1.Patanjali is well known for the compilation of
A) Yoga Sutra
B) Panchatantra
C) Brahma Sutra
D) Ayurveda


2. Which State is called the ‘ Cradle of Buddhism ‘?
A) Sikkim
B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Madhya Pradesh


3. The first newspaper published in India in 1780 was

A) The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser
B) The Calcutta Chronicle
C) The Madras Courier
D) The Bombay Herald


4. Who first imposed Jizya Tax in India?
A) Allaudin khilji
B) Aurangzeb
C) Mohammad Bin Qasim
D) Qutb-ud-din Aibak

5. Upanishads are the books of –
A) Religion
B) Yoga
C) Law
D) Philosophy


6. Who composed the Gayatri Mantra?
A) Vishvamitra
B) Vasishtha
C) Indra
D) Parikshit


7. The place of origin of an earthquake is called
A) Epicentre
B) Seismal
C) Focus
D) Amphidromic Point


8. Cocos Plate lies between –
a) Central America and Pacific Plate.
b) North America and Pacific Plate.
c) South America and Pacific Plate.
d) None of Above.


9. The state having largest area under waste land is

A) Rajastan
B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Jammu and kashmir



10. Which of the following is a “Trans- Himalayan river”?
A) Ganga
B) Yamuna
C) Indus
D) Ravi


11. The Hwang River falls into –
a) Indian Ocean
b) Yellow Sea.
c) Red Sea
d) Bay of China


12. Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands
A) Sri Lanka
B) Indonesia
C) Myanmar
D) Pakistan


13. Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?
A) Krishna
B) Godavari
C) Kaveri
D) Narmada


14. The tropic of cancer does not pass through which of these Indian states ?

A) Madhya Pradesh
B) West Bengal
C) Rajasthan
D) Odisha


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