SSC CGL (Tier-I) Exam: General Awareness: History - Free Online Test (Set-1)

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Iv ii i iii

    • B. 

      Iii i ii iv

    • C. 

      Iii ii i iv

    • D. 

      Iv ii iii i

  • 2. 
    What's wrong about Nanak and Kabir?
    • A. 

      Both stressed monotheism.

    • B. 

      Both opposed caste system (jatipratha).

    • C. 

      Both understood the importance of the Guru.

    • D. 

      Both wanted to run the new religion.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is credited to Nimbarkacharya?
    • A. 

      Advaita

    • B. 

      Dvaitadvaita.

    • C. 

      Shuddhadvaita.

    • D. 

      Vishishtadvaita.

  • 4. 
    Which was the official language of mughal period?
    • A. 

      Arabic

    • B. 

      Persian

    • C. 

      Turkish

    • D. 

      Urdu

  • 5. 
    Which statement is false about fourth buddhist council:     
    • A. 

      It was concluded in the reign of Kanishka.

    • B. 

      It was concluded in Kashmir.

    • C. 

      That was chaired by Mogaliputt tissa.

    • D. 

      After this council Buddha religion was bifurcate into two sects.

  • 6. 
    Pushti Marg’ was founded by:
    • A. 

      Chaitanya

    • B. 

      Vallabhachrya

    • C. 

      Ramanand

    • D. 

      Nimbark

  • 7. 
    ’Pitra-dura’ technique of surface ornamentation was first adopted in:
    • A. 

      Itmad-ud-Daula’s Tomb.

    • B. 

      Tajmahal.

    • C. 

      Diwan-e-Am (Redfort Delhi)

    • D. 

      Moti masjid (Agra fort)

  • 8. 
    Communal representation was laid down in:
    • A. 

      Indian Council Act

    • B. 

      Pitts India Act

    • C. 

      Regulating Act

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Sardar Vallabhai Patel became the follower of Gandhiji during:
    • A. 

      Champaran Movement

    • B. 

      Kheda movement

    • C. 

      Ahmdabad mill strike

    • D. 

      Ahmdabad mill strike

  • 10. 
    The Indian Penal Code was created by a Law Commission headed by:
    • A. 

      Lord Cornwallis

    • B. 

      Warren Hastings

    • C. 

      Lord Macauley

    • D. 

      Lord Dalhousie

  • 11. 
    Indian leaders opposed the Simon Commission because:
    • A. 

      It was appointed to look into the working of the GOI act 1909.

    • B. 

      There was no Indian in the Commission.

    • C. 

      The Simon Commission initiated communal representation.

    • D. 

      It was appointed to look into the working of the GOI act 1919.

  • 12. 
    The Indian National Congress declared Poorna Swaraj as its ultimate goal at:
    • A. 

      Bombay Session

    • B. 

      Haripur Session

    • C. 

      Calcutta Session

    • D. 

      Lahore Session

  • 13. 
    What is the vedic name of the River Satluj?
    • A. 

      Kubha

    • B. 

      Parushni

    • C. 

      Sadanira

    • D. 

      Sutudri

  • 14. 
    Britishers had set up first Madarsa in India at:
    • A. 

      Bombay

    • B. 

      Calcutta

    • C. 

      Lahore

    • D. 

      Mysore

  • 15. 
    Harappan civilization used which elements for making tools, weapons, ornaments and vessels?
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Steel

    • D. 

      Manganese

  • 16. 
    Which of the following God was not praised in the hymns of Rigveda?
    • A. 

      Agni

    • B. 

      Indra

    • C. 

      Soma

    • D. 

      Pashupati

  • 17. 
    A new form of Buddhism, known as Mahayana Buddhism, was developed under:
    • A. 

      Kushana ruler Kanishka

    • B. 

      Chola empire

    • C. 

      Chalukyas empire

    • D. 

      Chandela dynasty

  • 18. 
    Match the following: Folk theatre              State  A.  Bhand pather   1. Jammu & Kashmir. B. Jatra                     2. West Bengal C. Nautanki             3. Uttar Pradesh A      B     C
    • A. 

      1 2 3

    • B. 

      2 1 3

    • C. 

      1 3 2

    • D. 

      2 3 1

  • 19. 
    Abolition of Sati was enacted during the tenure of:
    • A. 

      Wiiliam Bentinck

    • B. 

      Lord Cornwallis

    • C. 

      Lord Rippon

    • D. 

      Lord Lytton

  • 20. 
    Match the following: Mahajanpada                        Capital A) Magadh                              i) Champa B) Koshal                               ii) Vaishali C) Vajji                                    iii) Shravasti D) Anga                                  iv) Giribraj Codes: (A)             (B)          (C)       (D)  
    • A. 

      I ii iii iv

    • B. 

      Ii iii iv i

    • C. 

      iv iii ii i

    • D. 

      Iv iii i ii