Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

Mock Test For UPSC | SSC | Rail NTPC | RRB | State PSC P18

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86. Who constructed the Rajrajeshwara Temple ?
(A) Rajadhiraja
(B) Virrajendra
(C) Rajendra
(D) Raja Raja

Correct Answer: [D] Raja Raja.
Explanation: It is a Shiva temple, located in Kerala. It was build by Rajaraja I, a Chola emperor. Also known for building the Brihadisvara Temple in the capital Thanjavur. He was an able administrator, who conquered Ceylon (Singhal),
87. Under whose Patronage was Kailas Temple at Ellora constructed
(A) Pallavas
(B) Cholas
(C) Chalukya
(D) Rastrakut

Correct Answer: [D] Rastrakut.
Explanation: It is a rock-cut Hindu temple in Maharastra. Most of the excavation of the temple is generally attributed to the eighth century Rashtrakuta king Krishna I.
88. Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal ?
(A) Rajendra Chola
(B) Rajadhiraja
(C) Raja Raja
(D) Rajendra Chola I

Correct Answer: [D] Rajendra Chola I.
Explanation: Rajendra Chola I, was the greatest rulers of the Chola dynasty. His achievements are described in Tanjore and Tirumala inscription. He conquered Bangal and assumed the title of "Ganga conqueror" (Gangaikonda Cholapuram) or Ganga winner Chola king.
89. Ankor Wat' was built by
(A) Suryavarman
(B) Kaniska
(C) Chandragnpta II
(D) Ajatasatru

Correct Answer: [A] Suryavarman.
Explanation: It is the largest religious monument in the world, located in Cambodia. Initially it was a Hindu temple (dedicated to Vishnu) for the Khmer Empire and gradually transformed into a Buddhist temple. It was build by Suryavarman II.
90. Who was the founder of the Satvahana Dynasty?
(A) Satakasni
(B) Gautamiputra Satakarni
(C) Simuk
(D) Krishna

Correct Answer: [C] Simuk.


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