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Q:

# Eras are divided into

 A) Ages B) Epochs C) Periods D) Both B & C

Answer:   D) Both B & C

Explanation:

Eras are divided into both Epochs and Periods. They are further divided into Ages.

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Q:

Which British Governor General is also known as the maker of Modern India?

 A) Lord Dalhousie B) Lord Amherst C) Lord Canning D) Lord Wiliam Bentinck

Explanation:

Lord Dalhousie was appointed as Governer General of India from 1848–1856. The first railway line connecting Bombay and Thane was laid under his authority in 1853 and is known as the maker of Modern India. He made way For Telegraph Services in India.

He is also called as Father of Indian Railways.

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Q:

The Kargil War was between India and Pakistan took place in

 A) 2001 B) 1983 C) 1999 D) 1989

Explanation:

The KargilWar was between India and Pakistan took place between May and July in 1999.

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Q:

India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in

 A) 1947 April B) 1957 April C) 1956 April D) 1949 April

Explanation:

India switched from the rupee, pie system to decimal currency on 1 April 1957. The decimalisation of currencies is the process of converting each country's currency from its previous non-decimal denominations to a decimal system, with one basic unit of currency and one or more sub-units, such that the number of sub-units in one basic unit is a power of 10, most commonly 100).

In India, Pakistan, and other places where a system of 1 rupee = 16 annas = 64 paise = 192 pies was used, the decimalisation process defines 1 naya paisa = ​1⁄100 rupee.

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Q:

Peacock was declared National Bird of India in which year?

 A) 1963 B) 1960 C) 1953 D) 1950

Explanation:

In 1963, the peacock was declared theNational Bird of India because of its rich religious and legendary involvement in Indian traditions.

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Q:

Which is the first news paper in India?

 A) Peking Gazette B) Kashmir Times C) Dainik Jagran D) Bengal Gazette

Explanation:

Hicky's Bengal Gazette was the first English-language newspaper and the first printed newspaper to be published in both the Indian sub-continent and in Asia. James Augustus Hicky, an Irishman started this in 1780.

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Q:

The partition of india in 1947 was mainly due to

 A) religious lines B) land disputes C) administration D) All of the above

Explanation:

After 200 years of long British rule, India got independence in 1947. India was then divided into two muslim majority Pakistan and Hindu majority India.

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Q:

India become a member of the United Nations in which of the following years?

 A) 1947 B) 1945 C) 1936 D) 1956

Explanation:

The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization tasked with maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international co-operation, and being a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It was established in the year 1945 on October 24th. Its headquarters are in NewYork, US. India is one of the founder countries along with US, Venezuela, Australia, Brazil, Canada, UK, France, etc... in 1945 before Independence itself.

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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