Q. Buddha preached his first sermon at A. Gaya B. Sarnath C. Pataliputra D. Vaishali Answer: B. Sarnath Mahatma Buddha, about 5 weeks after his enlightenment, went to Sarnath where he preached his first sermon in the deer park to set in motion the 'Wheel of the Dharma'. At there, Gautama Buddha met and taught … Continue reading Buddha preached his first sermon at
Q. The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called A. Bali B. Vidatha C. Varman D. Kara Answer: A. Bali In the early Vedic period the king collected taxes regularly from his subjects. The taxes were called Bali and consisted of 1/6 the agricultural produce or … Continue reading The tax which the kings used to collect from the people in the Vedic period was called
Q. In the Gupta period, the largest numbers of coins were issued in A. gold B. silver C. copper D. iron Answer: A. gold In the Gupta period (early 4th to the late 6th century), the largest numbers of coins were issued in Gold coins. In this period, different Gupta rulers circulated a large number … Continue reading In the Gupta period, the largest numbers of coins were issued in
Q. Where was the First Session of Indian National Congress held? A. Bombay B. Madras C. Calcutta D. Delhi Answer: A. Bombay Indian National Congress (INC) held its first session at Bombay. The session was scheduled to be held in Poona, but due to a cholera outbreak, it was shifted to Bombay in the eleventh … Continue reading Where was the First Session of Indian National Congress held?
Q. Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to A. Vishnu B. Shiva C. Brahma D. Durga Answer: B. Shiva Most of the Chola temples that include Airavatesvara Temple of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam; the Brihadisvara Temple at Thanjavur; the Gangaikondacholapuram Brihadisvara Temple of Gangaikondacholapuram; are dedicated to Shiva. The Great Living Chola Temples is a … Continue reading Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to
Q. In which year, Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat? A. 1916 B. 1917 C. 1918 D. 1929 Answer: B. 1917 Sabarmati Ashram was built on 17 June 1917. On his return from South Africa, Gandhi's first ashram was established at the Kocharab Bungalow on 25 May 1915. At that time the ashram was called … Continue reading In which year, Gandhiji established Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat?
Q1. In the last year (2017), archeologists discovered carved stone columns dating back to the 15th century while widening the ancient Kamalapur tank bund road in the core zone of the UNESCO world heritage site Hampi. As per the Archeological Survey of India, the carved stones are from which of the following empire: A. Kakatiya empire … Continue reading GK Question Series-Set 03