Monday, January 16, 2017

G.K History (3) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress?Dadabhai Naoroji
2When was the monopoly of East India Company in trade brought under the control of the British Crown?1773 A.D.
3By whom was the Home Rule Movement in India was started?Annie Besant and Tilak
4After whose name was a women's division of the Indian National Army named?Rani Jhansi
5Who started the newspaper Shome Prakash?Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
6In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by Tang emperor?Harshavardhana
7Which inscription mentions Pulkesin II's military success against Harshavardhana?Aihole Inscription
8Chandragupta Maurya figures prominently in whose book?Vishakhdatta
9Who stated that there was no slavery in India?Megasthenes
10Which ruler had granted Diwani to the East India company?Shah Alam II
11What is the name of the group of languages spoken by the largest number of people in India?Indo-Aryan
12On which thing did the Buddhism and Jainism both give stress?Non-violence
13Which silver coins Issued by the Guptas?Rupayaka
14By whom was the rare work on architecture, Samarangana Sutradhara written?Bhoja Paramara
15Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of 'Sijda'?Balban
16Which Sultan of Delhi imposed Jazfya on the Brahmins also?Firoz Tughlaq
17Who got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?Dr. Zakir Hussain
18The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar from which system was it borrowed from? 65292Mongolia
19The Maratha power reached the zenith of its glory during which reign?Shivaji
20Which Land tenure systems was introduced by Lord Cornwallis?Zamindari
21By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first made?Dadabhai Naoroji
22Who is the author of the book 'Glimpses of World History'?Jawaharlal Nehru
23Who attended the Second Round Table Conference as the representative of the Congress?72 0Gandhiji
24Which reservoir is constructed on Chambal?Gandhi Sagar
25Which state was in the development of hydroelectricity the pioneering state?Karnataka
26Which is the most malleable metal?Gold
27During the Mughal period which trader first came to India?English
28A Fortgotten Empire', written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell, is about which Empire?Vijaynagar Empire
29Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period?Varuna
30Who was the famous Indo-Greek king who embraced Buddhism?Menander