javascript:void(0) Early Medieval History of India – SSC CGL 2016 ~ Online GK

Early Medieval History of India – SSC CGL 2016

Early Medieval History of India – SSC CGL 2016
General Knowledge Quiz - 3
In this post I am going to provide you my top 5 General Knowledge Questions of the week for SSC CGL 2016. Today’s topic is history as in SSC CGL questions on history are asked quite often. Please prepare these questions along with the every week top GK questions. First attempt and check how many of them you could solve.

Question 1: Who built the Khajuraho temple?
A.      Holkar
B.      Scindias
C.      Bundela
D.      Chandela
    
Question 2: Arabs were defeated in 738 AD by …………….
A.   Pratiharas
B.   Rashtrakutas
C.   Palas
D.   Chalukyas
      
Question 3: Who among the following Rajputa kings defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time?
A.   Prithviraj III
B.   Baghel Bhim
C.   Jaichanda
D.   Kumarpal
    
Question 4: Who constructed the world famous Jagannath temple at Puri?
A.   Krishnavarman
B.   Anantvarman
C.   Devavarman
D.   None of these

Question 5: The Dilwara Temple is located at …………..
A. Bhubaneswar
B. Aurangabad
C. Khajuraho
D. Mount Abu

Answers
Question 1: D, Chandela, The Khajuraho Temples were built by the Chandela rulers between AD 900 and 1130, during the golden period of the Chandela dynasty. It is presumed that every Chandela ruler built at least one temple in his lifetime.
Question 2: A, Pratiharas
Question 3: A, Prithviraj Chauhan defeated Shahabuddin Muhammad Ghori in the First Battle of Tarain in 1191. Ghori attacked for a second time the following year, whereupon Chauhan was defeated, captured at the Second Battle of Tarain (1192) and executed.
Question 4: B, Anantavarman, The temple was built in the 12th century by the King Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva. The temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra, or chariot festival.
Question 5: D, Mount Abu, The Jain Dilwara temples of India are located about 2½ kilometers from Mount Abu, Rajasthan's only hill station. These temples built by Chalukya between the 11th and 13th centuries AD are world famous for their stunning use of marble.



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