History - An Unveiled Mystery

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is not a correct observation as mentioned by Megasthenes about India?

    • A.

      There is abundant gold, silver, copper and iron in India

    • B.

      There is a well established caste system in India

    • C.

      There are frequent famines in India

    • D.

      Dionysus has invaded India

    Correct Answer
    C. There are frequent famines in India
    Explanation
    Megasthenes, a Greek historian, mentioned several observations about India. He noted that there is abundant gold, silver, copper, and iron in India, which implies that the country is rich in mineral resources. He also observed that there is a well-established caste system in India, which indicates the social structure prevalent in the country. Additionally, he mentioned that Dionysus, the Greek god, had invaded India, suggesting the historical interactions between Greece and India. However, Megasthenes did not mention anything about frequent famines in India, making this statement incorrect.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is not a correct feature of Rig-Vedic economy?

    • A.

      Primarily pastoral economy

    • B.

      Cultivation of multiple cereals

    • C.

      Abundance of wage earners

    • D.

      Sedentary agriculture society

    Correct Answer
    C. Abundance of wage earners
    Explanation
    The Rig-Vedic economy was primarily a pastoral economy, as mentioned in the Rig-Veda texts. It also involved the cultivation of multiple cereals, as agriculture was an important aspect of the society. However, there is no evidence to suggest that there was an abundance of wage earners in the Rig-Vedic economy. Wage labor as a concept was not prevalent during that time, and the economy was largely based on subsistence farming and barter system.

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  • 3. 

    Who is the first Prime Minister of India ?

    • A.

      Dr. A P J Abdul kalam

    • B.

      Man Mohan Singh

    • C.

      Narendra Modi

    • D.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    Correct Answer
    D. Jawaharlal Nehru
    Explanation
    Jawaharlal Nehru is the correct answer because he was the first Prime Minister of India. He served as the Prime Minister from 1947 until his death in 1964. Nehru played a crucial role in the Indian independence movement and was a prominent leader in the Indian National Congress. He implemented various policies and initiatives to promote economic and social development in India, such as the establishment of a mixed economy and the implementation of the Five-Year Plans. Nehru's leadership and vision laid the foundation for modern India.

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  • 4. 

    Name the birthplace of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

    • A.

      Odisha

    • B.

      Bihar

    • C.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • D.

      Tamil Nadu

    Correct Answer
    A. Odisha
    Explanation
    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born in Cuttack, Odisha. He was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement against British rule. Bose played a crucial role in organizing the Indian National Army (INA) to fight against the British during World War II. His birthplace, Odisha, holds historical significance as the place where this influential leader was born and began his journey towards fighting for India's freedom.

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  • 5. 

    Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of which states?

    • A.

      Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      Gujarat

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Jharkhand

    Correct Answer
    B. Gujarat
    Explanation
    Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

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  • 6. 

    Who was India’s longest serving Prime Minister?

    • A.

      Vajpayee

    • B.

      Indra Gandhi

    • C.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D.

      Man Mohan Singh

    Correct Answer
    C. Jawaharlal Nehru
    Explanation
    Jawaharlal Nehru was India's longest serving Prime Minister because he held the position for 17 years, from 1947 until his death in 1964. He played a crucial role in shaping India's post-independence policies and was a key figure in the Indian National Congress. Nehru's leadership and vision were instrumental in laying the foundation for modern India's democratic and secular principles.

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  • 7. 

    ‘Madhubani’, a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

    • A.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      Telangana

    • D.

      Bihar

    Correct Answer
    D. Bihar
    Explanation
    Madhubani is a style of folk painting that originated in the state of Bihar in India. It is a traditional art form that involves intricate and colorful designs depicting themes from mythology, nature, and daily life. Madhubani paintings are known for their vibrant colors, bold lines, and geometric patterns. They are created using natural dyes and pigments, and are often done on walls, floors, or paper. The art form has gained international recognition and is widely appreciated for its cultural significance and artistic beauty.

