History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Q1.Where did the game of Chess originated?
(a) India 
(b) Persia
(c) Arabia 
(d) Europe


Q2.Which of the following is called The Bible of Tamil?
(a) Tolkappiyam 
(b) Silappadikaram
(c) Manimekalai 
(d) Kural

Q3.The subject matter of Ajanta paintings pertains to
(a) Jainism 
(b) Buddhism
(c) Vaishnavism 
(d) Shaivism

Q4.Which Sultan of Delhi founded and built the Fort of Siri?
(a) Iltutmish
(b) Balban
(c) Alauddin Khilji
(d) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Q5.Who among the following was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his message?
(a) Dadu 
(b) Kabir
(c) Ramananda 
(d) Tulsidas

Q6.Which one of the following Mughal emperors gave an important Firman to the English of facilitating their trade in India?
(a) Bahadur Shah I 
(b) Bahadur Shah II
(c) Shah Alam II 
(d) Farrukhsiyar

Q7.The Peshwa who engineered the capture ofSalsette and Bassein from the Portuguese in 1739 was
(a) Balaji Vishwanath 
(b) Baji Rao I
(c) Baji Rao II 
(d) Madhava Rao

Q8.Who was the first Indian native ruler to accept the system of subsidiary alliance?
(a) Sindhia of Gwalior
(b) Nawab of Awadh
(c) Dilip Singh of Punjab
(d) Nizam of Hyderabad

Q9.The first English translation of Kalidasa’s ‘Shakuntala’ was published in 1781. Who translated it?
(a) Charles Wilkins
(b) Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
(c) James Princep
(d) William Jones

Q10.Which Governor General had abolished slavery in India?
(a) Lord Cornwallis
(b) Lord Wellesley
(c) Lord William Bentinck
(d) Lord Ellenborough

Q11.Who was the founder of Seva Sadan in Bombay?
(a) Shiva Narayan Agnihotri
(b) Baharamji Malabari
(c) R.G. Bhandarkar
(d) B.K. Jayakar

Q12.The Revolt of 1857 at Lucknow was led by
(a) Begum Hazrat Mahal
(b) Tantiya Tope
(c) Rani Laxmi Bai
(d) Nana Saheb

Q13.The call of “Back to the Vedas” was given by
(a) Swami Vivekanand
(b) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(c) Aurobindo Ghosh
(d) Vishnu Shastri Pandi

Q14.Who addressed Gandhiji as the “Father of the Nation” for the first time?
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) Rabindranath Tagore
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(d) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Q15.Who among the following was nominated by Mahatma Gandhi for the presidentship of the Congress in 1939 against Subhash Chandra 
Bose?
(a) Pattabhi Sitaramayya
(b) Govind Ballabh Pant
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


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