SSC Selections Posts GK Questions: 13th April 2020

Quiz on GK
1. Amitabh Bachchan was recently conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke. Award . Who among the following was the first recipient of the award? 
a. Prithviraj Kapoor
b. Devika rani
c. Sohrab Modi
d. Naushad

2. The famous Mughal painting,  depicting Jahangir embracing the Safavid  King Shah Abbas,  was painted by which one  of the following Mughal painters?
a. Abd al-samad
b. Abul hasan
c. Dasavant
d. Bishan Das
3.  which of the following statements   about  'Mughal Mansab' system  are correct?
1.  'Zat'  rank was indicator  of a  Mansabdar’s  position in the  imperial hierarchy and the salary of the Mansabdar .
2. ‘Sawar’ rank indicated the number of horsemen  the Mansabdar was required to maintain.
3. In the seventeenth century, Mansabdars holding 1000 or above ‘Sawar’ rank were  designated  as  Noble (Umraa).
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 only
d. 1, 2 and 3
4. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
a. Kadapa-kar:  rocky wasteland
b. Nankei: wet  fie;ds
c. Punkai: Dry  fields
d. Tottakal: Garden lands
5. Which of the following rulers were identified  through matronymics  names derived from that of the  mother) ?
a.  Mallas of Pava
b. Videhas of Mithila
c. Yaudheyas
d. Satavahanas
6. Which of the following statements about the famous text of Panchatantra  is correct?
a. It is a philosophical text that reflecting   the debates of the time and refuting rival positions.
b. It is a text ushering in linguistics as a formal science.
c. It is a text considering developments in various spheres of natural sciences.
d. It is  a  text showing   through illustration of what should and should not be done

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