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  • 8. 

    Who invented the Television?

    • A.

      Alexander Grahambell

    • B.

      John Logie Baird

    • C.

      Vasco da gama

    • D.

      Henry

    Correct Answer
    B. John Logie Baird
    Explanation
    John Logie Baird is credited with inventing the television. He was a Scottish engineer and inventor who successfully demonstrated the first working television system in 1925. Baird's system used mechanical rotating disks to transmit images, and he was able to transmit a moving image of a ventriloquist's dummy to a receiver. This breakthrough laid the foundation for the development of modern television technology. Alexander Graham Bell is known for inventing the telephone, Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer, and Henry is a common name with no relevance to television invention.

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  • 9. 

    India lies in which continent ?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Europe

    • C.

      North America

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    A. Asia
    Explanation
    India lies in the continent of Asia. This is because geographically, India is located in the southern part of the Asian continent. It is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. India shares its land borders with several Asian countries such as Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Therefore, the correct answer is Asia.

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  • 10. 

    Who of these were famous in the name of ' Sher — a — Punjab '?

    • A.

      Raj Guru

    • B.

      Bhagath Singh

    • C.

       Lala Lajpat Rai

    • D.

      Udham Singh

    Correct Answer
    C.  Lala Lajpat Rai
    Explanation
    Lala Lajpat Rai was famous in the name of 'Sher-e-Punjab' which means 'Lion of Punjab'. He was an Indian freedom fighter and a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement. He played a crucial role in the fight against British colonial rule and was known for his strong advocacy of Indian nationalism and self-rule. Lala Lajpat Rai was a highly respected figure and his nickname 'Sher-e-Punjab' symbolized his bravery, courage, and leadership qualities.

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  • 11. 

      When was the National Council of Education established?

    • A.

      15 August 1906

    • B.

      15 August 1903

    • C.

      15 August 1905

    • D.

      15 August 1904

    Correct Answer
    A. 15 August 1906
    Explanation
    The National Council of Education was established on 15 August 1906.

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  • 12. 

    When was the Muslim league established?

    • A.

      1906

    • B.

      1904

    • C.

      1910

    • D.

      1914

    Correct Answer
    A. 1906
    Explanation
    The Muslim League was established in 1906. This organization was formed with the aim of representing the interests of the Muslim community in British India. It played a significant role in advocating for the rights and political representation of Muslims. The establishment of the Muslim League marked an important milestone in the political history of India, as it laid the foundation for the demand of a separate Muslim-majority nation, which eventually led to the creation of Pakistan in 1947.

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  • 13. 

    What movement is the relationship of ' do or die '?

    • A.

      Dandi

    • B.

      Ashwagoa

    • C.

      Quit India

    • D.

      Khaliphate

    Correct Answer
    C. Quit India
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Quit India. "Do or die" was a slogan coined by Mahatma Gandhi during the Quit India Movement in 1942. It was a call for Indians to unite and fight for their freedom from British rule, even if it meant sacrificing their lives. The movement aimed to demand the immediate end of British colonial rule in India.

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  • 14. 

    Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion?

    • A.

      Dr. S.P. Mukherjee

    • B.

      Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

    • C.

      Sardar Baldev Singh

    • D.

      Dr. John Mathai

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
    Explanation
    Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was responsible for mass religious conversion in the first cabinet of independent India. Ambedkar, a prominent social reformer and the principal architect of the Indian Constitution, played a significant role in advocating for the rights of the Dalit community. He converted to Buddhism along with thousands of his followers in a mass conversion ceremony in 1956, seeking to escape the caste-based discrimination prevalent in Hinduism. Through his conversion, Ambedkar aimed to provide a platform for Dalits to assert their identity and fight against social inequality.

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  • 15. 

      Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during ' Satyagraha' in the year –

    • A.

      1906

    • B.

      1908

    • C.

      1913

    • D.

