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NDA Exam II 2016: Sample Question Set 2- History

Hello Aspirants, We are here providing you set of questions from the History section, which comes under the NDA Question Paper- Part A of the General Ability paper. It will be helpful to understand not only the pattern of History Question which could be asked in the coming NDA Exam II 2016, but also give you the insights about basic idea of this subject.

Jul 12, 2016 12:37 IST
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NDA Exam II 2016 – 18th Sept. 2016
                     (History)


1.Who was the founder of Patliputra, known as Patna in modern times?
A.Bimbisara
B.Ajatashatru
C.Ashoka
D.Udayin
Ans: B

2.The famous Indian ruler Ajatashatru belonged to which one of the following dynasties?
A.Nanda
B.Haryanka dynasty
C.Maurya
D.Shunga
Ans: B

3.Which one of the following places was the birthplace of Mahatma Buddha?
A.Kapilvastu
B.Kathmandu
C.Pataliputra
D.Rajgir
Ans: A

4.Mahavira Jain was the last and __ Tirthankara of Jainism?
A.24th
B.25th
C.34th
D.22nd
Ans: A

5.In 6th Century, which one of the following was the capital of Kaushal kingdom?
A.Avanti
B.Amravati
C.Shravasti
D.Mathura
Ans: C

6.Who was the founder of Maurya Empire?
A.Chandragupta Maurya
B.Ashoka
C.Bindusara
D.Ajatshatru
Ans: A

7.Which one of the following is the oldest Veda among the following?
A.Samaveda
B.Yajurveda
C.Rigveda
D.Atharvaveda
Ans: C

8.Consider the following statements:
I.Upanishads literally meant approaching and sitting near.
II.The texts contained conversations between teachers and students.
Choose the right option:
A.Both I and II are correct
B.Only I
C.Only II
D.Neither I nor II
Ans: A

9.Who among the following was the author of Arthashastra?
A.Chanakya
B.Ashoka
C.Panini
D.Vishwamitra
Ans: A

10. Megasthenes served as an ambassador in the court of whom among the following?
A.Chandragupta Maurya
B.Ashoka
C.Samudragupta
D.Harshvardhan
Ans: A

 

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