Monday, December 21, 2015

G K - Questions and Answers -9

121.The number of languages in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution:
(a) 22 (b) 18 (c) 21 (d) 24
Answer: (a)

122. The river which originates near Mahabaleswar in Maharashtra:
(a) Kaveri (b) Godavari
(c) Krishna (d)Mahanadi
Answer: (c)

123.Which state has the largest forest area?
(a) Kerala (b) Andhra Pradesh
 (c) Uttar Pradesh (d) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: (d)

124.Ranikhet is a hill station in:
(a)West Bengal (b) Uttar Pradesh
 (c) Uttarakhand (d) Himachal Pradesh
Answer: (c)

125.Which is called “the religious capital of India”?
(a) Rameswaram  (b) Tirupati
 (c) Dwaraka  (d) Varanasi
Answer: (d)

126.The architect who worked along with Edwin Lutyens for the construction of Parliament Building Complex:
(a) Herbert Baker (b) Henri Irwin
(c) William Emerson (d) Le Courbusier
Answer: (a)

127. Which river is mentioned for the largest number of times in Rig Veda?
(a) Ganga (b) Indus
(c) Narmada (d) Kaveri
Answer: (b)

128.Buddha was born at:
(a) Saranath  (b) Lumbini
(c) Bodh Gaya (d) Kushinagara
Answer: (b)

129.Who was the ruler of Taxilla when Alexander invaded India?
(a) Porus (b) Bimbisara
(c) Ambhi (d) Seleucus
Answer: (c)

130.Bahmani kingdom was established during the period of:
(a) Feroz Shah Tughlaq
(b) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(c) Ghiassuddin Tughlaq
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

131. By race, Sher Shah is a/an:
(a) Turkish (b) Persian
(c) Afghan  (d) Chinese
Answer: (c)

132.The woman who dominated in the political scenario during the reign of Jehangir was:
(a) Mumtaz  (b) Anarkali
(c) Nur Jehan (d) Jodha Bhai
Answer: (c)

133.The founder of Asiatic Society of Bengal in 1784?
(a) AO Hume (b) Warren Hastings (c)
William Jones (d) HV Derozio
Answer: (c)

134. Bal Gangadhar Tilak published ‘Mahratha’ in .....language:
(a) Hindi (b) Marathi
(c) Urdu (d) English
Answer: (d)

135.The Viceroy when the partition of Bengal was repealed in 1911:
(a) Minto I  (b) Hardinge II
(c) Chelmsford  (d) Reading
Answer: (b)

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