GK Quiz: History Questions (Set 4) for Railway RRB, SSC Exam 2016 - W3i.iN


GK Quiz: History Questions (Set 4) for Railway RRB, SSC Exam 2016

GK Quiz on History Set 4 – Special History Questions and Answers for RRB NTPC, Railway & SSC Exam 2016: One more online GK test to improve your General Awareness section. We have come up with our 4th Online Practice Test on History. This Online GK Quiz will help you candidates in upcoming Railway NTPC Exam, SSC CPO & CGL Exam 2016. These are the special History (GK) questions for upcoming Railway RRB NTPC online exam 2016.

Railway NTPC & SSC CGL are two much awaited exam, to be held this year. This is high time Practice History GK quiz online. We are providing GK History Quiz with a view to upcoming Railway Exam. Candidates applied for Railway Non Technical or SSC exams must go through this Railway/ SSC History Question Practice Test. All you need to go through all these 10 questions for upcoming Railway & SSC Examination.

GK Quiz on History Set 4 – Railway, SSC Exams Questions

1. The first to discover the sea route to India were the

  • (A) British
  • (B) French
  • (C) Portuguese
  • (D) Dutch

2. The Battle of Plassey became famous because it was the first major victory the

  • (A) Portuguese won in India
  • (B) Dutch won in India
  • (C) French won in India
  • (D) British won in India

3. Kingdoms like Satara, Sambalpur, Udaipur and Nagpur were annexed by the East India
Company by applying

  • (A) Doctrine of Lapse
  • (B) Subsidiary alliance
  • (C) Policy of Paramountcy
  • (D) None of these

4. Which of the following metals was not known to the people of Indus Valley Civilisation?

  • (A) Tin
  • (B) Copper
  • (C) Iron 
  • (D) Lead

5. Buddha preached his first sermon at

  • (A) Lumbini
  • (B) Sarnath
  • (C) Sanchi
  • (D) Gaya

6. The paintings of Ajanta depict stories of the

  • (A) Ramayana
  • (B) Mahabharata
  • (C) Jatakas
  • (D) Panchatantra

7. Which of the following cities became important under King Harsha?

  • (A) Kanauj
  • (B) Pataliputra
  • (C) Garuda
  • (D) Ujjain

8. The eminent poet Amir Khusrao was patronized by

  • (A) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
  • (B) Alauddin Khilji
  • (C) Malik Kafur
  • (D) Firoz Shah Tughlaq

9. The Jama Masjid at Delhi was built during the reign of

  • (A) Shah Jahan
  • (B) Sher Shah
  • (C) Akbar
  • (D) Jahangir

10. The famous rock cut temples at Elephanta are ascribed to

  • (A) the Chalukyas
  • (B) the Cholas
  • (C) the Pallavas
  • (D) the Rashtrakutas