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 defeated the last Nanda ruler Dhana Nanda?

[A] Ashoka
[B] Chandragupta II
[C] Chandragupta Maurya
[D] Alexandar

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2. Naval superiority of ancient Odisha was described in which book?

[A] Tarikh-i-Firozshahi
[B] Tabaqat-i- Nasiri
[C] Arthasastra
[D] None of the above

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3. Which ancient place of Odisha was declared UNESCO World Heritage site?

[A] Sun temple
[B] Kalinga city
[C] Jagannath temple
[D] Lingaraj temple

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4. Hiuen Tsang visited Odisha in?

[A] 620-621 AD
[B] 683-684 AD
[C] 638-639 AD
[D] 650-651 AD

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5. Sailodvabhavas used to follow which deity?

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

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6. Arrange chronologically i) Janmenjaya I, ii) Puranjaya I, iii) Yayati I, iv) Karnadeva

[A] i, ii, iii, iv
[B] iv, iii, i, ii
[C] iii, ii, iv, i
[D] i, iii, ii, iv

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7. The Kalinga school of architecture reached its zenith during the period of?

[A] Ganga
[B] Gajapati
[C] Karrani
[D] Bhoi

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8. 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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9. The famous Rath Yatra of Odhisa was popularised by?

[A] Marathas
[B] Afghans
[C] Mughals
[D] None of the above

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10. “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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