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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the author of the book "INDIKA"?

    • A.

      Selucus Nikator

    • B.

      Megasthenes

    • C.

      Purushotham

    • D.

      Alexandar

    Correct Answer
    B. Megasthenes
    Explanation
    Megasthenes is the correct answer because he was the author of the book "INDIKA." Megasthenes was a Greek historian and diplomat who lived in the 4th century BCE. He was sent by the Greek king Seleucus I Nicator as an ambassador to the court of the Indian emperor Chandragupta Maurya. During his stay in India, Megasthenes wrote a detailed account of the country, its people, customs, and political system, which he titled "INDIKA." This book is considered one of the earliest and most important sources of information about ancient India.

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  • 2. 

    According to Siddhartha which of the following is a cause of sorrow?

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      Divotion

    • C.

      Family

    • D.

      Desires

    Correct Answer
    D. Desires
    Explanation
    Desires can be a cause of sorrow because when we are attached to our desires and they are not fulfilled, it leads to disappointment and unhappiness. Siddhartha believed that attachment to desires keeps us trapped in a cycle of suffering, as we constantly seek fulfillment outside of ourselves. By letting go of desires, one can attain inner peace and liberation from sorrow.

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  • 3. 

    Where was the Indus Valley Civilization was first discovered?

    • A.

      Kashmir

    • B.

      Punjab

    • C.

      Harappa and Mohenjodaro

    • D.

      Kusinagar

    Correct Answer
    C. Harappa and Mohenjodaro
    Explanation
    Harappa and Mohenjodaro are the correct answers because these two sites were the first to be excavated and identified as part of the Indus Valley Civilization. The discovery of these cities in the early 20th century provided significant evidence of an advanced ancient civilization in the region. The excavation of Harappa and Mohenjodaro revealed well-planned urban settlements with sophisticated infrastructure, including drainage systems and brick houses, indicating a highly organized society. These findings revolutionized the understanding of ancient civilizations and shed light on the Indus Valley Civilization's cultural, social, and economic aspects.

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  • 4. 

    Where are Atlas mountains?

    • A.

      East Africa

    • B.

      North East Africa

    • C.

      North West Africa

    • D.

      South West Africa

    Correct Answer
    C. North West Africa
    Explanation
    The Atlas mountains are located in North West Africa. They stretch across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, and are the longest mountain range in Africa. These mountains are known for their stunning landscapes, including deep gorges, lush valleys, and snow-capped peaks. They have significant cultural and historical importance, as they have been inhabited by various civilizations throughout history. The Atlas mountains are a popular destination for hiking, trekking, and exploring the unique flora and fauna of the region.

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  • 5. 

    Which was the main occupation of the Aryans?

    • A.

      Agriculture

    • B.

      Cattle

    • C.

      Hunting

    • D.

      Carpentar

    Correct Answer
    B. Cattle
    Explanation
    The main occupation of the Aryans was cattle rearing. This is because the Aryans were a nomadic pastoral community who relied heavily on their herds of cattle for their livelihood. Cattle provided them with milk, meat, and hides for clothing and shelter. They also used cattle as a form of currency and status symbol. The Aryans were skilled in herding and managing their cattle, and their society revolved around the ownership and care of these animals.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following city is known as "Garden City"?

    • A.

      Mysore

    • B.

      Madras

    • C.

      Lucknow

    • D.

      Bangalore

    Correct Answer
    D. Bangalore
    Explanation
    Bangalore is known as the "Garden City" because it is famous for its numerous parks and gardens. The city is adorned with lush green spaces and botanical gardens, making it a paradise for nature lovers. Bangalore's pleasant climate and well-maintained gardens attract tourists and locals alike, providing a serene and peaceful environment amidst the bustling city life.

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  • 7. 

    The first woman to become Governor of a state in India was

    • A.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • B.

      Fateema Biwi

    • C.

      Vijayalaxmi Pandit

    • D.

      Sucheta Kripalani

    Correct Answer
    A. Sarojini Naidu
    Explanation
    Sarojini Naidu is the correct answer because she was the first woman to become Governor of a state in India. She served as the Governor of the United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh) from 1947 to 1949. Sarojini Naidu was a prominent political leader and a renowned poet, known as the Nightingale of India. She played a significant role in the Indian independence movement and was one of the key figures in the fight for women's rights in India.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first "Foreign woman" president of "AICC"?

    • A.

      Sonia Gandhi

    • B.

      A. Nellisen Guptha

    • C.

      Annie Besant

    • D.

      Lee Dargling

    Correct Answer
    C. Annie Besant
    Explanation
    Annie Besant was the first "Foreign woman" president of AICC (All India Congress Committee). She was a British socialist, women's rights activist, and theosophist. Besant played a significant role in the Indian independence movement and was elected as the president of AICC in 1917. Her presidency marked a milestone in the history of AICC as she became the first foreign woman to hold this position.

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  • 9. 

    Arya Bhatta and Varahamihira were belong to which age?

    • A.

      Guptas

    • B.

      Cholas

    • C.

      Mauryas

    • D.

      Ikshwakas

    Correct Answer
    A. Guptas
    Explanation
    Arya Bhatta and Varahamihira were both scholars and mathematicians who lived during the Gupta Age in ancient India. The Gupta Empire was known for its advancements in science, mathematics, and astronomy, and both Arya Bhatta and Varahamihira made significant contributions in these fields during this period. Therefore, it can be concluded that they belonged to the Gupta Age.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the first Film Star to become a Chief Minister of a State?

    • A.

      N.T. Rama Rao

    • B.

      Jemini Ganesh

    • C.

      M.G. Ramachandran

    • D.

      Jayalalitha

    Correct Answer
    C. M.G. Ramachandran
    Explanation
    M.G. Ramachandran was the first film star to become a Chief Minister of a State. He was a popular actor in the Tamil film industry and joined politics in the 1970s. He founded the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party and became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in 1977. Ramachandran's successful transition from a film star to a political leader paved the way for other actors to enter politics in India.

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