General Studies MCQ – 84

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Dear Aspirants,

General Studies MCQs are the basic part of Himachal competitive exams. It is helpful to HPSSSB, and State Bank Exams. It is a series of General knowledge MCQs (including Indian History MCQs, Static gk) that also help in the National level examination, Sainik School, NDA, and army exams, etc.

Q1. The term ‘Yavanapriya’ mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted
(A) Ivory
(B) Pepper
(C) A fine variety of Indian muslin
(D) Damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance

Q2. The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner: “Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children.” This statement was made by
(A) Monserrate
(B) Tavernier
(C) Manrique
(D) Bernier

Q3. There were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s?
(A) Santhals
(B) Ahoms
(C) Pagal Panthis
(D) Ramosi

Q4. Velu Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of
(A) Travancore
(B) Baroda
(C) Hyderabad
(D) Mysore

Q5. Under the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide through a plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or Indi(A)
(A) Assam
(B) Punjab
(C) Bengal
(D) N.W.F.P and the Sylhet district of Assam

Q6. Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work
(A) Mudrarakasam
(B) Devi Chand Guptam
(C) Mrichekakatika
(D) Malavikagnimitra

Q7. There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the
(A) Indus seals excavated
(B) Religious beliefs of the Harappans
(C) Tools and implements used by the Harappans
(D) Different types of dwellings excavated

Q8. The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he surrendered during the non-cooperation movement was
(A) Hind Kesari
(B) Kaiser-e-Hind
(C) Rai Bahadur
(D) Rt. Honorable

Q9. The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the
(A) Entire Imperial establishment
(B) Land owned b the emperor himself
(C) Religious land grants
(D) land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury

Q10 The title of ‘Viceroy’ was added to the office of the Governor-General of India for the first time in
(A) 1848 AD
(B) 1856 AD
(C) 1858 AD
(D) 1862 AD

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