Odisha GK & General Studies for OPSC and other Odisha Exams

General Knowledge and General Studies Questions of Odisha state examinations conducted by Odisha Public Service Commission.
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1. Who described himself as the “Supreme Leader of Kalinga”?

[A] Kharavela
[B] Ashoka
[C] Bhima Deva II
[D] Chodagangadeva

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2. According to the Hastigumpha inscription who was defeated by Kharavela?

[A] Narasinghavarman I
[B] Simhavishnu
[C] Satkarni I
[D] Gautamiputra Satkarni

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3. Sailodvabhavas used to follow which deity?

[A] Shaivism
[B] Buddhism
[C] Jainism
[D] None of the above

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4. What are the different units of land under Gajapati dynasty?

[A] Guntha
[B] Mana
[C] Bati
[D] All of the above

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5. “Amils” were associated with which department of Maratha administration of Odisha?

[A] Investigation
[B] Civil cases
[C] Criminal cases
[D] All of the above

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6. By which treaty East India Company acquired the Diwani rights of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha?

[A] First Treaty of Allahabad
[B] Treaty of Purandar
[C] Treaty of Bassin
[D] Second treaty of Allahabad

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7. In the year 1849 which part of Odisha came under the direct control of British by the application of Doctrine of Lapse?

[A] Satara
[B] Cuttack
[C] Sambalpur
[D] Koraput

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8. What was/ were the main reason for Gumsar Rebellion?

[A] Suppression of Meriah
[B] Forceful collection of land revenue up to 50%
[C] Death of Dhananjay Bhanja
[D] All of the above

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9. What are the main agendas of the Non-cooperation movement of Odisha?
a) Boycott of schools and colleges
b) Boycott of British goods
c) Boycott of courts
d) Boycott of Government services

[A] a&b
[B] a&d
[C] a,b&c
[D] All of the above

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10. Odisha was divided into how many units under the British administration?

[A] 5
[B] 7
[C] 3
[D] 2

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