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1. Gautam Buddha had attained Mahaparinibban in the State of

(a) Anga
(b) Magadha
(c) Malla
(d) Vatsa
Answer- c
Explanation-

After the Buddha passed away, prominent monks spent the rest of the night discussing the teachings. At dawn, the Venerable Ananda informed the Mallas of Kusinara of the Mahaparinibbana (death) of the Master. For seven days the Mallas and throngs of people paid respect to the body of the Blessed One with lights, incense, garlands of flowers, instrumental music and religious songs. For the cremation ceremonies, a pyre of perfumed wood and flowers was prepared. The body of the Buddha was cremated with honor due the Greatest King.

2. Buddha had delivered maximum sermons at
(a) Vaishali
(b) Sravasti
(b) Kaushambi
(d) Rajgriha
Answer-b
Explanation-
It was at Sarnath Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples for whom he left Bodh Gaya. In this sermon he had preached the middle path of attaining the "Nirvana" that avoids the extremes of pleasure and austerity, the four noble truths and the eightfold path. Buddha had delivered maximum sermons at Sravasti.

3. The first Gupta ruler who issued coins was
(a) Srigupta
(b) Chandragupta I
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Chandragupta II
Answer-b
Explanation-
Chandragupta- I introduced a new era, the Gupta era and the first Gupta king to adapt the title Maharajadhiraja and issued gold coins.

4. The Prince who was responsible for the death of his father was
(a) Ajatsatru
(b) Chandapradyota
(c) Prasenjit
(d) Udayana
Answer-a
Explanation-
Ajātashatru was a king of the Magadha empire in north India. He was the son of King Bimbisara, the Great Monarch of Magadha. He was contemporary to Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha. He took over the kingdom of Magadha from his father forcefully by imprisoning him who is said to have starved him to death. He fought a terrible war against the Vajjis/Lichhvis and conquered the once considered invincible democratic Vaishali Republic.

5. Who among the following was the earliest Sufi Saint to have settled at Ajmer?
(a) Sheikh Moinuddin Chisti
(b) Sheikh Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Qaki
(c) Sheikh Nizamuddin Auliya
(d) Sheikh Salim Chisti
Answer-a
Explanation-
Mu'īnuddīn Chishtī reached Ajmer along with Mohammad of Ghori, and settled down there. In Ajmer, he attracted a substantial following, acquiring a great deal of respect amongst the residents of the city. Mu'īnuddīn Chishtī practiced the Sufi Sulh-e-Kul (peace to all) concept to promote understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims. Mu'īnuddīn Chishtī, Bakhtiyar Kaki, Baba Farid and Nizamuddin Auliya (each successive person being the disciple of the previous one), constitutes the great Sufi saints of Indian history.
Shaikh Salim was Sufi saint during Mughal Empire in South Asia. Salim Chishti was one of the famous Sufi saints of the Chishti Order in India. Salim Chishti was the descendant of the famous Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti whose tomb is in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

6. With which Mughal General did Shivaji singh the famous Treaty of Purandhar' in 1665 A.D.?
(a) Jaswant Singh
(b) Jai Singh
(c) Shaishta Khan
(d) Diler Khan
Answer-b
Explanation-
The Treaty of Purandar was signed on June 11, 1665, between the Rajput ruler Jai Singh I, who was commander of the Mughal Empire, and Maratha Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji was forced to sign the agreement after Jai Singh besieged Purandar fort. When Shivaji realised that war with the Mughal Empire would only cause damage to the empire and that his men would suffer heavy losses, he chose to make a treaty instead of leaving his men under the Mughals.

7. During the 13th and 14th centuries A.D. the Indian peasants did not cultivate.
(a) Wheat
(b) Bareley
(c) Rice
(d) Maize
Answer-d
Explanation-
Maize in India is a post-Columbian introduction by
the Portuguese in the 16th century or later.

