Previous Year History Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Dear students, SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam is near, now you need to pace up your studies. In GA Section, generally, 5 to 6 questions are asked from HISTORY PORTION. So we are providing 15 previous year questions everyday. these questions will help in improving your GENERAL AWARENESS portion.

Q1. Waterloo is located in 
(a) England
(b) France
(c) Spain
(d) Belgium
S1. Ans.(d)

Q2.The Vedas are known as
(a) Smriti.
(b) Sruti.
(c) Jnana.
(d) Siksha.
S2. Ans.(b)

Q3. The ideology of fascism developed in 

(a) Germany
(b) Japan
(c) Italy
(d) Russia
S3. Ans.(c)

Q4. Which of the following group of thinkers influenced Fascism? 
(a) Plato, Machiavelli and Herbet Spencer
(b) Aristotle, St. Augustine and T.H. Green
(c) Kant, Fichte, Hegel and Rosenberg
(d) Karl Marx, Engels and Lenin
S4. Ans.(a)

Q5. The United Kingdom is a classic example of a/an 
(a) aristocracy
(b) absolute monarchy
(c) constitutional monarchy
(d) polity
S5. Ans.(c)

Q6. Marx belonged to 

(a) Germany
(b) Holland
(c) France
(d) Britain
S6. Ans.(a)

Q7. When did the Soviet Union disintegrate into 15 independent Republics? 
(a) 1990
(b) 1991
(c) 1992
(d) 1993
S7. Ans.(b)

Q8. Name the country where the first Industrial Revolution took place: 

(a) America
(b) Great Britain
(c) Germany
(d) France
S8. Ans.(b)

Q9.Who is called the ‘Father of History’?
(a) Plutarch
(b) Herodotus
(c) Justin
(d) Pliny
S9. Ans.(b)

Q10. Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C. in 

(a) Persia
(b) Babylon
(c) Macedonia
(d) Taxila
S10. Ans.(b)

Q11. From which city did the Russian Revolution begin? 
(a) St. Petersburg
(b) Moscow
(c) Kazan
(d) Odessa
S11. Ans.(a)

Q12. “What is the Third Estate?” pamphlet associated with the French Revolution, was written by: 
(a) Marquis-Lafayette
(b) Edmund Burke
(c) Joseph Foulon
(d) Abbe Sieyes
S12. Ans.(d)

Q13. The Crimean War came to an end by the 

(a) Treaty of Trianon
(b) Treaty of Versailles
(c) Treaty of Paris
(d) Treaty of St. Germain
S13. Ans.(c)

Q14. Who among the following played a prominent role during the “Reign of Terror” in France? 
(a) Voltaire
(b) Marat
(c) Robespierre
(d) Montesquieu
S14. Ans.(c)

Q15. Napoleon got finally overthrown in the Battle of Waterloo in the year 

(a) 1814
(b) 1813
(c) 1815
(d) 1816
S15. Ans.(c)

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