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  1. Who is called as ‘ Lion of Punjab’ ?
    1.Bal Ganga
    2.Mahatma Gandhi
    3.Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    4.Lala Lajpat Rai
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Lala Lajpat Rai
    Explanation :
    Lala Lajpat Rai, was an Indian Punjabi author and politician who is chiefly remembered as a leader in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari. He was part of the Lal Bal Pal trio.

  2. The Karachi session was held in ………………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.1931
    Explanation :
    The Gandhi Irwin Pact was endorsed by the Congress in the Karachi Session of 1931, that was held from March 26-31. Gandhi was nominated to represent Congress in the Second Round Table Conference.

  3. Who constructed the Konark Temple of Odisha ?
    1.Raja Rajan
    2.Mahendrapala Pratihra
    3.Samutra Gupta
    4.Narasingh Dev Varman
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Narasingh Dev Varman
    Explanation :
    Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 AD.

  4. The Meenakshi Temple was located in which state ?
    1.Madhya Pradesh
    3.Tamil Nadu
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Tamil Nadu
    Explanation :
    Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar.

  5. The Kandriya Mahadev Temple of Karnataka was built by ……………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Chandellas
    Explanation :
    The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is the largest and most ornate Hindu temple in the medieval temple group found at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh, India.It was built by Chandela rulers a dynasty of Rajputs

  6. Which historian impressed with the conquests of Samudragupta called him the ‘Indian Napoleon’ ?
    1.Romila Thapar
    4.Sima Qian
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.V.Smith
    Explanation :
    Samudragupta (335-375 AD) of the Gupta dynasty is known as the Napoleon of India by historian Smith

  7. In 1946 the Interim Government was headed by ………………….
    1.Jawaharlal Nehru
    2.Mahatma Gandhi
    3.Rajendr Prasad
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Jawaharlal Nehru
    Explanation :
    The interim government of India, formed on 2 September 1946 from the newly elected Constituent Assembly of India, had the task of assisting the transition of India and Pakistan from British rule to independence. It was headed by Jawaharlal Nehru

  8. Wavell Plan proposed by Lord Wavell in ………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.1945
    Explanation :
    Wavell Plan is also known as Breakdown Plan and was not accepted by the British, for whom, leaving without a universally agreed agreement was dishonorable.It was proposed in 1945 by Lord Wavell

  9. ……………………….. was the first to offer individual Satyagraha
    1.Mahatma Gandhi
    2.Jaiprakash Narain
    3.Vinod Bhave
    4.Aruna Asaf Ali
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Vinod Bhave
    Explanation :
    The first Satyagrahi selected was Acharya Vinoba Bhave, who was sent to Jail when he spoke against the war.

  10. Who  announced the proposal on Minority representation known as the Communal Award in 1932 ?
    1.Mahatma Gandhi
    2.Sir Stafford Cripps
    3.Vinod Bhave
    4.MC Donald
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.MC Donald
    Explanation :
    On August 16, 1932 McDonald announced the proposal on minority representation, known as the “Communal Award”