SSC CPO TOPIC WISE QUESTION PAPER : HISTORY

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SSC CPO TOPIC WISE QUESTION PAPER : HISTORY


1. The French challenge to British in India came to an end with (SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)

(a) Battle of Wandiwash
(b) Battle of Srirangapattinam
(c) Battle of Plassey
(d) Battle of Buxar

ANS (A)

2. Identify the medical trio of Ancient India from the following names.(SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)

(a) Charaka, Susruta and Vagbhata
(b) Charaka, Vatsyayana and Vagbhata
(c) Charaka, Susruta and Bharata
(d) Charaka, Susruta and Patanjali

ANS (D)

3. Match the medieval travellers with their countries : (SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)

A. Marco Polo                   1. Spain
B. Ibn Battuta                     2. Balkh
C. Antonio Monserrate       3. Italy
D. Mahmud Wali Balkhi      4.Morocco
      A  B  C  D                         A  B  C  D
(a)  4   3  1   2                   (a)  3   4   1  2
(b)  3  1   4   2                   (b)  1   3   2  4

ANS (C)

4. Match the following : (SSC Sub. Ins. 2012)

A.Sarojini Naidu                 1. Muslim League
B.M.A. Jinnah                     2.Indian National Congress
C.Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru     3.Hindu Mahasabha
D.V.D. Savarkar                 4.Liberal Party
      A B  C D                         A B  C  D
(a)  2  1  4  3                    (a)  2  4  1  3
(b)  2  1  3  4                    (b)  4  1  3  2

ANS (A)

5. Which Sultan received a robe of honour from the caliph?(SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Ala-ud-din Khilji
(b) lltutmish
(c) Balban
(d) Qutub-ud-din Albak

ANS (B)

6. When Margaret Thatcher was P.M. with which country Britain waged a war to regain Control of Falkland Islands? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Chile
(b) Argentina
(c) Brazil
(d) None of the above

ANS (B)

7. Match the following (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Chalukyas
(b) Hoysalas
(c) Rashtrakutas
(d) Kakatiyas

(i) Malkhed
(ii) Vatapi
(iii) Warangal
(iv) Dwarasamudra

(a) (a)-(ii), (b )-(iv), (c)-(i), (d)-(iii)
(b) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i), (d)-(ii)
(c) (a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)
(d) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iv),(d)-(i)

ANS (A)

8. The world's tallest statue of Mahatma Gandhi is in (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Champaran
(b) Patna
(c) Lucknow
(d) Rajkot

ANS (B)

9. Which one of the following is the principal source of information on Asoka's campaign against Kalinga ?(SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Pillar Edict VII
(b) Mahavamsa
(c) Divyavadana
(d) Rock Edict XIII

ANS (D)

10. Gandhi's concept of Trusteeship: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Recognises right of private ownership of property
(b) Transforms the capitalistic society into an egalitarian one
(c) Excludes legislative regulation of the ownership and use of wealth
(d) Does not fix minimum or maximum income

ANS (B)

11. Match the following: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) Hunter's Commission
(b) Wardha Scheme
(c) University's Act
(d) Radhakrishnan Commission

(i) 1948
(ii) 1904
(iii) 1937
(iv) 1882

(a) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(i)
(b) (a)-(iv), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(i)
(c) (a)-(iii) (b)-(iv), (c)-(i), (d)-(ii)
(d) (a)-(iv), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)

ANS (D)

12. The Gandhara art nourished under: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2013)

(a) the Kushanas
(b) the Satavahanas
(c) the Guptas
(d) the Mauryas

ANS (A)

13. Most important safeguard of liberty is (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) bold and impartial judiciary
(b) well-knit party system
(c) decentralisation of power
(d) declaration of rights

ANS (A)

14. What is the ancient school of law ? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) The Philosophical School
(b) The Historical School
(c) The Analytical School
(d) The Sociological School

ANS (A)

15. Which was the second capital of Akbar ? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) Delhi
(b) Agra
(c) Fatehpur-Sikri
(d) Patna

ANS (C)

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16. The first country which discovered sea route to India was (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) Portugal
(b) Dutch
(c) French
(d) Britain

ANS (A)

17. The unification of Karnataka was achieved in the year (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) 1956
(b) 1957
(c) 1958
(d) 1960

ANS (A)

18. Who introduced the Indian University Act?(SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Minto
(c) Lord Morelay
(d) Lord Rippon

ANS (A)

19. Chinese travellers visited India primarily because (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) they were interested in Buddhism
(b) they were invited by the Indian kings
(c) they were interested to study Indian culture
(d) they were interested to stay in India

ANS (A)

20. Development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs was the focal point of Brundtland commission is (SSC Sub. Ins. 2014)

(a) sustainable development
(b) mitigation
(c) disaster management
(d) capacity building

ANS (A)

21. Name the Kingdom which first used elephants in wars? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Avanti
(b) Champa
(c) Magadha
(d) Kosala

ANS (C)

22. Tulsidas wrote Ramacharitamans during the reign of : (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Akbar
(b) Krishnadeva Raya
(c) Jahangir
(d) Rama Raya

ANS (A)

23. Cripps Mission came to India in: (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) 1945
(b) 1946
(c) 1940
(d) 1942

ANS (D)

24. Who among the following Sultans tried to prohibit Sati? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Muhammad Bin Tuglaq
(b) Firoz Tuglaq
(c) Jalaluddin Khilji
(d) Alauddin Khilji

ANS (A)

25. Who constructed Humayun's Tomb in Delhi ? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Haji Begam
(b) Babar
(c) Humayun
(d) Akbar

ANS (A)

26. Who among the following Mughal rulers banned music and dancing ? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Jahangir
(b) Babar
(c) Aurangzeb
(d) Humayun

ANS (C)

27. Who was the governor-general during the Second Anglo-Mysore War? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2015)

(a) Lord Wellesley
(b) Sir John Shore
(c) Lord Cornwallis
(d) Warren Hastings

ANS (D)

28. Which of the following Pacts sought to be resolved the Hindu - Muslim differences? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) Lucknow Pact
(b) Lahore Pact
(c) Gandhi - Irwin Pact
(d) Poona Pact

ANS (A)

29. In which of the following year the Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) 1932
(b) 1935
(c) 1931
(d) 1929

ANS (C)

30. The Vedic literature was composed between (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) 3500 B.C. and 1000 B.C.
(b) 2500 B.C. and 500 B.C.
(c) 3000 B.C. and 1000 B.C.
(d) 3500 B.C. and 2500 B.C.

ANS (B)

31. Who among the following was the Prime Minister of England when India was given independence? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) Mountbatten
(b) Churchill
(c) Attlee
(d) Wavell

ANS (C)

32. How many times did Babur invade India before 1526 A.D.? (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) None of these
(b) Four times
(c) Five times
(d) Two times

ANS (C)

33. Which of the following countries has become the first country in the world to receive funds from United Nations for its fast growing Solar Home Systems?  (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) Afghanistan
(b) Burma
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Switzerland

ANS (C)

34. In Indian architecture 'Surkhi' was introduced by (SSC Sub. Ins. 2016)

(a) Mughals
(b) Kushans
(c) Guptas
(d) Sultanate Sultans

ANS (D)

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