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GK Quiz: History Questions (Set 2) for Railway, SSC Exam 2016

GK Quiz on History Set 2 – 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 2nd Online Practice Test on History. This Online GK Quiz will is helpful for 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 awaited exam, to be held in coming months. This is high time Practice History GK quiz online. We are providing GK History Quiz with a view to upcoming Railway based Gk question. Candidates applied for Railway Non Technical or SSC exams must go through this Railway/ SSC History Question Practice Test. Have a look at these 20 questions for upcoming Railway & SSC Examination.

GK Quiz on History Set 2 – Railway, SSC Exams Questions

1. Who was the last of the powerful Mughal rulers ?

  • (A) Akbar 
  • (B) Aurangzeb
  • (C) Bahadur Shah Zafar 
  • (D) Mir Jafar

2. In the Battle of Plassey, the East India Company led by Robert Clive defeated

  • (A) Murshid Quli Khan 
  • (B) Alivardi Khan
  • (C) Sirajuddaulah 
  • (D) Aurangzeb

3. The ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ was devised by

  • (A) Cornwallis 
  • (B) Robert Clive
  • (C) Lord Hastings 
  • (D) Lord Dalhousie

4. The Indus Valley Civilization specialized in

  • (A) Town planning 
  • (B) Architecture
  • (C) Craftsmanship 
  • (D) All of these

5. The Saka era began in the year

  • (A) 78 AD
  • (B) 78 BC
  • (C) 58 AD 
  • (D) 58 BC

6. Who founded four matthas in the four corners of India ?

  • (A) Shankaracharya 
  • (B) Ramanujacharya
  • (C) Bhaskaracharya 
  • (D) Madhvacharya

7. Samudragupta’s achievements are mentioned in the

  • (A) Kalinga edict 
  • (B) Hathigumpha edict
  • (C) Indica 
  • (D) Allahabad Prasasti

8. Who founded the slave dynasty?

  • (A) Iltutmush 
  • (B) Outb-ud-din Aibak
  • (C) Rajiya 
  • (D) Balban

9. The fort-palace complex at Fatehpur Sikri was built by

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

10. At which of the following places has a major Rock Edicts of Ashoka been found ?

  • (A) Girnar 
  • (B) Barabar
  • (C) Allahabad 
  • (D) Delhi

11. English education was introduced in India by

  • (A) Curzon 
  • (B) Nehru
  • (C) Macaulay 
  • (D) Dalhousie

12. Queen Victoria assumed the title of Empress of India by the Act of

  • (A) 1876 
  • (B) 1867
  • (C) 1858 
  • (D) 1885

13. Who founded the ‘Indian Association’ in 1876?

  • (A) Justice Ranade 
  • (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
  • (C) S. N. Bannerjee and Anand Mohan Bose 
  • (D) K. T. Telang

14. The first president of the Indian National Congress was

  • (A) Surendranath Banerjee 
  • (B) W. C. Banerjee
  • (C) G. K. Gokhale 
  • (D) A. O. Hume

15. The famous Ghadr movement was founded by

  • (A) Khudiram Bose 
  • (B) Hemchandra Kanungo
  • (C) Pulin Das 
  • (D) Sohan Singh Bhakra

16. When was the decision to shift the capital of India from Calcutta to Delhi announced?

  • (A) 1911 
  • (B) 1912
  • (C) 1913 
  • (D) 1914

17. A book named ‘Gulamgiri’ meaning slavery was written in 1873 by

  • (A) Ghasidas 
  • (B) Jyotirao Phule
  • (C) B. R. Ambedkar 
  • (D) Periyar

18. Mahatma Gandhi’s involvement in the struggle in Champaran in 1917 led to the

  • (A) abolition of foreign imports 
  • (B) abolition of child marriage
  • (C) abolition of untouchability 
  • (D) abolition of the Tinkathia system

19. The Rowlatt Act of 1919 was opposed by Gandhi because

  • (A) it empowered only men with property to vote
  • (B) it authorized the Government to detain any one without trial
  • (C) it encouraged foreign import
  • (D) None of the above

20. Non co-operation movement (1920 – 22) involved

  • (A) surrender of titles
  • (B) boycott of schools, courts and councils
  • (C) maintenance of Hindu – Muslim unity
  • (D) All of the above