GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Who raised the slogan "Do or Die" in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Vallabhbhai Patel
  4. None of these

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Actually, Mahatma Gandhi was a preacher of non-violence & so he was not an extremist but a liberal leader. So Vallabhbhai Patel got the credit of this slogan "Do or Die" but it got silenced after the release of the autobiography,'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' where Mahatma Gandhi mentioned that he was forced for the slogan by the British Government in the modern age Discuss this in Forums

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2:  Who is the founder & head of the department Diwan-i-Insha in the Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Diwan-i-Riyasat
  2. Diwan-i-Risalat
  3. Dabir-i-Mumalik
  4. Diwan-i-Mustakharaj

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

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3:  Which of the following ideals were mainly insisted upon by the Brahmo Samaj?
Options:
  1. Abolition of sati
  2. Abolition of child marriage
  3. Monotheism
  4. Reintroduction of converted Hindus

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, insisted upon the both Abolition of child marriage & Monotheism in the modern age but the other members of the Brahmo Samaj insisted mainly on Monotheism. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  Who is the head of the department Pargana in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Wazir
  2. Chaudhary
  3. Muqaddam
  4. Amil

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Though, there is a dispute with Chaudhary & Amil about the head of the department Pargana in Medieval Period but evidences proved that Chaudhary is the actual head of the department Pargana in Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  Which year Mahatma Gandhi returned back to India from South Africa?
Options:
  1. 1914
  2. 1915
  3. 1916
  4. 1919

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Though, there is a controversy regarding the date when M.K. Gandhi returned back to India but it got silenced after the release of his autobiography, 'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' in the modern age. Discuss this in Forums

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6:  What is the auxiliary vedas of Atharva Veda in Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Gandharvaveda
  2. Purana
  3. Dhanurveda
  4. Shilpaveda

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Shilpaveda means subtext of Yajur Veda. So it is also known as the auxiliary Atharva Vedas. Rest all are subtext of Vedas & Upanishadas except Purana & so they are known as the auxiliary Vedas & Upanishadas Discuss this in Forums

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7:  Who founded the Asiatic Society in Calcutta in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Warren Hastings
  2. Sir William Jones
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  4. T. B. Macaulay

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

There is a controversy regarding Raja Ram Mohan Roy & Sir William Jones about the founder of the Asiatic Society in Calcutta. But after research, it was found that Sir William Jones was the founder of the Asiatic Society & Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj in the modern age. Discuss this in Forums

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8:  What is the name of eldest sister of Ram in Ramayana?
Options:
  1. Santa
  2. Santi
  3. Urvasi
  4. Swati

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Santa is the eldest daughter of King Dasratha. She got married just after the birth of Ram in Ramayana. So she had no significant role & totally got ignored in the text. Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Who among the following persons led The Young Bengal Movement in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. C. R. Das
  3. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  4. Henry Vivian Derozio

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Though, there is a dispute with 3 Bengalis & Henry Vivian Derozio about the leader of The Young Bengal Movement in the modern age. But justified evidence & other testimonials, it was found that Henry Vivian Derozio was the leader of The Young Bengal Movement in the modern age. Discuss this in Forums

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10:  In which year was the 'Azad Hind Fauj' formed?
Options:
  1. 1944
  2. 1941
  3. 1942
  4. 1943

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

There is a controversy regarding the date when 'Azad Hind Fauj' formed & 'Quit India Movement' started in the modern age. But after thorough research, it was found that 'Azad Hind Fauj' formed in 1943 & 'Quit India Movement' started in 1942 Discuss this in Forums

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11:  What is the modern name of Gomati in Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Pataliputra
  2. Champa
  3. Champangiri
  4. Gomal

Answer: Option4

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12:  Who was the King of Punjab when Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni invaded India?
Options:
  1. Vijay Singh
  2. Vinay Singh
  3. Jaipal Singh
  4. Kamparan Singh

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

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13:  Who is the author of Chach-Namah in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Abu Bakr
  2. Firoz Shah
  3. Ziauddin Barani
  4. Hasan Nizami

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Abu Bakr was a great scholar who wrote a detailed account about History of Sindh region in the book Chach-Namah in Medieval Period which is one & only important resource about History of Sindh region. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Who is the author of Qanun-e-Masudi in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Afif Isami
  2. Alberuni
  3. Shams-i-Shiraj Afif
  4. Ibn Battutah

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Alberuni was a great Arabian scholar who wrote a detailed account about Astronomy in the slave dynasty in the book Qanun-e-Masudi in Medieval Period which is only important resource about Astronomy from the historical point of view. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  Where is the capital of Panchala in the Mahajanapadas Period?
Options:
  1. Gomati
  2. Gandhara
  3. Kamboja
  4. Ahichatra

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

After the Indus Valley Civilization, it was found that the name of the site was changed to Panchala in the Mahajanapadas Period, & so it's capital was also changed to Ahichatra. Today it is known as Kampilya(Ruhelkhand) in India. Discuss this in Forums

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16:  What is the modern name of Sutudri in Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Sutlej
  2. Gomati
  3. Kurram
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option1

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17:  Who is the author of Lubab-ul-Alab in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Shams-i-Shiraj
  2. Ibn Battutah
  3. Bhukari
  4. Firdausi

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Bhukari was a great scholar who wrote a detailed account about Persian Anthology in the book Lubab-ul-Alab in Medieval Period which is only important resource about Persian Anthology about the History of the slave dynasty. Discuss this in Forums

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18:  Where is the capital of chedi in the Mahajanapadas Period?
Options:
  1. Vitasta
  2. Shaktimati
  3. Asikani
  4. Vipas

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

After the Indus Valley Civilization, it was found that the name of the site was changed to chedi in the Mahajanapadas Period, & so it's capital was also changed to Shaktimati. Today it is known as Sotthivati(Bundelkhand) in India. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  What is the modern name of Krumu in Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Magadha
  2. Anga
  3. Gomati
  4. Kurram

Answer: Option4

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20:  Who is the author of Taj-ul-Maathir in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Hasan Nizami
  2. Minhaj-us-Siraj
  3. Alberuni
  4. Amir Khusrau

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Hasan Nizami was a great scholar who wrote a detailed account of History of ILbaris, the slave dynasty, in the book Taj-ul-Maathir in Medieval Period which is rare & very important resource about the History of ILbaris, the slave dynasty. Discuss this in Forums

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Yes, she now believed that when her body died, her soul would go on. Gods she did not worship, and faith she had none, but love she had and forever. Love alone had awakened her sleeping soul and had made it deathless.She knew she was immortal.
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