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Q Consider the following statements.
A. It is the world’s only print Sanskrit newspaper
B. It is published from Mysuru
C. It completed 50 years of its journey in 2020
D. It was started by Varadaraja Iyengar
Which Newspaper is being talked about here?
A. Mooknayak
B. Sudharma
C. Vishwasya Vruttantam
D. Muralidhara

Q Which of the following statements is true about “Guru Tegh Bahadur” Ji?
A. His 350th birth anniversary will be observed in 2021.
B. He was the 3rd Sikh Guru.
C. Anandpur Sahib was founded by Guru Tegh Bahadur.
A. A & B
B. B & C
C. Only C
D. None
 
Q Which of the following statements is true about “Statue of Peace”?
A. It is a statue of an Indian freedom fighter
B. It is made of Bronze
C. It has set up in Rajasthan
A. A & B
B. B & C
C. Only C
D. None
 
Q What are the findings of the studies that were carried out on 59 shards of pottery from Kotada Bhadli, a small archeological site in present-day Gujarat?
A. Evidence of dairy production in the Indus Valley Civilization
B. Evidence of Coin-Trade in the Indus Valley Civilization
C. Evidence of cremation with wood in the Indus Valley Civilization
D. Evidence of a link between the Indus Valley & Mesopotamian Civilization
 
Q Consider the following statements.
A. The movement was the result of the agitation carried out by two Muslim organisations, the Khuddam-i-Kaba (servants of the Mecca Shrine) and the Central Khilafat Committee. It completed 50 years of its journey in 2020
B. The agitators of this movement were of the view that India under the British Government was Dar-ul-Harab and that the Muslims must fight against it.
C. It was an armed struggle against the British
Which struggle/rebellion is being talked about here?
A. Ahmadiya Movement
B. Khilafat Movement
C. Faraizi Movement of Bengal
D. Moplah Rebellion
 
Q Which of the following paid is NOT correctly matched?
A. Bidriware – Karnataka
B. Sikki Grass Craft– Haryana
C. Sarkanda Grass Craft – Bihar
D. Jadupatua painting – Jharkhand
A. A & B
B. B & C
C. Only A
D. All
 
Q Recently, a rare inscription dating back to the Renati Chola era has been unearthed in which state of India?
A. Karnataka
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Telangana
D. Tamil Nadu

Q Patharughat Uprising of Assam is related to?
A. First demand for Bodoland by Tribals.
B. Peasant uprising against the British.
C. 1947 Sylhet referendum.
D. Uprising against the separation of Assam from Bengal.
 
Q Which of the following statements is correct about Jerenga Pothar?
A. It is a place in Assam.
B. It is the place of Martyrdom of Queen Joymati.
C. It was associated with Quit India Movement.
A. A & B
B. B & C
C. Only A
D. All
 
Q Which of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?
A. Samarpan Diwas – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
B. National safe motherhood day – Sarojini Naidu
C. National Women’s day – Kasturba Gandhi
A. A & B
B. Only A
C. Only C
D. All
 
Q Recently, the researchers discovered a terracotta object containing Brahmi inscription of Mauryan period.
It was written in which language?
A. Pashto
B. Prakrit
C. Sanskrit
D. Telugu

Q Consider the following statements.
A. It is a monthly journal of the Ramakrishna Order
B. It observed its 125th anniversary recently
C. It was named by Swami Vivekananda to manifest the spirit of India as a nation.
Which Journal is being talked about here?
A. Vedanta
B. Akhand Bharata
C. Prabuddha Bharata
D. Advaita Vedanta
 
Q Consider the following art form of India
A. Kalbelia folk dance
B. Sankirtana
C. Idol Worship
D. Yoga
Which of these is a part of Intangible cultural heritage recognised by UNESCO?
A. A,B
B. B,C
C. A,B,D
D. A,D
 
Q Pagri Sambhal Movement was in the news recently, it is related to what?
A. It was farm agitation against the British government in 1907.
B. It was an agitation against the zamindari system in Bengal in 1909.
C. It was a Sikh movement for legalizing the turban in USA in 1923.
D. It was a movement by Bhagat Singh to unite the Jat Community against the British.
 
Q World’s Oldest Cave Painting was discovered recently dating back to more than 45,000 years in Indonesia. Which animal is depicted in the painting?
A. Wild Boar
B. Horse
C. Woolly Mammoth
D. Komodo Dragon

Q Whose treatise provides the first written record of a forehead flap rhinoplasty, a technique still used today to reconstruct a nose?
A. Patanjali
B. Sushruta
C. Charaka
D. Dhanwantri
 
Q Recently, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has unearthed a Buddhist monastery in a village in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. The 5 Buddha deities that were excavated are in which Mudra?
A. Dhyana mudra
B. Bhumpisparsha Mudra
C. Abhaya mudra
D. Vitarka Mudra

Q Recently, the first-ever epigraphical reference to the date of death of king Krishnadevaraya has been discovered Tumakuru district of Karnataka. Which of these statements is true about him.
A. He was a king of Vijayanagara empire.
B. Portuguese travellers Domingo Paes and Fernao Nuniz visited the Vijayanagara Empire during his reign.
C. Krishna dev Raya took the title of Abhinava-Bhoja in the honour of Parmara emperor Raja Bhoj.
A. Only A
B. Only B
C. B & C
D. All are true

Q India has submitted the nomination dossiers of which monuments to UNESCO for the year 2021-22 cycle?
A. Dholavira
B. Santiniketan
C. Sacred Ensemble of Hoysalas
D. Orcha
A. A,B
B. B,C
C. A,B,D
D. A,D
 
 

 

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