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1. The most worshipped God in later vedic period (1000 BC–600 BC) was— (A) Indra (C) Varuna (B) Agni (D) Prajapati
2. The capital of Mahajanpad ‘Vatsa’ was— (A) Kausambi (B) Mathura (C) Varanasi (D) Viratnagar 3. Four Noble Truths are associated with— (A) Jainism (B) Hinduism (C) Buddhism (D) None of the above 4. Alexander, the Great invaded India in— (A) 325 BC (C) 327 BC (B) 326 BC (D) 330 BC
5. The second Buddhist Council was held in 383 BC in— (A) Saptaparni (B) Vaishali (C) Patliputra (D) Kundala Van 6. Rishabhadeva was Jainism— (A) First Tirthankar (B) Second Tirthankar (C) Last Tirthankar (D) None of the above 7. Kundgram is the birth place of— (A) Lord Mahavira (B) Lord Buddha (C) Lord Krishna (D) Guru Nanak 8. Who was the founder of Mimansa Darshan (Philosophy) ? (A) Jamini
printfriendly. Who established Nalanda (Buddhist) University ? (A) Gopala (Pala ruler) (B) Dharampal (Pala ruler) (C) Kumargupta I (Gupta ruler) (D) Ramapal (Pala ruler) 11.com%2F2012%2F01%2F16… 2/7 . Who among the following was not the part of tripartite struggle which took place towards the end of the 8th century ? (A) Pallavas (B) Palas (C) Partiharas (D) Rashtrakutas 14.wordpress. Harsh era began in— (A) 706 AD (C) 806 AD (B) 606 AD (D) 506 AD Pillar inscription was the court poet of— 13. Which Sultanate ruler assumed the title Zille-Ilahi (Shadow of God) ? (A) Alauddin Khilji (B) Ibrahim Lodhi (C) Firoz Shah Tughlaq (D) Ghiyasuddin Balban www.com/print?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftheonlinegk. Which of the following rivers was known by the name vitasta in ancient vedic period ? (A) Jhelum (B) Chenab (C) Parushani (D) Beas 10.(B) Badarayana (C) Patanjali (D) Kapila 9. Who among the following created the department of Agri-culture Diwan-i-Kohi ? (A) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq (B) Alauddin Khilji (C) Ghiyasuddin Balban (D) Ibrahim Lodhi 15. Harisena who wrote Prayaga Prasasti / Allahabad (A) Chandragupta-I (B) Samudragupta (C) Kumargupta-II (D) Chandragupta-II 12.
The most famous sufi saint of Naqshbandi order of Sufism is— (A) Shaikh Ahmad Sirhind (B) Shaikh Badruddin Samar-kandi (C) Shaikh Bahauddin Zakariya (D) Khwaja Baqi Billah 18. The headquarters of Central Water Tribunal is located in— (A) Kolkata (C) Mumbai (B) Delhi (D) Chennai 21. Akbar proclaimed new religion Din-i-Ilahi in— (A) 1560 (C) 1581 (B) 1570 (D) 1590 19.com%2F2012%2F01%2F16… 3/7 . the first Portuguese governor of was— (A) Alfonso d Albuquerque (B) Francisco de Almeida (C) Nino da Cunha (D) Martin Alfonso de Souza 20.printfriendly. Who wrote Tarikh-i-Firoz Shahi giving an account of Firoz Shah Tughlaq’s reign ? (A) Alberuni (B) Zia Uddin Barni (C) Amir Khusrau (D) Minhaj-us-Siraj 17.16. By which Constitutional Amend ment Act was Article 19 amen-ded to impose restrictions on the freedom of expression ? (A) 16th Constitutional Amend-ment Act 1963 (B) 19th Constitutional Amend-ment Act 1966 (C) 15th Constitutional Amend-ment Act 1963 (D) 14th Constitutional Amend-ment Act 1962 22. In India.wordpress. Who among the following has called the Constitution of India a paradise for lawyers ? (A) Ivor Jennings www. The Constitution deals with the citizenship from Article 5 to 11 under— (A) Part III (C) Part IV (B) Part II (D) Part V 23. Trafffic in human beings and forced labour has been prevented under— (A) Article 24 (B) Article 26 (C) Article 23 (D) Article 27 24.com/print?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftheonlinegk.
