Thursday, August 2, 2018

General Knowledge 2018 Questions (Set of 50 Questions) Indian History For SSC Exam and Railway Group D Exam

List of 50 Important Indian History Questions and Answers:

1. Bead-making workshops are found in_______.
Answer: Harappa and Kalibangan

2. Which is the rich source of information about the Gupta age?
Answer: Naradsmriti

3. The author of “Natural History is________.
Answer: Pliny the Elder

4.’Indica’a reliable source for the history of Chandragupta Maurya was written by________.
Answer: Megasthanes

5. Which Veda is lyrical composition?
Answer: Sam Veda

6.Tripitakas were written______.
Answer: After Buddha’s death

7. Manu Smriti is standard work written during______.
Answer: Sunga age

8. Which Chinese travelers did not visit India in the 7th Century A.D.?
Answer: Fa-Hien

9. Where is the prehistoric grain producing site of Mehrgarh located?
Answer: In Western Baluchistan

10. Sixteen Mahajanapadas are referred to in_________.
Answer: Anguttat Nikay

11. Greek invasion of North India is described in_______.
Answer: Gargisamhita

12. What is The oldest Brahmanic literature
Answer: Veda

13. Who authored ‘Rajtarangini’ the famous history of Kashmir?
Answer: Kalhan

14. Kathak, Kapisthak, maitrayani, Taittriya and Vajsaneyi are the branches of _____.
Answer: Yajur Veda

15. Which of the following statement is corrected?
a) Harappan civilization was the rural one
b) Harappan civilization was of iron-age
c) Harappan civilization was calolithic
d) Harappan civilization belonged to the stone age
Answer: b) Harappan civilization was of iron-age

16. An account of Gupta emperors from Buddhist angle is given_____.
Answer: Arya Manjushri Moolkalpa

17. Who has written about India at the time of Mahmud’s invasion?
Answer: Alberuni

18.’Acharang Sutra’ describes _____.
Answer: Code of conduct for Jain monks

19.Khuddak Nikay belongs to______.
Answer: Abhidharmrna Pitak

20. Which work provider detail information about political, social and family life in the later Vedic period?
Answer: Atharvana veda

21. In ‘ Bhadrabahu charit ‘ are described the event of the regime of _______.
Answer: Chandragupta Maurya

22. Coins are the most important source for the history of______.
Answer: Indo-Greek rulers

23. Atharvana veda has as its Brahman Book____.
Answer: Gopath

24. The area under Harappan Civilisation was _______.
Answer: Triangular

25. The Indus people imported lead from____.
Answer: South India

26. Which Harappan site is not found in Gujarat?
Answer: Sutkagendor

27. The Great public bath at Mohenjodaro has dimentions of _____.
Answer: 39 x 23’ x 8’

28. Which is the first Harappan site to be excavated?
Answer: Harappa

29. Which of the following pair is matching one?
Answer: Alberuni – Kitab-ul-hind

30. Who has Written the Famous work “ Historica ”?
Answer: Herodotus

31. Which veda has 10 mandal 1028 Sakta and 10,580 Richas?
Answer: Rig Veda

32. The Harappan people worshiped which God?
Answer: Lord-Shiva

33. Which of the following statements is not correct?
a) Harappan people worshiped mother Goddess
b) Harappan people worshiped proto Shiva
c) Harappan people worshiped ‘Peepal’ tree
d) Harappan people did not worship animal
Answer: d) Harappan people did not worship animal

34. Evidence of more than one dead being buried together is found from_____.
Answer: Lothal

35. The credit for Harappa excavation goes to _____.
Answer: D.R. Sahni

36.The Indus people did not have trade relations with_______.
Answer: China

37. Which Harappan site is situated in Rajasthan?
Answer: Kalibangan

38.Harappan site of Banwali is situated in_______.
Answer: Haryana

39. Which metal was not known to Harappan people?
Answer: Iron

40. Which Harappan sites are situated on the bank of river sindhu?
Answer: Mohenjodaro, Chanhudaro, Kotdiji

41. Button size seals of Harappan civilization have the symbols of _______.
Answer: swastik

42. Evidence of ploughing the land is found from_____.
Answer: Kalibangan

43.The Scale found from Harappa is made of________.
Answer: Ivory

44.The Ivory scale is found from________.
Answer: Mohenjodaro

45. Harappa is situated on the bank of which river?
Answer: Bias

46. Which of the following works of Kalidas gives information about the history of the Sunga dynasty?
Answer: Malvikagnimitram

47. Depth and width of the main drain in mohenjodaro is_______.
Answer: 10’x 5’

48.The animal picturised on most seals is_______.
Answer: Jebu

49 .The city of Mohenjodaro covered an area of _________.
Answer: 12 sq. km

50. First Governor-General of Bengal was? 
Answer: Warren Hastings.