Tuesday, January 17, 2017

G.K History (19) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

Sr.noQuestionAnswer
1On which date was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated?30-Jan-48
2Where was a Buddhisit council during the reign of Ashoka held?At Pataliputra
3Which Mughal painter according to Abul Fazl was excellent in drawing of features?Basawan
4Who was the first Engish person who visited the court of Akbar?Ralph Fitch
5In which age the Man passed from the food gathering stage to the food producing stage?Neolithic Age
6What was the greatest invention of man in Palaeolithic Age?Fire
7In which the claim of Ashoka's greatness cheifly lay?Promotion of welfare of his people
8Which Ashokan inscription gives an account of the Kalinga war and its effects?Minor Rock Edict XIII
9'Who among the following are credited to have built the famous Ellora caves?Rashtrakutas
10When was petroleum discovered first in commercial quantitie in India?1890
11Who was a blind poet who worshipped Krishna and spread Krishna Bhakti cult?Surdas
12Who invited Babar to invade India?Alam khan, uncle of Ibrahim Lodhi
13Who focused his work chiefly on Sher Shah Suri?Abbas khan Sarwani
14During the reign of Emperor Akbar, who where the famous men Haribans, Mukund and Daswant?Painters
15Who said, "Good government was never a good substitute for self government"? 65292Swami Dayananda
16Who had founded the Theosophical Society in the United States of America?Madame Blavatsky
17In which year did Mahatma Gandhi enter into freedom struggle in India?1915
18Who destroyed the Empire of Chalukyas of Badami?Rashtrakutas
19Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal?Rajendra I
20The Vijay Satambha (Tower of Victory) at Chittor was built by which ruler?Rana Kumbha
21Who built the temple of the Sun God at Konark?Narsimha
22Of which metal was the The famous figure of a dancing girl found in the excavations of Harappa?72 0Bronze
23Who transferred his capital from Rajgir to Pataliputra?Udayin
24Which transferred his capital from Patliputra to Vaishali?Shishunaga
25Which ancient Mahajanapadas was located on the bank of Yamuna?Vatsa
26Who were the originators of the Dravidian style of architecture and sculpture in South India?Cholas
27Which was the dynasty that succeeded the Chalukyas in Western India?Rashtrakutas
28During the reign of Iltutmish which was a silver coin in use?Tanka
29Which was the original name of Tansen, the famous musician in the court of Akbar?Ramtanu Pande
30Of which kingdom was Malik Ambar the Prime Minister?Ahrnadnagar

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