History Questions for SSC CHSL

Q1. The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the:
(a) Chhandogyopanishad
(b) Mundakopnishad
(c) Kathopanishad
(d) Kenopanishad


Q2. Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka?
(a) Kalsi
(b) Rummindei
(c) Special Kalinga Edict
(d) Maski

Q3. Which one of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites gives evidence of a dockyard?
(a) Harappa 
(b) Mohenjodaro
(c) Lothal 
(d) Dholavira

Q4. Which of the following Indus Valley Civilization sites provides the evidence of fire-altars?
(a) Alamgirpur 
(b) Kalibangan
(c) Banavali
(d) Kunal

Q5. Which dynasty ruled over Magadha after Nanda dynasty?
(a) Maurya 
(b) Gupta
(c) Kushana 
(d) Sunga

Q6. Who was the founder of Kanva dynasty?
(a) Vasumitra 
(b) Bhumimitra
(c) Vasudeva 
(d) Devabhuti

Q7. Who was the founder of Satavahana dynasty?
(a) Hall 
(b) Simuka
(c) Satkarni 
(d) Shivasri

Q8. Who of the following kings is depicted as playing on a flute on his coins?
(a) Menander 
(b) Skandgupta
(c) Samudragupta 
(d) Kumargupta

Q9. Who has complimented Samudragupta as the ‘Indian Napoleon’ ?
(a) Radhakumud Mukherji
(b) V.A. Smith
(c) R.N. Dandekar
(d) R.C. Majumdar 

Q10.Which one of the following factories in Bengal was established by Portuguese?
(a) Kasim Bazar 
(b) Chinsura
(c) Hoogly 
(d) Srirampur

Q11.The British East India Company was formed during the reign of
(a) Henry VIII 
(b) James I
(c) Charles I 
(d) Elizabeth I

Q12.What was the name of the first ship of East India Company of England which reached here on August 24, 1600 AD?
(a) Edward 
(b) Hector
(c) Henary 
(d) William

Q13.Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India?
(a) Fort St. Angelo 
(b) Fort St. George
(c) Fort St. David 
(d) Fort William

Q14.When did the British Government start ruling India directly?
(a) After Sepoy Mutiny
(b) After the Battle of Panipat
(c) After the War of Mysore
(d) After the Battle of Plassey

Q15.Who among the following introduced Cashewnut, Pineapple and Tobacco in India?
(a) Dutch 
(b) English
(c) French 
(d) Portuguese


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