com/print?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftheonlinegk. Who was the chairman of Special Committee to Examine the Draft Constitution of India ? (A) Dr. 1950 (B) January 25. B.com%2F2012%2F01%2F16… 4/7 . Khusro (D) B. Under which Article can the Martial Law be imposed ? (A) Article 35 (B) Article 34 (C) Article 36 (D) Article 38 30. B. Rau 25. B. M. B. Ambedkar (C) Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru (D) Dr.(B) Dr. K. The ideal of justice as enshrined in the preamble to the Constitu-tion of India has been taken from— (A) Irish Constitution (B) Russian Constitution (C) Japanese Constitution (D) Canadian Constitution 28. N. Salve (B) Y. In which of the following cases did Supreme Court of India hold that Preamble is a part of the Constitution ? (A) Kesavananda Bharati Case (1973) (B) Berubar Union Case (1960) (C) Both of the above (D) None of the above 29. Ambedkar (B) Sir Alladi Krisnaswamy Iyer (C) Sardar Patel (D) Jawahar Lal Nehru 26. B. R. 1950 (D) January 15. R. Who among the following has never been Chairman of Finance Commission of India ? (A) N. Tandon www. The Protection of Civil Rights Act which provides for punish-ments for offences related to caste and religion was passed in— (A) 1955 (C) 1965 (B) 1960 (D) 1970 31. The final session of the Consti-tuent Assembly of India was held on— (A) January 20.wordpress.printfriendly. P. Chavan (C) A. 1950 (C) January 24. 1950 27.
1985 (D) On January 1. Public Sector means— (A) Government ownership on commerce and trade (B) Capitalist ownership on commerce and trade (C) Private ownership on trade (D) None of the above 37.com%2F2012%2F01%2F16… 5/7 . When was SAARC established ? (A) On December 8. Cryolite is ore of— (A) Sodium www. 1984 (C) On December 8. Tarapore Committee submitted its report on full convertibility on Rupee in— (A) Current Account (B) Capital Account (C) Both in Current as well as in capital account (D) Special Drawings Rights (SDR) 34.printfriendly. SEBI is a— (A) Statutory Body (B) Advisory Body (C) Constitutional Body (D) Non-statutory Body 35.32.com/print?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftheonlinegk. The basis of determining dear-ness allowance to employees in India is— (A) National Income (B) Consumer Price Index (C) Standard of Living (D) Per Capita Income 38.wordpress. 1984 (B) On January 1. On behalf of the government which of the following decides Minimum Support Prices ? (A) Planning Commission (B) Ministry of Agriculture (C) Agriculture Cost and Price Commission (D) None of the above 33. 1985 36. Which of the following commit-tees was constituted for reforms in tax structure ? (A) Narsimham Committee (B) Chelliah Committee (C) Gadgil Committee (D) Kelkar Committee 39.
(C) SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. (C) The four noble truths of Buddhism are Dukha (Life is full of sorrow). 4. 32.printfriendly.wordpress. (B) 20. (B) 6. 12. 36. (B) 5. 2006. (A) 9. (B) 23. (c) Minimum Support Price is the price at which government may purchase the crop from the farmers directly if the price of their crops falls below Minimum Support Price. (C) 11. Dukh Nirodha Gamini Pratipada (There is a path on which treading sorrow can be alleviated). Odontology is the study of— (A) Bones (B) Blood (C) Liver (D) Teeth and gums Visit My Other Websites Answers with Hints 1.com%2F2012%2F01%2F16… 6/7 . (C) 19. (C) 24. (B) 30. (D) www. (A) 3. (B) Harisena who was a court poet of Samudragupta (335-380 AD) composed Prayaga Prasasti/ Allahabad pillar inscription which contains the authentic and detailed record of Samudra-gupta’s reign. 35. (A) 31. (C) 27. As per this inscri-ption Samudragupta was the greatest king of Gupta Dynasty (319 AD-540 AD). (B) 26. Dukh Nirodh (The sorrow can be removed). 1963. to assemble peace-ably and without arms and to form associations in the interests of sovereignty and integrity of India. (B) 28. (C) 40. 33. (D) 2.(B) Potassium (C) Aluminium (D) Copper 40. B. (B) 38. (B) 21. (B) 39. 22. (A) By the Constitution (Six-teenth Amendment) Act. (B) 17. (A) 18. (A) 25. (D) 16. (A) 8. (A) 29. (B) 34. (B) 13. (A) 14. (A) 37.com/print?url=http%3A%2F%2Ftheonlinegk. Article 19 was amended to impose further restriction on the rights to freedom of speech and expression. (C) 7. Dukh Samudaya (There are causes of sorrow). (A) 10. Tandon was the Chief Election Commissioner of India from May 2005 till Feb. (A) SEBI stands for Securities and Exchange Board of India. (A) 15. (D) B.
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