Test Your Knowledge On GK History Quiz

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  • 1. 
    When Rajpoot men and their wives are about to be defeated, rather than accepting it, the men do_________ and the women do_________:
    • A. 

      Sati and killed themselves; surrendered to the enemy

    • B. 

      Masti masti; cleaning

    • C. 

      Saffron on body and attack enemy (kesariya); burn themselves (sati or Jauhar)

    • D. 

      Religious rituals (yagna); sati/jauhar–ignite a pyre and consign themself to fire

  • 2. 
    Which one of these is NOT TRUE about why Akbar was a good emperor?
    • A. 

      Religious Tolerance

    • B. 

      Diplomatic/Administrative skills

    • C. 

      The mature age at which he took over the empire

    • D. 

      His abilities in leading his army

  • 3. 
    Astronomy was used to: 
    • A. 

      Predict the onset and the end of monsoon season

    • B. 

      Schedule the beginning and end of various yajnas

    • C. 

      Both a and b are correct

    • D. 

      All of the above are false

  • 4. 
    What famous scripture comes from the Mahabharat?
  • 5. 
    Who was the creator of the Sikh religion?
    • A. 

      Randeep Toor

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak

    • C. 

      Gunjiv Bhasin

    • D. 

      Rohit Chander

  • 6. 
    What is the National Flower of India and if possible write the story of it.
  • 7. 
    What is the Story behind Holi?
    • A. 

      Ram defeating Ravan

    • B. 

      Prahlad and his unbreakable faith

    • C. 

      The victory of the Pandavas over the Kauravas

    • D. 

      Independence of India

  • 8. 
    Which emperor made the Taj Mahal and for who was it made?
  • 9. 
    Rajraj the Great was the leader of what great southern empire?
  • 10. 
    The famous Alanta and Ellora caves are found in which state?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

    • E. 

      Orissa

  • 11. 
    Anicent music revolved around the hymns of what Ved?
    • A. 

      Rig Ved

    • B. 

      Yajur Ved

    • C. 

      Sama Ved

    • D. 

      Athar Ved

  • 12. 
    What event does Diwali represent? Who is worshipped during Navratri and what types of dancing is done?
  • 13. 
    Name the three caves that we studied(two are mentioned together and are close by)
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