History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Q1.The book Indica was written by
(a) Seleucus 
(b) Megasthenes
(c) Kalidas 
(d) Pliny

Q2.Which was the currency in circulation during the Maurya period?
(a) Pana 
(b) Tola
(c) Kakini 
(d) Dinar

Q3.Who was the author of Arthashastra?
(a) Vasudeva 
(b) Megasthenes
(c) Kautilya 
(d) Vishakhadutta

Q4.Sarnath Stambh was built by
(a) Harshwardhan 
(b) Ashoka
(c) Bindusar 
(d) Kanishka

Q5.The Prayaga Prasasti inscription is associated with which one of the following?
(a) Mahapadmanand 
(b) Kanishka
(c) Chandragupta II 
(d) Samudragupta

Q6.Who was the author of legal treatise ‘Nitisara’?
(a) Veer Sena 
(b) Harisena
(c) Vishakhadutta 
(d) Kamandaka

Q7.Who declared the ‘Law of Gravity’ long before the Newton’s law?
(a) Aryabhatta 
(b) Prithuyasas
(c) Brahmagupta 
(d) Varahamihira

Q8.Which among the following is not found inscribed on Chola coins?
(a) Fish 
(b) Bow
(c) Tiger 
(d) Elephant

Q9.Who destroyed the Nalanda University in 1202 AD?
(a) Muhammad Ghori
(b) Bakhtiyar Khalji
(c) Mahmud of Ghazni
(d) Qutbuddin Aibak

Q10.The Lakshman Era was started by which of the following dynasty?
(a) Pratiharas 
(b) Palas
(c) Chauhan 
(d) Senas

Q11.The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at
(a) Bhubaneswar 
(b) Khajuraho
(c) Madurai 
(d) Mount Abu

Q12.Jeevak the royal physician of Rajgrih was the son of the Ganika named as
(a) Shalwati 
(b) Ramaniya
(c) Basantsena 
(d) Amrapali

Q13.The Indian king who opposed Alexander was
(a) Ambhi
(b) Porus
(c) Dhanananda
(d) Chandragupta Maurya

Q14.In sixth century BC, Suktimati was the capital of
(a) Panchala 
(b) Kuru
(c) Chedi 
(d) Avanti

Q15.Who was the president of third Tamil Sangam?
(a) Nakkirara 
(b) Agastya
(c) Tolkappiyara 
(d) Kapilara

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