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History is a very important subject for Railway Recruitment exams and UPSC Exams. UPSC NDA and NA Prelims Exam is the combination of Mathematics and General Ability. History is one of the most important topics in the General Ability section. All these questions are easily understandable format. UPSC NDA and NA History Quiz 1 is very useful to get the maximum marks from the General Ability sections. Candidates can check the daily updates at UPSC Official Website

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Paper Mode Subject Marks Duration
Paper-I Mathematics 200 Marks 2 hours
Paper-II General Ability 200 Marks 2 hours
UPSC NDA and NA Syllabus

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1. Rigveda Samhita denotes one-fourth of its hymns to:
    A. Rudra B. Marut C. Agni D. Indra

Answer: Option D
2. Which among the following was used to create sculptures in the Mathura school of art that flourished around 1st century AD?
    A. Marble B. State stone C. Granite D. Red sandstone

Answer: Option D
3. In ancient India, the area around which among the following modern areas was known as “Golden Chersonese” ?
    A. Kashmir, Hindukush, Afghanistan B. Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Burma C. Australia, New Zealand D. Iran, Iraq and Persian Gulf

Answer: Option B
4. The ancient Indian text Panchasiddhantika deals with the 5 principles of which among the following?
    A. Vedic Rituals B. Philosophy C. Astronomy D. Medicine

Answer: Option C
5. Gandhara School of art is related to which of the following dynasties?
    A. Shakas B. Kushanas C. Guptas D. Greeks

Answer: Option B
6. Who among the following started the practice of military governships in India , by leaving the military governors called “Strategos” in India?
    A. Greeks B. Shakas C. kushans D. Parthians

Answer: Option A
7. Which among the following river is most described in Rig-Veda?
    A. Sindhu B. Chenab C. Saraswati D. Ganga

Answer: Option A
8. In Buddhism, Patimonkha deals with which among the following?
    A. Education B. Propaganda C. Discipline D. All the above

Answer: Option C
9. Who among the following was the president of the British Indian Association that was founded in 1851?
    A. Radhakant Deb B. Debendranath Tagore C. Prasanna Kumar D. Dwarakanath Tagore

Answer: Option A
10. Who among the following was the head of the Arbitral Tribunal set up at the time of India’s independence?
    A. C Radcliffe B. William Patrick Spens C. Edward Percy Smith D. William Lloyd Roots

Answer: Option B
11. Who among the following was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?
    A. Indulal Yagnik B. NG Ranga C. EMS Naboodiripad D. Shankar Dayal Sharma

Answer: Option D
12. Which among the following was the immediate cause of Quit India Movement?
    A. Withdrawal of British from South East Asia B. Failure of Cripps Mission C. Failure of August Offer D. Arrest of Mahatma Gandhi

Answer: Option B
13. Who among the following did not vehemently protested the withdrawal of the Non-Cooperation Movement after the Chauri-Chaura Incident?
    A. Jawahar Lal Nehru B. Subhash Chandra Bose C. C R Das D. Motilal Nehru

Answer: Option A
14. Who among the following said that “The Rowlatt Act is a Preventive Murder“?
    A. Mahatma Gandhi B. Lala Lajpat Rai C. Edwin Samuel Montagu D. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Answer: Option C
15. Which among the following cities saw the first instance of Satyagraha in India?
    A. Surat B. Kheda C. Champaran D. Ahmedabad

Answer: Option D

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