GK History Practice Question and Answer

Q:

In which of the following years was the National Archives of India established?

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    1991
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    1891
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    1876
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    1956
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Answer : 2. "1891"
Explanation :

The National Archives of India is an attached office under the Ministry of Culture. It was established on 11 March 1891 as the Imperial Records Department in Kolkata (Calcutta). Following the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911, the present building of the National Archives of India was constructed in 1926.

Q:

In which state is the Lingaraja temple?

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    Orissa
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    Andhra Pradesh
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    Uttar Pradesh
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    Karnataka
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Answer : 1. "Orissa"
Explanation :

1. Lingaraja Temple, built in the 11th century, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered to be the largest temple in the city of Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

2. It is built of red stone which is an excellent example of Kalinga style of architecture.

3. Spread over a huge complex, this temple has 150 subsidiary temples.

Q:

Which river is not a tributary of Krishna river?

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    Tungabhadra
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    Amravati
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    Ghataprabha
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    Malaprabha
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Answer : 2. "Amravati"
Explanation :

All these rivers are tributaries of the Krishna River.

- Tungabhadra

- Ghataprabha

- Malaprabha

Q:

To which place did the 23rd Jain Tirthankara belong?

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    Vaishali
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    Kashi
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    Pataliputra
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    Vajji
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Answer : 2. "Kashi"
Explanation :

1. Jainism and Buddhism originated during the later Vedic period when the people were developing into Mahajanapadas.

2. Jainism was founded by Rishabhdev who was born in Ayodhya and his symbol was the bull.

Sl. No.          - Name                         -  Symbol         - Birthplace

1                Rishabhnath (Adinath)   Bull                    Ayodhya

2                Ajitnath                              Hathi                 Ayodhya                                           

22              Neminath                          Shankh               Dwarka

23            Parshvanath                       snake                  Kashi

24           Mahavir Singh                   Sher                 Kshatriyakund

Q:

In which year did the Simon Commission arrive in India?

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    1912
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    1917
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    1928
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    1931
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Answer : 3. "1928"
Explanation :

1. Simon Commission visited India a total of 2 times. For the first time, he came to India in February-March 1928, while for the second time, he came to India in October 1928. The Simon Commission submitted its report in May 1930 and the British Government published it on May 27, 1930.

2. Simon Commission had said in its report that the High Court in India should be kept under the Government of India. Furthermore, implementing accountable governance in the provinces should be initiated.

Q:

Who established the Hindusahi dynasty of Punjab?

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    Vasumitra
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    kallar
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    Jaipal
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    Mahipal
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Answer : 2. "kallar"
Explanation :

Kallar established the Hindusahi dynasty of Punjab.

Q:

During whose reign most Mongol invasions took place?

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    Balban
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    Alauddin Khalji
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    Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
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    Firoz Tughlaq
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Answer : 2. "Alauddin Khalji"
Explanation :

1. During the reign of Alauddin Khilji, Mongols attacked Delhi the most number of times.

2. First in the year 1299 and then in 1302-03. Alauddin Khilji built a new garrison town called Siri for his troops.

3. The administrative measures of Muhammad Tughlaq failed.

Q:

In which year, Alexander the Great become the king of Macedonia

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    336 BC
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    323 BC
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    350 BC
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    200 BC
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Answer : 1. "336 BC"
Explanation :

Alexander the Great became the king of Macedonia in 336 BC after the assassination of his father, King Philip II of Macedon. Following his accession to the throne, Alexander went on to become one of history's most successful military commanders, leading his armies to conquer vast territories and create one of the largest empires in the ancient world. His reign had a significant impact on the course of history and left a lasting legacy.

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