History Questions for CHSL and RRB NTPC EXAM

Q1. Which one of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites gives evidence of a dockyard?
(a) Harappa
(b) Mohenjodaro
 (c) Lothal
(d) Dholavira 

Q2. Harappa is located on the bank of river:
(a) Indus
(b) Ravi
(c) Beas
(d) Sutlej

Q3. In Indus Valley Civilization, the script was:
(a) Kharosthi
(b) Brahmi
(c) Boustrophedus
(d) None of these

Q4. Remains of horse bares have been found from:
(a) Mohenjodaro
(b) Lothal
(c) Surkotada
(d) Sutkagendor

Q5. The best drainage system (water management) in Indus Valley Civilization was:
(a) Dhaulvira
(b) Lothal
(c) Mohenjodaro
(d) Kalibangan

Q6. Which of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites provides the evidence of fire-altars?
(a) Alamgirpur
(b) Kalibangan
(c) Banavali
(d) Kunal

Q7. In which of the following Indus Valley sites, the cemetry R-37 was found?
(a) Lothal
(b) Mohenjodaro
(c) Harappa
(d) Dholavira

Q8. Who wrote a book ‘Return of the Aryans’ ?
(a) Bhagvan  Gidvani
(b) L.D. Kalla
(c) Avinash Chandra Das
(d) D.S. Trived

Q9. Which river has not been mentioned in Rigveda?
(a) Sindhu
(b) Saraswati
(c) Yamuna
(d) Tapti

Q10. Dasarajana was :
(a) Ten incarnations of Vishnu
(b) A sacrifice to be performed by the king
(c) Battle of ten kings
(d) None of these

Q11. Which dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?
(a) Maurya
(b) Gupta
(c) Kushana
(d) Sunga

Q12. Who was the founder of Kanva dynasty?
(a) Vasumitra
(b) Bhumimitra
(c) Vasudeva
(d) Devabhuti

Q13. Who was the founder of Satavahana dynasty?
(a) Hall
(b) Simuka
(c) Satkarni
(d) Shivasri

Q14. Who of the following kings is depicted as playing on a flute on his coins?
(a) Menander
(b) Skandgupta
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Kumargupta

Q15. Who has complimented Samudragupta as the ‘Indian Napoleon’ ?
(a) Radhakumud Mukherji
(b) V.A. Smith
(c) R.N. Dandekar
(d) R.C. Majumdar

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