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Question 1: China has occupied ________ since the early 1950s and, in addition, an adjoining region almost 8% of the territory, the Trans-Karakoram Tract was ceded by Pakistan to China in 1963.
Aksai ChinTibetArunachal PradeshKashmir

Question 2: He was also considered an important musician, poet, dramatist, exeget, theologian, and logician[14][15] - a ________ personality who exercised strong influences on Indian culture.
RenaissanceItalian RenaissancePolymathIslamic Golden Age

Question 3: Fruit trees are common in the valley, and the cultivated orchards yield pears, ________, peaches, and cherries.
York ImperialZestar AppleAppleGranny Smith

Question 4: Ladakh is a region in the east, between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great ________ to the south.
Western GhatsHindu KushHimalayasDeccan Plateau

Question 5: [35] In the 1901 Census of the British ________, the population of the princely state of Kashmir and Jammu was 2,905,578.
British RajNorth BorneoBritish EmpireBengal Presidency

Question 6: The railway to ________, and a road thence to Srinagar made access to the valley easier.
RawalpindiKarachiPeshawarJhelum

Question 7: 950 - 1020 AD[12][13]) was one of ________'s greatest philosophers, mystics and aestheticians.
Lok SabhaIndiaResearch and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Populous Kashmir valley (Bordered in brown),[36] Jammu and Ladakh are in Indian controlled state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  Populous Kashmir valley (Bordered in brown),[36] Jammu and Ladakh are in Indian controlled state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  1909 Map of the Princely State of Kashmir and Jammu. The names of regions, important cities, rivers, and mountains are underlined in red.
  Portrait of Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1847, a year after signing the Treaty of Amritsar, when he became Maharaja by purchasing the territories of Kashmir "to the eastward of the river Indus and westward of the river Ravi"[28] for 75 lakhs rupees from the British (Artist: James Duffield Harding).

Question 9: The Nilamata ________ describes the Valley’s origin from the waters; का Ka (“water”) + शिमिरि Shimir (“to desiccate”), hence, Kaashmir denotes “a land desiccated from water”.
PuranasBhagavata PuranaBhavishya PuranaAgni Purana

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Brokpa women from Kargil, northern Ladakh, in local costumes
  The prevailing religions by district in the 1901 Census of the Indian Empire.
  Portrait of Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1847, a year after signing the Treaty of Amritsar, when he became Maharaja by purchasing the territories of Kashmir "to the eastward of the river Indus and westward of the river Ravi"[28] for 75 lakhs rupees from the British (Artist: James Duffield Harding).
  Topographic map of Kasmir.







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