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Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 1

The title ‘Punjab Kesari’ was conferred on ?

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Lala Lajpat Rai ( 28 January 1865 – 17 November 1928) was an Indian freedom fighter. He played a pivotal role in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari. He was one of the three Lal Bal Pal triumvirate.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 2

Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in 

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The First Amendment was passed in 1951 by the Provisional Parliament, which was elected on a limited franchise. The Statement of Reasons (SOR) relating to the First Amendment said: “Challenges to agrarian laws or laws relating to land reform were pending in courts and were holding up large schemes of land legislation through dilatory and wasteful litigation.”

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Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 3

Who among the following was called as ‘Father of Indian Renaissance’? 

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy is regarded as the“ Father of the Indian Renaissance”
Raja Ram Mohan Roy (August 14, 1774 – September 27, 1833) was a founder (with Dwarkanath Tagore and other Bengali Brahmins) of the Brahma Sabha in 1828 which engendered the Brahmo Samaj, an influential Indian socio-religious reform movement. His influence was apparent in the fields of politics, public administration and education as well as religion. 

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 4

Muslim League first demanded partition of India in 

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Muslim League, political organization was founded on 1906 as the All-India Muslim League by Aga KhanIII. Its original purpose was to safeguard the political rights of Muslims in India. An early leader in the League, Muhammad Iqbal, was first one to propose (1930) the creation of a separate Muslim India. By 1940, under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah , for the first time, it demanded the establishment of a Muslim state (Pakistan), despite the opposition of the Indian National Congress.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 5

Who among the following is known as the ‘Heroine of 1942 Quit India Movement’? 

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Aruna Asaf Ali is the 'Heroine of 1942 Quit India Movement'. She was born as Aruna Ganguly. She was a freedom fighter. She bravely hoisted the Indian National Congress flag in Bombay in Gowalia Tank maidan in Bombay in 1942 Quit India Movement.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 6

Brahma Samaj mainly insisted upon 

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Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, insisted upon the both Abolition of child marriage & Monotheism in the modern age but the other members of the Brahmo Samaj insisted mainly on Monotheism.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 7

The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the 

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To maximize profits, the Dutch East India Company established the world’s first stock market in Amsterdam on March 20, 1602, in which investors could speculate on commodity futures and buy stock in the trading company. It was the Dutch East India Company to start a joint stock company to trade with India

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 8

The affairs of East India Company came into the hands of the British Crown under 

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The Regulating Act of 1773 was of great constitutional importance as it was the first step taken by the British Government to control and regulate the affairs of East India Company in India and also recognised the political and administrative functions of the Company for the first time.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 9

The leader of the Young Bengal Movement was 

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Young Bengal Movement was launched by Henry Louis Vivian Derozio (1809-1831), who had come to Calcutta in 1826 and was appointed in the Hindu College as a teacher of English literature and History.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 10

Vande Mataram was first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress in 

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In the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress, Rabindranath Tagore gave a sublime tune (that he had composed himself) to Vande Mataram and sang it publicly for the first time

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 11

The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as 

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The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as Karanika.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 12

The Prakrit text Gaudavaho describes the deeds of 

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The Prakrit text Gaudavaho describes the deeds of Yasovarman.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 13

Where is the Indus Civilization city Lothal? 

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Lothal was one of the southernmost cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, located in the Bhāl region of the modern state of Gujarat and first inhabited in 3700 BCE

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 14

‘Charak’ was the famous court Physician of 

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Charak was the court physician of Kanishka I. He was one of the principal contributors to the ancient art and science of Ayurveda, a system of medicine and lifestyle developed in Ancient India. He is sometimes referred to as the Father of Indian Medicine

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 15

Who was the greatest Bhakti poet of Maharashtra? 

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Tukaram, also referred to as Sant Tukaram, Bhakta Tukaram, Tukaram Maharaj, Tukoba and Tukobaraya, was a 17th-century Hindu poet and sant of the Bhakti movement in Maharashtra. Tukaram was the great Marathi Varreni-Vaishnavie sect saint of Bhakti Movement.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 16

Which one of the following travelers is NOT associated with the description of the glories of Vijayanagar kingdom? 

