HISTORY QUIZ FOR SSC EXAM SET 7

Set- 7 History Quiz for SSC CGL EXAM

HISTORY QUIZ FOR SSC
1. Which of the following fort was not built by Akbar?
A.Gwalior Fort
B.Agra Fort
C.Lahore Fort
D.Allahabad Fort

2. ‘Indica’ was authored by
A.Kautilya
B.Megasthenes
C.Aryabhatta
D.Seleucus

3. 6th century B.C was an age of-
A.Reasoning
B.Intellectual awakening
C.Political unrest
D.Religious ferment

4. “Meghdoot” was written by-
A.Humayun Kabir
B.Khushwant Singh
C.Banabhatta
D.Kalidasa

5. Tulsidas wrote Ramcharitmanas in the reign of
A.Babur
B.Akbar
C.Aurangzeb
D.Jahangir

6. The original founder of the Manuscripts and Editor of Kautilya’s Athashastra was
A.Srikanta Shasti
B.Srinivasa Iyangar
C.R. Shamashastri
D.William Jones

7. When did the reign of Delhi Sultanate came to an end?
A.1498 A.D
B.1526 A.D
C.1565 A.D
D.1600 A.D

8. Which one of the following is the most lasting contribution of the Rashtrakutas?
A.Kailasha Temple
B.Pampa, Poona, Ranna, the three writers of Kannada poetry and Kailasha Temple
C.Patronage of Jainism
D.Conquests

9. Who was the contemporary South Indian ruler of Harshavardhana?
A.Krishnadevaraya
B.Pulakeshin II
C.Mayuravarma
D.Chikkadevaraja

10. Name the Greek Ambassador at the Mauryan Court.
A.Alexander
B.Megasthanese
C.Plato
D.Aristotle

11. When the rule of Delhi Sultan began?
A.1106 A.D
B.1206 A.D
C.1306 A.D
D.1406 A.D

12. Who introduced leather token currency in India?
A.Akbar
B.Mohammad-Bin-Tughlaq
C.Babur
D.Humayun

13. The Portuguese Governor who abolished Sati in Goa was
A.Albuquerque
B.Cabral
C.Almeida
D.De Braganza

14. Who got Gita translated into Persian?
A.Shah Jahan
B.Akbar
C.Murad
D.Dara Shikoh

15. The seashore Temple at Mahabalipuram was built by-
A.Mahendra Varman I
B.Narasimha Varman I
C.Nandi Varman II
D.Dandi Varman

16. Which one of the following Vedas contain sacrificial formulae?
A.Sama Veda
B.Rig Veda
C.Yajur Veda
D.Atharva Veda

17. When did the best productions of Gandhara sculpture appear?
A.Mauryan Period
B.Kushan Period
C.Gupta Period
D.Harsha Period

18. The Mansabdari system was introduce by-
A.Shah Jahan
B.Jahangir
C.Babur
D.Akbar

19. When and by whom were the Ashokan inscriptions deciphered for the first time?
A.1787 – John Tower
B.1825 – Charles Metcalfe
C.1837 – James Prinsep
D.1810 – Harry Smith

20. Which Dynasty immediately succeeded the Maurya dynasty and ruled Magadha Kingdom?
A.Satavahana
B.Sunga
C.Nanda
D.Kanva

             

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