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

Q2.The subject matter of Ajanta paintings pertains to
(a) Jainism 
(b) Buddhism
(c) Vaishnavism 
(d) Shaivism

Q3.Which Sultan of Delhi founded and built the Fort of Siri?
(a) Iltutmish
(b) Balban
(c) Alauddin Khilji
(d) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

Q4.Which one of the following Mughal emperors gave an important Firman to the English of facilitating their trade in India?
(a) Bahadur Shah I 
(b) Bahadur Shah II
(c) Shah Alam II 
(d) Farrukhsiyar

Q5.The Peshwa who engineered the capture of Salsette and Bassein from the Portuguese in 1739 was
(a) Balaji Vishwanath 
(b) Baji Rao I
(c) Baji Rao II 
(d) Madhava Rao

Q6.Who among the following Europeans was first to come India to establish trade relation with their country?
(a) Dutch 
(b) Portuguese
(c) British 
(d) French

Q7.Babu Kunwar Singh who took part in great leader of Revolt of 1857 was Zamindar of
(a) Gorakhpur 
(b) Jagdishpur
(c) Rohilkhand 
(d) Raipur

Q8.The Revolt of 1857 was witnessed by the poet
(a) Taqi Mir 
(b) Zauq
(c) Ghalib 
(d) Iqbal

Q9.Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India in which one of the following years?
(a) 1453 
(b) 1492
(c) 1494 
(d) 1498

Q10.Who of the following led the army of the East India Company in the battle of Buxar in 1764?
(a) Hector Munro 
(b) Watson
(c) Warren Hastings 
(d) Lord Clive

Q11.Who was the first to have successfully read the Ashoka’s inscriptions?
(a) Charles Wilkins
(b) Dayaram Sahni
(c) Rakhaldas Banerji
(d) James Prinsep

Q12.The name by which Ashoka is generally referred to in his inscription is
(a) Chakravarti 
(b) Devraja
(c) Dharmakirti 
(d) Priyadarsi

Q13.The first inscriptional evidence of Satipratha has been found from
(a) Eran 
(b) Junagarh
(c) Mandsaur 
(d) Sanchi

Q14.Who among the following was called Shakespeare of India?
(a) Kalidas 
(b) Patanjali
(c) Chanakya 
(d) Gautam

Q15.The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at
(a) Bhubaneswar 
(b) Khajuraho
(c) Madurai 
(d) Mount Abu


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