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Alai-Darwaza, the southern gateway of the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque in Delhi, was constructed by .....

 

A) Mu'izz ad-Din Muhammad Ghori B) Ahmad Shāh Durrani
C) Ala-ud-din Khilji D) Muhammad bin Tughlu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ala-ud-din Khilji

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The royal city at Fatehpur Sikri, was built by Mughal Emperor ....... in honour of Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chishti.

 

A) Aurangzeb B) Humayun
C) Shah Jahan D) Akbar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Akbar

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The Indus Waters Treaty was signed between India and Pakistan on .......

 

A) 19 September 1960 B) 12 November 1959
C) 16 December 1963 D) 18 October 1969
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 19 September 1960

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Who among the following was NOT associated with the revolt of 1857?

 

A) Kunwar Singh   B) Begum Hazrat Mahal  
C) Mangal Pandey   D) Bhagat Singh  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bhagat Singh  

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Mehrunnisa who was known as Nur Jahan was the wife of .......

 

A) Aurangzeb B) Shah Jahan
C) Jahangir D) Akbar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jahangir

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‘Dharmaraja (Yudhishthir) Ratha’, ‘Bhima Ratha’, ‘Arjuna Ratha’ and ‘Nakula Sahadeva Ratha’ are four of the Panch Rathas at Mahabalipuram. What is the name of the fifth Ratha?

 

A) Bhishma Ratha B) Krishna Ratha
C) Karna Ratha D) Draupadi Ratha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Draupadi Ratha

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In which year was the Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II ?

 

A) 1800 B) 1734
C) 1805 D) 1780
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1734

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Which of the following is/are the 9 gems of Chandragupta Vikramaditya?

 

A) Harisena B) Kahapanaka
C) Amarsimha D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

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