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General Knowledge Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 4

Daily GK Quiz For SSC CGL - Part 4

Note: As SSC CGL Pre Exams is scheduled tentatively in the month of June or July. So we will start a series of High Level GK Quiz as per the latest pattern of SSC CGL 2017.  You will get daily 15 questions in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Quiz Time

Q1.In social matters Ashoka's most revolutionary concept was ?
A. Proper bahaviour to slaves, servants, elders, etc
B. His opposition to wasteful social rituals and ceremonies at marriages, births journeys etc
C. Both 'a' and 'b'
D. None of the above

Q2. Who of the following dedicated the caves in Nagarjuni hills to the Ajivikas?
A. KIunala
B. Dasharatha
C. Samprati
D. Indrapalit

Q3. On the death of Ashoka, the empire was probably divided into the Western and Eastern halves. The successor in Western and Eastern half respectively were?
A. Kunala and Dasaratha
B. Dasaratha and Kunala
C. Samprati and Shalishuka
D. Shalishuka and Samprati

Q4. The destruction of the Mauryan Empire was followed by a series of invasions, and the first to invade India were the ?
A. Bactrian-Greeks
B. Parthians
C. Kushanas
D. Shakas

Q5.Which one of the following Inscriptions mentions Publakesin II's military success against Harshavardhana ?
A. Allahabad Pillar Inscription
B. Alhole Inscription
C. Damodarpur Copperplate Inscription
D. Bilsad Inscription

Q6.Which one among the following statements is not correct ?
A. Gandhara School of Arts owed its origin to the Indo-Greek rulers but the real patrons of the school were the Kushans, especially Kanishka
B. Rich carving elaborate ornamentations and complex symbolism were not the main features of the Gandhara sculpture
C. The Greece-Roman architectural impact modified the structure of the Buddhist Stupas
D. The artists of the Amravati School of Arts main used white marble

Q7.Which of the following was not one of the effect of foreign trade during the post Gupta period ?
A. The guilds lost their importance
B. Scarcity of coins of common use
C. Immobility of artisans and traders from one part of the contry to another
D. A number of crafts completely perihed

Q8.Consider the following statements about Sudarshan lake. Which of them is correct ?
A. It was constructed by Pushyagupta, the Governor of Saurashtra region during Chandragupta Maurya
B. Tushaap constructed a dam on the lake during Ashoka Maurya
C. First reconstruction was undertaken by Governor Suvishakh during Saka Satrap Rudradaman and 2nd by Chakrapalit during the reign of Skandgupta
D. All of the above

Q9. Which one of the following is not correct about the varna/caste system in the Gupta Age?
A. The gradual elevation in the social position of the shudras
B. The gradual decline in the social position of the vaishyas
C. The antyajas lived outside the area inhabited by the upper-caste peoples
D. Caste/varna mobility is not known

Q10. Who among the following Chinese travelers visited the kingdoms of Harshavardhana and Kumar Bhaskar Varma?
A. A-1-tsing
B. Fa-Hien
C. Hiuen Tsang
D. Sun Shuyun

Q11. Mughal architecture is known for its ?
A. Simplicity
B. Massiveness
C. Decoration and delicacy
D. Grandeur and religious predilection

Q12. During Aurangzeb's reign, whose duty was it to see that people lived their lives in accordance with the 'Shariat'?
A. Ahadis
B. Mansabdars
C. Muhtasibs
D. Walashuhis

Q13. In what way did the English differ from other Europeans in their trading activities in India?
A. They were more circumspect and cautious in their dealings with the lical people
B. From the beginning they tried to combine trade and diplomacy with war and control of territory
C. They made a correct assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the Mughal Empire
D. They tried to impress the Mughal Emperor with their naval prowess

Q14.Which British Military officer defeated Tipu Sultan in India, Napoleon Banoparte in Europe and eventually became the Duke of Wellington ?
A. Arthur Wellesley
B. Robert Clive
C. Warren Hastings
D. Richard Wellesley

Q15.The main cause of the conflict between Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula and the East India Company was that ?
A. The British opposed the succession of Siraj-ud-Daula
B. The British misused the trade concessions
C. The British attacked the French settlement of Chandrangar in Bengal
D. The incident of Black Hole had occured

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