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1. The condition of stable equilibrium for a floating body is:
(a) The metacentre M coincides with the centre of gravity G
(b) The metacentre M is below the centre of gravity G
(c) The metacentre M is above the centre of gravity G
(d) The centre of buoyancy B is above the centre of gravity G

2. For a submerged curved surface, the vertical component of the hydrostatic force is:
(a) Mass of the liquid supported by the curved surface
(b) Weight of the liquid supported by the curved surface
(c) The force on the projected area of the curved surface on vertical plane
(d) Centriod of the liquid displaced by the body

3. The least radius of gyration of a ship is 8 m and metacentric height is 70 cm. Then the time period of oscillation of the ship is nea rly:
(a) 19.2 s
(b) 17.4 s
(c) 15.6 s
(d) 13.8 s

4. The flow of water leaving the impeller in a centrifugal pump casing is:
(a) Forced vortex flow
(b) Free vortex flow
(c) Centrifugal flow
(d) Centripetal force

5. A mouthpiece is a short length of pipe fitted to a tank containing flui d.Which one of the following mouthpiece s is having a maximum coefficient of discharge?
(a) External mouthpiece
(b) Convergent-divergent mouthpiece
(c) Internal mouthpiece
(d) Cylindrical mouthpiece

6. Hydraulic Gradient Line (HGL) is the sum of:
(a) Pressure head and kinetic head
(b) Kinetic head and datum head
(c) Pressure head, kinetic head and datum head
(d) Pressure head and datum head

7. Three pipes of length 800 mm, 500 mm and 400 mm and a diameter of 500 mm,400 mm and 300 mm respectively are connected in series. These pipes are to be replaced by a single pipe of length 1700 mm, and then the diameter of the single pipe should be nearly: 
(a) 324 mm
(b) 344 mm
(c) 372 mm
(d) 412 mm
8. A smooth plate of length 4 mm and width 1.5 mm is moving with a velocity of 4 m/s in stationary air. If the kinematic viscosity of air is 1.5 × 10−5 m2/s, the thickness of the boundary layer at the trailing edge of the plate will be: 
(a) 83.4 mm
(b) 86.3 mm
(c) 89.2 mm
(d) 92.1 mm

9.  How many number of pumps are required to take out the water, from a deep well under a total head of 89 mm, assuming that all pumps are identical and are running at 800 rpm, the specific speed of each pump is  25, while rated capacity of each pump is 0.16 m3/s                                                                
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 7

10. The thermal conductivity (k) of insulators:
(a) Increases with increase in temperature
(b) Always increases with increase in the density of the material
(c) Decreases with increase in temperature
(d) Decreases due to convection phenomenon in insulators

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1. Cordite, an explosive material is prepared from:
(a) 93% Nitro-glycerine and 7% Gun-cotton
(b) Cool mixture of HNO3 and H2SO4
(c) Gelatinized combination of Nitro-glycerine and Nitro-cellulose
(d) 79% Potassium Chloride and 21% Nitro-benzol

2. Consider the following materials:
1. Sand
2. Granite
3. Clay Brick
4. Steel
What is the correct sequence in the  increasing order of their bulk density?

 (a) 1, 3, 2 and 4
(b) 3, 1, 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3, 4 and 2
(d) 3, 4, 1 and 2

3. The equation: λ = h/m.v =h/p describes:
where: λ is the wavelength of the particle, h is the Plank’s constant and p is the momentum of the particle
(a) Sommerfeld’s relative atomic model
(b) Bohr’s Quantum atomic model
(c) Thomson’s Plum pudding atomic model
(d) De-Broglie’s atomic model

4. Which one of the following is not a  neutral refractory material?
(a) Carbon
(b) Bauxite
(c) Chromite
(d) Dolomite

5. Flint glass is also called as:
(a) Soda-lime glass
(b) Potash- lime glass
(c) Potash- lead glass
(d) Borosilicate glass

6. The yield of concrete per bag of cement for a concrete mix of 1: 2: 4 proportions is nearly:
(a) 0.18 m3
(b) 0.16 m3
(c) 0.14 m3
(d) 0.12 m3

7. Which one of the following minerals is  not found in the sedimentary rocks?
 (a) Calcite
(b) Gypsum
(c) Magnesite
(d) Feldspar

8. Which one of the following oils is the commonly used as vehicle of a paint?
 (a) Nut oil
(b) Linseed oil
(c) Poppy oil
(d) Tung oil

9. Which one of the following is an example for a biodegradable plastic?
(a) Polybutadienehydroxide
(b) Chlorofluorocarbon
(c) Polyhydroxyalkanoate
(d) Melamine formaldehyde

10. Bitumen completely dissolves in which one of the following solvents?
(a) Water
(b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Carbon dioxide
(d) Carbon bisulphide

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