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Which Sultan's reign witnessed as much as half of the produce being charged as revenue from certain provinces?

A) Mohammed bin Tughlaq B) Ghias-ud-din Tughlaq
C) Alauddin Khilji D) Firuz Shah Tughlaq

Answer:   C) Alauddin Khilji



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The panchatantra was written during the

A) Maurya period B) Gupta period
C) Sultanate period D) Kushana period
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gupta period

Explanation:

The panchatantra was written by Vishnu sharma, an Indian scholar during the period of Gupta rule. It is during 3rd Century BCE.

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Where did Harappan civilization develop?

Answer

Harappan or Indus Valley Civilization was the first and ancient civilization which started in what now Pakistan and North West India.


The Harappan civilization existed between 3300 BC and 1300 BC.


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The ruins of Mohenjo-daro is a major archaeological site that was built by this civilization and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


 

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Which of the following was most probably the first metal to be used in India?

A) copper B) Gold
C) Siver D) Iron
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) copper

Explanation:

The earliest historic evidences of use of metal are of Chalcolithic Age or Stone-Copper Age, which covered the period from 1800 - 800 BC. This period was by the use of Copper as well as stone.

 

Hence, the first metal to be used in India is Copper.

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Who propounded 'Deen-E-Llahi'?

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

Explanation:

Mughal emperor, Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar popularly known as Akbar propounded a syncretic religion called 'Din-i-ilahi' which literally means that "Religion of God".

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His intention in propounding this religion is to merge the best elements of the religions of his empire, and thereby reconcile the differences that divided his subjects.

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Which of these was a political goal for farmers?

A) lower prices for grain storage B) higher prices for machinery
C) lower prices for foreign goods D) higher prices for shipping
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) lower prices for grain storage

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Which of the following became widespread during the 1980's?

A) Internet B) Radio
C) Cable television D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Cable television

Explanation:

Cable television or cable TV became widespread during the 1980's.

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Q:

Tohra is the sacred book of

A) Judaism B) Confucianism
C) Zoroastrianism D) Taoism
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Judaism

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Who translated Mahabharata into Persian?

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

Explanation:

The Mahabharata was translated into Persian at Akbar’s orders, by Faizi and 'Abd al-Qadir Bada' uni (c. 1540 – 1615) and named Razmnameh.

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