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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 1

Who among the following was the first president ofPakistan?     (SSC CGL 2018)

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Iskander Ali Mirza was a Bengali bureaucrat and Pakistan army Major-General who served as the first President of Pakistan. On 12 September 1956, he established and became vice-president of the Republican Party that was in direct conflict with Muslim League, mainly due to disagreement on the idea of republicanism and conservatism.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 2

Mahatma Gandhi formed the Natal Indian Congress in theyear ________.    (SSC CGL 2018)

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Natal Indian Congress (NIC) was established in 1894 by Mahatma Gandhi to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. The NIC was the first of the Indian Congresses to be formed. Gandhi was the Honorary Secretary and Abdoola Hajee Adam Jhaveri (Dada Abdulla) was elected president.

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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 3

The First Anglo-Burmese War ended with the signing of the________.     (SSC CGL 2018)

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The Treaty of Yandaboo treaty brought peace between East India Company and the King of Ava that ended the first Anglo-Burmese war. The agreement was signed on February 24,1826 that ended the First Anglo-Burmese War.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 4

The Bangladesh Liberation War ended on __.     (SSC CGL 2018)

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The Bangladesh Liberation War was a revolution and armed conflict sparked by the rise of the Bengali nationalist and self-determination movement in what was then East Pakistan during the 1971 Bangladesh genocide. It resulted in the independence of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 5

In which year was the Battle of Saragarhi fought?     (SSC CGL 2018)

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The Battle of Saragarhi was fought before the Tirah Campaign on 12 September 1897 between the British Indian Empire and the Afghan tribesmen. It occurred in the North-West Frontier Province. Sikh soldiers fought on behalf of the British Indian Army against Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 6

Who was the first Russian prime minister to visitindependent India?     (SSC CGL 2018)

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Nikolai Bulganin visited India in 1955.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 7

Which state of India was ruled by the Ahom Dynasty?      (SSC CGL 2018)

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The Ahom kingdom was a kingdom originating in Medieval India, in the Brahmaputra Valley in Assam, India. They maintained their sovereignty for nearly 600 years and successfully resisting Mughal expansion in Northeast India. The kingdom was founded by Sukaphaa between the Dikhau and the Dihing rivers in the 13th century, and by the end of the 19th century, the western outpost was the Assam Choki, or Hadira Choki, contiguous with British territories

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 8

The Mughal emperor ______ adopted the title of Alamgir.      (SSC CHSL 2018)

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The Sixth Mughal Emperor, Aurangazeb adopted the title of Alamgir -meaning: Conqueror of The World . He was the third son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 9

The famous Khajurao Group of Monuments was constructedby the ______.       (SSC CHSL 2018)

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Khajuraho Temples are among the most beautiful medieval monuments in the country. These temples were built by the Chandelas ruler between AD 900 and 1130. It was the golden period of Chandelas rulers.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 10

Who among the following leaders was NOT a foundingmember of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army?       (SSC CHSL 2018)

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Badruddin Tyabji ( 1844 – 1906) was a prominent lawyer, Indian independence movement activist and politician from British India. Tyabji was the first Indian to practice as a barrister of the High Court of Bombay and served as the third President of the Indian National Congress.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 11

The Khalji or Khilji dynasty, founded by Jalal-ud-din FiruzKhialji ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between________.     (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320. It was founded by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji and became the second dynasty to rule the Delhi Sultanate of India.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 12

Akbar commissioned _________ to chronicle the story ofhis father Humayun, ‘Humayun-nama’.       (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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Gulbadan Begum (1523 – 1603) was a Mughal princess and the daughter of Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire.

She is best known as the author of Humayun-Nama, the account of the life of her half-brother, Emperor Humayun, which she wrote on the request of her nephew, Emperor Akbar.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 13

Megasthenes, a Greek historian visited India in the reignof________in the 4th century B.C.     (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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Megasthenes was a Greek historian who came to India in the fourth century B.C. as a representative or ambassador of Seleucus Nicator. He lived in the court of Chandragupta Maurya for about five years (302-298 B.C.)

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 14

________, a Moroccon traveller who is known for hisextensive travels, came to India during the regime ofMuhammad bin Tughlaq.      (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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The full name of Ibn Battuta was Muhammad Ibn Battuta. He was born on February 25, 1304 in medieval era in Islamic family. By profession he was a Geographer, Jurist, Judge and an Explorer. His travelling left out an exclusive note on Tughlaq dynasty. These notes can be found or read out in his travel memoir.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 15

The monuments of Khajuraho in the state of MadhyaPradesh are fine denotations of the________dynasty.       (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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Most Khajuraho temples were built between 950 and 1050 by the Chandela dynasty. Historical records note that the Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by the 12th century, spread over 20 square kilometers. Of these, only about 25 temples have survived, spread over six square kilometers. Of the surviving temples, the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is decorated with a profusion of sculptures with intricate details, symbolism and expressiveness of ancient Indian art.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 16

The_________is an ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy that was written in Sanskrit. Kautilya is traditionally credited as the author of the text.     (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 16

Arthashastra is an excellent treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy. It was written by Kautilya, also known by the name Chanakya or Vishnugupta, the prime minister of India’s first great emperor, Chandragupta Maurya.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 17

The city of victory, Fatehpur Sikri in_________was builtduring the glorius reign of the Mughals.      (SSC Sub. Ins. 2018)

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Fatehpur Sikri is a small city just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Nearby is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar. Jodha Bai Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story Panch Mahal that overlooks the site.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 18

The only lady who has ruled Delhi as a sultan – RaziyaSultan belonged to which dynasty?       (SSC Stenographer 2018)

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Razia Sultan belonging to the Mamluk Dynasty (Slave Dynasty) was the Sultan of Delhi from 1236 to 1240. She was the first Muslim female ruler. Her ascent to the throne is of much historical significance not only because she was a woman, but also because her ancestors were originally slaves, not nobility. Her father Iltutmish had come to Delhi as a slave serving under Qutb-ud-din and had risen to the post of a provincial governor.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 19

Which Governor General was credited with the initiation ofthe policy of ‘Paramountcy’?     (SSC Stenographer 2018)

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Lord Hastings was the first Governor General of India from 1813. Under Lord Hasting a new policy of "paramountcy" was introduced in India. Under this policy the Company claimed that its authority was paramount or supreme, hence its power was greater than that of Indian states.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 20

Who took arms and led an anti-British movement when theBritish tried to annex the State of Kitoor?    (SSC Stenographer 2018)

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 1 - Question 20

Kittur Chennamma (23 October 1778 - 2 February 1829) was an Indian freedom fighter and Rani of the Kittur, a former princely state in Karnataka. She was one of the first female rulers to rebel against British rule, becoming a folk hero in Karnataka and symbol of the independence movement in India.

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