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अपने ज्ञान को साझा करना (शेयर), यह एक तरह से अमरत्व को प्राप्त करने जैसा है- दलाई लामाXIV (Translated By-Asheesh kamal)
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
General Knowledge Question for NVS-KVS exam-51-100
51 Muazzam, Aurangazeb's son, succeeded him to the throne of Delhi. On ascension he assumed a royal title. What was the title?
52 Ranjit Singh was appointed the governor of Kabul at the age of 19. Who appointed him?
53 Who was the 18th century Hindu ruler who performed two Asvamedha sacrifices?
Sawai Jai Singh of Amber.
54 The English obtained the royal Farman from the Nawabs of Bengal in 1717. There was one privilege in the Farman that was to prove an irritant. What was the privilege?
The freedom to export and import goods in Bengal without paying customs duties.
55 Who was the judge who found RaghunathRaoPeshwa, guilty of murder and said, "No penalty other than death is prescribed for such a crime"?
56 Who did General Hugh Rose refer to as "the only man among the rebels"? Rani Lakshmibai.
57 Who were the adversaries in the battle of Wandiwash?
The British and the French. The supremacy of the British was thoroughly established as the consequences of this battle.
58 What was the result of the battle of Wandiwash?
The British under Eyre Coote comprehensively routed the French
59 Who coined the slogan "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan"?
LalBahadurShastri. The slogan became immensely popular and was soon on the lips of almost every Indian.
60 Who said the following and in what context ".... in the sky of India, serene as it is, a small cloud might arise, at first no bigger than a man's hand but which growing larger and larger, may at last threaten to burst and overwhelm us with ruin."
Lord Canning. He was referring to the situation in India just prior to he Revolt of 1857.
61 The first Round Table Conference was a result of a suggestion by an Englishman to the then British Prime Minister. Who was the Britisher?
Sir John Simon (Chairman of the Simon Commission)
62 Who was the sole representative of the Congress at the second Round Table Conference?
63 Who was the first President of the Indian National Congress?
Womesh Chandra Banerji
64 Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress?Sarojini Naidu.
65 When did Mahatma Gandhi become the President of the Indian National Congress?
66 Who was the President of the Congress in 1947 at the time of Independence?Rajendra Prasad.
67 Who died fighting the police at Alfred Park in Lucknow?
Chandrashekhar Azad. He shot himself with the last bullet that he had been left with.
68 Who signed the Treaty of Salbai?
The Marathas and the English in 1782. The treaty established beyond dispute, the dominance of the British as the controlling factor in Indian politics.
69 What was the result of the Treaty of Salbai?
Though the English did not gain materially, it gave them peace with the Marathas for 20 years, thereby enabling them to fight other enemies such as the French and Tipu Sultan.
70 Who was the chief minister of PeshwaBajiRao II?
Nana Fadnavis. He was responsible for preserving the Maratha confederacy. He also resisted British interference in Maratha affairs.
71 What is the meaning of the word "Satyagraha"?
Satyagraha consists of two words :Satya (truth) and agraha (insistence). The term was coined by Mahatma Gandhi.
72 Who started the Home Rule movement?
Annie Besant. At the Congress session held in Kolkata in 1917, the demand for home rule was made eloquent by Ms. Annie Besant, the President of the
73 Who formulated the two nation theory?
74 Over which area did the AsafJahis rule?
The state of Hyderabad as it then was.
75 Where did AurobindoGhosh begin to live after renouncing an active political life?
In Pondicherry from 1910 till the end 1950.
76 Which was the first state of India to be formed on the basis of language? Andhra Pradesh.
77 Who was Gopal Ganesh Agarkar?
He was a social reformer of Maharashtra. He was the founder editor of Kesari, but later concentrated on a new newspaper he started called Sudharak.
78 Who was KanaklataBarua?
KanaklataBarua played an important role in the freedom struggle. She was shot dead while holding the congress flag during the Quit India movement.
79 Who led the Santhals who were armed with only bows and arrows? BirsaMunda.
80 A prominent Naga fighter she spent eighteen years in prison for her role in the freedom struggle. Who was she?
Gidalyu Rani who led the Nagas. She was released in 1949.
81 When did the Naval Mutiny break out?
82 He was born in 1889 at Allahabad. He was sent to England for studies and returned to India in 1912. He made his first appearance on the Congress platform as a delegate in 1912 at the Bankipore session. In 1923 he was elected General Secretary of the Congress. Who was he?
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
83 Who were the adversaries at the Battle of Plassey?
The British fought Siraj-ud-Daulah the Nawab of Bengal.
84 In the Battle of Plassey, a major part of Siraj-ud-Daulah's army did not take part in the fighting. Why was this?
Mir Jafar and RaiDurlabh who commanded a major portion of the army had turned traitors and did not join in the battle.
85 Who were the only two leading men of Siraj-ud-Daulah's court who took active part in the Battle of Plassey?
Mir Madan and Mohan Lal.
86 Who was raised to the throne of Bengal after the Battle of Plassey?
87 Who succeeded Mir Jaffar to the throne of Bengal?
Mir Kasim, his son-in-law.
88 Who devised the system of "Subsidiary Alliances"?
Lord Wellesley. By using Subsidiary Alliances Lord Wellesley saw to it that the Indian princes remained helpless and would soon be unable to govern their territory without the help of the British army.
89 How did Tipu Sultan die?
He died fighting the English on May 4, 1799
90 What role did the Chapekar brothers play in the Freedom struggle?
DamodarChapekar along with his two brothers, Vasudev and Balakrishna, fired at Rand and then disappeared in the dark. They were arrested later and were hanged.
91 He worked throughout his life for the uplift of the 'untouchables'. He was the law minister in the interim government. He was the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly's Drafting Committee. Who was he?
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
92 Which day was fixed as the first Independence Day?
31st December 1929.
93 When was the Indian Tri-colour (saffron, white and green) hoisted for the first time?
December 31, 1929. At the Congress session.
94 If anyone wanted to meet Mahatma Gandhi on the 6lh of April 1930, where would they have needed to go?
To Dandi. On this day Gandhiji breached the salt law.
95 Who organised the society of KhudaiKhidmatgars (servants of god)?
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.
96 Why did Subhas Bose resign from the Presidentship of the Congress in 1939? He did so because of opposition from Gandhiji.
97 Which party did Subhas Bose found?
98 Who was responsible (as President of the "Committee of Public Instruction") for the introduction of English education in India?
Thomas Babington Macaulay.
99 Whom did Ahmed Shah Abdali serve as a general before proclaiming himself king?
Nadir Shah. Ahmed Shah Abdali proclaimed himself king of Afghanistan after Nadir Shah's assassination.
100 What was the title adopted by Ahmed Shah Abdali when he crowned himself ruler of Afghanistan?
Durr-i-Durran, 'The pearl of the age.' His clan came to be known as Durrani.
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