General Knowledge for Competitive Exam

General Knowledge

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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.
       
       
       
       
       

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