History Quiz for SSC and Railway Exams

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History Quiz for SSC and Bank Exams

1. When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested who among the following took over the leadership of Salt Satyagraha?
a) Vinoba Bhave
b) Abbas Tyabji
c) Sardar Vallabhai Patel
d) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
2. In which session of Congress the demand of “Poorna Swaraj” was accepted as the aim of the congress?
a) Calcutta
b) Madras
c) Nagpur
d) Lahore
3. Who is the leader of Bardoli Satyagraha?
a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
b) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
c) Sardar Vallabhai Patel
d) Acharya J. B Kripalani
4. Where is the Muslim mosque situated where a hair of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been preserved?
a) Ajmer
b) Ahmedabad
c) Srinagar
d) Mecca
5. Naokhali is situated in
a) West Bengal
b) Bangladesh
c) Tripura
d) Bihar
6. Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the following ‘Acharyas’?
a) Shankara – Ramanuja – Madhava – Chaitanya
b) Chaitanya – Ramanuja – Madhava – Sankara
c) Ramanuja – Sankara – Madhava – Chaitanya
d) Shankara – Madhava – Ramanuja – Chaitanya
7. Mahatma Gandhi was first arrested during “Satyagrah” in the year
a) 1906
b) 1905
c) 1907
d) 1916
8. Who among the following from the first cabinet of independent India was responsible for mass religious conversion?
a) Dr. S. P. Mukherjee
b) Dr. Jhon Mathai
c) Sardar Baldev Singh
d) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
9. The capital city “Daydo” established by Kublai Khan is situated at
a) Samarqand
b) Beijing
c) Ulan Battor
d) Alma Atta
10. Name the temple in Indonesia where scenes form Ramayana and Mahabharatha are depicted
a) Borobudur
b) Kailashnath
c) Angkor Wat
d) Brihadeshwara
11. The home of Gargi, Maitery and Kapila was at
a) Vidisha
b) Ujjain
c) Pataliputra
d) Mithila
12. Which are of India was known as Avantika in ancient times?
a) Avadh
b) Ruhelkhand
c) Bundelkhand
d) Malwa
13. What was the basis of transfer of power to India on 15th August by?
a) on this day the Indian National Congress had demanded “Poorna Swaraj”
b) on this day Mahatma Gandhi started “Quit India Moment”
c) Anniversary of formation of Interim Government
d) Anniversaru of the surrender of Japanese army before Admiral Mountbatten
14. The Social System of the Harappans was
a) Fairly egalitarian
b) Slave-Labour based
c) Colour (Varna) based
d) Caste based
15. Which of the following vedas provides information about the civilisation of the early Vedic Age?
a) Rig-Veda
b) Yajur-Veda
c) Atharva-Veda
d) Sama-Veda
16. The University which become famous in the post-Gupta Era was
a) Kanchi
b) Taxila
c) Nalanda
d) Vallabhi
17. Banabhatta was the court post of which emperor?
a) Vikramaditya
b) Kumaragupta
c) Harshavardhana
d) Kanishka
18. The first Indian ruler, who established the supremacy of Indian Navy in the Arabian sea is
a) Rajaraja I
b) Rajendra I
c) Rajadhiraja I
d) Kullotungal
 19. The Mughal painting reaches its zenith during the reign of
a) Akbar
b) Jahangir
c) Shahjahan
d) Aurrangzeb
20. Permanent Revenue settlement of Bangal was introduced by
a) Clive
b) Hastings
c) Whllesley
d) Cornwallis

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