SSC CGL 2019 Ancient History Question Paper PDF DOWNLOAD
SSC CGL 2019 Ancient History: – 24 Questions
SSC CGL 2019 Art & Culture: – 29 Questions
Q.1:- In which year Sanchi was discovered after being abandoned for nearly 600 Years?
लगभग 600 वर्षों तक परित्यक्त रहने के बाद साँची की खोज किस वर्ष किया गया था?
[03 March CGL 2020 Mor Shift] 1. 1820
Correct Answer:- 1818
Comment :- The site of Sanchi was discovered in the year 1818 by General Taylor and an archaeological museum was established in 1919 by Sir John Marshall. The religious establishment (Buddhist architecture and sculpture) at Sanchi was founded by the Mauryan Emperor, Asoka (c. 272-237 BC).
Q.2:- The ruins of the ancient city of Hampi – capital of Vijayanagara – is located in which present day Indian state?
प्राचीन शहर हम्पी के खंडहर जो विजयनगर की राजधानी थी वर्तमान में किस भारतीय राज्य में स्थित है?
[03 March CGL 2020 Mor Shift] 1. Haryana / हरियाणा
2. Bihar / बिहार
3. Karnataka / कर्नाटक
4. Telangana / तेलंगाना
Correct Answer:- Karnataka / कर्नाटक
Comment :- Vijayanagara was the capital city of the historic Vijayanagara Empire. Located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River, it spread over a large area and included the modern era Group of Monuments at Hampi site in Ballari district and others in and around that district in Karnataka, India.
Q.3:- Kolathunadu, Valluvanad and Thekkumkoor were ancient small-time kingdoms in which state of India?
कोलाथुनाडु, वल्लुवनाद और थेकमक्कूर भारत के किस राज्य में प्राचीन काल के अल्पकालिक राज्य थे? [03 March CGL 2020 Mor Shift] 1. Karnataka / कर्नाटक
2. Gujarat / गुजरात
3. Bihar / बिहार
4. Kerala / केरल
Q.Answer:- Kerala / केरल
Comment :- Valluvanad, officially the Kingdom of Vellattiri was country in south India, in the Bharathapuzha river basin in present-day central Kerala. Chiefs and members of the “Vallabha” family appear in inscriptions as early as 10th century AD
Q.4:- Ajatashatru, a ruler of the Haryanka Dynasty, was the son of _____.
अजातशत्रु, हर्यंक वंश का शासक, _____ का पुत्र था। [03 March CGL 2020 Noon Shift] 1. Naga-Dasak / नाग-दासक
2. Udayin / उदयिन
3. Anurudha / अनुराधा
4. Bimbisara / बिम्बिसार
Correct Answer:- Bimbisara / बिम्बिसार
Comment:- Ajatashatru (492 to 460 BCE or early 4th century BCE) was a king of the Haryanka dynasty of Magadha in East India. He was the son of King Bimbisara.
Q.5:- Who among the following was the last ruler of the Nanda dynasty?
नंद वंश का अंतिम शासक निम्नलिखित में से कौन था? [03 March CGL 2020 Noon Shift] 1. Dhanananda / धनानंद
2. Panduka / पांडुका
3. Govishanaka / गोविषाणक
4. Kaivarta / कैवर्त
Correct Answer:- Dhanananda / धनानंद
Comment:- According to the Buddhist text Mahabodhivamsa, Dhana Nanda (died c. 321 BCE) was the last ruler of the Nanda dynasty.
Q.6:- The last recognised king of the Gupta line was _______.
गुप्त वंश का अंतिम स्वीकृत सम्राट _______ था। [03 March CGL 2020 Eve. Shift] 1. Samudragupta / समुद्रगुप्त
2. Bimbisara / बिम्बिसार
3. Ashoka / अशोक
4. Vishnugupta / विष्णुगुप्त
Correct Answer:- Vishnugupta / विष्णुगुप्त
Comment:- The Gupta Empire decline started during the reign of Skandagupta, the grandson of Chandragupta II. He was successful in retaliating against the Huns and the Pushyamitras, but his empire was drained of finances and resources because of this.
The last recognised king of the Gupta line was Vishnugupta who reigned from 540 to 550 AD.
Q.7:- The first ruler of Magadha from the Haryanka dynasty was _______.
हर्यंक वंश से मगध का पहला शासक _______ था। [03 March CGL 2020 Eve. Shift] 1. Ashoka / अशोक
2. Prasenajit / प्रसेनजित
3. Bimbisara / बिम्बिसार
4. Ajatshatru / अजातशत्रु
Correct Answer:- Bimbisara / बिम्बिसार
Comment:- Bimbisara(father of king Ajatashatru and first known king) from Haryanka Dynasty was the first ruler of Magadha.
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