      1917

    Correct Answer
    B. 1908
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during the 'Satyagraha' in the year 1908.

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  • 16. 

    Mahatma Gandhi's remark , ' A post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank' is regarding the proposal of

    • A.

      Simon Commission

    • B.

      Cripps Mission

    • C.

      Cabinet Mission

    • D.

      Wavel Plan

    Correct Answer
    B. Cripps Mission
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi's remark, 'A post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank' refers to the proposal of the Cripps Mission. The Cripps Mission was a British initiative during World War II to secure Indian support for the war effort in exchange for self-governance. However, Gandhi saw it as a mere promise that would not be fulfilled, comparing it to a post-dated cheque from a bank that was already failing. Gandhi believed that the British government's intentions were insincere and that they would not grant India true independence.

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  • 17. 

    The first newspaper published in India in 1780 was

    • A.

      The Calcutta Chroniclle

    • B.

      The Madras Courier

    • C.

      The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser

    • D.

      The Bombay Herald

    Correct Answer
    C. The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser. This newspaper was indeed the first newspaper published in India in 1780. It was founded by James Augustus Hickey and played a significant role in shaping the Indian press. The newspaper covered various topics including politics, trade, and social issues, and had a considerable impact on the public opinion of the time.

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  • 18. 

    Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander's invasion

    • A.

       Nanda

    • B.

      Sunga

    • C.

      Maurya

    • D.

      Kanva

    Correct Answer
    A.  Nanda
    Explanation
    The Nanda dynasty was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander's invasion.

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  • 19. 

    Which Party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in the Year 1939 after he broke away from the congress?

    • A.

      Indian Freedom Party

    • B.

      Azad Hind Fauj

    • C.

      Revolutionary Front

    • D.

       Forward Bloc

    Correct Answer
    D.  Forward Bloc
    Explanation
    Subhash Chandra Bose founded the Forward Bloc in 1939 after breaking away from the Congress. This party was formed with the aim of consolidating all anti-imperialist forces in India and achieving complete independence from British rule. Bose believed in socialist principles and wanted to create a united front against British colonialism. The Forward Bloc played a significant role in the Indian independence movement and continues to exist as a political party in India.

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  • 20. 

    AAH stands for

    • A.

      Art and Architectural History

    • B.

      Animated Art History

    • C.

      Artificial Art History

    • D.

      American and Australian History

    Correct Answer
    A. Art and Architectural History
    Explanation
    AAH stands for Art and Architectural History. This acronym is commonly used in academic and cultural contexts to refer to the study and analysis of art and architectural styles, movements, and historical periods. It encompasses the exploration of various art forms, such as painting, sculpture, architecture, and design, as well as the social, cultural, and historical contexts in which they were created. AAH provides a comprehensive understanding of the development and significance of art and architecture throughout history.

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  • 21. 

    How many Country are there in UK?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    The UK consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Therefore, the correct answer is 4, not 8.

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  • 22. 

    Seeds are made by

    • A.

      Air

    • B.

      Plant

    • C.

      Water

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Plant
    Explanation
    Seeds are made by plants through a process called reproduction. Plants produce seeds as a means of dispersing and propagating their species. The seeds contain the genetic information of the plant and are capable of developing into new plants under suitable conditions. This reproductive strategy allows plants to spread and colonize different areas, ensuring the survival and continuation of their species.

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  • 23. 

    Corona is commonly known as 

    • A.

      COVID - 19

    • B.

      COVID - 20

    • C.

      COVID - 18

    • D.

      COVID

    Correct Answer
    A. COVID - 19
    Explanation
    COVID-19 is the correct answer because it is the commonly known name for the coronavirus disease that emerged in 2019. The number 19 refers to the year in which the disease was first identified. COVID-20, COVID-18, and COVID are not commonly used terms to refer to the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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  • 24. 

    First World War began in the year

    • A.

      1919

    • B.

