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The world's Greatest traveller of pre-modern times, believed to have put behind him a distance of over 73000 miles and visited territories the eqivalent of about 44 modern countries, is 

A) Marco Polo B) Fahien
C) Ibn Batuta D) Hiuen Tsang

Answer:   A) Marco Polo



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Q:

What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?

A) Pakistan B) United States of America
C) England D) Germany
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) England

Explanation:

We fought against England in the Revolutionary War for Independence from the British rule.

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One important result of the French Revolution was that

A) France lost its spirit of nationalism B) Political power shifted to the bourgeoisie
C) France enjoyed a lengthy period of peace and prosperity D) The church was restored to its former role and power in the French government
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Political power shifted to the bourgeoisie

Explanation:

One of the most important result of the French Revolution was that Political power shifted to the bourgeoisie (Middle class people).

 

The Great French Revolution of 1789 not only overthrew the monarchy in France, but ultimately led to the destruction of the Old Order across Europe.

  

Prior to the French Revolution, the bourgeoisie or middle class, belonged to the Third Estate, which had the largest tax burden and virtually no rights.

 

The bourgeoisie gained an enormous amount of political power when the National Assembly issued the Declaration of the Rights of Man, and drafted a new constitution for France.

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Monoculture is a typical characteristics of

A) Specialized horticulture B) Commercial grain farming
C) Shifting cultivation D) Subsitence farming
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Commercial grain farming

Explanation:

Monoculture is a typical characteristics of Commercial grain farming.

Monoculture is the agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop, plant, or livestock species, variety, or breed in a field or farming system at a time focussing commercial gains.

Monoculture is widely used in both industrial farming and organic farming and has allowed increased efficiency in planting and harvest.

Polyculture, where more than one crop is grown in the same space at the same time, is the alternative to monoculture.

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Who gave the title Father of The Nation to Mahatma Gandhi? 

A) Rabindra Nath Tagore B) Subhas Chandra Bose
C) G.K. Gokel D) None of above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Subhas Chandra Bose

Explanation:

The title of Father of the Nation was given to Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi known as Mahathma Gandhi by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

He was the first who addressed Mahatma Gandhi as Father of the Nation on Singapore Radio on July 6, 1944.

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Q:

Ayurveda Owes its Origin to

A) Yajurveda B) Atharvaveda
C) Rigveda D) Samaveda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Atharvaveda

Explanation:

Ayurveda Owes its Origin to Atharvaveda.

 

The early history of ayurveda asserts that around 1500 BC, ayurveda's fundamental and applied principles got organised and enunciated. In this historical construction, Ayurveda traces its origins to the Vedas, Atharvaveda in particular, and is connected to Hindu religion. Atharvaveda (one of the four most ancient books of Indian knowledge, wisdom and culture) contains 114 hymns or formulations for the treatment of diseases. Ayurveda originated in and developed from these hymns. In this sense, ayurveda is considered by some to have divine origin. Indian medicine has a long history, and is one of the oldest organised systems of medicine. Its earliest concepts are set out in the sacred writings called the Vedas, especially in the metrical passages of the Atharvaveda.

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Q:

Prophet of New India is

A) Dayanand Saraswathi B) Sri Ramakrishna
C) Swamy Vivekananda D) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sri Ramakrishna

Explanation:

Sri Ramakrishna is called as the Prophet of New India.

Sri Ramakrishna (1836-86) mostly known as Ramakrishna Paramhamsa was a spiritual genius now respected in India and abroad as an outstanding saint of our times. His life and thoughts represents the highest and best of modern Hindu philosophy and practice.

Reverence and admiration for him amongst Bengali elites led to the formation of the Ramakrishna Mission by his chief disciple Swami Vivekananda. His devotees look upon him as an incarnation or Avatara of the formless Supreme Brahman as described in the Vedanta while some devotees see him as an avatara of Vishnu.

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Grey Revolution is associated with

A) Cotton B) Fruits
C) Fertilizers D) Oil seeds
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Fertilizers

Explanation:

Grey Revolution is associated with Fertilizers.

 

      • Cotton - Silver fiber Revolution

 

      • Fruits - Golden Revolution

 

      • Oil seeds - Yellow Revolution
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What is consumption disease in the 19th century?

A) Tuberculosis B) Paralysis
C) Plague D) Cholera
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Tuberculosis

Explanation:

Tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States and one of the most feared diseases in the world during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Formerly known as Consumption diseases because many types of lung diseases were lumped under the term 'consumption'. Lung cancer and bronchitis were examples.

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