History Questions for CHSL and RRB NTPC EXAM


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

Q2. The local name of Mohenjodaro is:

(a) Mound of Living
(b) Mound of Survivor
(c) Mound of Dead
(d) Mound of Great
Q3. Who is the most important God in Rigaveda?
(a) Agni
(b) Indra
(c) Varun
(d) Vishnu
Q4. Who of the following led the confederacy of ten kings against Sudasa?
(a) Vishwamitra
(b) Bharadwaja
(c) Vashistha
(d) Atri
Q5. The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the :
(a) Chhandogyopanishad
(b) Mundakopnishad
(c) Kathopanishad
(d) Kenopanishad
Q6. Who identified the name Sandrocottus as Chandragupta Maurya?
(a) Megasthenes
(b) Justin
(c) V.A. Smith
(d) William Jones.
Q7.  During the reign of Chandragupta Maurya,  Pataliputra was administered by a board consisting of the officers numbered.
(a) 20
(b) 30
(c) 40
(d) 50

Q8. Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?
(a) Kalsi
(b) Rummindei
(c) Special Kalinga Edict
(d) Maski
Q9. The Ashoka major rock edicts which tell us about the Chola, Pandya, Satyaputta and Kerelaputta?
(a) I and VII
(b) II and III
(c) II and XII
(d) II and XIII
Q10. Which one of the following texts of ancient India allows divorce to a wife deserted by her husband?
(a) Kamasutra
(b) Arthashastra
(c) Sukra Nitisara
(d) Mudrarakshasa
Q11. Who among the following Gupta kings had another name Devagupta?
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta II
Q12. Who among the following Gupta kings ascended the throne in the year 56 of Gupta era?
(a) Samudragupta
(b) Chandragupta II
(c) Kumargupta
(d) Skandgupta
Q13. Which one of the following was the biggest hoard of Gupta coins?
(a) Basti hoard
(b) Bayana hoard
(c) Hajipur hoard
(d) Kotawa hoard
Q14. During Gupta period, which deity was called Lokarka?
(a) Sun
(c) Kumara
(d) Shiva
Q15. The guild which migrated from Lata to Daspura during the time of Kumargupta, traded in
(a) Jewels
(b) Horses
(c) Silken textile
(d) Ivory


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