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Q:

The Shiites believed that the Umayyad

A) should pray more B) should not be in power
C) got special treatment D) should rule
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) should not be in power

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Q:

Ram Mohan Roy was given the title of Raja by

A) British B) Cholas
C) Mughals D) Dutch
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mughals

Explanation:

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy, a social and educational reformer, was an idealist who contributed immensely in eradicating social evils prevalent in the society during the 18th century.
He was popularly known as "Father of Modern India".

 

He was given the title of Raja by the Mughal emperor Akbar Shah II in the year 1830 as he had gone to England as an envoy of the emperor.

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Q:

Which Sikh Guru is known as "Sachcha Baadsah"?

A) Guru Gobind Singh B) Guru Arjan Dev
C) Guru Hargovind D) Guru Teg Bahadur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Guru Hargovind

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Q:

When did the capital of India shift from Kolkata to New Delhi?

A) 1911 B) 1951
C) 1931 D) 1901
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1911

Explanation:

The capital of India shift from Kolkata to New Delhi in the year 1911.

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Q:

Which battle established British supremacy in India?

A) The Battle of Buxar B) The Battle of Plassey
C) The Battle of Mysore D) The Battle of Samergarh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) The Battle of Plassey

Explanation:

The Battle of Plassey in the year 1757, victory of British East India company over Nawab of Bengal established British supremacy in India. The victory came under the leadership of Robert Clive.

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Q:

The pioneer of Communism in India was

A) M.N.Roy B) Nalin Gupta
C) M.R.Jayakar D) S.A.Dange
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) M.N.Roy

Explanation:

Manabendra Nath Roy, known as M.N. Roy was an Indian revolutionary, radical activist and political theorist, as well as a noted philosopher in the 20th century. Roy was a founder of the Mexican Communist Party and the Communist Party of India.

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Q:

Ayurveda originated from which veda?

A) Rig Veda B) Yajur Veda
C) Atharva Veda D) Sama Veda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rig Veda

Explanation:

Rig veda   =  ayurveda


Yajur veda =  dhanurvedha


Samavedha  =  gandharvavedha


Atharvaveda  =  shilpa veda

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Q:

Which is the first talkie film in India?

A) Alam Ara B) Raja Harishchandra
C) Pundalik D) Sant Tukaram
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Alam Ara

Explanation:

The first talkie film in India was Ardeshir Irani released Alam Ara, on 14 March 1931.

 

Irani later produced the first south Indian talkie film Kalidas directed by H.M. Reddy released on 31 October 1931.

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