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In 1921,during which one of the following tours, Gandhiji shaved his head and began wearing loincloth in order to identity with the poor?

A) Ahmadabad B) Champaran
C) Chauri Chaura D) South India

Answer:   D) South India



Explanation:

On 22nd September 1921, Gandhi made a momentous decision to change his attire. From the elaborate Gujarati attire, he decided on a simple dhoti and shawl. This epoch-making decision was taken by Gandhiji in Madurai after he decided that he has to work for and with the with the poor people of India and how can he identify with them if he wears different clothes from them.

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Which ruler of Vijayanagar allowed the Portuguese to build a church in his empire?

 

A) Venkat II B) Achyut Rai
C) Thirumal D) Krishna Deva Rai
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Venkat II

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The Shaka Era was founded in the year________.

A) B.C. 57 B) A.D. 78
C) A.D. 319 D) A.D. 248
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) A.D. 78

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Which ruler founded the famous Vikramshila University for the Buddhists?

A) Dharampala B) Devapala
C) Mahipala D) Gopala
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dharampala

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Who established Mahabalipuram?

A) Pandya B) Pallava
C) Chalukya D) Chola
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pallava

Explanation:

Mahabalipuram was established by Pallava king Narasimhavarman I.

 

 

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India - Pakistan Kargil war code name is ____.

A) Operation Blue Star B) Operation Vijay
C) Operation Viraat D) Operation Kargil
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Operation Vijay

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Which Indian king used naval power to conquer parts of East Asia?

A) Akbar B) Krishna deva Raya
C) Rajendra Chola D) Shivaji
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rajendra Chola

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Who was the last Mughal Emperor?

A) Babur B) Jehangir
C) Akbar D) Bahadur Shah
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bahadur Shah

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Which revolutionary took his own life?

A) Khudiram Bose B) Rash Behari Bose
C) Bhagat Singh D) Chandrashekhar Azad
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Chandrashekhar Azad

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