SSC 2015: Ancient History Quiz

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As the SSC CGL Form are out so all of you are now very concerned about your prepration.So Here we will help you in this.We will Conduct Topic wise Quizes on daily basis and will provide study notes also.We will cover each and every section of the syllabus. So keep yourself updated.

Here we start with History.In the following quiz We will cover Ancient History part.

1.Which among the following is known as the earliest example of Panchayatana style of temple?

(a) Dashavatara temple at Deogarh

(b) Temple at Pathari
(c) Shatrughneshwara temple at Bhubaneshwar
(d) Lakshmana temple at Sirpur
2.Which among the following is the hallmark feature of the Dravida style of temple architecture?
(a) Shikhara
(b) Gopuram
(c) Vimana
(d) Mandapa
3.The Pagodas at Mahabalipuram had been constructed by ___?
(a) Cholas
(b) Chalukyas of Kalyani
(c) Pallavas
(d) Pandyas
4.Who among the following invented Zero?
(a) Aryabhatta
(b) Varahamihira
(c) Bhaskara I
(d) An unknown Indian
5.Which of the following musical instruments is / are composite or Indo-Islamic in origin ?
1. Sitar
2. Shehnai
3. Tabla
4. Sarangi
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
(a) 1 & 2 Only
(b) 1, 3 & 4 Only
(c) 1, 2 & 3 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 & 4
6. Which among the following is / are works of Kalidasa?
1. Ritusamhara
2. Meghaduta
3. Dasakumarcharita
4. Kumarashambhava
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
(a) Only 1 & 2
(b) Only 2, 3 &4
(c) Only 1, 2 & 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 & 4
7. Which among the following is the most famous Bronze Image of Chola Period?
(a) Murugan
(b) Nataraja
(c) Venkateshwar
(d) Vishnu

8. Which among conclusions has been derived from the debasement of the coins and gradual disappearance of gold coins during the post-Gupta period?
(a) Commodities became cheap
(b) Gold Mining was stalled
(c) Money economy was gradually replaced by Barter Economy
(d) There was a decline in trade
9. Which among the following ancient authors has complained of the drain of gold to India (due to trade hegemony of ancient India)?
(a) Ptolemy
(b) Nero
(c) Strabo
(d) Pliny

10.Who among the following was a lady Alvar Saint?

(a) Andal

(b) Madhura Kavi
(c) Perumal
(d) Tirupan

Answers and Explanation:

1. (a) Dashavatara temple, Deogarh

2. (c) Vimana a

3. (c) Pallavas

4. (d) An unknown Indian

5.  (b) 1, 3 & 4 Only

6.  (c) Only 1, 2 & 4

7.  (b) Nataraja

8. (d) There was a decline in trade

9. (d) Pliny

10. (a) Andal


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  1. i have seen this question before some
    say arybhatt andsome say unknown indian
    i don' t exact answer

  2. 2. The Satapatha Brahmana and Taitriya Brahmana are the Brahmana texts of ___: [A]Rigveda [B]Yajurveda [C]Samaveda [D]Atharavaveda

  3. 1. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters ALEP using each letter only once in each word ?
    (1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three

  4. Little
    P : that he had been let down
    Q : stood by all these years
    R : did he realise
    S : by a colleague whom he had
    The Proper sequence should be?





  5. There was
    P : needed for it everyday life
    Q : a time when each family
    R : for itself most of the things it
    S : actually produced
    The Proper sequence should be?





  6. We went
    P : along the railway line
    Q : and had a right to
    R : where other people not allowed to go
    S : but daddy belonged to the railway
    The Proper sequence should be?

  7. 1. Once a Budget has been presented in the Parliament, the government has to get all money bills related to the union budget passed within __? [A]30 Days [B]60 Days [C]75 Days [D]90 Days

  8. . Which of the following were the first two states in India which established Panchayati Raj in 1956?

  9. 3. Which of the following were the first two states in India which established Panchayati Raj in 1956? [A]Rajasthan and Maharastra [B]Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh [C]Rajasthan and Odisha [D]Rajasthan and Punjab

  10. 5. Which among the following political party of India has an election symbol almost close to the election symbol of Republican Party of USA? [A]Samajwadi party [B]Bahujan Samaj party [C]Janta Dal (United) [D]Telugudesam Party

  11. The Vice President of India is elected by the electoral collage consisting of the members of __: 1. Rajya Sabha 2. Lok Sabha 3. State Legislatures Choose the correct option from the codes given below: [A]Only 1 [B]Only 1 & 2 [C]Only 2 & 3 [D]Only 1 & 4

  12. The President of India can nominate ___members in Lok Sabha and __ members in Rajya Sabha. [A]12, 2 [B]2, 12 [C]2, 10 [D]10, 2

  13. The jurisdiction covering the Andaman and Nicobar islands falls under the supervision of __: [A]A circuit bench of the Bombay High Court at Port Blair [B]A circuit bench of the Madras High Court at Port Blair [C]A circuit bench of the Kolkata High Court at Port Blair [D]A circuit bench of Supreme Court of India at Port Blair

  14. jurisdiction of which among the following high courts covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep? [A]Tamil Nadu High Court [B]Kerala High Court [C]Kolkata High Court [D]Bombay High Court


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