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Name the last Trithankara

A) Parsvanath B) Mahavira
C) Siddhartha D) Subhadra

Answer:   B) Mahavira



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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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Which of the following describes loyalists?

A) They thought Patriots were too radical B) They decided to fight against the British
C) They wanted to return to Britain D) They supported British taxation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) They thought Patriots were too radical

Explanation:

They thought Patriots were too radical is the statement which describes loyalists correctly.

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Q:

India derives its name from

A) The Hindus B) The Aryans
C) Indus River D) Lord Indra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indus River

Explanation:

The name India is originally derived from the name of the river Sindhu (Indus River).

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First education minister of independent India?

A) Indira Gandhi B) Durba Banerjee
C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad D) Sucheta Kripalani
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Explanation:

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958.

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Indira Gandhi - First Women Prime minister of India

 

Durba Banerjee - The first woman Airline Pilot

 

Sucheta Kripalani - The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State.

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A characteristic of this era was the introduction of pottery.

A) Mesolithic B) Paleolithic
C) Neolithic D) None of above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mesolithic

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What was the first book ever written?

Answer

The first written story that has come down to us is The Epic of Gilgamesh.


It is a mythologized account of a historical figure, Gilgamesh, a ruler of the Sumerian city-state of Uruk, believed to have ruled sometime between 2700-2500 BC.

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