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Answer:
To identify which traveler is not associated with the description of the glories of the Vijayanagar kingdom, we need to examine each traveler's connection to the kingdom.
A. D. Paes:
- Domingos Paes was a Portuguese traveler who visited the Vijayanagar kingdom in 1522.
- He provided a firsthand account of the kingdom's grandeur and described its impressive architecture, irrigation systems, and prosperous economy.
B. Abdul Razzaq:
- Abdul Razzaq was an ambassador from Persia who visited the Vijayanagar kingdom in the 15th century.
- He praised the kingdom's wealth, military power, and the magnificence of its ruler's court.
C. Ibn Batutach:
- Ibn Batutach was a Moroccan traveler who explored various parts of the world in the 14th century.
- While he visited several Indian states, there is no specific mention of him visiting the Vijayanagar kingdom or describing its glories.
D. F. Nuniz:
- F. Nuniz, also known as Fernão Nunes, was a Portuguese traveler who visited the Vijayanagar kingdom in the early 16th century.
- He wrote extensively about the kingdom's splendor, including its immense wealth, beautiful temples, and the grandeur of its ruler's court.
Therefore, the traveler who is NOT associated with the description of the glories of the Vijayanagar kingdom is C. Ibn Batutach.
Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 17

Which among the following is a martial dance? 

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Chhau is an Indian tribal martial dance form popular in Saraikela (Bihar), Purulia (West Bengal) and Mayurbhanj (Odisha). While Saraikela and Purulia styles use masks, Mayurbhanj Chhau doesn't. It has a distinctive appeal with wide range of movements and dynamic choreography.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 18

The statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola was built by 

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A monolithic statue of Bahubali referred to as “Gommateshvara” built by the Ganga dynasty minister and commander Chamundaraya is a 60 feet (18 m) monolith and is situated above a hill in Shravanabelagola, in the Hassan district of Karnataka. It was built in the 10th century AD.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 19

The famous book Geet Govind was written by 

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The Gita Govinda (Song of Govinda) is a work composed by the 12th-century Hindu poet, Jayadeva. It describes the relationship between Krishna and the gopis (female cow herders) of Vrindavana, and in particular one gopi named Radha.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 20

The maximum number of Anglo Indians who can be nominated to the Lok Sabha are 

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Art 331 of the Indian constitution says, representation of Anglo- Indian community in the houses of people.
2 Anglo- Indian members are nominated by the president.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 21

In the case of disagreement on a Bill, in the two Houses of Parliament 

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If there is disagreement over a bill (ordinary bill) between the two houses of parliament then president can summon a joint sitting of the two houses presided by the speaker of lok sabha.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 22

The Union Territories get representation in 

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The Union Territories get representation in both the Houses of the Parliament. Lok Sabha has 20 members from Union Territories. Delhi and Puducherry are the only two UTs which have representation in Rajya Sabha.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 23

In the case of a deadlock between the two Houses of the Parliament, the joint sitting is presided over by the 

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The Joint Session is presided over by the Speaker of Lok Sabha. The decision taken in the Joint Session is final if it receives the approval of the majority present. In case of deadlock between the two Houses of the Parliament, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha presides over.

Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 24

Which of the following is NOT a Standing Committee of the Parliament? 

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Explanation:
The correct answer is C: Committee on Welfare of SC's and ST's. This is not a Standing Committee of the Parliament.
Reasoning:
- Standing Committees are permanent committees that are constituted from time to time in pursuance of the provisions of an Act of Parliament or Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Parliament.
- They are responsible for the detailed examination and consideration of bills, reports, and other matters that are referred to them by the House or the Speaker.
- The Standing Committees play a crucial role in the legislative process by providing a platform for in-depth examination and analysis of issues related to governance, policies, and administration.
- Some of the key Standing Committees of the Parliament include:
1. Committee on Public Accounts
2. Estimates Committee
3. Committee on Public Undertakings

Conclusion:
The Committee on Welfare of SC's and ST's is not a Standing Committee of the Parliament.
Practice Test: General Knowledge- 1 - Question 25

A bill for alteration of boundaries of states shall NOT be introduced in the Parliament without the recommendation of 

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Provided that no Bill for the purpose shall be introduced in either House of Parliament except on the recommendation of the President and unless, where the proposal contained in the Bill affects the area, boundaries or name of any of the States, the Bill has been referred by the President to the Legislature of that State for expressing its views thereon within such period as may be specified in the reference or within such further period as the President may allow and the period so specified or allowed has expired.

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