Quiz 149: Indian History for Civil Services Exams


Lord Jagannath is related to which of the following place?

[A] Ujjain
[B] Bhubneshwar
[C] Puri
[D] Hyderabad

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Which among the following sites gives an evidence of maritime trade in harappan era?

[A] Mohen-jo dero
[B] Lothal
[C] Kalibangan
[D] Harappa

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Fa-Hien who came to visit India during Gupta Period had the main motive of ___________?

[A] Establish trade relations between India and China
[B] Write a book on the life of Indian People
[C] Study the teachings of Gautam Buddha
[D] To spread Buddhism

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Which among the following is best example of Vijaynagar Art?

[A] Hampi
[B] Pattadakal
[C] Amaravati
[D] Puri

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On February 20, 1947, The British Government declared its intention to quit India by __________?

[A] August , 1947
[B] December, 1947
[C] June 1947
June 1948

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By which charter act, financial allocation for education was made for the first time?

[A] Charter Act 1773
[B] Charter Act 1793
[C] Charter Act 1813
[D] Charter Act 1833

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Lord Wavell was the Viceroy of India at which of the following events?

[A] First session of Roundtable conference
[B] Cabinet Mission Plan
[C] Formation of Congress Ministries in the Provinces
[D] Quit India movement

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First Round Table Conference was held during November 1930 January 1931. Who was the Viceroy of India at that time?

[A] Lord Reading
[B] Lord Irwin
[C] Lord Linlithgow
[D] Lord wavel

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Which among the following was a unit of Mughal Empire for the purpose of Administration and Revenue Collection?

[A] Paraganas
[B] Subahs
[C] Parautis
[D] Grama

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Out of Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum , which are located at the same place?

[A] Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[B] Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal and Akbar’s Mausoleum
[C] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom, Buland Darwaja , Panch Mahal
[D] Capital of Akbar’s Kingdom and Akbar’s Mausoleum

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  • Anonymous

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  • balu

    questions in yesterday's andhrabank exam

    1.who received hoover medal for 2008?
    2.first woman in the world to fly MIG?
    3.with which game is yuki bhambri associated?
    4.winners of icc womens world cup 2009?
    5.author of "cricket my style"?
    6.venue of 2009 asean summit?
    7.the country which hosted arab league 2009?

    which nation do najib rajak belong?
    9.what is the north eastern state where presidents rule was imposed recently?
    10.morgan tswangirai was elected as?
    11.expand CCEA?
    12.which state is ranked first in investment by world bank?
    13.which of the following is not a member state of SCO?

    1.APJ Abdul kalam
    2.suman sharma
    3.lawn tennis
    5.kapil dev
    10.prime minister of zimbabwe
    11.cabinet committee on economic affairs.

    thanks to gk today
    if anyone remebers more questions ,please share with us.

  • balu

    lic general awareness questions:

    1. Which sport is the Vijay Hazare trophy related to :

    * Cricket

    2. Who is the author of the book – Speaking for myself :

    * Cherie Blair

    3. Whose pen name was Birbal : Mahesh Das

    * Birbal was a courtier in the Mughal court during Akbar`s reign. He was a confidant of Akbar and was one of the navaratnas who constituted Akbar`s inner committee of nine advisors. Birbal`s unique qualities,which made him a close friend of the king, are his wit and wisdom. Birbal, born in 1528 in the village of Ghoghara of Sihawal tehsil in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh, was named Mahesh Das.

    4.Women’s day celebrated on :

    * 8th March.

    5.Full form of BMD is :

    * Ballistic Missile defence

    6.What is the nationality of the architect of Chandigarh :

    * French

    7. Who won the Indian open Badminton championship :

    * Thailand

    8. Who is Berlusconi, who has been in the news recently :

    * Prime Minister of Italy.

    9. Where is Talchar :

    * Orissa.

    10. Question based on Laissez Faire :

    * Industrial Economy

    11. Rate at which banks lend to RBI :

    * Reverse repo rate.

    12. Indian constitution is divided into : 22 parts.

    * Indian Constitution is the largest and the most detailed of the written constitutions of the world. It originally consisted of 395 articles, divided into 22 parts and 9 schedules. After the 92nd amendment Act 2003, the Indian Constitution comprises 447 articles divided into 26 parts and 12 schedules

    13. States to benefit most from the green revolution :

    * Punjab, Haryana & Uttar Pradesh.

    14. Inventor of laptop :

    * Osborne – USA

    15. Who started the Green revoluton :

    * The term “Green Revolution” was first used in 1968 by former USAID director William Gaud

    Note : The father of Indian Green revolution is M.S. Swaminathan

    16. Country that first started judicial review:

    * USA

    17. Who headed the commission of first 5 year plans ? :

    * P.C Mahalanobis

    18. A question based on Himalayan Range from east to west :

    * Do not remember the exact question….

    19. Which one is incorrect?
    a)Warsaw-Poland b)Rotterdam-Austerlia c) Dublin-Ireland : Ans: Rotterdam-Austerlia

    20.non-member of parliament can participate in proceedings
    attorney general

  • balu

    united bank questions

    1. prime minister of israel

    2.author of Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

    3. the distribution of tax income between states and centre is an authority of

    4.percapita income of india

    5.which country launched its domestic satellite omid

    6. which is the first country to launch satellite to prevent green house effect

    7. nowadays we are hearing about 3-g mobile services. what does g mean

    8.what is the govt. announced minimum support price for wheat(per quintal)

    9.which of the following incomes go to state govt.

    10.duleep trophy is related to

    11.which of the following trophies is related to hockey

    12.who is the bowler who had highest wickets in both tests and onedays

    13.1st indian musician to get golden globe award


    1.benjamin netanyahu
    2.barack obama
    3.finance commission
    9.land revenue
    11.aga khan trophy
    12.muttaya muralidharam
    13.a r rehman

  • balu


    1. author of "freedom from fear".
    2. which of the following books is written by arundhati roy
    3. which country released 50 crore note due to inflation
    4.venue of 2010 commonwealth games
    5.nationality of roger federer
    6.under whose govt. did india started adopting look east policy.
    7.in which city did indias first defence university built
    8.union budget was first presented always in
    9.gujjars, the community recently in news belongs to which state

    1. aung san suu kyi
    2. god of small things
    4.new delhi
    6. p v narasimha rao

  • balu

    1. author of "the story of my life"
    2.who invented www
    3.first woman president of INC
    4.analgesics are used to control
    5.full form of CD
    6. the part used in chandrayaan1 to drop 11 instruments together on moon is
    7."i have a dream"is the speech delivered by

    1.helen keller
    2.tim berners lee
    3.annie besant
    4.pains and aches
    5.compact disc
    6.moon impact probe
    7.martin luther king.

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  • balu

    this blog covers wide range of current affairs
    should continued with the same zeal.
    more bank exams are awaiting next month(cbi,pnb)

  • balu

    some questions are directly from this blog without even changing the sentence structure.

  • mahesh


    For 13 right answer is A

  • lokendra

    nice job sir…… very helpful, thanks so much

  • Koushik Bisoyee

    gandhara art=kushan+ greek ——–isnt it?