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    • 1. gk Who was known as 'Lady with Lamp' ? - Florence Nightingale. gk
    • 2. Which first European came to India ? -  Portuguese.
    • 3. Who was the last of the 24th Jain Tirthankaras ? - Mahavira.
    • 4. Who tomb is 'Biwi Ka Maqbara'? - Aurangzeb's wife.
    • 5. Which site, where Ashokan pillars exist, has the bull capital ? - Rampurva.
    • 6. During which reign did both Vardhaman Mahavira and Gautama buddha preach their doctrines? -  Bimbisara.
    • 7. Who built Charminar? - Quli Qutb Shah.

    • 8.  Sirajuddaulah was defeated by Lord Clive in which battle? - Plassey.
    • 9. Which Mughal Emperor gave land for the construction of the Golden Temple at Amritsar? - Akbar.

    • 10. gk Under the leadership of which Guru did the  Sikh become a political and military force ? - Guru Gobind Singh. e

    • 11. What was the original name of Tansen, the most famous musician at the court of Akbar ? - Ramtanu Pande.
    • 12. In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India? - Srilanka.
    • 13. To which work is Devichandraguptam related ? - Chandra Gupta II
    • 14. Which decisive battle was fought during the Third Carnatic War between the English and the French? - Wandiwash.
    • 15. Which ports handled the noth Indian trade during the Gupta period? - Broach.
    • 16. Who was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India? - Feroze Shan Tughlaq.