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Which of the following is the single most important source of the history of Ashoka?

A) Sri Lankan chronicles_ Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa B) Buddhist works Divyavadana and Ashokavadana
C) Inscriptions of Ashoka D) Archaeological Sources and the Puranas

Answer:   C) Inscriptions of Ashoka



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The SDG India index is developed by ......

 

A) Ministry of Environmental, Forests and Climate Change B) Ministry of Home Affairs
C) NITI Aayog D) World Bank
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) NITI Aayog

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When did the Vikrama Era begin?

 

A) 47 BC B) 55 BC
C) 57 BC D) 50 BC
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 57 BC

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To which of the following Indian states does Mardani Khel, one of the famous martial art forms in India belong?

 

A) Uttar Pradesh B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Maharashtra D) Rajasthan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Maharashtra

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In which year did D.C. Sircar publish Indian Epigraphy and Indian Epigraphical Glossary?

 

A) 1965-66 B) 1967-68
C) 1966-67 D) 1964-65
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1965-66

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Mehrunnisa who was known as Nur Jahan was the wife of .......

 

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

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First time in which year did Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay conquer the world's highest mountain peak Mount Everest?

 

A) 1898 AD   B) 1953 AD  
C) 1957 AD   D) 1969 AD  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1953 AD  

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For the first time, postage stamps were released in which of the following reign?

 

A) Lord Ripon   B) Lord Lytton  
C) Lord Dalhousie   D) Lord Canning  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Lord Dalhousie  

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From whom did the French East India Company acquire Pondicherry?

 

A) From the Portuguese   B) The ruler of Golconda  
C) Sultan of Bijapur   D) Snatching  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sultan of Bijapur  

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