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.

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
(b) Mahendra
(c) Rajendra Chola 
(d) Parantaka

Q4. What was Chandragupta II also known as?
(a) Samudragupta
(b) Skandagupta
(c) Vikramaditya
(d) Ranagupta

Q5. Arthasastra was written by
(a) Dhanananda
(b) Kautilya
(c) Bimbisara
(d) Pushyamitra

Q6. Harsha Vardhana was defeated by
(a) Prabhakara Vardhana
(b) Pulakesin II
(c) Narasimhasvarma Pallava
(d) Sasanka

Q7. Ravikirti, a Jain, who composed the Aihole Prashasti, was patronized by
(a) Pulakeshi I
(b) Harsha
(c) Pulakeshi II
(d) Kharavela

Q8. Name the famous king of Kushan dynasty.
(a) Kanishka
(b) Pulakesin
(c) Harsha
(d) Vikramaditya

Q9. Who was the grandson of Ashoka?
(a) Dasharath
(b) Dasraj
(c) Dashkumar
(d) Dashanan

Q10. Which one of the following is the principal source of information on Ashoka’s campaign against Kalinga?
(a) Divyavadana
(b) Rock Edict XIII
(c) Pillar Edict VII
(d) Mahavamsa

Q11. Which of the following is Nirvana place of the Buddha?
(a) Kapilvastu
(b) Kushinagar
(c) Sarnath
(d) Sanchi

Q12. Nalanda University was a great centre of learning, especially in
(a) Buddhism
(b) Jainism
(c) Vaishnavism
(d) Tantra

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
(a) Jains
(b) Buddhists
(c) Hindus
(d) Sikhs


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