GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  What do you mean by the term 'Ashtadiggajas' during Tuluva Dynasty in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Eight celebrated pundits of Telegu
  2. Eight celebrated poets of Telegu
  3. Eight celebrated scholar of Telegu
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The term 'Ashtadiggajas'- Eight celebrated poets of Telegu was present in the court during Krishna Deva Raya rule in Tuluva Dynasty (1509-15029) Discuss this in Forums

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2:  Who set up the Indian Independence League?
Options:
  1. Aruna Asaf Ali
  2. Jayaprakash Narayan
  3. S.M. Joshi
  4. Rash Behari Bose

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Indian League was founded by Sisir Kumar Ghosh in 1875 at Calcutta. The Indian Independence League was founded by Tarak Nath Das in 1907 at California (USA). But the Indian Independence League was founded by Rash Behari Bose after that at Calcutta in Pre-Independent India Discuss this in Forums

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3:  Who founded the non-profit organization 'Harijan Sevak Sangh'? (a) (b) (c) Mahatma Gandhi (d) Answer: (c) .
Options:
  1. Annie Besant
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Raja Rammohan Roy

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

All four are eminent & famous social workers & each of them had founded lots non-profit organization, Movements, Sabha,Samaj,Sangha & Satsang etc.'Harijan Sevak Sangh' was also a non-profit organization founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1932 at Pune. Discuss this in Forums

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4:  Who transferred the second capital from Gulbarga to Bidar of Bahmani Kingdom in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Amir Ali Barid
  2. Alauddin Bahman Shah
  3. Malik Ahmad
  4. Ahmad Shah Wali

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Alauddin Bahman Shah was the founder of Bahmani Kingdom in Medieval Period. He made the city of Gulbarga the first capital though after his demise Ahmad Shah Wali transferred the capital from Gulbarga to Bidar & it became the second of Bahmani Kingdom in Medieval Period. Discuss this in Forums

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5:  What is Mahayana in Buddhism?
Options:
  1. Greater Vehicle
  2. Lower sect
  3. Monastic code
  4. Greater sect

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Its followers believed in Original texts & teachings of Buddha. Mahayana means salvation of all through the help of Bodhisatva. They believe in Idol-worship & it was written in Sanskrit language. Discuss this in Forums

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6:  Whose picture was depicted on the flag of the chariot of Duryodhan in Mahabharata?
Options:
  1. Hanuman
  2. Cobra
  3. King Cobra
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

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7:  What is the concept of Gandhiji about the possession of private property in Pre-Independent India?
Options:
  1. Private property should be taken over and distributed more equitably by the State
  2. Private property should be abolished
  3. Private property should remain but have a ceiling.
  4. Private property should remain but should be used by the owners as trustees for common good.

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The concept of Gandhiji is that Private property should remain to their possession but should be used by the owners as trustees for common good Discuss this in Forums

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8:  According to Mahatma Gandhi's economic policy, how can complete happiness be achieved?
Options:
  1. By implanting cottage industries
  2. By destroying machines
  3. By providing maximum employment opportunities
  4. None of these

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Mahatma Gandhi described that complete happiness can be achieved in Pre-Independent India, by implanting cottage industries. This is known as Mahatma Gandhi's economic policy which is written in his autobiography,'The Story of My Experiments with Truth' Discuss this in Forums

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9:  Who is the founder of Barid Shahi Dynasty in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Fataullah Imad Shah
  2. Malik Ahmad
  3. Tajuddin Firoz Shah
  4. Amir Ali Barid

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Though, there is a dispute with Amir Ali Barid & Malik Ahmad about the founder of Barid Shahi Dynasty in Medieval Period but testimonials & other justified evidence it was proved that Amir Ali Barid is the actual founder of Barid Shahi Dynasty & Malik Ahmad is the founder of Nizam Shahi Dynasty in Medieval Period Discuss this in Forums

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10:  What is Dipavamsha in Buddhist Literature?
Options:
  1. Chronicles of India during Buddhism
  2. Chronicles of Burma during Buddhism
  3. Chronicles of Srilanka during Buddhism
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Dipavamsha is a Buddhist texts, written in Pali language in Buddhist Literature. It contains only the Chronicles of Srilanka during Buddhism Discuss this in Forums

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11:  Which city is known as White City of India?
Options:
  1. Udaipur
  2. Jodhpur
  3. Nagpur
  4. Jaipur

Answer: Option1

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. Also Jodhpur is the combination of blue & white so it has no such name but Nagpur is known as Orange city for a different reason. Discuss this in Forums

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12:  When did the Constituent Assembly of India adopt the design of the National Flag?
Options:
  1. August, 1947
  2. July, 1948
  3. ) May, 1947
  4. July, 1947

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

The inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held in New Delhi in July 1946. In this meeting the Constituent Assembly framed the Constitution for Independent India based under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946. In the second meeting next year in July, 1947 the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the design of the National Flag of Independent India. Discuss this in Forums

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13:  What was set up of the Constituent Assembly that enacted the Constitution of India?
Options:
  1. by the Indian National Congress
  2. under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946
  3. under the Indian Independence Act, 1947
  4. through a resolution of the provisional government

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

The inaugural meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held in New Delhi in July 1946.Sachchidananda Sinha presided over the inaugural meeting in this very first meeting the Constituent Assembly framed the Constitution for Independent India which was set up under the Cabinet Mission Plan, 1946. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  Who is the founder of Bahmani Kingdom in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Amir Ali Barid
  2. Fataullah Imad Shah
  3. Alauddin Bahman Shah
  4. Quli Qutub Shah

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Actually, there is a dispute with Alauddin Bahman Shah & Quli Qutub Shah about the founder of Bahmani Kingdom but after thorough research it was found that Alauddin Bahman Shah is the actual founder of Bahmani Kingdom in Medieval Period & Quli Qutub Shah is the founder of Qutub Shahi Dynasty. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  Who is the author of Visudhamagga of Buddhist Literature in Sanskrit?
Options:
  1. Buddhagosha
  2. Vasumitra
  3. Gopala
  4. Ramapala

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Visudhamagga is a Buddhist texts but it was written in Pali language in Buddhist Literature. Buddhagosha is the author of Visudhamagga. Discuss this in Forums

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16:  Whose picture was depicted on the flag of the chariot of Arjun in Mahabharata?
Options:
  1. King Cobra
  2. Indra
  3. Pawan
  4. Hanuman

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Hanuman's picture was depicted on the flag of the chariot of Arjun because he was fighting under the umbrella of Lord Hanuman who played a strong role for Ram's victory over Ravan in Ramayan. So, in Mahabharata, Arjun fought under the protection & blessings of him. Discuss this in Forums

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17:  'Diego Garcia' is an atoll (a ring-shaped reef, island, or chain of islands formed of coral) in the
Options:
  1. Arabian Sea
  2. Bay of Bengal
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Gulf of Aden

Answer: Option3

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18:  The 'Mahogany' tree is a large tree with dense woods and a rounded canopy that is found in the
Options:
  1. Tropical monsoon forests
  2. Mediterranean forests
  3. Coniferous forests
  4. Tropical evergreen forests

Answer: Option4

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19:  Which of the following regions on Earth specializes in the cultivation of citrus fruits?
Options:
  1. Equatorial region
  2. Mediterranean region
  3. Polar region
  4. Tundra region

Answer: Option2

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20:  Which is the largest sea in the world?
Options:
  1. South China Sea
  2. Philippine Sea
  3. Caribbean Sea
  4. Mediterranean Sea

Answer: Option2

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