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The Saka Era was founded by 

A) Kadphises I B) Kanishka
C) Alexander D) Menander

Answer:   B) Kanishka



Explanation:

The Saka Era was founded by Kanishka, the emperor of Kushana empire from the year 78 A.D.

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Who led the Bardoli Satyagraha movement?

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Rabindra Nath Tagore
C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel D) Chittaranjan Das
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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Which among the following Mughal Emperor was illiterate?

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

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The second Battle of Tarain was fought between __________.

A) Alexander and Porus B) Jai Chand and Mohammed Ghori
C) Akbar and Hemu D) Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan

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Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University?

A) Sukumar Dutt B) Madan Mohan Malvia
C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad D) Motilal Nehru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Madan Mohan Malvia

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Who was the first Governor General of Bengal?

A) Robert Clive B) William Bentick
C) Warren Hastings D) Charles Cornawallis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Warren Hastings

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Who built the Konark''s Sun Temple?

A) Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva B) Narasimhadeva I
C) Kapilendra Deva Routaray D) Purushottam Dev
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Narasimhadeva I

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Which of the following statements about Sir Syed Ahmad Khan is/are correct?

1. He argued that India was a federation of ethnic communities based on common descent.

2. His philosophy was very similar to that of the Indian National Congress.

3. He imagined India as a Nation State based on individual citizen’s rights.

4. The curriculum at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College blended Muslim theology and European empiricism.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A) 1 only B) 2 and 3
C) 3 only D) 1 and 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1 and 4

Explanation:

Statements 1 & 4 are true with respect toSir Syed Ahmad Khan.

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Who is the author of Manimekalai?

A) Kovalan B) Sathanar
C) Ilango Adigal D) Timtakkatevar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sathanar

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One of the finest jewels of Tamil poetry, the epic poem Manimekalai was written by Sathanar in 2nd century A.D. It is unique for the deep spirituality and mysticism it unfolds against the historical and geographical background of South India and of adjacent Jaffna.

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