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. Most of the Chola temples were dedicated to
(a) Vishu
(b) Shiva
(c) Brahma
(d) Durga

Q2. During whose reign did the Gandhara School of Art blossom?
(a) Harsha
(b) Ashoka
(c) Kanishka
(d) Chandragupta II

Q3. The Gupta Saka was founded by
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Chandragupta II
(c) Samudragupta 
(d) Kumaragupta

Q4. The tutor of Alexander, the great was
(a) Darius
(b) Cyrus
(c) Socrates
(d) Aristotle

Q5. The capital of Pallavas was
(a) Arcot
(b) Kanchi
(c) Malkhed
(d) Banavasi

Q6. Whose achievements are recorded in the Allahabad pillar inscription?
(a) Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Samundragupta
(c) Vikramaditya
(d) Skandgupta

Q7. The ‘Seven Pagodas’ of Mahabalipuram are a witness to the art patronized by the 
(a) Pallavas
(b) Pandyas
(c) Cholas
(d) Cheras

Q8. During which Gupta King’s reign did the Chinese traveler Fa-Hien visit India?
(a) Chandragupta I
(b) Samudragupta
(c) Chandragupta II
(d) Kumaragupta

Q9. In Mauryan dynasty, Kalinga War took place in the year
(a) 260 BC
(b) 261 BC
(c) 126 BC
(d) 232 BC

Q10. In which state was the Nalanda University located in India
(a) Bengal
(b) Bihar
(c) Orissa
(d) Uttar Pradesh

Q11. Buddha gave his first religious message at
(a) Rajagriha
(b) Pataliputra
(c) Gaya
(d) Sarnath

Q12. The famous rock-out temple of Kailasa is at
(a) Ajanta 
(b) Badami
(c) Mahabalipuram
(d) Ellora

Q13.Sarnath Stambh was built by
(a) Harshwardhan 
(b) Ashoka
(c) Bindusar 
(d) Kanishka

Q14. Buddhism in Nepal was introduced during the reign of 
(a) Samudragupta
(b) Ashoka
(c) Chandragupta
(d) Harshavardhana

Q15. Who propounded the ‘Eight-Fold Path’ for the end of misery of mankind?
(a) Mahavir
(b) Gautama Buddha
(c) Adi Shankaracharya
(d) Kabir


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