HISTORY QUIZ FOR SSC EXAM SET 8

Set 8 History Quiz for SSC Exam with Answer

HISTORY QUIZ FOR SSC EXAM

1. Which of the following is not one of the Harappan sites related to the maritime activates of the Harappan people?
A.Lothal
B.Balakot
C.Sokta Kob
D.Desalpur

2. Which of the following findings help us to understand the religious and social life of the Indus valley age?
A.Burial grounds
B.Terracotta figures and seals
C.Furniture and pottery
D.Remains of houses and other buildings

3. Which of the following was not a religious belief of the Harappan people?
A.Belief in evil spirits and life hereafter
B.Cult and fire
C.Adoration of trees and animals
D.Erection of large prayer houses

4. Evidence of ploughing the land is found from?
A.Rangpur
B.Harappa
C.Kalibangan
D.Ropar

5. Which of the following archaeological cultures formed the material background of the sixteen mahajanapadas?
A.PGW pre-iron phase culture
B.Copper-hoard culture
C.NBPW culture
D.PGW iron phase culture

6. Which of the following texts gives a list of Mahajanapadas?
A.Anuttara
B.Mahabharta
C.Jatakas
D.Therigatha

7. Which one of the following cities had the largest city area in the second urbanization?
A.Shravasti
B.Patliputra
C.Rajagriha
D.Kausambi

8. What does term ‘Panchayam’ stand for?
A.Five elements
B.Five rules
C.Five books
D.Five jewels

9. One taking entry in Buddha Sangha was called-
A.Upasampada
B.Bhikkshu
C.Shraman
D.Anusavan

10. The first sermon of Buddha is called-
A.Mahabhiniskrama
B.Dharma Chakra pravartan
C.Dhamma ghos
D.Mahaparinirvana

11. Ten sheel prescribed by Buddha did not include –
A.Satya
B.Ahimsa
C.Self study
D.Asteya

12. One of the edicts discovered in 1915, which gave the name of its author as king Ashoka ‘Priyadarsi’ is-
A.Mansehra edict
B.Girnar
C.Maski edict
D.Sarnath inscription

13. Which one of the following inscriptions proves Chandragupta Maurya’s conquest of Western India?
A.Junagarh Rock Edict of Rudradaman
B.Girnar Rock Edict of Ashoka
C.Sopra Rock Edict of Ashoka
D.Separate (Kalinga) Rock Edict

14. Which of the following does not constitute the doctrinal aspects of Ashoka dhamma?
A.Non-Injury
B.Restraint in Behaviour
C.Equal treatment to all
D.Fear of sin

15. Which of the following supposed cuases of disintegration of the Mauryan Empire is the least likely one?
A.Succession of weak kings after Ashoka
B.Military inactivity on account of Ashoka’s pacifist policies
C.Brahminical revolt against the pro-Buddhist policy of Ashoka
D.Absence of national consciousness and representative institutions

16. With which one of the following is ‘The Allahabad Pillar Inscription’ associated?
A.Mahapadama Nanda
B.Chandra Gupta Maurya
C.Ashoka
D.Samudra Gupta

17. Name the earliest example of a ‘Panchayatana’ composition in Indian temple architecture-
A.The Dashavatara temple at Deogarh
B.The Parvati temple at Nachna Kuthara
C.The Laxman temple at Sirpur
D.The Kankali temple at Tigawa

18. Which one of the following cities was regarded as best silk cloth producer during the Gupta period?
A.Varanasi
B.Prayag
C.Ujjain
D.Pataliputra

19. The term ‘Nigama’ stood for a-
A.Corporation of guild
B.Group of merchants
C.Group of inhabitants of the same town
D.Group of artisans

20. Which animal is declared as ‘Aghanya’ in Rigveda?
A.Horse
B.Cow
C.Goat
D.Sheep

             

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