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1Which of the following was not the Veda?
The Mahabharatha
The Rig
The Sama
The Yajur
 

Right Answer: 1
The Mahabharatha is not a Veda however it is treated as fifth Veda.
Question ID: 78

2Who was the wife of Gautama Buddha?
Sangha Mithra
Vishnavi
Maya Devi
Yasodhara
 

Right Answer: 4
Gautama Buddha was married to Yasodhara who was the daughter of King Suppabuddha.
Question ID: 194

3Who was father of Gautama Buddha?
Suppabhuddha
Suddhodana
Ashoka
Mahadhana
 

Right Answer: 2
Gautama Buddha was born to King Suddhodana and Queen Maya in Shakya Clan
Question ID: 22

4In whose reign Mogul Paintings were reached its climax?
Jahangir
Humain
Auranga Jeb
Akbar
 

Right Answer: 1
After the death of Akbar, architect of the Mughal empire and active patron of the arts, his son Jahangir ascended to the throne.
Question ID: 41

5The remains of indus valley civilization are found in___________
Mohenjo Daro and Harappa
Misapatomeia
Nagarjuna Konda
Sanchi
 

Right Answer: 1
Mohenjo-daro was built in the 26th century BCE. It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Harappan Civilization.
Question ID: 44

6To which of the following age, was the Indus Valley Civilization belong?
Bronze Age
Old Stone Age
Pre historic Age
None
 

Right Answer: 1
The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), also known as the Indus Civilisation, was a Bronze Age civilisation in the north western regions of South Asia, lasting from 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE.
Question ID: 257

7Who wrote the book Rama Charitha Manas?
Thulasi Das
Bhaktha Kabir
Bhaktha Ramdev
Valmiki
 

Right Answer: 1
Ramcharit Manas is an epic poem in Awadhi language, composed by the 16th-century Indian bhakti poet Tulsidas (CE 1532-1623).
Question ID: 175

8Who wrote the book Humayun Nama on request of emperor Akbar during his reign?
Gulbadan Begam
Ahmed Yadgar
Abbas Sarwani
Faizis Sarhindi
 

Right Answer: 1
Gulbadan Begum ( c. 1523-1603) was a Mughal princess and the daughter of Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire. Humayun Nama was the biography of Emperor Humayun.
Question ID: 146

9Who among the following was the ancient writer belongs to Kashmir?
Bana
Kalhana
Hieun Tsang
Megasthenes
 

Right Answer: 2
Kalhana (12th century) was the author of Rajatarangini (River of Kings), an account of the history of Kashmir. He wrote the work in Sanskrit between 1148 and 1149.
Question ID: 150

10Which of the following was the birth place of Gautama Buddha?
Lumbinivanam
Saranath
Gaya
Prayaga
 

Right Answer: 1
Gautama Buddha was born in Lumbini, now in Nepal, and raised in Kapilavastu, now Tilaurakot, Nepal.
Question ID: 192

11Which town was the port town of the Indus Civilization?
Lothal
Dholvira
Alamgirpur
Banvali
 

Right Answer: 1
There are signs of a port at Lothal in Gujarat. This is where the export-import trade of the Indus Valley people may have taken place.
Question ID: 256

12What is the sacred book of Buddhism called?
Tripitakas
Kalagnan
Anagas
Epics
 

Right Answer: 1
Theravada Buddhism, the standard collection of buddhavacana are in pali script, also known as the Tripi?aka (three baskets).
Question ID: 195

13Who was the mother of Gautama Buddha?
Vishnavi
Sanghamithra
Maya Devi
Yasodhara
 

Right Answer: 3
Queen Maya Devi of Sakya was mother of Gautama Buddh. She died after seven days giving him birth.
Question ID: 145

14Who was the mother of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan?
Jagat Gosain
Aruna Bhanu
Noorjahan
Jodhabai
 

Right Answer: 1
Shahjahan mother was a Rajput princess from Marwar called Princess Jagat Gosaini (her official name in Mughal chronicles was Bilqis Makani).
Question ID: 43

15Who wrote the book "Abhignana Sakuntala" the story Shakuntala and Dushyanta?
Kalidasa
Peddana
Pothana
Vishnu Sharma
 

Right Answer: 1
Shakuntala is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata. Her story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by many writers, the most famous adaption being Kalidasa's play Abhignana Sakuntala.
Question ID: 178

16Which of the following metals were not used by the Indus people?
Iron
Bronze
Gold
Copper
 

Right Answer: 1
Metals such as copper, lead, gold, bronze and silver were used by the metallurgists of Indus Valley. Iron was not used by indus people.
Question ID: 254

17Who was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj?
Swami Dayananda Saraswathi
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Raja Rammohun Roy
Swami Vivekananda
 

Right Answer: 3
Brahmo Samaj was founded by Raja Ram Mohun Roy. The Brahmo Samaj was a monotheistic sect of Hinduism. The movement began through meetings of Bengalis in Calcutta in 1828
Question ID: 82

18Which was the capital of Ikshvakus?
Vijayagiri
Vijayanagar
Visakhapatnam
Vijayapuri
 

Right Answer: 4
The Ikshvaku dynasty ruled in the eastern Krishna River valley of India, from their capital at Vijayapuri (modern Nagarjunakonda in Andhra Pradesh) during approximately 3rd and 4th centuries CE.
Question ID: 57

19Who was the founder of All India Harijan Sabha ?
B.R. Ambedkar
Mahathma Gandhi
Jyothiba Pule
Babu Jagajjivan Ram
 

Right Answer: 2
Harijan Sevak Sangh is a non-profit organisation founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1932 to eradicate untouchability.
Question ID: 83

20Where did Budha give his first sermon?
Prayaga
Pataliputhram
Sarnath
Ranchi
 

Right Answer: 3
Buddha preaching his first sermon in a deer forest at Sarnath, north of Bodhgaya, where he had experienced enlightenment some weeks prior.
Question ID: 197


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