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Q:

Who conquered Sind in 712 AD?

A) Arabs B) French
C) Greeks D) Mongols
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Arabs

Explanation:

By 712 AD, Arabs conquered Sindh.

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Q:

Which among the following is the resting place of Morarji Desai?

A) Abhay Ghat B) Ekta Sthal
C) Shakti Sthal D) Vijay Ghat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abhay Ghat

Explanation:

The resting place of Morarji Desai is Abhay Ghat.

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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:

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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Who was the viceroy at the time of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

A) Lord Curzon B) Lord Ripon
C) Lord Chelmsford D) Lord Canning
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Lord Chelmsford

Explanation:

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on 13th April 1919. About 380 people were died and 1200 were wounded in the massacre.

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Q:

Indus Valley Civilization flourished during

A) 2500-1750 B.C B) 1500-500 B.C
C) 5000-3500 B.C D) 3000-1500 B.C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2500-1750 B.C

Explanation:

Indus Valley Civilization flourished during 2500-1750 B.C. Indus Valley Civilization is also called as Bronze age civilization.

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Q:

Who among the following is the author of Indica?

A) Megasthenes B) Seleucus
C) Chanakya D) Ashoka
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Megasthenes

Explanation:

Indica is the book written by Greek historian "Megasthenes" in which he described India like how is the Indians life, what way of life is followed, etc...

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Q:

White revolution is related to

A) Cotton production B) Flood control
C) Milk production D) Peace
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Milk production

Explanation:
  • The White Revolution in India, also known as Operation Flood.

 

  • It was a plan of three phases by the National Dairy Development Board to revitalise India's dairy production until India became self-sufficient in milk.

 

  • The program was so successful that by 1998, India was the world's largest milk producer.
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