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. The greatest development in the Kushan period was in the field of
(a) religion
(b) art
(c) literature
(d) architecture

Q2. Which dynasty succeeded the Chalukyas in the Western India?
(a) Cholas
(b) Kakatiyas
(c) Pallavas
(d) Rashtrakutas

Q3. The Dilwara temple at Mount Abu in Rajasthan were built by the followers of 
(a) Buddhism
(b) Jainism
(c) Hinduism
(d) Sikhism

Q4. The word ‘veda’ means
(a) knowledge
(b) wisdom
(c) skill
(d) power

Q5. The essential features of Indus Valley civilization was
(a) worship of forces of nature
(b) organized city life
(c) pastoral farming
(d) caste society

Q6. Lothal is a site where dockyards of which of the following civilizations were found?
(a) Indus valley
(b) Mesopotamian
(c) Egyptian
(d) Persian

Q7. From which of the following Upanishads, the words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed in Devanagari script below the abacus of the State Emblem?
(a) Prashna
(b) Mundaka
(c) Mandukya
(d) Ishavasya

Q8. Which one of the following Vedas contains sacrificial formulae?
(a) Samaveda
(b) Rigveda
(c) Yajurveda
(d) Atharvaveda

Q9. Harappan is situated on the bank of the river
(a) Ganga
(b) Ravi
(c) Yamuna
(d) Sindhu

Q10. The Aryans succeeded in their conflicts with the pre-Aryans because
(a) they used elephants on a large scale 
(b) they were taller and stronger 
(c) they were from an advanced urban culture
(d) they used chariots driven by horses

Q11. The Great Bath of Indus Valley civilization is found at
(a) Harappan
(b) Mohenjodaro
(c) Ropar
(d) Kalibangan

Q12. The staple food of the Vedic Aryans was 
(a) barley and rice
(b) milk and its products
(c) rice and pulses
(d) vegetables and fruits

Q13. In Mohenjodaro, the largest building is
(a) the Great Bath
(b) a Granary
(c) the Pillared Hall
(d) a Two Storeyed House

Q14. Worship of mother Goddess was associated with
(a) Aryan civilization 
(b) Mediterranean civilization
(c) Indus Valley civilization 
(d) Later Vedic civilization 

Q15. The script of the Indus Valley civilization is
(a) Brahmi
(b) Tamil
(c) Kharosthi
(d) Undeciphered

Since, SSC MTS Exam will begin on 30th april, You all need to understand the exam pattern and trick, approach to crack MTS exam, CLICK HERE to read the strategy in detail. 


Download Upcoming Government Exam Calendar 2021


Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Forgot Password?

Sign Up
Forgot Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.

Reset Password
Please enter the OTP sent to