Gk Questions and Answers

 Gk Questions :

1. The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was:
  • Nicolo de Conti
  • Ibn Batuta
  • Athanasius Nikitin
  • None of  these

2. The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by:
  • V.D. Savakar
  • S. Sen
  • B.G. Tilak
  • None of these

3. The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?
  • Samudragupta converted to Hinduism.
  • Shankracharya was born that year.
  • Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died.
  • All Muslim invaders were defeated.

4. The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira addes which of the followings as the fifth vow?
  • None-injury
  • Brahmacharya or continence
  • Abstention from stealing
  • Non-attachment

5. The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about:
  • four centuries
  • three centuries
  • two centuries
  • one centurie

6. Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other source. He is:
  • Tivara
  • Kunala
  • Jalauka
  • Mahendra

7. We can know about early vedic period from?
  • the Rig Veda
  • contemporary culture
  • Jatak Katha
  • archaeological excavations

8. The Upanishads are:
  • a source of Hindu philosophy
  • books on social behavior of man
  • books of ancient Hindu laws
  • prayers to God

9. Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in?
  • 1989
  • 1857
  • 1862
  • 1758

10. The Vijayanagara king who employed skilled archers of the Turkish clan and raised the fighting capacity of his bowmen was:
  • Devaraya I
  • Krishnadevaraya
  • Ramaraya
  • Bukka I

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