G.K.Quiz On History

1.       The
use of spinning wheel (Charkha) became common during the
        A.    9th
Century AD
        B.    10th
Century AD
        C.    12th
Century AD
        D.    14th
Century AD

2.       The
language of discourses of Gautam Buddha was
        A.    Bhojpuri              
        B.    Magadhi
        C.    Pali        
        D.    Sanskrit
3.    There
were widespread risings against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the
following did   not revolt in the
1820s?
        A.    Santhals
        B.    Ahoms
        C.    Pagal
Panthis
        D.    Ramosi
4.       Velu
Thampi led a revolt against the British in state of
        A.   Travancore        
        B.    Baroda
        C.    Hyderabad         
        D.    Mysore
5.    Under
the Mountbatten Plan of 1947 the people of ___ were given the right to decide
through a  plebiscite whether they wished to join Pakistan or India.
        A.    Assam  
        B.    Punjab
        C.    Bengal 
        D.    N.W.F.P
and the Sylhet district of Assam
6.     Three
major powers that emerged in southern India in the 7th century AD were
        Cheras
        Cholas
        Chalukyas
        Pallavas
        Pandyas
        A.    I,
II, V
        B.    II,
III, IV
        C.    III,
IV, V
        D.    I,
II, IV
7.       The
term ‘Yavanapriya’ mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted
        A.    ivory
        B.    pepper
        C.    a
fine variety of Indian muslin
        D.    damsels
sent to the Greek court for dance performance
8.   The
Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this
manner: “Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in
our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We
may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit
neither ourselves nor our children.” This statement was made by
        A.    Monserrate       
        B.    Tavernier
        C.    Manrique           
        D.    Bernier
9.       The
ultimate ownership of land during the post-Gupta period lay with
        A.    the
cultivator
        B.    the
village community
        C.    the
king
        D.    the
joint family
10.   To
which of the republic of Buddha belong?
        A.    Licchavis              
        B.    Sakyas
        C.    Mallas  
        D.   None
of the above

Answers:-
1.      
(D)
2.      
(C)
3.      
(A)
4.      
(A)
5.      
(D)
6.      
(A)
7.      
(B)
8.      
(D)
9.      
(C)
10.  
(B)

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Join the Conversation

5 Comments

  1. SSC always ask atleast one ques on histry of south India so these ques are too imp thanks mam for this

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

×
Login
OR

Forgot Password?

×
Sign Up
OR
Forgot Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Reset Password
Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


×
CHANGE PASSWORD