History Questions for SSC CHSL and RRB NTPC Exam

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.The kingdom of Vijayanagar was founded by
(a) Vijayraj
(b) Krishnadeva Raya
(c) Devaraya
(d) Harihar and Bukka

Q7.Who among the following Bahmani rulers built the famous “Gol Gumbaz” at Bijapur?
(a) Mahmud Gawan
(b) Ismail Adil Shah
(c) Muhammad Adil Shah
(d) Yusuf Adil Shah

Q8.Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located?
(a) Bhadrachalam
(b) Hampi
(c) Chidambaram
(d) Srikalahasti

Q9.When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagar empire in south India?
(a) Devaraya I
(b) Devaraya II
(c) Krishnadev Raya
(d) Sadashiva Raya

Q10.Month scale in the Mansabdari system was introduced by
(a) Jahangir
(b) Shahjahan
(c) Aurangzeb
(d) None of these

11.Who was the author of Humayun-nama?
(a) Humayun
(b) Gulbadan Begam
(c) Badauni
(d) Ahmad Yadgar

Q12.The famous Kohinour diamond was produced from one of the mines in
(a) Orissa
(b) Chhotanagpur
(c) Bijapur
(d) Golconda

Q13.Which one of the following European trading companies adopted the “Blue Water Policy” in India?
(a) Dutch company
(b) French company
(c) Portuguese company
(d) British East India company

Q14.Sharada Act fixed the minimum age of marriage of girls and boys respectively as
(a) 12 and 16
(b) 14 and 18
(c) 15 and 21
(d) 16 and 22

Q15.Who among the following was the founder of Calcutta?
(a) Charles Ayar
(b) Job Charnock
(c) Garold Angiyar
(d) William Novris



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