7000+ SSC History Previous Year Questions Pdf in English, Hindi - 1

Question: 1

Epigraphy is the study of

(A) Paintings

(B) Excavations

(C) Stones

(D) Inscriptions

Ans: D


Question: 2

The first British colony in America was

(A) Jamestown, Virginia

(B) Amsterdam

(C) Philadelphia

(D) New York

Ans: A

Jamestown, Virginia

Question: 3

_____ was the symbol of ‘Royal Despotism’ in France.

(A) Estates General

(B) Paris Commune

(C) Prison of Bastille

(D) Versailles Palace

Ans: D

Versailles Palace

Question: 4

The name Cape of Good Hope was given by

(A) Vasco da Gama

(B) Henry the Navigator

(C) Bartholomew Diaz

(D) John II of Portugal

Ans: D

John II of Portugal

Question: 5

_____ was the headquarters of the Portuguese possession in the East.

(A) Pondicherry

(B) Goa

(C) Bombay

(D) Manila

Ans: B


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