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History Quiz (evening) for SSC CGL 2016

History Quiz (evening) for SSC CGL 2016_40.1 
Q1. The Mughal Empire in India was founded by
(a) Akbar the Great
(b) Zahir-ud-din Babar
(c) Shahjehan
(d) Aurangzeb
Q2. When Akbar was young, his guardian was
(a) Hemu
(b) Faizi
(c) Abul Fazal
(d) Bairam Khan
Q3. During the decline of the Mughal empire the Jats were organised into a political force by
(a) Suraj Mai
(b) Churaman
(c) Rajaram
(d) Badan Singh
Q4. Who was the leader of the Ghadar party?
(a) Bhagat Singh
(b) Lala Hardayal
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) V D Savarkar
Q5. What is the correct sequence of the following events?
1. The August Offer
2. The INA Trial
3. The Quit India Movement
4. The Royal Indian Naval Ratings Revolt
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 3, 2, 4
(b) 3, 1, 2, 4
(c) 1, 3, 4, 2
(d) 3, 1, 4, 2
Q6. Simon Commission of 1927 was boycotted because
(a) There was no Indian member in the Commission
(b) It supported the Muslim League
(c) Congress felt that the people of India are entitled to Swaraj
(d) There were differences among the members
Q7. The Ryotwari Settlement was introduced by the British in the
(a) Bengal Presidency
(b) Madras Presidency
(c) Bombay Presidency
(d) Madras and Bombay Presidencies
Q8. Which one of the following mountain tribes did the British first come into contact with after the grant of Diwani in the year 1765?
(a) Garos
(b) Khasis
(c) Kukis
(d) Tipperahs
Q9. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
(a) Battle of Buxar : Mir Jafar Vs Clive
(b) Battle of Wandiwash : French Vs East India Company
(c) Battle of Chilianwala : Dalhousie Vs Marathas
(d) Battle of Kharda : Nizam Vs East India compnay
Q10. The first Indian ruler who joined the Subsidiary Alliance was
(a) the Nawab Awadh
(b) the Nizam of Hyderabad
(c) Peshwa Baji Rao II
(d) the king of Travancore
Q11. The Permanent settlement introduced by Cornwallis is in Bengal is known as
(a) Roytwari System
(b) Mahalwari System
(c) Zamindari System
(d) Iqtadari System
Q12. Who was the first Indian ruler to apply the western methods to his administration?
(a) Haider Ali
(b) Tipu Sultan
(c) Murshid Quli Khan
(d) Malhar Rao Holkar
Q13. The Revolt of 1857 failed mainly because
(a) of superior resources of the British empire
(b) it was poorly organised and the rebels had no common ideal
(c) it had very little nationalist sentiment
(d) it was localised, restricted and scattered
Q14. Who said, “If by worshipping stones, one can find God, I shall worship a mountain” :
(a) Kabir
(b) Nanak
(c) Tuka Ram
(d) Chaitanya.
Q15. Who among the following gurus introduced the Gurmukhi script for the spoken language of the Punjabis?
(a) Guru Nanak
(b) Guru Angad
(c) Guru Amardas

(d) Guru Ramdas
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