General knowledge(GK)/General knowledge Competitive Exam 1 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
Adilabad fort and the city of Jahanpanah was built by?

1.Alauddin Khalji

2.Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

3.Muhammad bin Tughluq

4.None of the above


Question:
As per government of India Act-1858, how many members were appointed to assist the Secretary of State for India?

1.10

2.15

3.13

4.14


Question:
Bhakti Saint who was contemporary of Sivaji?

1.Namadev

2.Ekanatha

3.Tukaram

4.Gnanadeva


Question:
Bishandas a famous portrait painter was resided in the court of?

1.Babur

2.Humayun

3.Jahangir

4.Aurangzeb


Question:
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was an ascetic Hindu monk and social reformer in 16th century was from:

1.Bihar

2.Assam

3.Orissa

4.Bengal


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the Bhakti Movement: I. Originated as a reaction against caste division, untouchability and ritualism in India. II. Devotion was the pivotal point in the Bhakti cult in uniting human soul with god.Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?  

1.I only

2.II only

3.Both I and II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the Dadu Dayal or Dadu: I. He was a worshipper of Lord Krishna. II. He was not for caste or class distinctions and his objective was establishing harmony among all faiths. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? 

1.I only

2.II only

3.Both I and II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) is/are related to the features of Bhakti Movement I. Condemnation of rituals, ceremonies and blind faith II. Rejection of idol worship by many saints Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? 

1.I only

2.II only

3.Both I and II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) related to the  Bhakti Saint Chaitanya I.  He popularised the Krishna Cult in Bengal. II.  He believes that through love and devotion, song and dance, a devotee can feel the presence of God? Which is/are correct statement (s)? 

1.Only I

2.Only II

3.Both I & II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) related to the Bhakti Saint Ramanuja  I.  He preached Visishtadvaita. II.  He said that the ?God is Sagunabrahman?. Which is/are correct statement (s)? 

1.Only I

2.Only II

3.Both I & II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Consider the following statement (s) related to the social impact of Bhakti Movement in Indian Society. I. The Bhakti movement was a devotional transformation of medieval Hindu society, wherein Vedic rituals or alternatively ascetic monk-like lifestyle for moksha gave way to individualistic loving relationship with a personally defined god. II. Bhakti movement provided women and members of the Shudra and untouchable communities an inclusive path to spiritual salvation. Which is/are correct statement (s)? 

1.Only I

2.Only II

3.Both I & II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Gangaikonda Cholapuram was built during medieval India and was erected as the capital of the Cholas by?

1.Rajendra Chola I

2.Gajendra Chola

3.Vikram Chola

4.Rajendra Chola III


Question:
Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque was built by which ruler?

1.Iltutmish

2.Qutubuddin Aibak

3.Muhammad bin Tughluq

4.Aurangzeb


Question:
Select the correct statement (s) is/are related to the Kabir. I. He was the disciple of Ramananda and the most liberal among medieval Indian reformers. II. He was possibly a contemporary of Sultan Muhammad Bin Tughlaq (1489-1517). Code.

1.I only

2.II only

3.Both I and II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Select the correct statement related to the Bhakti Movement in Medieval History in India.

1.To the theistic devotional trend that emerged in medieval Hinduism and later revolutionised in Buddhism.

2.To the theistic devotional trend that emerged in medieval Hinduism and later revolutionised in Jainism.

3.To the theistic devotional trend that emerged in medieval Hinduism and later revolutionised in Sikhism.

4.None of the above


Question:
Select the incorrect statement (s) about Bhakti Saint Ramananda I.  He advocated prabattimarga or path of self-surrender to God. II.  He propagated ?Dvaita or dualism of Jivatma and Paramatma?. Which is/are correct statement (s)?

1.Only I

2.Only II

3.Both I & II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Sri Ramanuja Acharya was an Indian philosopher and is recognized as the most important saint of---------

1.Sri Vaishnavism

2.Sri Vaishavism

3.Nirguna

4.Sikkhism


Question:
The Kailasa temple is one of the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temple located at Ellora was built by?

1.Krishndev Rai

2.Krishna I

3.Nadivarman

4.Rajendra Chola


Question:
The movement started with.....and.....

1.the Saiva Nayanars

2.the Vaisnava Alvars

3.Nirguna Saints

4.Both A & B


Question:
The Saivaite Nayanmars and Vashanavaite Alwar preached the Bhakti Cult under which of the following rulers?

1.Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas

2.Pallavas, Cheras and Rashtrakutas

3.Pallavas, Vijaynagar and Bahmani Kingdoms

4.Cheras & Pandavas


Question:
What is the correct meaning of Khanqah?

1.A form of music

2.A form of veena

3.The place where Sufi Mystics lived

4.None of the above


Question:
What the term ?Bhakti? refers to?

1.Bhakti is derived from the root bhaj, which means divide.

2.Bhakti is derived from the root bhaj, which means collaboration.

3.Both A & B

4.Only B


Question:
When was Gandhi-Irvin Pact taken place?

1.September 23, 1932

2.15-Mar-33

3.5-Mar-31

4.10-Feb-30


Question:
When was The Government of India Act 1858 passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom?

1.August 2, 1858

2.June,1857

3.January, 1858

4.December, 1857


Question:
Which of the following are the basis tenants of Bhakti Movement?

1.Ideas was the Bhakti movement?devotion to God. Bhakti to God was accepted as salvation.

2.Ideas was the Bhakti movement?devotion to God with the help of priest. Bhakti to God was accepted as damnation.

