SSC CGL History Questions : 25th February

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Q1. Muhammad Ali Jinnah declared which day as ‘Direct Action Day’?
मुहम्मद अली जिन्ना ने किस दिन को ‘डायरेक्ट एक्शन डे’ घोषित किया?
(a) 15 August/अगस्त
(b) 4 July/ जुलाई
(c) 16 August/ अगस्त
(d) 14 August/ अगस्त

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Sol. In 1946, Muhammad Ali Jinnah declared 16 August as ‘Direct Action Day’ and called for Muslims all over the country to ‘suspend all business’.


Q2. Where did the Black-Hole tragedy took place?
ब्लैक-होल त्रासदी कहाँ हुई थी?
(a) Monghyr/ मुंगेर
(b) Calcutta/कलकत्ता
(c) Murshidabad/मुर्शिदाबाद
(d) Dacca/ढाका

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Sol. The Black Hole tragedy took place at Fort William in Calcutta in the year 1756.

Q3. The Bandung Conference was a major milestone in the history which took place in:
बांडुंग सम्मेलन इतिहास में एक प्रमुख मील का पत्थर था जो किस वर्ष में हुआ था?
(a) 1955
(b) 1965
(c) 1960
(d) 1947

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Sol. The first large-scale Asian–African or Afro–Asian Conference—also known as the Bandung Conference (Indonesian: Konferensi Asia-Afrika)—was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, which took place on 18-24 April 1955 in Bandung, Indonesia.

Q4. Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariat in Delhi?
दिल्ली में केंद्रीय सचिवालय के उत्तर और दक्षिण ब्लॉक के वास्तुकार कौन थे?
(a) Sir Edward Lutyens/ सर एडवर्ड लुटियन
(b) Robert Tor Tussell/ रॉबर्ट टोर रसेल
(c) Herbert Bakers/ हरबर्ट बेकर्स
(d) Antonin Raymond/ एंटोनिन रेमंड

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Sol. The Secretariat Building was designed by the prominent British architect Herbert Baker in Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture.

Q5. Svati Tirunal Rama Varma Who considered as a brilliant music composer was the ruler of?
श्वेती तिरुनल राम वर्मा जिन्हें एक शानदार संगीत संगीतकार के रूप में माना जाता था कहाँ के शासक थे?
(a) Mysore/ मैसूर
(b) Vijayanagara/ विजयनगर
(c) Travancore/ त्रावणकोर
(d) None of these/इनमें से कोई नहीं

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Sol. Svati Tirunal Rama Varma was the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Travancore, British India. He is also considered as a brilliant music composer and is credited with over 400 classical compositions in both Carnatic and Hindustani style.

Q6. Who was the founder of the city of Agra?
आगरा शहर के संस्थापक कौन थे?
(a) Firoz tughlaq/फ़िरोज़ तुघ्लक
(b) Alauddin khilji/अलाउद्दीन खिलजी
(c) Sikander lodi/सिकंदर लोदी
(d) Mohammed bin tughlaq/मोहम्मद बिन तुघ्लक

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Sol. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi (Lodhi dynasty; Delhi Sultanate) in the 16th century.

Q7. The GT road was renovated and named as Grand Trunk Road by?
GT रोड को पुनर्निर्मित कर किसके द्वारा ग्रांड ट्रंक रोड नाम दिया गया था?
(a) British/ ब्रिटिश
(b) Dutch/ डच
(c) Portuguese/ पुर्तगाली
(d) French/ फ्रेंच

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Sol. Grand Trunk Road was the first road to connect Peshawar in Pakistan and Kolkata in West Bengal. It was built during the 16th century by Sher Shah Suri. Then it was known as Shah Rah e Azam or the great road. It was renovated by the East India company during 1830s and renamed as Grand Trunk Road.

Q8. Where is Pimpet Ca cave ?
पिम्पेट कै गुफा कहाँ स्थित है?
(a) Rajasthan/राजस्थान
(b) Haryana/हरियाणा
(c) Madhya Pradesh/मध्य प्रदेश
(d) Maharastra/महाराष्ट्र

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Sol. The Pimpet Ca cave is located in Madhya Pradesh.

Q9. The gold coins of Gupta period were called
गुप्त काल के सोने के सिक्के क्या कहलाते थे?
(a) Nishka/निश्का
(b) Dinara /दिनारा
(c) Mana/माना
(d) None of these/इनमें से कोई नहीं

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Sol. The gold coins of Gupta period were called Dinara inspired by the Roman coins.

Q10. Who was the founder of Jainism?
जैन धर्म के संस्थापक कौन थे?
(d)None of these/इनमें से कोई नहीं

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Sol. Rishabhanatha is the first Tirthankara (ford maker) in Jainism. A leader, he is believed in Jainism to have lived millions of years ago.