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July 21, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Special : Indian History Quiz from Previous Papers - set 2

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  1. Which metal was first used by the Vedic people ?
    1. Silver
    2. Gold
    3. Iron
    4. Copper
  2. Arabs were defeated in 738 A.D. by 
    1. Pratiharas
    2. Rashtrakutas
    3. Palas
    4. Chalukyas
  3. In Mauryan dynasty Kalinga war took place in the year ______________
    1. 260 BC
    2. 261 BC
    3. 126 BC
    4. 232 BC
  4. The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora are
    1. Hindu and Buddhist
    2. Buddhist and Jain
    3. Hindu and Jain
    4. Hindu Buddhist and Jain
  5. The Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram are a witness to the art patronised by the 
    1. Pallavas
    2. Pandyas
    3. Cholas
    4. Cheras
  6. Name the clan Buddha belonged to 
    1. Gnathrika
    2. Maurya
    3. Sakya
    4. Kuru
  7. Who was the author of the Kadambari, a great romantic play ?
    1. Banabhatta
    2. harshavardhana
    3. Baskaravardhana
    4. Bindusara
  8. During which Gupta King's reign did the Chinese traveler Fa-hien visit India?
    1. Chandra Gupta I
    2. Samudra Gupta
    3. Chandra Gupta II
    4. Kumara Gupta
  9. St. Thomas is said to have come to India to propagate Christianity during the reign of the 
    1. Cheras
    2. Parthians
    3. Pandyas
    4. Cholas
  10. The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of 
    1. Pucca bricks
    2. Stone
    3. Wood
    4. All of the above
  11. Who started the Saka Era and when ?
    1. Kadphises in 58 BC
    2. Rudradaman I in AD 78
    3. Vikramaditya in 58 BC
    4. Kanishka in AD 78
  12. In which state was the Nalanda University located in India ?
    1. Bengal
    2. Bihar
    3. Orissa
    4. Uttar Pradesh
  13. Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka's administrative policy ?
    1. The third Buddhist Coucil
    2. The Kalinga War
    3. His embrasing of Buddhism 
    4. His sending of missionary to Ceylon
  14. The monk who influenced Ashoka to embrace Buddhism was 
    1. Vishnu Gupta
    2. Upagupta
    3. Brahma Gupta
    4. Brihadratha
  15. Harshavardhana was defeated by 
    1. Prabhakaravardhana
    2. Pulakesin II
    3. Narasimhasvarma Pallava
    4. Sasanka
  16. Which of the following statements about the Guptas is NOT true ?
    1. They ruled mainly over parts of north and central India
    2. Kingship was hereditary and the throne always went to the eldest son
    3. The judicial system was far more developed than in earlier times
    4. Land taxes increased and taxes on trade and commerce decreased
  17. Which of the following was NOT composed by Harshavardhana ?
    1. Harshacharita
    2. Ratnavali
    3. Priyadarshika
    4. Nagananda
  18. Which of the following is NOT one of the animals carved on the Sarnath Pillar ?
    1. Humped Bull
    2. Deer
    3. Elephant 
    4. Horse
  19. The 'Kannauj Assembly' organized by Harsha was held in honor of ?
    1. Fa-Hien
    2. Itsing
    3. Hieun-Tsang
    4. Megasthenes
  20. The first metal used by man was 
    1. Aluminium
    2. Copper
    3. Iron
    4. Silver
Read Set 1 from HERE

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1 comment:

  1. Sir SSC CGL ki answer key kab tak aane ke chance hai .

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