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GK For Upcoming SSC And Railway Exams


GK For Upcoming SSC And Railway Exams

Q1. The first metal most widely used by the Indus Valley People was ?
A. Copper
B. Bronze
C. Gold and Silver
D. Tin

Q2. Which of these settlements witnessed the first introduction of iron before the end of 2nd millenium (2000 to 1000) BC ?
A. Nausharo
B. Pirak
C. Atranjikheda
D. Derawer

Q3. What does Baudhayan theorem (Baudhayan Sulva Sutra) relate to ?
A. Lengths of sides of a right-angled triangle
B. Calculation of the value of pi
C. Logarithmic calculation
D. Normal distribution curve

Q4. In which of the following respects is there considerable variations in the Harappan Civilization ?
A. Town planning
B. Brick sizes
C. Weights and measures
D. Size of dwellings

Q5. Which of the following was not a port town in Harappan Civilisation ?
A. Surkotda
B. Rangpur
C. Rojdi
D. Allahdino

Q6. Which term is used to describe the spread of Buddhism from India through South-East Asia ?
A. Social mobility
B. Cultural diffusion
C. Ethnocentrism
D. Interdependence

Q7. What is the Vedic name of river Ravi ?
A. Purushni
B. Chandrabhaga
C. Arjikiya
D. Satadru

Q8. Which one of the following Vedic God/Goddess depicts an association with the Sun ?
A. Ashvin
B. Pusan
C. Indira
D. Aranyani

Q9. The 'Arthasastra' is a treatise on which one of the following ?
A. Economics
B. Environment
C. Political Philosophy
D. None of these

Q10. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the given rulers of ancient India ?
A. Ashoka-Kanishka-Milinda
B. Milinda-Ashoka-Kanishka
C. Milinda-Kanishka-Ashoka
D. Ashoka-Milinda-Kanishka

Q11. Which Rock Edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of kalinga war ?
A. 13th Rock Edict
B. Kalinga Edict at Dhauli
C. The Edict at Jaugada
D. 10th Rock Edict

Q12. In which of the following regions, the evidence of rock-cut architectureis not found ?
A. Andhra
B. Karnataka
C. Odisha
D. Maharashtra

Q13. Which of the following is not a feature of North Indian temple architecture ?
A. Sikhara
B. Garbha Griha
C. Gopura
D. Pradakshina

Q14. Who among the following took the title of Vikramaditya ?
A. Chandragupta 1
B. Chandragupta 2
C. Samudragupta
D. Skandagupta

Q15. The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of ?
A. Chandragupta Vikramaditya
B. Kanishka 1
C. Rudradaman
D. Samudragupta

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