1.What was the real name of Dayanand Saraswathy?
[a] Mul Sankar
[b] Narendranath
[c] Gadhadhar
[d] Moniya

2. Who gave the slogan ‘Dilli Chalo”?
[a] Gandhiji
[b] Bhagat Singh
[c] Subhas Chandra Bose
[d] Jawaharlal Nehru

3. In which year Gandhiji attended the Congress session for the first time?
[a] 1899
[b] 1900
[c] 1901
[d] 1902

4. The last Viceroy of British India:
[b] Linlithgo
[c] Wellington
[d] Mountbatten

5. Adisankara attained samadhi at Badrinath in:
[a] 820 
[b] 825
[c] 840 
[d] 850

6. Tulsidas was a contemporary of:
[a] Babur
[b] Akbar
[c] Shah Jehan
[d] Aurangazeb

7. The ninth Sikh guru who was killed by Aurangazeb:
[a] Arjan Dev
[b] Har Rai
[c] Harkishan
[d] Teg Bahadur

8. Who authored ‘Panchatantra’?
[a] Vishnugupta
[b] Vishnu Sharma
[c] Kalidas
[d] Bhasa

9. Who founded the Sunga dynasty?
[a] Pushyamitra
[b] Brihadratha
[c] Devabhuti
[d] Agnimitra

10. Who is regarded as the first Thirthankara of Jainism?
[a] Mahavira
[b] Parswanatha
[c] Bhadrabahu
[d] Rishabha

11. In which Indian State Pahari language is spoken?
[a] Assam
[b] Bihar
[c] Jharkhand
[d] Himachal Pradesh

12. Rajiv Gandhi was born in:
[a] Allahabad
[b] New Delhi
[c] Mumbai
[d] Dehra Dun

13. Where is the headquarters of CAPART (Council for Advancedment of People’s Action and Rural Technology)?
[a] New Delhi
[b] Mumbai
[c] Hyderabad 
[d] Kolkata

14. Cotton textiles industry in India was started with the establishment of a textile mill in 1818 at Fort Glaster near ____
[a] Kolkata
[b] New Delhi
[c] Mumbai
[d] Ahmedabad

15. The slowest train in India connects Mettuppalayam and _____
[a] Coimbatore
[b] Chennai
[c] Salem
[d] Udagamandalam

16. Yercaud is a hill station in _____ in Shevaroy Hills .
[a] Tamil Nadu
[b] Karnataka
[c] Andhra Pradesh
[d] Orissa

17. Buddhist stupa at Bodh Gaya is on the banks of the river:
[a] Falgu
[b] Kshipra
[c] Narmada
[d] Indravati

18. Which is regarded as the head stream of Ganga?
[a] Alakananda
[b] Nandakini
[c] Bhagirathi
[d] Dhauliganga

19. In which language the holy scriptures of Hinduism is originally written?
[a] Hindi
[b] Sanskrit
[c] Sanskrit
[d] Pali

20. What fraction of the total area of the land area of the world is occupied by India?
[a] 1/32
[b] 1/52
[c] 1/42
[d] 1/24

21. Decimal system was originated in:
[a] China
[b] India
[c] Greece
[d] Egypt

22. In which country the first telephone exchange was established?
[a] USA
[b] UK
[c] France
[d] Germany

23. _____ is the angular distance of a place north or south of equator:
[a] Longitude 
[b] Latitude
[c] Meridian
[d] Altitude

24. The longest night in northern hemisphere:
[a] September 23
[b] June 21
[c] December 22
[d] March 21

25. Reserve Bank of India which was started in 1935 nationalised in:
[a] 1946
[b] 1947
[c] 1948
[d] 1949