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The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar was borrowed from the system prevalent in

A) Persia B) Mongolia
C) Afghanistan D) Turkey
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mongolia

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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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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 was the author of the Buddha Charita

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

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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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Satyagraha Sabha was formed by gandhi at 

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

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The Ajanta painting belongs to which period ?

A) Harappan period B) Gupta period
C) Buddhist period D) Mauryan period
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gupta period

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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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