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Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Olympics?
P.T.Usha Kunjarani Devi Bachendri Pal Karnam Maleshwari

Which of the following rivers is most mentioned in the early Vedic literature?
Sindhu Saraswati Sutudri Yamuna Ganga

Late Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia was the Maharani of


Gwalior Bhopal Mysore Surat Jaipur

The 'Toli Masjid' is located at


Mumbai Kolkata Old Delhi Chennai New Delhi Hyderabad

In which Indian city would you find the mosque with "Shaking Minarets"?
Lucknow Ahmedabad Allahabad Hyderabad

The Sidi Bashir's Mosque in Ahmedabad is famous for the Shaking Minarets.
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In the Presidential elections of India, the value of a vote of a Member of Parliament is


700 715 825 708

Who among the following is said to have witnessed the reigns of eight Delhi Sultans?
Shams-i-Siraj Afif Amir Khusro Ziauddin Barani Minhaj-us-Siraj

The famous writer Uma Shankar Joshi is associated with


Oriya Bengali Hindi Marathi

Gujarati 9

In which city would you find the Vedanta Life Institute?


Pune Chennai Mumbai Hyderabad

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Who was the Army Chief of India when it celebrated its first Republic Day?
K.M.Cariappa Sardar Baldev Singh Sir Edward Parry T.W.Elmhirst

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India saw its first non-Congress government at the Centre in the year
1977 1985 1990 1975

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The largest Buddhist Monastery in India is located at


Gangtok, Sikkim Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh

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How many 'World Cultural Heritage Sites' are there in India?


10 15 17 14

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In which city would you find the "Raymond's Tomb"?


Hyderabad Mumbai Ahmedabad Chennai

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The DILWARA TEMPLES at Mount Abu are dedicated to


Gautama Buddha Mahavira Adinath Bahubali

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Who was India's first Deputy Prime Minister?


Maulana Azad Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel B.R.Ambedkar Sardar Baldev Singh

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Which Indian city was known in ancient times as 'Saket'?


Lucknow

Allahabad Delhi Faizabad Patna 18

The Tallest Buddha statues at Bamiyan in Afghanistan that were destroyed by the Taleban zeolots were carved in
Siwalik Mountain ranges Aravalli Mountain ranges Kanchenjunga Mountain ranges Hindukush Mountain ranges

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Who is the founder of the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)?
M.Karunanidhi C.N.Annadurai Jayalalitha M.G.Ramachandran

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Ellora in Aurangabad (Maharashtra) is famous for ancient caves representing Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Of these, the largest number pertains to
Zoarastrianism Hinduism Buddhism Jainism

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Which of the following places are known as the "Emerald Islands"?


Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Daman & Diu Lakshadweep Islands Maldives 22

The craft of carpet making was first introduced in India in


Sikkim Jammu & Kashmir Himachal Pradesh West Bengal

Carpet making was first introduced in India in Kashmir in the 15th Century. Sultan Zain ul-Abadin is believed to have brought carpet weavers from Persia and Central Asia to train local weavers.
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The largest NANDI in India is found at


Chaumundeshwari Temple, Mysore Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur Ekambaranatha Temple, Kanchipuram Leepakshi Temple, Andhra Pradesh

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In which year was the Air India launched?


1942 1932 1950 1947

It was launched on October 15, 1932 as TATA Airlines. It became India International in 1948.

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The National Stadium in Delhi was earlier known by the name


Mountbatten Stadium Irwin Stadium Canning Stadium Wellington Stadium