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Which one of the following four vedas contains an account of magical charms and spells

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

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Patanjali is well known for the compilation of

A) Yoga Sutra B) Panchatantra
C) Brahma Sutra D) Ayurveda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Yoga Sutra

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A Copper Chariot of Harappa times was discovered at

A) Kuntal B) Rakhigarhi
C) Daimabad D) Banawali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Daimabad

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Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander's invasion

A) Nanda B) Maurya
C) Sunga D) Kanva
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nanda

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Which Party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in the Year 1939 after he broke away from the congress?

A) Indian Freedom Party B) Azad Hind Fauj
C) Revolutionary Front D) Forward Bloc
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Forward Bloc

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Gandhara school of art came into existence in

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A) Hinayana sect B) Mahayana sect
C) Vaishanava sect D) Shaiva sect
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mahayana sect

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The Gandhara school of art came into existence in Mahayana sect.

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Who first imposed Jizya Tax in India?

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A) Allaudin khilji B) Aurangzeb
C) Mohammad Bin Qasim D) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

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In India, Islamic rulers Qutb-ud-din Aibak imposed jizya on non-Muslims first time which was called kharaj-o-jizya. Jizya was abolished by the Mughal ruler Akbar in the 16th century but was re-introduced by Aurangzeb in the 17th century.

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The word Gotra occurs for the first time in

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

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The word Gotra occurs for the first time in Rigveda. In Hindu society, the term gotra is commonly considered to be equivalent to a clan. It broadly refers to people who are descendants in an unbroken male line from a common male ancestor or patriline.

Generally, the gotra forms an exogamous unit, with the marriage within the same gotra being prohibited by custom, being regarded as incest.

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