhan
[B] Mohammad Ghori and Jaichand
[C] Jaichand and Prithviraj Chauhan
[D] Prithviraj Chauhan and Bhimdev Solanki

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6. Who said that Gandhi may die, but Gandhism shall remain forever ?
[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Jawaharlal Nehru
[C] Subhash Chandra Bose
[D] Rabindranath Tagore

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7. Kargam is a folk dance of which state?
[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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8. Pandit Jasraj belongs to which among the following Gharanas?
[A] Kirana
[B] Jaipur
[C] Banaras
[D] Mewati

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9. The decisions of District court is subject to the _________ of the High court.
Choose the correct phrase to fill the blank.
[A] Advisory Jurisdiction
[B] Appellate Jurisdiction
[C] Original jurisdiction
[D] Judicial Review

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10. The Supreme Court of India tenders legal advice to president of India when___?
[A] Cabinet recommends it
[B] Council of Minister recommends it
[C] President needs it
[D] Supreme Court wants to tender the advice

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