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Thursday History and Culture Quiz #15

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Hello Everyone,

These are 7 questions on History and Culture. Answer them and check how many you get right. Solutions to be uploaded at 5:00pm today.

[Questions]

Q.1 Avanti was defeated by Magadha during the rule of which dynasty?

a) Nandas

b) Shishunagas

c) Mauryas

d) Haryanka

 

Q.2 The resolution on Fundamental rights and resolution on National Economic Programme were approved at which among the following Congress session:

a) Lahore Session, 1929

b) Lahore Session, 1940

c) Karachi Session, 1931

d) Madras Session, 1927

 

Q.3 Consider the following statements:

1. Kushans were the first to issue gold coins

2. Gold coins issued by Kushans had greater purity as compared to Gupta coins

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) None of these

 

Q.4 Consider the following statements:

1. Majority of the Ajanta caves belong to Hinayana Buddhism

2. Majority of the Ellora caves are associated with Hindu religion

 

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are false?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of these

Q.5) The terms ‘Drut’ and ‘Vilambit’ are related to which form of music: 

a) Khayal
b) Dhrupad
c) Tappa

d) Thumri

Q.6 Consider the following religions:

1. Hinduism
2 Buddhism
3. Jainism
Which of the above religions worship Yakshha and Yakshinis?
a) 2 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q7. Arrange the following in chronological order:

1. Woods Despatch

2. Hunter commission report on Education

3. Indian University Act

4. Saddler University Commission

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

a) 2-1-3-4

b) 1-3-2-4

c) 1-2-3-4

d) 1-2-4-3

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