Quiz 84: Indian History General Studies

1. As per Vedic rituals, which among the following is the divine messenger who receives the prayers and conveys them to the heavenly spheres?
[A]Agni
[B]Soma
[C]Varuna
[D]Indra


2. As per the Hindu Philosophy, what is the number of articles under the restraints and practices (Yamas and Niyamas)?
[A]5
[B]15
[C]20
[D]36


3. Who among the following was the first ruler of sen dynasty?
[A]Ballal Sen
[B]Hemant Sen
[C]Vijay Sen
[D]Lakshaman Sen


4. The principal place of origin for the Sen Dynasty was located in which among the following current states of India?
[A]Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
[B]Bihar, Odisha
[C]Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
[D]West Bengal, Odisha


5. Who among the following was the first famous and powerful king of Sen dynasty?
[A]Ballal Sen
[B]Vijay Sen
[C]Samanta Sen
[D]Vikram Sen


6. Vikrampura and Vijaypuri were two capitals of which among the following Sen kings?
[A]Ballal Sen
[B]Vijay Sen
[C]Samnta Sen
[D]Hemanta Sen


7. Who among the following was the founder of Gahadvala Dynasty?
[A]Chandradev
[B]Govindchandra
[C]Madanpala
[D]Jayachandra


8. In which among the following battles , Jaichandra was defeated and killed by Mohammad Ghori?
[A]Battle of Kannauj
[B]Battle of Chandawar
[C]Battle of Tarain III
[D]Battle of Talikota


9. Sri Harsha was a court poet of which among the following Gahadwala Kings?
[A]Govindchandra
[B]Jayachandra
[C]Chandradev
[D]Virachandra


10. Which among the following kings constructed the Osian temples of Rajasthan?
[A]Solankis
[B]Pratihara
[C]Chuahanas
[D]Guhilots


11. Rajasekhara, the eminent Sanskrit poet, dramatist and critic., who is best known for his work Kavyamimamsa was a court poet of which among the following kings of Gurjara Pratiharas?
[A]Bhoj II
[B]Mihirbhoja I
[C]Mahendrapala I
[D]Mahipala I


12. At which among the following places, Gokal Jat revolted against mughals in the 17th century?
[A]Hisar
[B]Mathura
[C]Ujjain
[D]Bundelkhand


13. Etti, Kavidi and Eradi are names of which among the following in sangam age?
[A]Taxes
[B]Titles
[C]Places
[D]Crops


14. After a defeat in prolonged debate on Vedic philosophies, who among the following is known to have become disciple of Adi Sankara and later became first head of Sringeri Mutt?
[A]Hastamalaka
[B]Totakacharya
[C]Padmapāda
[D]Mandana


15. Consider the following statements:
1. Smritis are considered inferior to Shruti in point of religious authority
2. Bhagwadgita is a Smriti text
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2

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  • ASB
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    Q.5 Last ruler of sen dynasty was keshab sen(1225-1230 AD)

  • moolraj
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    how many country in the world?

  • Rigved
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    I think yama and niyama combined have ten articles ……i.e five under each ! admin kindly clear my doubt ..i will be grateful to u!

    • GKToday

      In Ancient Hindu Culture, the Yama and Niyama are considered to be the first two of the 8 limbs of the Raja Yoga. These constitute a set of 10 Yamas and 10 Niyamas, which are basically the essential foundation of all spiritual progress.

  • subhra sankar
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    how can i download this material?