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General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 8

Daily GK Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 8

Note: As SSC CGL Pre Exams is scheduled tentatively in the month of June or July. So we will start a series of High Level GK Quiz as per the latest pattern of SSC CGL 2017.  You will get daily 15 questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

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Q1. From which one of the following Mesolithic sites charred and corbonised grains of wild rice embedded in the burnt clay remains of wattle and daub walls of huts, has been discovered?
A. Chopani Mando
B. Mahadaha
C. Barkaccha
D. Langhanaj

Q2.At which one of the following Neolithic sites, the evidence of the unique practice of burying the dogs with their masters in the caves has been found ?
A. Burzahom
B. Piklihal
C. Gufkral
D. Chirand

Q3. The main reason(s) for the decline (and eventual break-up) of the Chola empire from the third quarter of the twelfth century onwards was/were?
A. Frequent campaigns exhausted Chola resources
B. Provinces on the fringes of the kingdom were eroded by the neighbours
C. The agrarian crisis and bureaucratic oppression resulted in people's rebellions
D. All of the above

Q4. In which one of the following cities is the Lingaraja Temple located?
A. Bhadrachalam
B. Chidambaram
C. Hampi
D. Srikalahasti

Q5.In the Delhi Sultanat, an administrative unit called 'Paragana' was headed by an official known as ?
A. Shiqdar
B. Barid
C. Ariz
D. Amil

Q6.The memebr of Shivaji's Astha Pradhana who looked after foreign affairs was ?
A. Peshwa
B. Sachiv
C. Pandit Rao
D. Sumant

Q7.Which one among the following statements appropriately defines the term 'drain theory' as propounded by Dababhai Naoroji in his work 'Poverty and un-British Rule in India ?
A. That a part of India's national wealth or total annual product was being exported to Britain for which India got no material returns
B. That the resources of India were being utilized in the interest of Britain
C. That the British industrialists were being given a opportunity to invest in India under the protection of imperial power
D. That the British goods were being imported to India making the country poorer day by day

Q8.Which one among the following was not a demand of the Prarthana Samaj ?
A. Women education
B. Window remarriage
C. Raising the age of marriage for boys and girls
D. Abolition of untouchability

Q9. In which of the following industries did Indians have a large share from the beginning?
A. Cotton textile
B. Jute
C. Coal mining
D. Sugar

Q10.Who among the following immediately succeeded Rammohan Roy as the head of the Brahmo Samaj ?
A. Devendranath Tagore
B. Akshay Kumar Datta
C. Keshab Chandra Sen
D. Sibnath Shastri

Q11. Who among the following wrote the book Babuvivah?
A. Raja Rammohan Roy
B. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
C. Pandita Rambai
D. Rabindranath Tagore

Q12. Subhash C Bose was re-elected as president of the Congress at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating?
A. Dr Pattabhi Sitaramayya
B. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
C. Dr Rajendra Prasad
D. JL Nehru

Q13. Who among the following was nominated by Mahatma Gandhi for the Presidnetship of the Congress in 1939 against Subhash Chandra Bose?
A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Pattabhi Sitaramayya
C. Govind Ballabh Pant
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Q14.While delivering the presidential address, the Congress Presidnet who advocated the introduction of Roman scrip for Hindi language was?
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Abul Kalam Azad
D. Subhash Chandra Bose

Q15.Some Buddhist rock-cut caves are called Chaityas, while the others are called Viharas. What is the difference between the two ?
A. Vihara is a place of worship, while Chaitya is the dwelling place of the monks
B. Chaitya is a place of worship, while Vihara is the dwelling place of the monks
C. Chaitya is the stupa at the far end of the cave, while Vihara is the hall axial to it
D. There is no material difference between the two

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