History Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

1. Taxila was a famous site of
1) Mauryan Art
2) Gupta Art
3) Gandhara Art
4) Early Vedic Art

2. The Granary at Harappa was made of
1) bricks only
2) bricks and timber
3) bricks and stones
4) None of these

3. Svetambaras and Digambaras were two sects of
1) Jainism
2) Buddhism
3) Saivism
4) Vaishnavism

4. Which of the following is the correct statement regarding the Buddha’s attitude on the subject of entry of women into the Buddhist Sangha?
1) He was indifferent on this subject
2) He gladly accepted women into the Sangha.
3) He did not allow women into the Sangha.
4) None of these

5.Who first translated Bhagvad Gita to English
(a) William Jones                          
(b) Charles Wilkins
(c) Alexander Cunningham            
(d) John Marshall

6.First census in India was conducted at the time of
(a) Lord Dufferin                            
(b) Lord Lytton
(c) Lord Auckland                          
(d) Sir John Napier

7.In which place did Satyagraha first started
(a) Delhi                                          
(b) Calcutta
(c) Baroda                                      
(d) Champaran

8. All India Harijan Sangha established by Mahtama Gandhi, in the year
(a) 1935                                          
(b) 1932
(c) 1920                                          
(d) 1927

9.The first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment
(a) C Vijaraghavachari                    
(b) B G Tilak
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal                    
(d) Dadabhai Noroji

10.The Mansabdari system introduced by Akbar was borrowed from the system followed in?
A) Persia
B) Mongolia
C) Turkey
D) Istanbul

11.The word ‘Hindu’ as reference to the people of Hind (India) was first used by?
A) The Romans
B) The Arabs
C) The Greeks
D) The Mongolian

12.Ashoka inscriptions were first deciphered by?
A) Buhler
B) Robert Sewell
C) Codrington
D) James Prinsep

13. I.N.A. (Indian National Army) trial took place at the—
(A) Calcutta High Court
(B) Supreme Court
(C) Federal Court
(D) Red Fort

14. Which of the following was not hanged in connection with the Kakori Conspiracy Case ?
(A) Bhagat Singh
(B) Ashfaqullah Khan
(C) Rajendra Lahiri
(D) Roshan Singh

15. Name the great Indian revolutionary who was a professor of Sanskrit and Philosophy and died as a Sanyasi in Philadelphia ?
(A) Lala Hardayal
(B) Bhai Parmanand
(C) Madan Lal Dhingra
(D) Shyamji Krishna Varma


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