      1924

    • C.

      1914

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    C. 1914
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1914 because the First World War began in that year. It was a global conflict that started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in June 1914 and lasted until November 1918. The war involved major powers from around the world and resulted in significant loss of life and widespread destruction.

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  • 25. 

    AIIMS stands for

    • A.

      All International Institute of Medical Science

    • B.

      All India Institute of Medical Science

    • C.

      All India Institute of Magical Science

    • D.

      All India Institute of Medical Syystem

    Correct Answer
    B. All India Institute of Medical Science
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All India Institute of Medical Science". AIIMS is a prestigious medical institute located in India. It is a renowned institution that offers medical education and research opportunities. The acronym AIIMS stands for All India Institute of Medical Science, indicating its national importance and focus on medical education and healthcare.

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  • 26. 

    BEL stands for

    • A.

      Bharat Electricals Limited

    • B.

      Bharat Engineering Limited

    • C.

      Bharat Electronics Limited

    • D.

      Bharat Election Limited

    Correct Answer
    C. Bharat Electronics Limited
    Explanation
    BEL stands for Bharat Electronics Limited. This is a well-known public sector company in India that specializes in the manufacture of advanced electronic products for the defense sector. The company has a strong reputation for its high-quality and reliable products, and it has played a crucial role in strengthening India's defense capabilities.

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  • 27. 

    WHO satnds for

    • A.

      World Human Organisation

    • B.

      World Health Organisation

    • C.

      Women Health Organisation

    • D.

      Women Help Organisation

    Correct Answer
    B. World Health Organisation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "World Health Organisation." WHO stands for World Health Organisation, which is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It works to ensure that people around the world have access to the highest possible level of health and well-being.

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  • 28. 

    CEO of Microsoft

    • A.

      Sathya Nathella

    • B.

      Sundar Pitchai

    • C.

      Tata Birla

    • D.

      Mukesh Ambani

    Correct Answer
    A. Sathya Nathella
    Explanation
    The CEO of Microsoft is actually Satya Nadella, not Sathya Nathella.

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  • 29. 

    Founders of Google

    • A.

      Sundar and Henry

    • B.

      Page and Brin

    • C.

      Sundar and Brin

    • D.

      Sathya and Sundar

    Correct Answer
    B. Page and Brin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Page and Brin. Page and Brin are the founders of Google. They co-founded the company while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in 1998. Larry Page is responsible for developing Google's search engine algorithm, while Sergey Brin focused on the system's architecture. Together, they built the foundation of Google and played a crucial role in its success.

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  • 30. 

    In India, Whatsapp was launched in the year

    • A.

      2008

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2019

    • D.

      2014

    Correct Answer
    B. 2010
    Explanation
    Whatsapp was launched in India in the year 2010.

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  • 31. 

    Mahakavi Bharathiyar was died on

    • A.

      11 December 1882

    • B.

      11 September 1921

    • C.

      11 December 1885

    • D.

      11 September 1924

    Correct Answer
    B. 11 September 1921
    Explanation
    Mahakavi Bharathiyar died on 11 September 1921.

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  • 32. 

    How many Countries are there in Asia ?

    • A.

      193

    • B.

      48

    • C.

      251

    • D.

      195

    Correct Answer
    B. 48
    Explanation
    There are 48 countries in Asia.

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  • 33. 

    Total Population in India as per the Census 2018 was

    • A.

      135.26 Crores

    • B.

      145.26 Crores

    • C.

      1.26 Crores

    • D.

      135.96 Crores

    Correct Answer
    A. 135.26 Crores
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 135.26 Crores. This is the total population of India as per the Census 2018.

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  • 34. 

    Barack Obama was an

    • A.

      American President

    • B.

      African President

    • C.

      Indian President

    • D.

      European President

    Correct Answer
    A. American President
    Explanation
    Barack Obama was an American President because he served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was born in Hawaii and is of mixed race, with a Kenyan father and an American mother. He was the first African American to hold the office of the President in the United States.

