General Knowledge Part-10

1. DRDL stands for
A. Defence Research and Development
Laboratary
B. Department of Research and
Development Laboratory
C. Differential Research and
Documentation Laboratary
D. None of the above
Answer: Option A
2. Which of the following Rigvedic deities
represented Storm?
[A]Indra
[B]Maruts
[C]Varun
[D]Apas
Aryans, The Vedic Age – Religion : They
personified force of nature and worshipped
them as Vayu (air), Maruts (storm), Indra (rain),
Varuna (water), Surya (sun), Agni (fire), Prithvi
(earth), Aranyani (forest) etc.
3. The place Dharanikota in South India is related
to which ancient dynasty?
[A]Chola
[B]Satavahana
[C]Pandya
[D]Chera
Satavahana
Dharanikota is a town near Amaravati in the
Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh in India, It is
the site of the ancient Dhanyakataka which was
the capital of the Satavahana kingdom which
ruled in the Deccan around the 1st to 3rd
centuries A.D.
4. Pushkalavati was capital of which of the
following acient Kingdoms?
[A]Gandhara
[B]Kosal
[C]Magadha
[D]Kashi
Gandhara
Pushkalavati was capital of ancient Kingdom of
Gandhara. Its ruins are currently located in
Charsadda, Pakistan, located in Peshawar valley
in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (formerly
NWFP). Pushkalavati was home of the Sanskrit
grammarian Panini.

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