History and Culture GK Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

The word ‘Hindu’ as reference to the people of Hind (India) was first used by

(A) The Romans

(B) The Arabs

(C) The Greeks

(D) The Portuguese

Ans: C

The Greeks

Question: 2

Poet Kalidasa lived in the court of

(A) Harsha

(B) Chandragupta Vikramaditya 

(C) Samudragupta

(D) Chandragupta Maurya

Ans: B

Chandragupta Vikramaditya 

Question: 3

The dynasty founded by two brothers Harihara and Bakka of Vijayanagar Empire was called

(A) Saluva Dynasty 

(B) Tuluva Dynasty

(C) Sangam Dynasty

(D) Vijaynagar Dynasty

Ans: C

Sangam Dynasty

Question: 4

Chanakya was known as

(A) Vishnugupta 

(B) Visakhadatta

(C) Rajasekhara

(D) Bhattasvamin

Ans: A

Vishnugupta 

Question: 5

In Jainism ‘perfect knowledge’ is referred to as

(A) Nirvanas

(B) Ratna

(C) Kaivalya 

(D) Jina

Ans: C

Kaivalya 

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