GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty, as the official emblem of India?
Options:
  1. Four lions
  2. Chariot Wheel
  3. Horse
  4. words 'Satyameva Jayate'

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Four lions & Chariot Wheel was adopted from the Maurya dynasty, but Chariot Wheel was emblemed on the National Flag of India whereas, Four lions was emblemed as the official emblem of India. Discuss this in Forums

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2:  Who presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?
Options:
  1. Rajendra Prasad
  2. Sachchidananda Sinha
  3. B. R. Ambedkar
  4. P. Upendra

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar formulated the constitution of India. Sachchidananda Sinha presided over the inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India. The first session of the Constituent Assembly held in New Delhi in July 1946. Discuss this in Forums

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3:  What is Suttapitaka in Buddhist Literature?
Options:
  1. Buddha's preaching
  2. Buddha's saying
  3. Buddha's songs
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Suttapitaka is a Buddhist texts but it was written in Pali language in Buddhist Literature. It contains only Buddha's saying like - 8 fold path to peace.etc. Pitaka means basket because Original texts were written on palm-leaves & kept in baskets. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  Name the conch of Arjun in Mahabharata?
Options:
  1. Vajrasuchi
  2. Anantavijay
  3. Timmaya
  4. Devdutta

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

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5:  Who was the leader of Poligar Revolt in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Sahajanada Reddy
  2. N. G. Ranga
  3. NV Rama Naidu
  4. Narasimha Reddy

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Poligar Revolt was a tribal revolt in Karnool against Missionary activity in 1846 in the modern age. Narasimha Reddy was the leader of this tribal Poligar Revolt Discuss this in Forums

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6:  Who was the leader of Gadakari Riots in the modern age? a. b. c. d. None of the above Answer
Options:
  1. Bishnu Biswas
  2. Khoodi Mollah
  3. Digambar Ishwar Roy
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Gadakari Riots was a tribal revolt in Kolhapur against Revenue policy in 1839 in the modern age. After thorough research it was found that no one is specific leader of this tribal Gadakari Riots. It was the only riot in the history of India where there is no specific leader. Discuss this in Forums

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7:  Who completed the construction of Qutub Minar started by Qutubuddin Aibak?
Options:
  1. Fataullah Imad Shah
  2. Malik Ahmad
  3. Yusuf Adil Shah
  4. Samsudduddin Iltumish

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Samsudduddin Iltumish - the king of the Delhi Sultanate, completed the construction of Qutub Minar started by Qutubuddin Aibak. He was the slave of Qutubuddin Aibak & occupied the throne after deposing Aram Baksh in 1211 after the demise of Qutubuddin Aibak. Khwaja Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki was a famous sufi saint during the slave dynasty. Qutubuddin Aibak was influenced by his teachings & so after his death he planned to start construction of Qutub Minar for his honour. But he died before completing & so Samsudduddin Iltumish completed his pending work Discuss this in Forums

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8:  Why Videha Madhava is famous in Vedic Period?
Options:
  1. famous ruler of Vedic Period
  2. famous king of Vedic Period
  3. famous saint of Vedic Period
  4. famous poet of Vedic Period

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

During the Vedic Period Videha Madhava migrated from the Saraswati region crossed river Sadanira & reigned in Virat kingdom (present Tirhut). He became so famous ruler during that time that his character is highlighted in the book Satapatha Brahamana in Vedic Period Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Who was the leader of Kuka Movement in the modern age? *
Options:
  1. Sian Sahib
  2. Anna Sahib
  3. Phond Savant
  4. Bhagat Jawahar Mal

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Kuka Movement was a tribal revolt in Punjab against Missionary activity in 1840 in the modern age. Bhagat Jawahar Mal was the leader of this tribal Kuka Movement. Discuss this in Forums

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10:  Who was the leader of Pagal Panthis Movement in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Karam Shah
  2. Tipu Shah
  3. Vijay Singh
  4. Vira Pandya

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Pagal Panthis Movement was a tribal revolt in Maimansinha against Religious region & Nature in 1825-33 in the modern age. Karam Shah was the leader of this tribal Pagal Panthis Movement. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Whose character is highlighted in the book Satapatha Brahamana in Vedic Period?
Options:
  1. Videha Gandhara
  2. Avanti Madhava
  3. Videha Madhava
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

