Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively
the month of AUGUST 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing History Quiz of 15 important last year question. in
Q1. Great Stupa at Sanchi is in
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Andhra Pradesh
Q2. Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka’s administrative policy?
(a) The third Buddist Council
(b) The Kalinga War
(c) His embracing of Buddhism
(d) His sending of missionary to Ceylon
Q3. Who was the Chola king who brought Ganga from North to South?
(a) Raja Raja Chola
(c) Rajendra Chola
Q4. What was Chandragupta II also known as?
Q5. Arthasastra was written by
Q6. Harsha Vardhana was defeated by
(a) Prabhakara Vardhana
(b) Pulakesin II
(c) Narasimhasvarma Pallava
Q7. Ravikirti, a Jain, who composed the Aihole Prashasti, was patronized by
(a) Pulakeshi I
(c) Pulakeshi II
Q8. Name the famous king of Kushan dynasty.
Q9. Who was the grandson of Ashoka?
Q10. Which one of the following is the principal source of information on Ashoka’s campaign against Kalinga?
(b) Rock Edict XIII
(c) Pillar Edict VII
Q11. Which of the following is Nirvana place of the Buddha?
Q12. Nalanda University was a great centre of learning, especially in
Q13. ‘Buddha’ means
(a) the enlightened one
(b) the religious preacher
(c) the genius
(d) the powerful
Q14. Lord Buddha gave his first sermon at
(a) Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bodhgaya in Bihar
(c) Nalanda in Bihar
(d) None of the above
Q15. The caves of Ajanta and Ellora belonged to