History Quiz SSC RRB

Question 1

At which place in Bengal was the East India Company given permission to trade and build a factory by the Mughals in 1651?

Solution:

Correct Answer

The first factory in the interior of Bengal was established in 1651 at Hughli. This was followed by Other factories at Patna and Qasim Bazar. The correct answer of this question should be Hughli, but since the option is not given, the correct answer will be Kasim Bazar. Calcutta was established by Job Charnock, in late 17th century.
Hence, option B is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 2

Which one of the following was the first English Comprehension ship that came to India?

Solution:

In 1612 during the Mughal period, English Comprehension Captain Best entered the busy harbour of Surat in his ship The Red Dragon
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 3

The All India Muslim League was founded by

Solution:

Muslim League, political organization of India and Pakistan, founded in 1906 as the All-India Muslim League by Agha Khan III.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 4

Who said Cabinet system as “the steering wheel of the ship of state”?

Solution:

    • According to Lowell, “The Cabinet is the key-stone of the political arch”.

 

    • Sir John Marriott refers to the cabinet as “the pivot around which the whole political machinery revolves”.

 

    • Prof. Ramsay Muir describes the cabinet as “the steering wheel of the ship of state”.

 

    • L.S. Amery describes the cabinet as “the central directing instrument of government”.

 

Question 5

The decline of Indian Handicrafts Industry in the 19th century was attributed to

Solution:

The 19th and 20th century saw the decline of the handicraft industries and this was not sufficiently replaced by the modem industry. This development has been termed as “Deindustrialization”, by some historians. Colin Clack’s estimates substantiate this by showing that during this period there was a fall in the percentage of population involved in manufacturing and rise in the, percentage of population dependent on agriculture.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 6

The famous Sun Temple at Konark was built by

Solution:

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250 CE.The temple is in the shape of a gigantic chariot elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins.
Hence, option C is correct.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 7

Which one of the following events are chronologically correct?

Solution:

Correct Answer

Civil Disobedience Movement –1930
Quit India Movement –1942
The Cabinet Mission Plan-1946
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 8

King Kharvela was the greatest ruler of the Chedi Dynasty of

Solution:

King Kharavela of Kalinga regarded Rajarsi Vasu as the founder of his density and took pride in describing himself in his Hatigumpha Inscription as a descendant Rajarsi.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 9

What is the first sermon of Buddha called as ?

Solution:

The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Pali; Sanskrit: Dharmacakra Pravartana Sūtra; English: The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma) is a Buddhist text that is considered to be a record of the first teaching given by the Buddha after he attained enlightenment. According to tradition, the Buddha gave this teaching in Sarnath,
Difficulty Level: Easy
Correct Attempts: 0%
Topic: History

Question 10

Swaraj is my Birth Right and I shall have it. This was advocated by

Solution:

Swaraj is my Birth Right and I shall have it. This was advocated by  Lokmanya Tilak .

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