During the Vedic Period Videha Madhava migrated from the Saraswati region crossed river Sadanira & reigned in Virat kingdom (present Tirhut). He became so famous ruler during that time that his character is highlighted in the book Satapatha Brahamana in Vedic Period Discuss this in Forums

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12:  Where did the Pandavas stay in the exile period-13th year (Agyat Babnabas) in Mahabharata?
Options:
  1. Shikhar
  2. Virat
  3. Vijay
  4. Achinkya

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The Pandavas stayed in Virat kingdom during the exile period-13th year (Agyat Babnabas). Rest names are all of Indian present Cricketers, though Virat Kohli is the present captain of India but the above is Virat kingdom (present Tirhut) in Mahabharata Discuss this in Forums

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13:  Who was the leader of Kittur Revolt in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Mularaja I
  2. Bappa Rawal
  3. Mularaja V
  4. Chinnama

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Kittur Revolt was a tribal revolt by the Ryappa tribe in Karnataka against the British interference in Kittur in 1824 in the modern age. Chinnama was the leader of this tribal Kittur Revolt. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Who was the leader of Kattabomman Movement in the modern age? a. b. c. , d. Answer Vira Pandya
Options:
  1. Hammir Rawal
  2. Vira Pandya
  3. Sitaram Das
  4. Vijay Singh

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Kattabomman Movement was a tribal revolt against imposition of the British Suzerainity in 1791-94 in the modern age. Vira Pandya was the leader of this tribal Kattabomman Movement. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  What is the name of official nobility of slaves set up by Iltumish during the slave dynasty?
Options:
  1. Chahalgani
  2. Tanka
  3. Chital
  4. Chalisa

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Samsudduddin Iltumish - the king of the Delhi Sultanate, set up Chahalgani - the name of official nobility of slaves during his reign(1211-1236AD) of the slave dynasty in Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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16:  What is the modern name of river Sadanira in Vedic Period?
Options:
  1. Narmada
  2. Tapti
  3. Sutlej
  4. Gandak

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

During the Vedic Period the Aryans settlement covered virtually the whole of Northern India & the fort was also built beside the river. Presently, river Gandak is the modern name of river Sadanira where they settled in 1000-600 BC. Discuss this in Forums

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17:  Where yellow mosque is found in India?
Options:
  1. Mursidabad, West Bengal
  2. Faridpur, West Bengal
  3. Moradabad, UP
  4. Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Nawab Siraj-ul-Dullah, the last famous king of Bengal before British Rule, built the yellow mosque in Mursidabad, West Bengal because he reigned from Mursidabad where he had palace & Fort. The mosque is golden in color & later became famous as yellow mosque in India Discuss this in Forums

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18:  Who was the leader of Satavandi Revolt in the modern age?/
Options:
  1. Phond Savant
  2. Anna Sahib
  3. Mularaja V
  4. Chinnama

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

Actually, there is a dispute with Anna Sahib & Phond Savant about the leader Satavandi Revolt of in the modern age. But after thorough research it was found that Anna Sahib was the main leader of this tribal Satavandi Revolt. Satavandi Revolt was a tribal revolt in Maharashtra against the British Rule Religious in 1839 in the modern age. Anna Sahib was the leader of this tribal Satavandi Revolt. Discuss this in Forums

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19:  Who was the leader of Naga Revolt in the modern age? /
Options:
  1. Balwant Phadke
  2. Pathik Singh
  3. Rani Gaidinliu
  4. Jadunang

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Naga Revolt was a tribal revolt by the Naga tribe against Reforms & excess of the British Rule in 1934 in the modern age. Rani Gaidinliu was the leader of this tribal Naga Revolt. Rani Gaidinliu was the only woman tribal leader in the modern age. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  What is the name of reforms in Civil administration introduced by Iltumish during the slave dynasty?
Options:
  1. Diwan-i-Wazarat
  2. Diwan-i-Risalat
  3. Diwan-i-Insha
  4. Iqta system

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Samsudduddin Iltumish (1211-1236AD) - the king of the Delhi Sultanate, introduced reforms in Civil administration called Iqta system during the slave dynasty in Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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