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Kurukshetra , the sence of the epic battle between Kauravas and pandavas, is situated in 

A) Gujarat B) Punjab
C) Uttar Pradesh D) Haryana

Answer:   D) Haryana



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Which revolutionary died after a 64 days fast in jail?

A) Jatin Das B) Pulin Das
C) Subhash Chandra bose D) Both A & B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Jatin Das

Explanation:

Jatindra Nath Das, also known as Jatin Das, was a revolutionary and Independence activist. He embraced death in Lahore jail after fasting for 64 days in 1929 at the age of 24 yrs.

 

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Who wanted economic freedom with political freedom?

A) Swami Sahajanand Saraswati B) Swami Vivekanand
C) Swami Ramanand D) Swami Dayanand saraswati
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

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Which major event in Indian history is also called as 'White Flowing River'?

A) Partition of India B) Dandi March
C) Operation Bluestar D) Quit India Movement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dandi March

Explanation:

In Indian History, Dandi March or Salt Sathyagraha or The Salt March, also known as the Dandi Satyagraha, was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater. 

 

It is also called as 'White Flowing River'.

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What rights does the Declaration of Independence express?

A) The right to remain silent when interrogated by police B) The right to citizenship
C) Legal rights of citizens D) Human rights of citizens, including life and liberty
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Legal rights of citizens

Explanation:

The Declaration of Independence express Legal rights of citizens.

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The main goal for farmers in 1900 was to

A) Force the railroads to lower freight rates B) Enable them to pay back their loans more easily
C) Hold on to political and economic power. D) voters greater direct participation in government
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Hold on to political and economic power.

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Who translated Ramayana into Persian?

A) Abdul Fazi B) Badauni
C) Isar Das D) Abdul Latif
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abdul Fazi

Explanation:

In 1574 Akbar started a Maktab Khana or a house of translation works in Fatehpur Sikri. He endorsed the work to a few officials to make translations of the Sanskrit books Rajatarangini, Ramayana and Mahabharata into the Persian language.

In that officials, Abdul Fazi translated Ramayana into Persian.

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Meaning of commercialisation of agriculture

Answer

The commercialization of agriculture means that the agricultural crops and goods are produced by the peasants for sale in the market and not for their own consumption.



Commercialisation of agriculture is a phenomenon where agriculture is governed by commercial consideration i.e. certain specialised crops began to be grown not for consumption in village but for sale in national and even in international market.


 


Commercialization of agriculture in India began during the British rule.

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The first passenger train in India ran between

A) Kalyan and Pune B) Bombay and Thane
C) Howrah and Delhi D) New Delhi and Madras
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Bombay and Thane

Explanation:

India's first passenger train run took place from Mumbai to Thane for around 34 kms on 16th April in the year 1853. 

That train was hauled by three steam locomotives : Sahib, Sindh and Sultan.

That train had 14 carriages, carrying around 400 passengers.

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