CDS Exam 2016 General Knowledge Sample Paper Part-5

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38. Trip takas are sacred books of

(A) Buddhists

(B) Jains

(c) Hindus

(D) none of the above

39. The use of Kharoshti in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India’s contact with

(A) Iran

(B) Central Asia

(C) Greece

(D) China

40. The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of

(A) Jhelum & Chenab

(B) SutIej & Beas

(C) Ravi &Chenab

(D)Ganga &Yamuna

41. Under an agreement with which of the following countries did Subhas Chandra Bose organize the Indian soldiers, taken as prisoners by the Axis Powers, into the Azad Hind Fauj?

(A) Italy

(B) China

(C) Germany

(D) Japan

42. We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of

(A) Nero

(B) Brutus

(C) Trajan

(D) Cartius

43. The theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism was propounded by

(A) Dada bhai Naoraji

(B) R. C Dutt

(C) M.K Gandhi

(D) Jawaharlal Nehru

44. The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabdars were known as

(A) JCumaki

(B) Barawardi

(C) Dakhili

(D) Walashahi

45. To which professions earlier leaders strIed for freedom of India mamly belonged?

(A) Lawyers

(B) Journalists


(D) All of the above

46. Visakhadatta sketches the event after the death of Samudragupta in his work

(A) Mudrarakasam

(B) Devi Chand Guptam

(C) Malavik4nmiitra

(D) Mrichekakatika

47. To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non- aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held ii December 1962?

(A) Burma, Indonesia, Ghana, and Srilanka

(B) Burma, Su Lanka, Cambodia and Indonesia

(C) Burma4 now Myanmar). Cambodia. Indonesia and UAR

(D)AII of the above

48. Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned only any other source. He is

(A) Mahendra

(B) Tivara

(C) Kuna la

(D) JaIa uka