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

Who was the Viceroy of the time of Quit India Movement ?    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Lord Linlithgow was Viceroy of India from 1936 to 1944 and this eight years period was longest reign as Viceroy of India.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 2

Who was the other Congress leader who joined with Motilal Nehru to start the Swaraj Party in 1923?    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Swaraj Party or the Congress-Khilafat Swarajya Party was formed by Chittaranjan Das and Motilal Nehru on 1 January 1923. C. R. Das was the President and the Secretary was Motilal Nehru. Prominent leaders of the Swaraj Party included N. C. Kelkar, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and Subhas Chandra Bose

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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 3

What is the first sermon of Buddha called as ?     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta is considered to be a record of the first teaching given by Gautama Buddha after he attained enlightenment. The main topic of this sutra is the Four Noble Truths, which are the central teachings of Buddhism that provide a unifying theme, or conceptual framework, for all of Buddhist thought.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 4

From which of the following banks did Madan Mohan Malaviya take loans for financing "The Hindustan Times"?    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Madan Mohan Malaviya take loans for financing "The Hindustan Times" from Punjab National Bank.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 5

Where are the Todas found ? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Toda people are a Dravidian ethnic group who live in the Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu. The Toda traditionally live in settlements called mund, consisting of three to seven small thatched houses, constructed in the shape of half-barrels and located across the slopes of the pasture, on which they keep domestic buffalo. Their economy was pastoral, based on the buffalo, which dairy products they traded with neighbouring peoples of the Nilgiri Hills.

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

Rowlatt Act 1919 was enacted during the period of (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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The Rowlatt Act was passed by the Imperial Legislative Council in London on 18 March 1919, indefinitely extending "emergency measures" enacted during the First World War in order to control public unrest and root out conspiracy. Lord Chelmsford (1916 to 1921) was the Viceroy of India then.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 7

Panchayati Raj System was implemented first in the pair of states (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated the first generation of panchayat raj at Nagaur in Rajasthan on 2 October 1959. It was also implemented in Andhra Pradesh in the same year as per the recommendations of the Balwant Rai Mehta Committee.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 8

Which of the following tribes is associated with the “Tana Bhagat” movement? (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Tana Bhagat movement was apparently initiated in 1914 by a young Oraon tribesman known as Jatra Oraon.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 9

Who founded the Naujawan Bharat Sabha?

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The Naujawan Bharat Sabha was founded by Bhagat Singh in March 1926 and was declared illegal under the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1908 in September 1934. Its purpose was to forment revolution against the British Raj by gathering together worker and peasant youths.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 10

The Narendra Mandal or Chamber of Princes was inaugurated in 1921 by     (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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The chamber of Princes was instituted on 8 February 1921 . The inauguration ceremony was performed by His Royal Highness the Duke of Connaught in the Diwan–i–am of Red Fort on be; half of His Majesty the King Emperor

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 11

Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha together are known as (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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The Three Jewels (triratna) are the three things that Buddhists take refuge in, and look toward for guidance, in the process know as taking refuge. The Three Jewels are: Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 12

Who was called Lichchavi Dauhitra?   (SSC CGL 2nd Sit. 2013)

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Chandragupta-I married the daughter of Licchhavis, a royal influential family .His son and successor Samudragupta calls himself Lichchavi-dauhitra the son of the daughter of the Lichchavis.It was described on Samudragupta's Allahabad inscription.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 13

Pulakesin II was the greatest ruler of the    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Pulakesin II (610 – 642 AD) was the most famous ruler of the Chalukya dynasty. In his reign the Chalukyas of Badami saw their kingdom extend over most of the Deccan.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 14

The Uttaramerur inscription provides information on the administration of the     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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An inscription of the 8th century AD at Uttaramerur temple describes the constitution of the local council, eligibility and disqualifications for the candidates, the method selection, their duties and delimits their power in Chola dynasty

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 15

Pitts India Act of 1784 was a/an (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Pitt’s India Act of 1784 was in the nature of a regulating act as it was intended to address the shortcomings of the Regulating Act of 1773 by bringing the East India Company’s rule in India under the control of the British Government.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 16

Which one of the following statements is not true in respect of A.O. Hume?     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Allan Octavian Hume was a civil servant, political reformer and amateur ornithologist and horticulturalist in British India. He was one of the founders of the Indian National Congress. Thought it was he who emerged as the founder of the Congress, it had somehow never happened to Hume to preside over a plenary session even once.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 17

Which of the following movements saw the biggest peasant guerilla war on the eve of independence? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Telangana Movement was the biggest peasant guerrilla war of modern Indian history affecting 3000 villages and 3 million population. The uprising began in july 1946 and was at its greatest intensity between August 1947 and September 1948.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 18

The founder of the Lodi Dynasty was    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Bahlol Khan Lodi was the founder of Lodi dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate in India upon the abdication of the last claimant from the previous Sayyid rule.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 19

