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In India, which festival coincide with the festivals of Songkran in Thailand, Thingyan in Myanmar and Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka ?

A) Guru Poornima B) Makar Sankranti
C) Holi D) Baisakhi

Answer:   D) Baisakhi



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The harvest festival of Baisakhi popularly celebrated in North India coincides with the Songkran festival of Thailand, the Thingyan in Myanmar and the Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka. In all the latter three festivals, the coming of a New Year is the central theme and involves various indigenous ways of celebrations.

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Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports is located in ______.

 

A) Patiala B) Karnal
C) Agartal D) Cuttack
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Patiala

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The famous 'Tangaliya shawl' is associated to which state of India?

 

A) Punjab B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Gujarat D) Uttarakhand
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Gujarat

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How many windows are there on the outside walls of Hawa Mahal of Jaipur?

 

A) 953   B) 964  
C) 965   D) 973  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 953  

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What was the historical name of the city of Guwahati?

 

A) Purushapura B) Pragjyotishpur
C) Machilipattnam D) Bhagyanagara
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pragjyotishpur

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Which of the following writers has called Akbar's Din-i-Ilahi as a monument of his folly, not of wisdom?

A) Badayuni B) Vincent Smith
C) Barni D) W. Haig
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vincent Smith

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Who is considered to be the 'Father of modern genetics'?

A) Charles Darwin B) Gregor Mendel
C) Alexander Fleming D) Otto Hahn
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gregor Mendel

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Find the odd one out in relation world heritage sites.

A) Rashtrapati Bhavan B) Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
C) Taj Mahal D) Sun Temple
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Taj Mahal was built in _______.

 

A) 14th Century B) 15th Century
C) 16th Century D) 17th Century
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 17th Century

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