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The Indus Valley Civilization was Non-Aryan because

A) It was Urban B) It has a pictographic script
C) It had an agricultural economy D) It extended up to the narmada Valley
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) It was Urban

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The Indus Valley Civilization was Non-Aryan because it was Urban.

 

Harappan Civilization is also known as The Indus Valley Civilisation. It was a Bronze Age civilisation mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.

 

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Satyagraha Sabha was formed by gandhi at 

A) Bombay B) Gujarat
C) Calcutta D) Pune
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bombay

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Who was the author of the Buddha Charita

A) Ashvaghosha B) Nagasena
C) Nagarjuna D) Vasumitra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ashvaghosha

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Which of the following places is considered a Jain Siddha Kshetra on account of its association with Parsvanatha

A) Champa B) Pava
C) Sammed Sikhar D) Urjayanta
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sammed Sikhar

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Where did Gautama Buddha delivered his first sermon, known as Dharma Chakra Pravartan

A) Sanchi B) Sarnath
C) Sravasti D) Bodh Gaya
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sarnath

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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 first Mughal building with complete marble facing was

A) Taj Mahal B) Moti Masjid
C) Humayun's tomb D) Itmad-ud-daulah's tomb
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Humayun's tomb

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The religion of early vedic Aryan was primarily of

A) Bhakti B) Image worship and Yajnas
C) worship of nature and Bhakti D) Worship of nature and Yajnas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Worship of nature and Yajnas

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