GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  What is the symbol of MahapariNirvana in Buddhism?
Options:
  1. Stupa
  2. Wheel
  3. Lotus
  4. Bodhi tree

Answer: Option1

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2:  Among the following Englishmen, who was the first Governor-General of Bengal?
Options:
  1. Robert Clive
  2. William Bentinck
  3. Wellesley
  4. Warren Hastings

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Though, there is a dispute with Warren Hastings & Robert Clive about the first Viceroy & Governor-General of Bengal, because Robert Clive made many social reforms in Bengal & built tall monuments & gates in Bengal. He became famous in Bengal for trade also which led to the confusion but testimonials & other justified evidence, it was proved that Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of Bengal. Another reason is- The Englishmen were known as Viceroy & later known as Governor-General so it led to the confusion in Bengal. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  Where did the headquarters of East India Company located in Bengal?
Options:
  1. Fort St. David
  2. Fort William
  3. Fort St. George
  4. Modern GPO

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The headquarters of East India Company was first located in Modern GPO ( Today's General post office) but in 1756 Sirajuddaula, Nawab of Bengal, defeated them & broke their headquarters & named it AliNagar but next year East India Company retreated & formed the headquarters in Fort William & defeated Sirajuddaula, Nawab of Bengal, by conspiracy in 1757 in the famous battle of Plassey, & it remained there in the pre-independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  Who is the founder of Saluva Dynasty in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Veer Narsimha
  2. Salu Narsimha
  3. Tirumala
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Actually, there is a dispute with Salu Narsimha & Veer Narsimha about the founder of Saluva Dynasty but after thorough research it was found that Veer Narsimha is the founder of 'Tuluva Dynasty & Salu Narsimha I is the actual founder Saluva Dynasty in Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  What is the symbol of Nirvana in Buddhism?
Options:
  1. Rose
  2. Stupa
  3. Bodhi tree
  4. Bull

Answer: Option3

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6:  What was proclaimed through the suspension of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact?
Options:
  1. Non Cooperation Movement
  2. Dandi March
  3. Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Quit India Movement

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

In 1931, Viceroy Lord Irwin & Mahatma Gandhi had six meetings which finally led to signing of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact on March 5,1931. whereby the Congress called off the Civil Disobedience Movement & agreed to join the second Round Table Conference in the pre-independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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7:  Who was an emigre Communist journal of Manabendra Nath Roy for the pre-independent Indians?
Options:
  1. Anushilan
  2. Kishan Sabha
  3. Vanguard
  4. The Worker

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Since, Manabendra Nath Roy was an Communist, so he was regarded as an émigré of The Worker but justified evidences proved that he was an émigré Communist journal of Vanguard for the pre-independent Indians. Discuss this in Forums

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8:  Who is the founder of Sangama Dynasty in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Harihar
  2. Bukka
  3. Fataullah Imad Shah
  4. Nagarjuna

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Though, there is a dispute with Harihar & Bukka about the founder of Chahaman of Ajmer but after thorough research & other justified evidence it was found that Harihar is the actual founder of Sangama Dynasty in Medieval Period & Bukka is his deputy Discuss this in Forums

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9:  What is the symbol of Janma in Buddhism?
Options:
  1. Horse
  2. Bodhi tree
  3. Shepard
  4. Lotus & Bull

Answer: Option4

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10:  Among the following processes of weathering, which one represents a process of chemical weathering?
Options:
  1. Thermal expansion and contraction
  2. Mass exfoliation
  3. Hydration and Hydrolysis
  4. Frost action and crystal growth

Answer: Option3

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11:  Among the following agents of gradation, which one is responsible for the formation of 'Barkhans'?
Options:
  1. Glaciers
  2. Running water
  3. Waves
  4. Wind

Answer: Option4

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12:  Among the following, which one predominantly acts as the agent of chemical erosion of soil?
Options:
  1. Glacier
  2. Sea wave
  3. Underground water
  4. Wind

Answer: Option3

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13:  Lagoons are often found in which of the following places?
Options:
  1. Between the high walk and low water line.
  2. Between the coast and the offshore bar.
  3. On the seaward side of the fringing reef.
  4. On the seaward side of the offshore bar.

Answer: Option3

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14:  Among the following options, which one is a chemical weathering process?
Options:
  1. Frost Action
  2. Hydraulic Action
  3. Oxidation
  4. Thermal Expansion

Answer: Option3

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15:  The protection of soil from erosion and other types of deterioration, so as to maintain soil fertility and productivity is known as
Options:
  1. Soil aeration
  2. Soil conservation
  3. Soil stabilization
  4. Soil regeneration

Answer: Option2

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16:  'Weathering' is the
Options:
  1. removal of earth's material by river action
  2. removal of earth's material by wind action
  3. breaking up and disintegration of rocks
  4. hardening up of rocks due to weather conditions

Answer: Option3

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17:  Chemical weathering occurs more quickly in those climatic regions that are
Options:
  1. cold and dry
  2. cold and humid
  3. hot and dry
  4. hot and humid

Answer: Option4

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18:  What is an 'Oxbow lake'?
Options:
  1. It is a lake formed behind an off-shore bar.
  2. It is a lake occupying a volcanic crater.
  3. It is a lake formed due to cut off meander.
  4. It is a lake occupying a hollow scooped by a glacier.

Answer: Option3

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19:  Which of the following terms is used for the process of mechanical erosion of the earth's surface caused by loose solid material during its transportation?
Options:
  1. Eluviation
  2. Corrosion
  3. Corrasion
  4. Drift

Answer: Option3

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20:  Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends upon which of the following factors?
Options:
  1. Its depth
  2. Its length
  3. Its speed at which it flows
  4. Its width

Answer: Option3

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