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Previous Year History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Previous Year History Questions for SSC CGL 2017_40.1

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. Which of the following set of crops did the Indus Valley people cultivate?
(a) barley, groundnut and rice
(b) wheat, cotton and sugarcane 
(c) wheat, rice and sugarcane 
(d) wheat, barley and mustard

Q2. At which part of the town of Harappa was the granary located?
(a) Within the citadel
(b) Adjoining the River Ravi
(c) Near the western gate of the town
(d) In the lower town

Q3. What is the most common shape of the Harappan seals?
(a) round 
(b) square
(c) rectangular
(d) oval

Q4. Which of the following games did the Harappan people play?
(a) Game of dice
(b) Polo
(c) Chariot racing
(d) Horse riding

Q5. The Indus Valley people did not make use of:
(a) Copper
(b) Silver and Bronze
(c) Gold and Copper
(d) Iron and Tin

Q6.Who, amongst the following is most famous for the establishment of an elaborate system of municipal administration?
(a)Chandragupta Maurya
(b)Chandragupta Vikramadirya

Q7.The empire of the ‘Satavahana Kings’ is known by which of the following names at present?
(a)Andhra Pradesh
(d)Uttar Pradesh

Q8. ‘Sutudri’ mentioned in the Rig Veda is 
(a) a term used to denote bride
(b) the name of a river
(c) a plant used in the preparation of Sura
(d) a sacrificial animal

Q9. Adhvaryu mentioned in the Vedic literature was
(a) as associate of the Vedic rajan
(b) one of the ratnins
(c) a type of chariot
(d) a category of sacrificial priest

Q10. Aranyani, Goddess of the forest, is first mentioned in the 
(a) Rik Samhita
(b) Atharva Veda
(c) Aranyaka texts
(d) Upanishadic text

Q11. Rig Vedic people invoked Indra for 
(a) acquisition of knowledge
(b) a life after death
(c) release from the cycle of births and deaths
(d) material comforts and victory

Q12. The group which figures prominently in the context of Cattle Raids in the Rig Veda was that of the 
(a) Mlechchhas 
(b) Dasas and Dasyus
(c) Panis
(d) Nishadas

Q13.Who was the founder of Ram Krishna Mission?
(a) Ram Krishna Paramahansa
(b) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(c) Swami Vivekanand
(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Q14.Who was the first sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of Sijda?
(b)Firoz Tughlaq
(c)Muhammad Tughlaq

Q15.The first muslim king to conquer Deccan was
(a)Muhammad bin Tughlaq


S1. Ans.(d)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(b)

S4. Ans.(a)

S5. Ans.(d)

S6. Ans.(a)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(d)

S10. Ans.(a)

S11. Ans.(d)

S12. Ans.(c)

S13. Ans.(c)

S14. Ans.(a)

S15. Ans.(c)

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