NTPC General Awareness Questions : 18th, January 2020 For Modern & Medieval History

Q1. The offsprings of which Mughal emperor were born in a Sufi’s Khanqah instead of the Mughal haram?
(a) Humayun
(b) Akbar
(c) Shahjahan
(d) Aurangzeb

Q2. Historian Abul Fazal was killed by
(a) Hemu
(b) Bairam Khan
(c) Udai Singh
(d) Bir Singhdeo Bundela

Q3.Which among the following was also known as Bandobast system?
(a) Zabti
(b) parukh
(c) Nasaq
(d) Kankut

Q4. Why is Rann of Kutch of India famous for?
(a) Tidal and flats
(b) Fertile soil
(c) Dense Vegetation
(d) All are correct

Q5. What is the position of the Earth when it is at the greatest distance from the sun?
(a) Aphelion
(b) Apogee
(c) Perihelion
(d) Perigee

Q6. The Yellow river passes through which country?
(a) Russia
(b) China
(c) USA
(d)Australia

Q7. Capital City of Myanmar is _________.
(a) Naypyidaw
(b) Yangon
(c) Rangoon
(d) Thimphu

Q8. What is the capital of Argentina?
(a) Buenos Aires
(b) Copenhagen
(c) Vienna
(d) Ottawa

Q9. Achras sapote is the scientific name of
(a) Custard Apple
(b) Gulmohar
(c) Tamarind
(d) Chiku

Q10. Prawn belongs to the phylum
(a) Arthropoda
(b) Cnidaria
(c) Echinodermata
(d) Chordata

Solutions
S1.Ans.(b)
Sol. Akbar son Jahangir born in a Sufi’s Khanqah instead of the Mughal haram. Jahangir was eldest son of akbar.
S2.Ans.(d)
Sol. Abu’l Fazl was assassinated while he was returning from the Deccan by Vir Singh Bundela between Sarai Vir and Antri in a plot contrived by Akbar’s eldest son Prince Salim.
S3.Ans.(a)
Sol Akbar introduced the Dahasala or Zabati system of land revenue collection in 1580-82 to alleviate the problems arising due to fixing prices every year and doing settlements of revenues of previous years.In this system, average produce of ten years was derived. One third of this average produce was fixed in Rupees per Bigha and fixed as share of the state (Mal). Rest two third share was left to the cultivators (Kharaj).
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.The Great Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. It is famous for tidal and flats
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol.The aphelion is the point in the orbit of an object where it is farthest from the Sun.
S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.Yellow river passes through China.
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.Capital City of Myanmar is Naypyidaw.
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires.
S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. Achras sapote is the scientific name of Chiku.
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Prawn belongs to the phylum Arthropoda

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