The Gandharva School of art is also known as the (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Gandharva School of art is also known as the Greco-Roman-Buddhist art. This artistic style emerged during the Gandhara period, which lasted from the 1st to the 5th century AD. It is a unique blend of various artistic influences, including Greek, Roman, and Buddhist elements. Some key aspects of this art form include:

Greek and Roman influences:

  • Realistic portrayal of human figures, with attention to details such as facial features, muscles, and clothing
  • Use of Hellenistic artistic techniques, such as the use of perspective and foreshortening
  • Depiction of mythological figures and scenes from Greek and Roman mythology

Buddhist influences:

  • The primary subject matter revolves around the life and teachings of Buddha
  • Depiction of Buddhist symbols, such as the wheel of dharma, the lotus, and the Bodhi tree
  • The creation of large-scale Buddhist sculptures and reliefs, which were used to decorate monasteries and stupas

**Distinctive features of Gandhara art:**

  • Use of gray schist and stucco for sculpture
  • A combination of Indian and Hellenistic artistic elements, resulting in a unique and distinct style
  • The art form flourished under the patronage of the Kushan dynasty, which ruled the region during the time

In summary, the Gandharva School of art, also known as Greco-Roman-Buddhist art, is a unique fusion of artistic influences from Greek, Roman, and Buddhist traditions. It emerged during the Gandhara period and is characterized by its realistic depiction of human figures, Buddhist subject matter, and distinctive use of materials and techniques.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 20

The Bolshevik Revolution of Russia symbolized following: (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Bolshevik Revolution, was a seizure of state power instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917. It took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd traditionally dated to 25 October 1917.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 21

Which General, who commanded the British forces against the Americans in their War of Independence later became Governor-General of India ? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Charles Cornwal is led several successful early campaigns during the American Revolution, securing British victories at New York, Brandywine and Camden. He served as British Governor-Generalof India (1786-93, 1805).

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 22

Who established the Indian Civil Liberties Union in 1936?   (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Indian Civil Liberties Union (ICLU) was established in Bombay in 1936 with Rabindranath Tagore as its president. The Civil Liberties Union was formed by Jawaharlal Nehru and some of his associates in the early 1930s with the aim of providing legal support to nationalists accused of sedition against the colonial authorities.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 23

Which of the following was established first? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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In accordance with "Wood's despatch", drafted by Sir Charles Wood in 1854, The University of Bombay was established in 1857.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 24

The first Indian Satellite Aryabhatta was launched in   (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Aryabhata was India's first satellite, named after a ancient Indian mathematician (5th century AD). It was launched by the Russians on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar. Aryabhata was built by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to conduct experiments in X-ray astronomy, aeronomics, and solar physics.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 25

Where did Aurangzeb die?    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indian history. He was the sixth Mughal emperor, who ruled over almost the entire South Asia for a period of 49 years. Aurangzeb was born on 3 November 1618, in Dahod, Gujarat. He was the third son and sixth child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. He Died a Natural death in 1707. At Age of 90.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 26

Who gave the title of "Sardar" to Ballabh Bhai Patel?     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel was given the title of 'Sardar' during the Bardoli satyagraha (1928) by women. In 1918, he led the 'No Tax Campaign' and urged the farmers not to pay taxes after the British imposed heavy taxes after the floods in Kaira. In 1928, the farmers of Bardoli again faced massive tax hikes and the government seized their lands in retaliation when farmers were unable to pay the heavy taxes. After negotiations by Patel, the lands were returned to farmers.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 27

What Satyagraha was held at Nagpur in 1923?     (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Flag Satyagraha which was led by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Nagpur in the year 1923. Flag Satyagraha is a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience during the Indian independence movement that focused on exercising the right and freedom to hoist the nationalist flag and challenge the legitimacy of the British Rule in India through the defiance of laws prohibiting the hoisting of nationalist flags and restricting civil freedoms.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 28

Which one of the following is not a sect of Buddhism?    (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Digambara is one of the two major schools of Jainism, the other being Svetambara. The monks of Digambar sect do not wear clothes because they believe that salvation can be achieved by relinquishing all materialistic things including clothes. The Digambar sect worship the idols those do not even posses a single piece of thread.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 29

Who was the viceroy when Delhi became the capital of British India? (SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2013)

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Charles Hardinge was the Viceroy when the capital of India was shifted from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi in 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The new capital was inaugurated on 13 February 1931, by Viceroy and Governor-General of India Lord Irwin.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: History - 6 - Question 30

The Dandi March of Gandhi-is an example of    (SSC CHSL 2013)

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The Dandi March of Gandhi was an important part of the Indian Independence Movement.It was a direct action campaign of tax resistance and non-violent protest against British saltmonopoly and triggered the wider Civil Disobedience Movement

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