GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  which law was termed as the 'Black Act' by Mahatma Gandhi & got crusaded for the Asians in South Africa?
Options:
  1. The Blacks Registration Act
  2. The Asiatic Registration Act
  3. The Colored's Licence Act
  4. The Apartheid Act

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

In the autobiography,'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' where Mahatma Gandhi mentioned that he termed The Asiatic Registration Act as the 'Black Act' under the provocation of an oppressive British law. So, he got crusaded for the Asians in South Africa. Discuss this in Forums

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2:  who advocated & analyzed the causes of the uprising of 1857 in pre-independent India?
Options:
  1. Syed Amir Ali
  2. Syed Ahmad Khan
  3. Syed Ahmad Barelvi
  4. Shah Waliullah

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Syed Ahmad Khan was a preacher of Freedom Movement in the modern age. So to propagate nationalism, among the Muslim community in undivided India, he analyzed the causes of the uprising of 1857 & advocated a reconciliation between the British and the Muslims in pre-independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  What is the name of Ramayana written by poet Kambana is also known as during the Chola rule?
Options:
  1. Ramavataram
  2. Uttar Ramayana
  3. Kamba Ramayana
  4. Ritasyagopa

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

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4:  What is the term 'Ritasyagopa' meant in the Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Fire God
  2. natural water
  3. personified water
  4. holy water

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

The term 'Ritasyagopa' is associated with God Varuna in the Vedic Culture. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  Who was the leader of Ahom Riots in the modern age? Answer Gomadhar Kunwar
Options:
  1. Gomadhar Kunwar
  2. Rani Gaidinliu
  3. Jadunang
  4. Vira Pandya

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Ahom Riots was a tribal revolt by the Ahom tribe due to the British Rule in 1828 in the modern age. Gomadhar Kunwar was the leader of this tribal revolt. Discuss this in Forums

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6:  Who wrote the Tamil poetry Ramavataram during the Chola rule in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Pugalendu
  2. Hasan Nizami
  3. Kuttana
  4. Kambana

Answer: Option4

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7:  What is Purandara God famous for?
Options:
  1. Creator of universe
  2. Destroyer of fort
  3. Destroyer of Castles
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Purandara God, also known as God Indra in the Vedic Culture. He is the most important God. He is also known as god of rain & Warlord Discuss this in Forums

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8:  Who was the first to secure the legalization of widow remarriage in pre-independent India?
Options:
  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Henry Vivian Derozio
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

All the above were social reformers of pre-independent India, & each & everyone were famous for lot of social reforms like abolition of sati,child marriage Monotheism (by Raja Ram Mohan Roy) but Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was the first to secure the legalization of widow remarriage in pre-independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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9:  How did the Permanent Settlement of Bengal of Lord Cornwallis prove oppressive to the tenants?
Options:
  1. they were forced to produce more
  2. they were exploited by the zamindars
  3. they were asked to pay yearly revenue in advance
  4. they were asked to pay under military pressure

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

It was a very clever,cunning heinous ploy by Lord Cornwallis to torture the poor farmers of pre-independent India as they were exploited by the local zamindars to torture the poor farmers who does not have their own Zamin (Land). Discuss this in Forums

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10:  Which program perform mainly religious social reform movements to liberate the backward classes from exploitation and oppression?
Options:
  1. Prarthana Samaj
  2. Satyashodhak Samaj
  3. Arya Samaj
  4. Ramakrishna Mission

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

All the above Samaj & Ramakrishna Mission perform social reform movements to liberate the backward classes but Satyashodhak Samaj perform mainly this type of movements to liberate the backward classes from exploitation and oppression. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Which place in Rajasthan is known as 'White City'?
Options:
  1. Jaipur
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Udaipur
  4. Ajmer

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

We all know that Jaipur is known as 'Pink City' in Rajasthan in India.It is known as 'Pink City' because the palaces,shrine, monuments & all the stupas etc. are pink in color. Same is the case in Udaipur because all those are white in color. Discuss this in Forums

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12:  Where are The famous Dilwara Temples are located?
Options:
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Rajasthan

Answer: Option4

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13:  Who was the leader of Kolis Movement in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Chinnama
  2. Dadu Mian
  3. J. Bakshi
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Kolis Movement was a tribal revolt by the Kolis tribe due to the dismantle of forests to in 1824 in the modern age. But after thorough research, it was found that no one was the particular leader of this tribal revolt. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Which style of architecture came in vogue during the Chola empire in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Nageswara temple of Vijayalaya
  2. Nataraja temple of Kanchipuram
  3. Kailasnath temple of Kanchipuram
  4. Koranganath temple of Tanjore

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

All the above four temple are the famous style of architecture during the Chola empire in Medieval Period from 850 - 1279 AD but style of architecture which came in vogue is Kailasnath temple of Kanchipuram. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  What is the term 'Dyusthana' meant in the Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Vishnu
  2. Dyaus
  3. Rudra
  4. Celestial God

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

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16:  Who was the leader of Ramosi Revolt in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Chittur Singh
  2. Ranjit Singh
  3. Pratap Singh
  4. Govind Singh

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Ramosi Revolt was a tribal revolt by the Ramosi tribe due to the British Rule in 1820 in the modern age.Though,there is a dispute with Chittur Singh & Pratap Singh about the leader of this tribal revolt.But justified evidence, prove that Chittur Singh was the main tribal leader of this tribal revolt & Pratap Singh was his youngest brother. Discuss this in Forums

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17:  What is the term 'Kurram' meant in the Chola empire in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Commissionary
  2. Chalisa
  3. Temple
  4. A group of Villages

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

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18:  Where is The 'Vivekananda Rock Memorial' situated ?
Options:
  1. Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Pondicherry
  3. Mumbai
  4. Kanyakumari

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Swami Vivekananda swam from Kanyakumari in the Indian ocean & went to the rock & meditated there. Till today, the rock is famous visiting place for tourists all over the world because he established a Ashram there. It is known as 'Vivekananda Rock Memorial' now. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  Which was the first main British Parliamentary Act regarding East India Company's administration in India?
Options:
  1. Rowlatt Act
  2. Regulating Act of 1773
  3. Charter Act of 1813
  4. Pitts India Act

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The East India Company came to trade in India during Mughal Period so British Parliament was not directly involved in it. But then they started annexing Indian states & want to make a colony. Then in 1773,the British Parliament passed Regulating Act regarding East India Company's administration in India which was also the first main British Parliamentary Act in pre-independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  What is the term 'Antarikshasthana' meant in the Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Intermediate God
  2. Aerial God
  3. Upakkrama
  4. Pushan

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

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