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The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was

A) Barley and rice B) Milk and its products
C) Rice and pulses D) Vegetables and fruits

Answer:   B) Milk and its products



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Q:

Who gave the slogan Bharat Chhodo during the Quit India movement?

A) Gandhi B) Yusuf Meher Ali
C) Nehru D) Aruna Asif Ali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Gandhi

Explanation:

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi gave the slogan Bharat Chhodo during the Quit India movement.

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The system of Local Bodies in India was introduced by-

A) Lord Ripon B) Lord Mayo
C) Lord Lytton D) Lord Curzon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lord Ripon

Explanation:

Lord Ripon was the Viceroy of India from 1880 to 1884. He introduced Local Bodies (Local Self Governance) in 1882 and showed the taste of independence to Indians.

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Who was the Prime Minister of India during adopting of Article 370 for Jammu & Kashmir?

A) Narendra Modi B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Indira Gandhi D) Gulzarilal Nanda
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Jawaharlal Nehru

Explanation:

Article 370 of the Indian constitution used to give special provision to the region of Jammu and Kashmir. It allows the state to have its own constitution, a separate flag and independence over all matters except foreign affairs, defence and communications. It was adopted in 1947 by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lord Dalhousie

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. 

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He is also called as Father of Indian Railways.

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The Kargil War was between India and Pakistan took place in

A) 2001 B) 1983
C) 1999 D) 1989
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1999

Explanation:

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

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India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in

A) 1947 April B) 1957 April
C) 1956 April D) 1949 April
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1957 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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Peacock was declared National Bird of India in which year?

A) 1963 B) 1960
C) 1953 D) 1950
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1963

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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Which is the first news paper in India?

A) Peking Gazette B) Kashmir Times
C) Dainik Jagran D) Bengal Gazette
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: 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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