Know Your Nation

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  • 1. 
    The Indian Flag was hoisted by Jawahar Lal Nehru in on December 31, 1929 in ________session of Indian National Congress, and followed by the Declaration of the Independence of India was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on January 26, 1930. Which among the following is correct entry in the blank space?
    • A. 

      Lahore

    • B. 

      Bombay

    • C. 

      Calcutta

    • D. 

      Karachi

  • 2. 
    Which among the following dynasty is known to have constructed the temples at Khajuraho?
    • A. 

      Chandelas

    • B. 

      Chauhans

    • C. 

      Pratiharas

    • D. 

      Rastrakutas

  • 3. 
    Rajputs of Mewar submitted to the Mughals for the first time when Amar Singh, son of Rana Pratap accepted the suzerainty of Mughals. Who was the Mughal emperor?
    • A. 

      Jahangir

    • B. 

      Akbar

    • C. 

      Shahjahan

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 4. 
    Who among the following also launched a Home rule Movement in India, apart from Annie Besant?
    • A. 

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    • B. 

      Arubindo Ghosh

    • C. 

      Gopal Krishna Gokhale

    • D. 

      Madan Mohan Malviya

  • 5. 
    An organization formed in Germany in 1914 during World War I by Indian students and political activists residing in the country was
    • A. 

      Indian Independence Committee

    • B. 

      Ghadar Party

    • C. 

      Indian National Army

    • D. 

      Communist Party of India

  • 6. 
    Which among the following is a detailed scholastic reworking of doctrinal material appearing in the Suttas, according to schematic classifications?
    • A. 

      Abhidhamma Pitaka

    • B. 

      Vinaya Pitaka

    • C. 

      Sutta Pitaka

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 7. 
    Who among the following prescribed the separate electorates for India on the basis of the Communal Award in August 1932?
    • A. 

      Ramsay MacDonald

    • B. 

      Lord Irwin

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 8. 
    Who among the following was the Sultan of Delhi, when the Mongols appeared for the first time in India's soil?
    • A. 

      Iltutmish

    • B. 

      Balban

    • C. 

      Jalal-ud Din Firoz

    • D. 

      Razia

  • 9. 
    Which among the following Buddhist Canon is related to dealing with rules for monks and nuns ?
    • A. 

      Vinaya Pitaka

    • B. 

      Sutta Pitaka

    • C. 

      Abhidhamma Pitaka

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 10. 
    Which among the following acts provided for direct control of Indian Affairs by the British Government?
    • A. 

      Government of India Act 1858

    • B. 

      Pitts India Act of 1784

    • C. 

      Government of India Act 1909

    • D. 

      Indian Councils Act 1892

  • 11. 
    Which among the following rulers of Delhi Sultanate declared himself as Sikandar-I-Sani?
    • A. 

      Alauddin Khilji

    • B. 

      Balban

    • C. 

      Kaiqubad

    • D. 

      Firoz Tughlaq

  • 12. 
    During Freedom Struggle of India, which among the following movements started with Dandi ?
    • A. 

      Civil Disobedience Movement

    • B. 

      Swadeshi Movement

    • C. 

      Noncooperative Movement

    • D. 

      Quit India Movement

  • 13. 
    At which among the following places, Harshavardhana established a large Buddhist monastery?
    • A. 

      Nalanda

    • B. 

      Patliputra

    • C. 

      Vaishali

    • D. 

      Nasik

  • 14. 
    Savatthi was capital of which among the 16 Mahajanpadas?
    • A. 

      Kosala

    • B. 

      Kasi

    • C. 

      Matsya

    • D. 

      Anga

  • 15. 
    During the period of Harshavardhana the fields were watered by the pots which were called Ghati yantra. The writing of which among the following authors records this?
    • A. 

      Huen-tsang

    • B. 

      Subhandhu

    • C. 

      Dandin

    • D. 

      Banabhatta

  • 16. 
    Gandhi’s last sojourn to a British prison in 1944 saw him complete a total of 2338 days in prison (out of which about 200 odd days were in South Africa). Gandhi went on a 21 day fast and his health started failing badly. His wife also passed away during this sojourn. The prime minister of England informed New Delhi that, if Gandhi wanted to starve to death he was free to go ahead and do so. The reluctant prime minister of England finally had to give in and he ordered the release of Gandhi. Who is this prime minister of England?
    • A. 

      Winston Churchill

    • B. 

      Batukeshwar Dutt

    • C. 

      Lord Mountbatten

    • D. 

      None of them

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