History Quiz Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams (SET 1)

History Quiz Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams (SET 1)


Q1. Alexander of Macedon came to India through

(a) Deccan Plateau
(b) Kharakoram range
(c) Swat valley
(d) Aravalli hills

Q2. The region between two rivers is called

(a) Plateau
(b) Peninsula
(c) Doab
(d) Peak

Q3. The Chalcolithic age was followed by

(a) Old Stone age
(b) New Stone age
(c) Iron age
(d) Mesolithic age

Q4. The port city of the Harappan culture

(a) Kalibangan
(b) Lothal
(c) Banawali
(d) Rupar

Q5. The earliest of the Vedas

(a) Rig
(b) Yajur
(c) Sama
(d) Atharva

Q6. Pravahana Jaivali was a popular king of

(a) Videha
(b) Kasi
(c) Kurus
(d) Panchalas

Q7. Vardhamana Mahavira was born at

(a) Kapilavastu
(b) Pataliputra
(c) Kundagrama
(d) Kusumapura

Q8. The Tripitakas are written in the language of

(a) Sanskrit
(b) Prakrit
(c) Pali
(d) Hindi

Q9. The details of Asoka’s war with Kalinga is given in the

(a) Kalinga Edict
(b) XIII Rock Edict
(c) Saranath Pillar
(d) Arthasastra

Q10. The language mostly employed in the Edicts of Asoka is

(a) Pali
(b) Sanskrit
(c) Karoshti
(d) Brahmi

Q11. The Sungas were succeeded by

(a) Mauryas
(b) Kushanas
(c) Kanvas
(d) Satavahanas

Q12. Nasik inscription describes the achievements of

(a) Pushyamitra Sunga
(b) Gautamiputra Satakarni
(c) Kanishka
(d) Menander

Q13. The author of Buddhacharita was

(a) Nagarjuna
(b) Asvagosha
(c) Vasumitra
(d) Nagasena

Q14. Pattini cult in Tamil Nadu was introduced by

(a) Pandyan Neduncheliyan
(b) Cheran Senguttuvan
(c) Elango Adigal
(d) Mudathirumaran

Q15. The Pandyan rule of the Sangam age declined due to the
invasion of

(a) Satavahanas
(b) Cholas
(c) Kalabhras
(d) Pallavas

History Quiz Questions





Answers:-

Q1: (C) 
Q2: (C) 
Q3: (C) 
Q4: (A)
Q5: (A)
Q6: (D)
Q7: (C)
Q8: (C)
Q9: (B)
Q10: (C)
Q11: (A)
Q12: (B)
Q13: (A)
Q14: (B)
Q15: (C)

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