BPSC Prelims 2011 Solved Paper (Part 15 of 15)

  1. Who was the father of Indian Renaissance?

    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    2. Dayananda Saraswati

    3. Shraddhananda

    4. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    Answer: d

  2. ‘Swaraj Dal’ was founded by

    1. Tilak and Chittaranjan Das

    2. Gandhi and Motilal Nehru

    3. Gandhi and Tilak

    4. Chittaranjan Das and Motilal Nehru

    Answer: d

  3. Who founded the ‘Theosophical Society’

    1. Madame H P Blavatsky

    2. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    3. Mahatma Gandhi

    4. Swami Vivekananda

    Answer: a

  4. Which one of the following books was written by Tilak?

    1. India in Transition

    2. Gita Rahasya

    3. Gokhale-My Political Guru

    4. Discovery of India

    Answer: b

  5. Where was Mahaveer Swami born?

    1. Kundagram

    2. Pataliputra

    3. Magadh

    4. Vaishali

    Answer: d

  6. Where did Mahatma Buddha's ‘Mahaparinirvan’ take place?

    1. Lumbini

    2. Bodh Gaya

    3. Kushinara

    4. Kapilavastu

    Answer: c

  7. At which place did Mahatma Buddha give his first ‘Dharmachakrapravartan’

    1. Lumbini

    2. Sarnath

    3. Pataliputra

    4. Vaishali

    Answer: b

  8. What was the early capital of Magadh?

    1. Pataliputra

    2. Vaishali

    3. Rajagriha (Girivraja)

    4. Champa

    Answer: c

  9. What was the name of the dynasty of Ajatshatru?

    1. Maurya

    2. Haryanka

    3. Nanda

    4. Gupta

    Answer: b

  10. The Third Buddhist Council was convented at

    1. Takshashila

    2. Sarnath

    3. Bodh Gaya

    4. Pataliputra

    Answer: d