Saturday, August 29, 2015

History Quiz for SSC CHSL & FCI Exam with complete Explanation

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History Quiz

  • 1.The Sultans of which dynasty ruled for the longest time?

    1. Khilji Dynasty
    2. Tughluq Dynasty
    3. Slave Dynasty
    4. Lodhi Dynasty
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note:The Delhi sultanate is term used to cover five short-lived dynasties. Delhi based kingdoms or sultanates, mostly of Turkic and Pashtun(Afgan) origin in medieval india. The sultanates ruled from Delhi between 1206 and 1526, when the last was replaced by the Mughal dynasty. The five dynasties were mamluk dynasty(1206-90), the Khilji dynasty(1290-1320), the Tughlaq dynasty(1320-1414), the sayyid dynasty(1414-51), and the Afghan Lodi dynasty(1451-1526).

History Quiz

  • 2.Qutab Minar, as we find at present was finally re-built by

    1. Balban
    2. Ala-ud-din khilji
    3. Venkatesh
    4. NTR
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note:Indian Telugu Actor, Akkineni Nageswara Rao became the first Indian actor to be honoured with a postage stamp by the US Post Service (USPS). It was announced by the Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) on 30 August 2014.

    The stamp will be issued on the birth anniversary of Nageshwara Rao that is on 20 September 2014 in Dallas Texas. The AFA is planning to release the stamp in India on 17 December 2014 at the first International Akkineni Awards Ceremony being planned at ANR College, Andhra Pradesh.

History Quiz

  • 3.Who is the author of recently released Book "God of Antarctica"?

    1. Yashwardhan Shukla
    2. Khushwant Singh
    3. Amish Tripathi
    4. Wilson Woldro
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note:Delhi-based 13 year old school boy Yashwardhan Shukla authored a novel, Gods of Antarctica. The book is fictional tale of gods and monsters. It was put into print by the Readers Paradise publishers.

    The boy said Amish Tripathi’s ‘Shiva’s Trilogy’ and J K Rowling’s Harry Potter series has inspired him in writing. He also said Rick Riordan remains his favourite author.

History Quiz

  • 4.Revived Nalanda University has recently started its first session on___________________

    1. 1st September 2014
    2. 2nd September 2014
    3. 30st September 2014
    4. 31st September 2014
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note:The revived Nalanda University on 1 September 2014 started its first session with 15 students in its makeshift campus at the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir, about 100 km from Patna.

    The University started its first session 2014-15 with the classes for the School of Ecology and Environmental Studies and the School of Historical Studies. At present, the University has 10 faculty members. The University started its first session after completing the three-day orientation programme for students.

    The formal inauguration of the University work will commence in mid-September, while the fully-residential university will be completed by 2020. Then it will have seven schools for post-graduate and doctoral students and will offer courses in science, philosophy and spirituality and social sciences. 

History Quiz

  • 5.Anita Wlodarczyk set world record in womens hammer throw recently. She belongs to which of the following countries?

    1. Switzerland
    2. Russia
    3. Britain
    4. Poland
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option D
    Explanation:
    Note: Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) Berlin Athletics meet at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.

    With a throw of 79.58 meters she improved the world record by 16 centimetres.She broke the three year old world record of 79.42 meters set by Betty Heidler of Germany in May 2011 in Halle, Germany.

History Quiz

  • 6.In recently concluded Pro Kabaddi League, which of the following team emerged as the winner of the tournament?

    1. Jaipur Pink Panther
    2. Patna Pirates
    3. U Mumba
    4. Puneri Paltan
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note: Jaipur Pink Panther (JPP) owned by Abhisek Bachchan on 31 August 2014 won the inaugural title of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League. To win its first title of the tournament, Jaipur Pink Panther defeated U Mumba 35-24 at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai. U Mumba that emerged as the runner up of the tournament is owned by Unilazer Sports.

History Quiz

  • 7.Recently, Zimbabwe cricket team defeated Australia for the first time in 31 years. In this match, Who was adjudged as the man of the match?

    1. Prosper Utseya
    2. Elton Chigumbura
    3. Brendon Taylor
    4. Hamilton Mastadza
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note: In Cricket, hosts Zimbabwe defeated Australia by 3 wickets in the fourth match of the tri-nation series, also featuring South Africa. This is was Zimbabwe's first victory over Australia in 31 years.

    Opting to bat first at the Harare Sports Club, Australia posted 209 for 9 in the stipulated 50 overs. Skipper Michael Clarke top scored with an unbeaten 68.

    In reply, Zimbabwe overhauled the target with 2 overs to spare, courtesy captain Elton Chigumbura's battling 52 not out. He was adjudged man of the match.

History Quiz

  • 8.Which among the following Indian Players has recently created history by winning a Bronze medal in archery in Youth Olympic Games held at Nanjing?

    1. Ashok Kumar Yadav
    2. Ravi Shankar
    3. Atul Verma
    4. Sanjeeva Kumar Singh
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note: Atul Verma

History Quiz

  • 9.A well known classical indian dancer "Maya Rao" died on 1st september 2014. She was known for which of the following dances?

    1. Kuchipudi
    2. Kathak
    3. Bharatnatyam
    4. Bihu
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note:Veteran Kathak dancer Maya Rao died on 1 September 2014 following a massive cardiac arrest on 31 August 2014. She was 86.

    Known for her mastery over abhinaya and dance ballet, Maya Rao helped the dance form Kathak to gain popularity in South India.

History Quiz

  • 10. __________________became the first spaniard to win World Badminton Championship?

    1. Li Xuang Zi
    2. Sweffer Marin
    3. Diana Marin
    4. Carolina Marin
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option D
    Explanation:Carolina Marin on 31 August 2014 became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship. The World Badminton Championship was held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Carolina won women’s singles titles by defeating world number one Li Xuerui of china. China’s Chen Long won the men’s singles titles of the World Badminton Championships.
    Note:New Delhi

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