3.Spiritual sessions in meeting places known as zawiyas, khanqahs, or tekke

4.Described as the interiorization, and intensification of human faith and practice.


Question:
Which of the following concept the Bhakti movement of Hinduism saw two ways of imaging the nature of the divine (Brahman)?

1.Nirguna and Saguna

2.Shaivism

3.Sikkhism

4.Jainism


Question:
Which of the following dynasties under the Saivaite Nayanmars and Vashnavaite Alwars preached the Bhakti cult?

1.Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas

2.Pallavas, Kaktyas and Cholas

3.Pallavas, Pandyas and Cheras

4.Rashtrakutas, Pandyas and Cholas


Question:
Which of the following is not matched correctly?

1.Nehru report :1929

2.14 points of M. Ali Jinnah: 1929

3.Second round table conference:1931

4.Communal award:1932


Question:
Which of the following is related to the concept of Nirgunabrahman?

1.Advaita

2.Visisthadvaita

3.Both A & B

4.Neither A nor B


Question:
Which of the following sect is emphasised on nirguni Bhakti ? devotion to a divine without Gunas (qualities or form),but it accepts both nirguni and saguni forms of the divine?

1.Sikhism

2.Shaivism

3.Vaishanvism

4.All of the above


Question:
Which of the following statement is not correct about Poona pact?

1.It was signed between Madan Mohan Malaviya and Dr. Ambedkar

2.It was signed on January 23, 1932

3.It was signed in yarvada jail in Puna

4.This act increased the number of seats reserved for depressed class from 71 to 147.


Question:
Which of the following statement is not correct about Simon Commission?

1.The activities of Swaraj party had induced the British Government to review the working of the diarchy system introduced by the Montague- Chelmsford reforms.

2.The British Government appointed the Simon commission in Nov., 1927.

3.Simon commission was opposed because its all members were the English.

4.Lala Lajpat Rai was died during the protest of Simon commission.


Question:
Which of the following text introduces bhakti marga (the path of faith/devotion) as one of three ways to spiritual freedom and release?

1.Vedas

2.Vedanta

3.Brahamans

4.Bhagwat Gita


Question:
Which of the following was the basic premise of Bhakti Movement?

1.Bhakti or Single minded, uninterrupted and extreme devotion to God with the help of Brahmins was the only means of Salvation.

2.Bhakti or Single minded, uninterrupted and extreme devotion to God was the only means of Salvation.

3.Both A & B

4.None of the above


Question:
Which ruler of India issued Mahzarnama to take all the religious matters into his own hands?

1.Iltutmish

2.Akbar

3.Nadir Shah

4.Shahjahan


Question:
Which Sanskrit poet wrote famous book Geet Govinda?

1.Jayadeva

2.Kalidas

3.Panini

4.None of the above


Question:
Which statement (s) is/are related to the Ramananda? I. He worshipped Ram and Sita but preached the oneness of God and the doctrine of Bhakti for everyone II. Dismissed the caste system and untouchability, simplified rules of worship and made rigidity of the Varnashrama tradition milder. Code: 

1.I only

2.II only

3.Both I and II

4.Neither I nor II


Question:
Who among the following had given the doctrine of Advaita or Monism?

1.Sankara

2.Saivaite Nayanmars

3.Vashnavaite Alwars

4.Tukaram


Question:
Who among the following propagated Dvaita or dualism of Jivatma and Pramatma in Kannada region?

1.Mirabai

2.Nimbarka

3.Vallabhacharya

4.Madhav


Question:
Who among the following was first initiated disciple of Akbar?s Din-i-Ilahi?

1.Todarmal

2.Tansen

3.Birbal

4.Mansingh


Question:
Who among the following was named as Zinda Pir or Living Saint in Mughal period?

1.Babur

2.Akbar

3.Jahangir

4.Aurangzeb


Question:
Who founded the faith on a ritual-free, simple ?Sat Shri Akal? or the worship of God and truth?

1.Dadu Dayal

2.Guru Nanak

3.Sri Chaitanya

4.Guru Govind Singh


Question:
Who preaches Visishtadvaita?

1.Tulsidas

2.Saivaite Nayanmars

3.Sankara

4.Ramanuja


Question:
Who started the Indian Reforms Association?

1.Narayan Guru

2.Swami Vivekananda

3.Krishna swami Aiyar

4.Keshav Chandra Sen


Question:
Who was among the following Bhakti saints gave a new orientation of Hinduism through his doctrine of Advaita or Monism?

1.Ramanuja

2.Sankara

3.Guru Nanak

4.Chaitanya


Question:
Who was the disciple of Vallabhacharya?

1.Tulsidas

2.Surdas

3.Tukaram

4.Ramanuja


Question:
Who was the founder of the Bhakti Movement in Maharashtra in 13th Century?

1.Namadev

2.Ekanatha

3.Tukaram

4.Gnanadeva


Question:
Who was the monarch of Britain at the time of commencement of the Government of India Act, 1858?

1.William IV

2.Victoria

3.Edward VII

4.George V


Question:
Who was the supreme body in the Britain at the time of commencement of the Government of India Act- 1858?

1.Queen Victoria

2.The British Parliament

3.Government of Britan

4.None of these


Question:
Why Simon commission was established?

1.To enquire into the working of the Government of India Act, 1919 and to suggest further reforms in the system of administration.

2.To enquire into the working of the Marley-Minto reforms.

3.To declare India as republic state

4.None of these


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