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General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 28

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. Megaliths is __________?
A. are a certain group of Paleolithic caves
B. is the technical term for pe-historic rock-cut caves
C. are pre-historic burial monuments
D. are monoliths belonging to the Neolithic period

Q2.Which one of the following Mesolithic sites has the distinction of being the first site to be discovered in the arid zone ?
A. Langhanaj
B. Bagor
C. Sidhpur
D. Barasimla

Q3. Harrapan agricultural economy was mainly based on?
A. crop rotation
B. rainted cultivation
C. wheat and associated winter crops
D. dry farming

Q4.Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century BC ?
A. Gandhar
B. Kamboj
C. Kashi
D. Magadh

Q5.Which of the following does not testify to the impact of Aryan Culture on the Sangam Age ?
A. Incorporation of Sanskritic ideas into sangam literature
B. The anxiety to connect the local dynasties with the events of Mahabharata
C. The worship of the forest free and animal deities
D. The concept of marriage as a sacrement attended with rituals

Q6.Many of the Greeks, Kushanas and Shakas embraced Buddhism rather than Hinduism because ?
A. Buddhism was in the ascendant at that time
B. they had renounced the policy of war and violence
C. caste-ridden Hinduism did not attract them
D. Buddhism provided easier access to Indian society

Q7. How did Sultan Qutbuddin Aibak die?
A. He was teacherously stabbed to death by one of his ambitious nobles
B. He was killed in a battle with Taj-u-din Yildiz, the ruler of Ghazni who entered into a contest with him over the capture of Punjab
C. He sustained injuries while besieging the fortress of Kalinjar in Bundelkhand and succumbed to them later
D. He died after a from his horse while playing Chaugan

Q8.The reign of which of the following Sultan is said to mark the highest point of territorial expansion of the Sultanate ?
A. Alauddin Khilji
B. Muhammad bin Tughlaq
C. Firoz Tughlaq
D. Sikandar Lodi

Q9. What was the occassion for Rana kumbha's construction of the Tower of Victory at Chittor?
A. His victory against Ahmad Shah of Gujarat
B. His victory against Mahmud Khilji of Malwa
C. His victory against the Khan of Nagaur
D. His victory against Rao Jodha of Marwar

Q10.Akbar's marriage with the princess of Amber was unique because ?
A. the princess of Amber was not converted to Islam
B. it was the first marriage of a Rajput princess with a Mughal ruler
C. this was a voluntary alliance, different from the forced marriages of the Muslim rulers with the Rajput princesses
D. this marriage proved to be a comerstone of the Mughal Rajput alliance

Q11.Whom did Sir Hugh Rose, the Commander of the British Army during the Revolt of 1857, refer to as "the best and bravest of the military leader of the rebels ?
A. Kunwar Singh
B. Tantia Tope
C. Rani Lakshmi Bai
D. Nana Sahib

Q12.In which part of India did the revolt of the Wagheras of Okha Mandal against the imposition of British rule take place during the early nineteenth century ?
A. Saurashtra
B. Khandesh
C. Maharashtra
D. Rajputana

Q13.Who among the following Governor Generals formed the Triple Alliance against Tipu Sultan ?
A. Warren Hastings
B. Lord Corneallis
C. Lord Wellesley
D. Lord William Bentinck

Q14.With reference to Indian fredon struggle, Usha Mehta is well-known for ?
A. running the secret Congress Radio in the wake of Quit India Movement
B. participating in the Second Round Table Conference
C. leading a contingent of Indian National Army
D. assisting in the formation of Interim Government under Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Q15.The Reign of Terror is associated with which country ?
A. Germany
B. Italy
C. France
D. Britain

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