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General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 17

Daily General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL 2017

Note:  As SSC CGL Pre Exams 2017 is scheduled tentatively in the month of June or July. You will get daily 15 questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for your daily practice.

Q1.The Rashtrakuta king, who has been compared to the renowned Vikramaditya in liberality and patronage of men of letters, was ?
A. Govinda III
B. Dhruva IV
C. Krishna III
D. Amoghavarsha

Q2.Who destroyed the epire of Chalukyas of Badami ?
A. Cholas
B. Pallavas
C. Pandyas
D. Rastrakutas

Q3.The rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of the ?
A. Chola Kings
B. Pandya Kings
C. Pallava Kings
D. Satavahana Kings

Q4.The Hindu shahi ruler who burnt himself on a funeral pyre after being defeated by Mahmud Ghazni was ?
A. Jayapala
B. Anandapala
C. Trilochanapala
D. Bhima

Q5.Who came to India at the instance of Sultan Mahmud ?
A. Alberuni
B. Sulaiman
C. AI-Masudi
D. Ibn Hauql

Q6.Jayadeva, who wrote 'Gita Govinda' was the court poet of ?
A. Laxman Sen of Sena dynasty
B. Dharmpala of Pala dynasty
C. Gopala of Pala dynasty
D. None of the above

Q7. Which one of the following is not a work on grammar?
A. Katantra by Sarvavarman
B. Prakritaprakash of Vararuchi
C. Kashika-vritti of Jayaditya and Vamana
D. Panchasiddhantika of Varahamihira

Q8.Which of the following acted as bankers and money lenders ?
A. Sarthavahas
B. Sresthis
C. Nagaar-Sresthins
D. Nagarakas

Q9. Which of the following was not one of the leading guilds of the period?
A. Potters
B. Stone-cutters
C. Metal workers
D. Carpenters

Q10.The Royal writs of land grants during the post Gupta period were known as ?
A. Sasanapatra
B. Jayapatra
C. Ajnapatra
D. Prasadapatra

Q11.Who of the following built the temple of the Sun God at Konark ?
A. Anantavarman
B. Narasimha I
C. Kapilendra
D. Purushottama

Q12.The Arab traveller to India whose work is called the "Mirror of the 11th century India" was ?
A. AI Mashar
B. AI Beruni
C. AI Hajjaj
D. AI Mansur

Q13.Which one of the following titles was not used by the feudatories of the period ?
A. Panchamahasabda
B. Mahamandalesvara
C. Mandalika
D. Mahasamanta

Q14.Which of the following were not represented or painted in the medieval India painting ?
A. Court and hunting scenes
B. Portraits of royal personalities
C. Pictures of animals and birds
D. Reigious scenes

Q15. Which of the following musical instruments was not composite or Indo-Islamic in origin?
A. Sitar
B. Tabla
C. Sarangi
D. Shehnai

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