Gk for competitive exam

1. In the Battle of Wandiwash, the English defeated
A. the Dutch
B. the French
C. the Portuguese
D. None of these
2. Indian Navy Act was passed on
A. 1921
B. 1925
C. 1927
D. 1930
3. The first president of the Republic of India was
A. V.V.Giri
B. Zakir Hussain
C. Dr.Radhakrishnan
D. Dr.Rajendra Prasad
4. The first ruler of Pala dynasty was
A. Gopala
B. Dharmapala
C. Bhaskaravarman
D. None of these
5. The first to establish regular trade with India was
A. Dutch
B. Portuguese
C. French
D. English
6. The king of Kalinga in the Maurya period was
A. Simuka
B. Kharavela
C. Kuvishka
D. Kanishka
7. Sea route in India was discovered by
A. Columbus
B. Amundsen
C. Vasco–da–gama
D. None of these
8. The treaty of Seringapatnam was between Cornwallis and
A. Haider Ali
B. Chand Bibi
C. Tipu Sultan
D. Nizam of Hyderabad
9. The Mauryan dynasty was overthrown by
A. Kanishka
B. Harsha
C. Samudragupta
D. Pushyamitra Sunga
10. Who among the following was not an exponent of Bhakti movement ?
A. Shankaracharya
B. Nanak
C. Ramanada
D. Kabir
11. The Bhakti Movement was first organized by
A. Nanak
B. Kabir
C. Ramanuja
D. Ramananda
12. An example of Chola architecture cab be seen at
A. Kanchipuram
B. Mahabalipuram
C. Tanjore
D. Ellora
13. Panchantra was written by
A. Kaladisa
B. Vishnu Sharma
C. Tulsidas
D. Banabhatta
14. Decimal system was introduced by
A. Aryabhatta
B. Brahmagupta
C. Bhaskara
D. None of these
15. Who is known as the “Napoleon of India”?
A. Samudragupta
B. Akbar
C. Chandragupta
D. Ashoka
16. Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty?
A. Chandragupta I
B. Chandragupta II
C. Samudragupta
D. Skandgupta
17. Who was the greatest Buddhist commentator of the Buddhist canonical literature?
A. Euddhaghosha
B. Vasumitra
C. Nagaijuna
D. Ashvaghosha
18. The stone Age people had the first domestic
A. Asses
B. Dogs
C. Horses
D. Sheep
19. The Government invention of man in Palaeolithic Age was
A. potter’s Wheel
B. Fire
C. metal implements
D. spinning of cloth
20. Which was the first metal used by man?
A. Copper
B. Silver
C. Bronze
D. Brass

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