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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



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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 statements are CORRECT?

I. In early 1930’s Nylon was prepared from coal, water and air.

II. Nylon was the first fully synthetic fibre.

III. Nylon fibre was strong, elastic and light.

A) Only I and II B) Only I and III
C) Only II and III D) All I, II and III
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All I, II and III

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Which of the following work is not credited to Lord Dalhousie?

A) Merger of Punjab B) Merger of Bengal
C) Merger of Mysore D) Merger of Satara
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Merger of Mysore

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Which of the following was not mentioned in the Dhamma?

A) Obedience to parents B) Charity
C) Paternalism D) Faith in Sangha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Faith in Sangha

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Name the British General who was responsible for the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre.

A) Hastings B) Cornwallis
C) Dyer D) Dalhousie
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Dyer

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________, succeeded to the throne of Ferghana in 1494 when he was only 12 years old.

A) Humayun B) Akbar
C) Jahangir D) Babur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Babur

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Who was the first temporary chairman of the Constituent Assembly?

A) B R Ambedkar B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
C) Rajendra Prasad D)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D)

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Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor died in?

A) 1507 B) 1607
C) 1707 D) 1807
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1707

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Birbal was an advisor in the court of?

A) Babur B) Akbar
C) Aurangzeb D) Jahangir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Akbar

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