History Questions for SSC CHSL and RRB NTPC Exam

Q1.Who of the following also had the name Devanama Priyadasi?
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Ashoka
(c) Bindusara
(d) Harsha

Q2.Kautilya’s Arthashastra deals with the aspects of
(a) Political policies
(b) Religious life
(c) Social life 
(d) None of these

Q3.Who of the following was known as Amitrochates?
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Bindusar
(c) Ashoka
(d) Kautilya 

Q4.The third Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at
(a) Rajgriha 
(b) Vaishali
(c) Pataliputra 
(d) Nalanda

Q5.Chanakya, the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya, was associated with
(a) Nalanda 
(b) Vaishali
(c) Takshashila 
(d) Vikramshila

Q6.Charaka was the famous court physician of
(a) Kanishka 
(b) Pushyamitra
(c) Chandragupta 
(d) Ashoka

Q7.The first inscriptional evidence of Satipratha has been found from
(a) Eran 
(b) Junagarh
(c) Mandsaur 
(d) Sanchi

Q8.Who among the following was called Shakespeare of India?
(a) Kalidas 
(b) Patanjali
(c) Chanakya 
(d) Gautam

Q9.The Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram are a witness to the art patronised by the
(a) Pallavas 
(b) Pandyas
(c) Cholas 
(d) Cheras

Q10.Which one of the following Chola kings conquered Ceylon (Sinhal) first ?
(a) Aditya I 
(b) Rajaraja I
(c) Rajendra 
(d) Vijayalaya

11.Who wrote the ‘Harshacharita’?
(a) Kalidasa 
(b) Banabhatta
(c) Vishnugupta 
(d) Parimalgupta

12.Rath Temples at Mahabalipuram were built in the reign of which Pallava ruler?
(a) Mahendravarman
(b) Narasinghvarman I
(c) Parameshwarvarman
(d) Nandivarman I

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

14.The Dilwara temple is located at
(a) Bhubaneswar 
(b) Aurangabad
(c) Khajuraho 
(d) Mount Abu

15.Who founded the four Mathas in the four corners of India?
(a) Shankaracharya 
(b) Ramanujacharya
(c) Bhaskaracharya 
(d) Madhvacharya


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