GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Why did British applied Subsidiary Alliance to Nawab of Carnatic in the modern age?
Options:
  1. To consolidate power under British Rule
  2. To annex under British Rule
  3. To form alliance under British Rule
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

It was a very clever,cunning & heinous ploy by the British to capture the state showing in the form of business first & then applying Subsidiary Alliance in the disguise of business they applied British Rule to conquer the state. By applying Subsidiary Alliance they captured half of India Discuss this in Forums

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2:  In Greek mythology, who was the Roman goddess of the heart during Ancient Civilization?
Options:
  1. Perseus
  2. Cleopetra
  3. Alta Vesta
  4. Vesta

Answer: Option4

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3:  In Greek mythology who was the son of Poseidon and Ampherite during Ancient Civilization?
Options:
  1. Socrates
  2. Positon
  3. Ampherates
  4. Triton

Answer: Option4

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4:  What is 6 inches bigger in Summer from Medieval Civilization to now?
Options:
  1. Big Ben
  2. Statue of Liberty
  3. Leaning tower of Pisa
  4. Eiffel tower

Answer: Option4

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5:  In Greek mythology, who was the Roman god of agriculture during Ancient Civilization?
Options:
  1. Socrates
  2. Saturn
  3. Sphinx
  4. Victoria

Answer: Option2

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6:  Goa used to be a colony of which nation till 1961 during the modern age?
Options:
  1. Portugal
  2. Britain
  3. Armenia
  4. French

Answer: Option1

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7:  What weapon was invented by Ernest Swinton used in 1916 in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Fire Missile ( Sher Shah)
  2. Ballam
  3. Sword
  4. Tank

Answer: Option4

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8:  What aid to archaeologists from 197 BC was found in Egypt 1799 in Vedic Culture?
Options:
  1. Rolling Sculpture
  2. Shadvinsh
  3. Shatapatha
  4. Rosetta Stone

Answer: Option4

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9:  What is the staple food of two third of the worlds population during Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Pulses
  4. Grain

Answer: Option1

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10:  What religion links Weasak, Dhrammacacka, and Bhodi day during Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Sinologist
  2. Jains
  3. Hindus
  4. Buddhist

Answer: Option4

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11:  In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle during Indus Valley Civilization?
Options:
  1. Kaushikiya War
  2. Aitareya
  3. Ragnarok
  4. None of these

Answer: Option3

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12:  In 1911 the archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered what lost city in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Chanhudaro
  2. Ropar
  3. Machu Picchu
  4. Alamgir

Answer: Option3

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13:  What does a polyandric women have more than one - during Indus Valley Civilization?
Options:
  1. Brothers
  2. Sisters
  3. Step Sons & Daughters
  4. Husbands

Answer: Option4

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14:  In Greek mythology who killed the Gorgon during Ancient Civilization?
Options:
  1. Perseus
  2. Cleopetra
  3. Victoria
  4. Athena

Answer: Option1

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15:  Which of the following persons was appointed as President of the INC, upon the resignation of Subhash Chandra Bose as President of INC?
Options:
  1. Rajendra Prasad
  2. Mohammed Ali Jinnah
  3. C. Rajagopalachari
  4. Pattabhi Sitaramiah

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

After winning the post of President of the INC, both in Haripura & Tiripuri in 1938-39, Subhash Chandra Bose was forced to resign as President of INC by M.K. Gandhi followers, then Rajendra Prasad was appointed as President of the INC. Discuss this in Forums

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16:  During the reign of which of the following British Monarch, Buckingham Palace became the official royal residence in the modern age?
Options:
  1. King Edward VII
  2. Queen Victoria
  3. King George V
  4. Queen Victoria II

Answer: Option2

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17:  Which of the leaders of pre-independent India was the first to make 'Swaraj' as a national demand?
Options:
  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jagjivan Ram
  3. Chittaranjan Das
  4. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

In 1923, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the first to make 'Swaraj' as a national demand but some texts gave credit to Mahatma Gandhi. But M.K. Gandhi wrote the autobiography, 'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' where he declined the above credit in the modern age. Discuss this in Forums

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18:  In which of the following years was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress?
Options:
  1. 1886
  2. 1892
  3. 1896
  4. 1904

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Bankim.C. Chatterjee had penned the song in 1886 & it was accepted by Indian National Congress in 1892, but it was first sung at the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  Which of the following Indian English writers authored the novel 'The Sword and the Sickle' in modern India?
Options:
  1. Aurobindo Ghosh
  2. Khushwant Singh
  3. R. K. Narayan
  4. Mulk Raj Anand

Answer: Option4

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20:  From which of the following years did the Muslim League start demanding a separate nation for the Muslims?
Options:
  1. 1919
  2. 1935
  3. 1939
  4. 1940

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Actually, there is a huge controversy regarding the separate nation for the Muslims. Some claim Choudhry Rahmat Ali started demanding a separate nation in 1939 but others claim Mohd. Ali Jinnah did it in 1940. But justified evidence prove that it happened in 1940. Discuss this in Forums

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