History Practice Quiz for SSC CGL & CHSL Exams - 2018 (Test - 140)

Model Question for CGL and CHSL Exam Papers

Q1.The Vedic deity Indra was the Goddess of-
(a) Fire
(b) Rain and thunder
(c) Eternity
(d) Wind

Q2.The famous ‘Battle of ten Kings’ between Bharat and the host of ten kings was fought near the river-
(a) Sindhu
(b) Saraswati
(c) Parushni
(d) Vitasta

Q3.Satpatha Brahmana is related to:
(a) Rigveda
(b) Yajurveda
(c) Samaveda
(d) Atharvaveda

Q4.Which of the following philosophies was preached by Adi Shankara?
(a) Yoga
(b) Sankhya
(c) Advaita
(d) Dvaita

Q5.Where did Buddha die?
(a) Lumbini
(b) Kushinagar
(c) Pavapuri
(d) Magadha

Q6.The language of discourses of Gautama Buddha was?
(a) Bhojpuri
(b) Magadhi
(c) Sanskrit
(d) Pali

Q7.Tripitakas are sacred books of-
(a) Buddhists
(b) Hindus
(c) Jains
(d) None of the above

Q8.Who presided over the Fourth Buddhist Council in Kashmir?
(a) Asvagosha
(b) Upagupta
(c) Vasumitra
(d) Mahakasyapa

Q9.What was the real name of Chanakya?
(a) Shantanu
(b) Vishnu Gupta
(c) Ramtanu Mishra
(d) None of these

Q10.Ashokan inscriptions were first deciphered by-
(a) Buhler
(b) Robert Sewell
(c) James Prinsep
(d) Alexander Cunningham

Q11.Ashoka called the Third Buddhist Council at?
(a) Pataliputra
(b) Magadha
(c) Kalinga
(d) Sarnath

Q12.Who was the founder of Nanda dynasty?
(a) Bimbisara
(b) Dhanananda
(c) Ramananda
(d) Mahapadamananda

Q13.The last Mauryan emperor was?
(a) Kunal
(b) Jalok
(c) Samprati
(d) Brihadaratha

Q14.Who was the founder of Kanva dynasty?
(a) Vasumitra
(b) Bhumimitra
(c) Vasudeva
(d) Devabhuti

Q15.The silver coins of the Gupta period were known as?
(a) Dinar
(b) Rupaka
(c) Satamana
(d) Karshapana


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