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  • 35. 

    The Government of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a First nationwide lockdown on

    • A.

      March 24, 2020

    • B.

      March 14, 2020

    • C.

      April 24, 2020

    • D.

      May 24, 2020

    Correct Answer
    A. March 24, 2020
    Explanation
    The correct answer is March 24, 2020. This date marks the implementation of the first nationwide lockdown in India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This decision was taken by the government in response to the growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The lockdown was imposed to curb the spread of the virus and protect the population from infection. It involved strict restrictions on movement, closure of businesses, and suspension of public transportation. This measure was crucial in controlling the spread of the virus and buying time for the healthcare system to prepare for the crisis.

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  • 36. 

    What is the National Fruit of India ?

    • A.

      Papaya

    • B.

      Mango

    • C.

      Apple

    • D.

      Guava

    Correct Answer
    B. Mango
    Explanation
    Mango is the national fruit of India because it is widely cultivated and enjoyed throughout the country. It holds cultural and historical significance and is considered to be the king of fruits in India. Mangoes are not only delicious but also have numerous health benefits, making them a popular choice among the Indian population. The mango tree is also considered sacred in Hinduism and is associated with fertility and prosperity. Therefore, it is fitting that mango is designated as the national fruit of India.

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  • 37. 

    World Students Day is celebrated on

    • A.

      October 14

    • B.

      October 15

    • C.

      October 4

    • D.

      November 14

    Correct Answer
    B. October 15
    Explanation
    World Students Day is celebrated on October 15. This day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Indian President, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam, also known as the "People's President," was a renowned scientist and a strong advocate for education. He believed in the power of youth and their potential to bring positive change to the world. Therefore, World Students Day is celebrated on his birthday to honor his contributions to education and inspire students to strive for excellence.

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  • 38. 

    Mother of our Nation is

    • A.

      Bhikaji Cama

    • B.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • C.

      Mother Terasa

    • D.

      Anne beasant

    Correct Answer
    A. Bhikaji Cama
    Explanation
    Bhikaji Cama is referred to as the "Mother of our Nation" because she was one of the prominent figures in the Indian independence movement. She played a significant role in advocating for India's freedom from British rule and was a leading member of the Indian National Congress. Bhikaji Cama is known for her contributions as a revolutionary, feminist, and nationalist, and her efforts in raising awareness about India's struggle for independence on an international platform. Her dedication and passion towards the cause earned her the title of "Mother of our Nation."

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  • 39. 

    Father of our Nation is 

    • A.

      Rahul Gandhi

    • B.

      Abdul Kalam

    • C.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D.

      Vajpayee

    Correct Answer
    C. Mahatma Gandhi
    Explanation
    Mahatma Gandhi is known as the Father of our Nation because he played a pivotal role in India's struggle for independence from British rule. He led various non-violent movements and civil disobedience campaigns, inspiring millions of Indians to fight for their rights and freedom. Gandhi's philosophy of truth, non-violence, and self-reliance had a profound impact on the Indian National Congress and the entire nation. His leadership and sacrifices made him a revered figure and earned him the title of the Father of our Nation.

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  • 40. 

    India got Independence on ________

    Correct Answer
    August 15 1947, 1947, 15 August 1947
    Explanation
    India got Independence on August 15, 1947. This date is widely recognized as the day when India gained freedom from British colonial rule. The year 1947 is significant as it marks the end of over 200 years of British rule in India. The specific date, August 15, holds historical importance as it was chosen to commemorate the midnight hour when India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, gave his famous "Tryst with Destiny" speech, declaring India's independence. This date is celebrated annually as India's Independence Day.

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  • 41. 

    How many Wonders are there in the World ?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    There are seven Wonders of the World. These include the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. These structures are renowned for their architectural and historical significance, attracting tourists from around the globe.

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  • 42. 

