Quiz 390: General Knowledge for State Public Sevices and Other Examinations

1. Which among the following is the oldest surviving rock-cut cave in India ?

[A] Bagh Caves
[B] Ellora Caves
[C] Uday Giri Caves
[D] Barabar Caves

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2. Who among the following was not among the 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya’s court ?

[A] Vetalbhatt
[B] Amar Simha
[C] Kaalidasa
[D] Aryabhatta

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3. Bring out the Incorrect statement:

[A] Guru Arjun Dev was put to death by Jahangir
[B] Aryabhatta was a contemporary of Chandra Gupta-II
[C] Asanga was originator of Buddhist Yogachara idealism
[D] Asiatic Society Of Calcutta was formed by Sir William Jones to take on Social reforms

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4. Bring out the incorrect statement

[A] Hasan Gangu was the founder of Bahamani Kingdom.
[B] Hasan Gangu had revolted against Muhammad bin Tughluq
[C] British forces were led by Hector Munro during the Battle of Buxar
[D] Bombay was acquired by England from France

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5. Which among the following part of Bombay (now Mumbai) is known as Old Woman’s Island?

[A] Parel
[B] Worli
[C] Colaba
[D] Mazgaon

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6. As per Indian Mythology, Dhumravarna is an incarnation or avatara of _______?

[A] Vishnu
[B] Shiva
[C] Ganesha
[D] Hanuman

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7. In which of the following modern area “Amri Culture” developed?

[A] North East States of India
[B] Sindh and Balochistan of Pakistan
[C] Eastern Iraq
[D] South India

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8. In context with the Ashta Pradhan, that helped with the administration of the Maratha empire of Shivaji, who among the following was in charge of General Administration?

[A] Moro Trimbak Pingale
[B] Ramchandra Neelkanth Mujumdar
[C] Annaji Datto
[D] Dattaji Trimbak Waknis

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9. The first Buddhist Council was held at Rajagriha ________?

[A] Shortly after Budhha’s Death
[B] Shortly before Buddha’s Death
[C] A century After Buddha’s Death
[D] A century After Buddha’s Death

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10. Under which act , the title of Governor General of India was substituted for that of Governor General of Bengal ?

[A] Act of 1786
[B] Charter Act 1813
[C] Charter Act 1833
[D] Charter Act 1853

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  • Shonit

    In Q3. option C is also incorrect as the founder of yogachara school was Maitreyanath. Asanga later on took over the reins of the school from him and was the greatest exponent of this school of thought.

  • abhijeet gaurav

    Nice collection, shows the quality of effort….Thanks sir!!!


    sir… Why is the UPSc GS paper jus stopped… I wish u update the entire q.paper with solutions very soon and also with ur expected cut-off if any for the aid of the candidates….

  • deep-end-u

    is there ny way to contribute also here?

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  • Anonymous

    Sir post some questions for assistant station master exam.

  • Anonymous

    In question no. 20 u asked the Lowest Auto-ignition temperature therefore answer must be Methane because it has -540 degree whereas CS2
    has -102 degree So the lowest in B/w is methane(CH4)

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  • amitlav

    can u plz post some questions for LIC ADO exam which will be held on 13 june..

  • govindarao

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    and thanking you sir