History Questions asked in SSC CHSL, MTS Pdf - 1

Question: 1

The third Buddhist council during the reign of Ashoka was held at

(A) Nalanda

(B) Pataliputra

(C) Vaishali

(D) Rajgriha

Ans: B


Question: 2

Which of the following metals were mostly used for minting coins during the Mauryan Period?

(A) Lead and silver

(B) Silver and copper

(C) Gold and lead

(D) Bronze and Gold

Ans: B

Silver and copper

Question: 3

Which Governor General had abolished slavery in India?

(A) Lord Ellenborough

(B) Lord William Bentinck

(C) Lord Wellesley

(D) Lord Cornwallis

Ans: A

Lord Ellenborough

Question: 4

The Pallava dynasty had their capital at

(A) Thanjavur

(B) Madurai

(C) Vengi

(D) Kanchipuram

Ans: D


Question: 5

Who was the Governor General of India during the Sepoy mutiny?

(A) Lord Lytton

(B) Lord Hardinge

(C) Lord Canning

(D) Lord Dalhousei

Ans: C

Lord Canning

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