GK Questions and Answers on History of India

The history of India characterised by a bundle contradiction held together by strong but invisible threads of diverse languages, culture, periods and dynasties. It is a land of World's first urban civilisation (i.e. Indus Valley Civilization), and blended society of Aryan-Culture to form Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the History of India for general awareness because without knowing our past we cannot build better tomorrows.
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The history of India characterised by a bundle contradiction held together by strong but invisible threads of diverse languages, culture, periods and dynasties. It is a land of World's first urban civilisation (i.e. Indus Valley Civilization), and blended society of Aryan-Culture to form Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the History of India for general awareness because without knowing our past we cannot build better tomorrows.

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1. What does the term Mameluq signifies?

A. Slave born to the free parents

B. Child of slave parents

C. Slave child of slave parents

D. None of the above

Ans: A

2. Who built the Brihadeshwara temple?

A. Parantaka I

B. Anurudhapura

C. Rajaraja I

D. Rajaraja

Ans: C

3. Which commission was formed to evaluate the achievements of Wood Dispatch of 1854?

A. Butler Commission

B. Hunter Commission

C. Henry Commission

D. Sadler Commission

Ans: B

GK Questions and Answers on Indian Philosophy Set I 

4. During which movement, singing Vande Mataram was meant to sedition?

A. Quit India Movement

B. Swadeshi Movement

C. Individual Satyagraha

D. Civil Disobedience

Ans: B

5. Who led Dandi March from Trichinopoly to Vedaranyam during civil disobedience movement?

A. Chinappa

B. M K Gandhi

C. C. Rajagopalachari

D. Sarojini Naidu

Ans: C

6. Who was the founder of Maurya Empire?

A. Chandragupta Maurya

B. Ashoka

C. Bindusara

D. Ajatshatru

Ans: A

GK Questions and Answers on Indian Philosophy Set II 

7. Which one of the following is the oldest Veda among the following?

A. Samaveda

B. Yajurveda

C. Rigveda

D. Atharvaveda

Ans: C

8. Consider the following statements:

I. Upanishads literally meant approaching and sitting near.

II. The texts contained conversations between teachers and students.

Choose the right option:

A. Both I and II are correct

B. Only I

C. Only II

D. Neither I nor II

Ans: A

9. Who among the following was the author of Arthashastra?

A. Chanakya

B. Ashoka

C. Panini

D. Vishwamitra

Ans: A

GK Questions and Answers on Indian Philosophy Set III 

10. Megasthenes served as an ambassador in the court of whom among the following?

A. Chandragupta Maurya

B. Ashoka

C. Samudragupta

D. Harshvardhan

Ans: A

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