Previous Year History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of AUGUST 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing History Quiz of 15 important last year question. GS questions are also asked in SSC CPO and MTS Exam. SSC repeats many previous years questions. Every day, we provide quizzes on all the topics of General Studies. We have also provided study notes on GS topics.

Q1. The fertile agrarian tract in the early Tamil country is denoted by the term
(a) Palai
(b) Marudam
(c) Mullai
(d) Neydal

Q2. The literature of the Sangam Age was written mostly in the form of
(a) prose
(b) poetry
(c) drama
(d) All of these

Q3.Where did the game of Chess originated?
(a) India 
(b) Persia
(c) Arabia 
(d) Europe

Q4. During the Satavahana period, what did Kulika Nigams mean?
(a) Magistrates
(b) Guilds
(c) District Head
(d) Head of the village

Q5. Which kingdoms were involved in the battle of Koppam?
(a) The Western Chalukyas and the Pandyas
(b) The Pandyas and Ceylon
(c) The Cholas and the Pandyas
(d) The Western Chalukyas and the Cholas

Q6. Which Chalukya ruler shifted his capital from Manyakheta to Kalyani?
(a) Perma Jagedekamalla II
(b) Vikramaditya VI
(c) Somesvara I Ahavamalla
(d) Tailapa III

Q7.Which of the following is called The Bible of Tamil?
(a) Tolkappiyam 
(b) Silappadikaram
(c) Manimekalai 
(d) Kural

Q8.Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located?
(a) Bhadrachalam 
(b) Hampi
(c) Chidambaram 
(d) Srikalahasti

Q9.Month scale in the Mansabdari system was introduced by
(a) Jahangir 
(b) Shahjahan
(c) Aurangzeb 
(d) None of these

Q10. At the banks of which of the following rivers did Kosalainadu, conquered by Rajendra Chola, situated?
(a) Godavari
(b) Mahanadi
(c) Ganga
(d) Narmada

Q11. What did the term Udankuttam refer to in early medieval South Indian polity?
(a) It referred to as a body of officers.
(b) It referred to a group of small villages.
(c) It referred to a tax.
(d) It referred to a section of the Navy.

Q12. What was the outcome of the Battle of Takkolam?
(a) The Rashtrakutas were defeated by the Cholas.
(b) The Rashtrakutas were defeated by the Rashtrakutas.
(c) The Chalukyas were defeated by the combined might of the Cholas and the Rashtrakutas.
(d) The Cholas were defeated by the Rashtrakutas.

Q13.Who among the following was the founder of Calcutta?
(a) Charles Ayar 
(b) Job Charnock
(c) Garold Angiyar 
(d) William Novris

Q14.Which one of the following European trading companies adopted the “Blue Water Policy” in India?
(a) Dutch company
(b) French company
(c) Portuguese company
(d) British East India company

Q15. Which region was the bone of contention between the Bahmani Kingdom and the Vijaynager Empire, over which they clashed frequently?
(a) The Raichur Doab
(b) Madurai
(c) Malabar Coast
(d) Warangal

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