History Questions for SSC CHSL

Q1.Name the famous ruler of ancient India, who adopted Jain Dharm in his last days.
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Ashoka
(c) Samudragupta
(d) Bindusara

Q2.Which rock edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kalinga war?
(a) Kalinga Edict 
(b) 11th Rock Edict
(c) 12th Rock Edict 
(d) 13th Rock Edict

Q3.The only ruler of India who ruled over territories in central Asia beyond the Pamirs was
(a) Kanishka
(b) Harsha
(c) Ashoka
(d) Chandragupta Maurya

Q4.Jeevak the royal physician of Rajgrih was the son of the Ganika named as
(a) Shalwati 
(b) Ramaniya
(c) Basantsena 
(d) Amrapali

Q5.The first Silver Tanka of Delhi Sultanate was issued by
(a) Qutubuddin Aibak
(b) Iltutmish
(c) Razia Sultan
(d) Ghiyasuddin Balban

Q6.Who said, “Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it”?
(a) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal
(d) Mahatma Gandhi

Q7.The 1909 Indian Council Act is also known as
(a) The Chelmsford Reforms
(b) The Pitts India Act
(c) The August offer
(d) The Minto-Marley Reforms

Q8.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

Q9.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

Q10.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

Q11.Who among the following Englishmen was well versed in the Turkish language, received a Mansab of 400 and the title of ‘English Khan’ or Firangi Khan?
(a) Fitch 
(b) Mildenhall
(c) Hawkins 
(d) Sir Thomas Roe

Q12.Who among the following painters was appointed Diwan of Multan by Akbar?
(a) Abdul Samad 
(b) Abul Hasan
(c) Mir Syed Ali 
(d) Daswant

Q13.Where is Babur’s tomb situated?
(a) Kabul 
(b) Lahore
(c) Delhi 
(d) Ayodhya

Q14.Who among the following was killed by Shivaji?
(a) Shaista Khan 
(b) Afzal Khan
(c) Jai Singh 
(d) Najib Khan

Q15.Who was the Sikh Guru to be slaughtered by Aurangzeb?
(a) Ramdas 
(b) Arjundev
(c) Teg Bahadur 
(d) Govind Singh

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