History Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

For the first time SSC 2016 examination will be held in Computer Based pattern and managing time will be one of the important factor while solving the questions. So in order to make students familiar with such a situations we are providing questions in a time based manner , which will help students to manage the time properly.



1.Who of the following did not adorn the court of Kanishka I ?
2.In which year was Sakabda/Saka Samvata started—
Ans. (a)
78 A.D.
58 B.C.
273 B.C.
420 A.D.
3.When did the Mathura School of Art flourish ?
Sunga Period
Satavahan Period
Suba Period
Kushana Period
4.Consider the following statements :
1. The last Mauryan ruler, Brihadratha was assassinated by his commander-in-chief, Pushyamitra Sunga. 
2. The last Sunga king, Devabhuti was assassinated by his Brahmana minister Vasudeva Kanva who usurped the throne. 
3. The last ruler of the Kanva dynasty was deposed by the Andhras. 
Which of these statement is / are correct ?
1 and 2
Only 2
Only 3
1, 2 and 3
5.With reference to the invaders in ancient India, which one of the following is the correct chronological order ?
Greeks – Sakas – Kushanas
Greeks – Kushanas – Sakas
Sakas – Greeks – Kushanas
Sakas – Kushanas – Greeks
6.Who among the following Chola rulers converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chola lake’ ?
Rajraja I
Rajendra I
7.Who was the Chola King to have conquered Bengal?
Rajendra I
Rajendra II
8.Which one of the Choloa Kings conquered Ceylon?
Aditya I
Rajendra I
9. Who started the saka era and when ? 

Vikramaditya in 58 BC
Kadphises in 58 BC
Kanishka in 78 AD
Rudradaman I in 78 AD
10.Who destroyed the Empire of Chalukyas of Badami?


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