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Where has the World's largest Monolithic statue of Buddha been installed

A) Bamiyan B) Hyderabad
C) Kandy D) Lhasa
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bamiyan

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Buddha's preaching were mainly related to

A) belief in one God B) practice of rituals
C) purity of thought and conduct D) idol worship
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) purity of thought and conduct

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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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Who founded in Pataliputra

A) Udayin B) Ashoka
C) Bimbisar D) Mahapadmananda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Udayin

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Out of the following remains excavated in indus valley,which one indicates the commercial and economic development

A) Pottery B) Seals
C) Boats D) Houses
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Seals

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The Indus Valley Civilization specialized in

A) Town Planning B) Architecture
C) Craftsmanship D) All of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Town Planning

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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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Between which of the following was the ancient town of Takshasila located

A) Indus and Jhelum B) Jhelum and Chenab
C) Chenab and Ravi D) Ravi and Beas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Indus and Jhelum

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