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Indian History GK (Section-1 | Page-3) Questions and Answers

Indian History GK MCQ
Section-1 | Page-3
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Question-11
Correct Answer - Option (C) Vithi
Explanation: The fourth layer of administration was at group or villages (Vithi) or town level. For each village there was a village assembly consisting of village elders, guided by a village headman. This Gram sabha was smallest administration unit. The head of the village was called Gramapati or Gramadhyaksha. Kutumbis and Mahattaras are other words used for similar village level officers.
Question-12
Correct Answer - (B) Delhi
Explanation: The Alai Darwaza that translates to 'Alai Gate' was named after the first Khalji Sultan named Ala-ud-din Khalji (Khilji) of the Khalji dynasty in 1311 AD. It lies towards the southern end of the ancient Quwwat-Ul-Islam Masjid within the Qutb Complex in South Delhi.
Question-13
Correct Answer - (C) Jainas
Explanation: Etymologically ‘Nir‘ means ‘without’, ‘Granth‘ means ‘knot, ties,attachment’. Lord Mahavira was known as Niggantham Nayaputte by the Buddhists.
Question-14
Correct Answer - (C) 261 BC
Explanation: The Kalinga War (262 – 261 BC) was fought in what is now India between the Maurya Empire under Ashoka and the state of Kalinga, an independent feudal kingdom located on the east coast, in the present-day state of Odisha north of Andhra Pradesh. The Kalinga War included one of the largest and bloodiest battles in Indian history.
Question-15
Correct Answer - (D) Sri Gupta
Explanation: The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire, founded by Sri Gupta in 240 CE, who adopted the title ‘Maharaj’.