    Is Taj Mahal - World Wonder true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is true. The Taj Mahal is indeed considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India, and was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is renowned for its architectural beauty, intricate designs, and historical significance, attracting millions of visitors from around the world each year.

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  • 43. 

    Dr. B R Ammbedkar is the Father of Indian Constitution

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dr. B R Ambedkar is widely recognized as the Father of the Indian Constitution because he played a pivotal role in drafting and shaping the Constitution of India. As the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, he made significant contributions in ensuring that the Constitution reflected the principles of equality, social justice, and fundamental rights. His extensive knowledge of constitutional law and his commitment to the upliftment of marginalized communities made him instrumental in the creation of a progressive and inclusive Constitution for the newly independent India. Therefore, it is true that Dr. B R Ambedkar is the Father of the Indian Constitution.

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  • 44. 

    The height of Great Pyramid of Giza

    • A.

      481 ft

    • B.

      996 ft

    • C.

      2 ft

    • D.

      636 ft

    Correct Answer
    A. 481 ft
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 481 ft. The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu, is the largest of the three pyramids on the Giza Plateau in Egypt. It was built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khufu during the Old Kingdom of Egypt. Standing at a height of 481 ft, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years until the completion of the Lincoln Cathedral in England. The Great Pyramid is a marvel of ancient engineering and continues to be a symbol of Egypt's rich history and cultural heritage.

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  • 45. 

    Current President of India________

    Correct Answer
    Ram Nath Kovind
    Explanation
    Ram Nath Kovind is the current President of India. He assumed office on July 25, 2017. Kovind is a politician and lawyer by profession. He served as the Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 before being elected as the President. As the President, Kovind is the head of state and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces. He plays a crucial role in upholding the constitution and representing India both domestically and internationally.

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  • 46. 

    World War - II was ended in

    • A.

      1939

    • B.

      1936

    • C.

      1945

    • D.

      1947

    Correct Answer
    C. 1945
    Explanation
    World War II ended in 1945. This was the year when Germany surrendered, followed by Japan's surrender a few months later. The war had caused immense destruction and loss of life, and the year 1945 marked the end of the conflict and the beginning of the post-war period.

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  • 47. 

    Which state has taken up Sanskrit as an official language?

    • A.

      Uttarkhand

    • B.

      Jharkhand

    • C.

      Bihar

    • D.

      Odisha

    Correct Answer
    A. Uttarkhand
    Explanation
    Uttarkhand has taken up Sanskrit as an official language. This means that Sanskrit is recognized and used by the government for official purposes in Uttarkhand. It is likely that this decision was made to promote and preserve the ancient language, which has a rich cultural and historical significance in India.

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  • 48. 

    Which is the smallest continent?

    • A.

      America

    • B.

      Asia

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    D. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia is the smallest continent because it has the smallest land area compared to the other continents. It is located in the southern hemisphere and is surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Despite being the smallest, Australia is still considered a continent due to its distinct geological and geographical characteristics.

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  • 49. 

    Largest populated country in the world

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer
    C. China
    Explanation
    China is the correct answer because it is widely known to be the largest populated country in the world. With a population of over 1.4 billion people, China surpasses other countries like India and Japan in terms of population size. China's large population can be attributed to its vast territory and long history of civilization, as well as its economic and social development over the years.

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  • 50. 

    Who created and designed the world map?

    • A.

      Anaximander

    • B.

      Vasco da Gama

    • C.

      Christopher Columbus

    • D.

      Alexander

    Correct Answer
    A. Anaximander
    Explanation
    Anaximander is credited with creating and designing the world map. He was a Greek philosopher and cartographer who lived in the 6th century BC. Anaximander's map was one of the earliest attempts to represent the world as a whole. Although his map did not survive, it is believed to have been a cylindrical projection that included the known continents and bodies of water. Anaximander's contribution to cartography laid the foundation for future map-making techniques and influenced the development of geographical knowledge.

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