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General Awareness Questions For DSSSB,KVS Exam :16th october 2018

General Awareness Questions For DSSSB,KVS Exam :16th october 2018_30.1

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Q1. Who started the Saka Era and when?
(a) Kadphises in 58 BC
(b) Rudradaman I in AD 78
(c) Vikranaditya in 58 BC
(d) Kanishka in AD 78

Q2. In which state was the Nalanda University located in India?
(a) Bengal
(b) Bihar
(c) Orissa
(d) Uttar Pradesh

Q3. Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka’s administrative policy?
(a) The third Buddhist Council
(b) The Kalinga War
(c) His embracing of Buddhism
(d) His sending of missionary to Ceylon

Q4. The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was
(a) Vishnu Gupta
(b) Upagupta
(c) Brahma Gupta
(d) Brihadratha

Q5. Harshvardhana was defeated by 
(a) Prabhakaravardhana
(b) Pulakesin II
(c) Narasimhasvarma Pallava
(d) Sasanka

Q6. Which of the following statements about the Guptas is NOT true?
(a) They ruled mainly over parts of north and central India
(b) Kingship was hereditary and the throne always went to the eldest son
(c) The judicial system was far more developed than in earlier times
(d) Land taxes increased and taxes on trade and commerce decreased

Q7. Which of the following was NOT composed by Harshavadhana?
(a) Harshacharita
(b) Ratnavali
(c) Priyadarshika
(d) Nagananda

Q8. Which of the following is not one of the animals carved on the Sarnath Pillar?
(a) Humped Bull
(b) Deer
(c) Elephant
(d) Horse

Q9. The ‘Kannauj assembly’ organised by Harsha was held in honour of
(a) Fa-Hien
(b) Itsing
(c) Hieun-Tsang
(d) Megasthenes

Q10. The first metal used by man was 
(a) Aluminium
(b) Copper
(c) Iron
(d) Silver

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(b)

S4. Ans.(b)

S5. Ans.(b)

S6. Ans.(b)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(c)

S10. Ans.(b)