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Indian History GK (Section-1 | Page-7) Questions and Answers

Indian History GK MCQ
Indian History GK MCQ
To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?
Correct Answer - Option (D) All of the above
Explanation: Egypt, Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Ghana and Indonesia, met in Colombo on 10 December 1962. The proposals stipulated a Chinese withdrawal of 20 km from the customary lines without any reciprocal withdrawal on India's behalf. The failure of these six nations to unequivocally condemn China deeply disappointed India.
The term Samanta, meaning a feudatory from the sixth century AD, originally meant a
Correct Answer - Option (C) Neighbor
Explanation: The term 'Samanta' originally meant a 'neighbour' and in the Mauryan period, the term referred to the independent ruler of an adjoining territory as is evident from its use in the Arthashastra and Ashokan edicts.
The Vedas contain all the truth was interpreted by
Correct Answer - Option (B) Swami Dayananda
Explanation: Dayanand Saraswati was an Indian religious leader and founder of the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movements of the Vedic dharma. He was also a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language.
The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of
Correct Answer - Option (A) Lord Clive
Explanation: The Dual System of Government in Bengal was the brainchild of Lord Clive. The system of separate Diwan and Nizam is called Dual Administration. However, the real authority was East India Company in the Nizamat also. This was the beginning of the Economic loot from India, which made England the wealthiest country in the world in the 19th and 20th century.
Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work
Correct Answer - Option (A) Mudrarakasam
Explanation: Vishakhadatta furnishes the names of his father and grandfather as Maharaja Bhaskaradatta and Maharaja Vateshvaradatta in his political drama Mudrārākṣasa, we know little else about him. only two of his plays, the Mudrārākṣasa and the Devichandraguptam are known to us.
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