Complete History MCQs in English pdf- MPPSC Pre

Complete History MCQs in English pdf- MPPSC Pre

Complete History MCQs in English pdf- MPPSC Pre

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Today we are sharing Complete History MCQs in English pdf- MPPSC Pre. This Complete History MCQs in English pdf- MPPSC Pre exam.

Ancient History:

Ancient Egypt (c. 3100 BC – 30 BC): Known for its pharaohs, pyramids, and hieroglyphics, Ancient Egypt was one of the earliest and most enduring civilizations in human history.

Ancient Greece (c. 800 BC – 146 BC): The birthplace of democracy, philosophy, and classical arts, Ancient Greece had a significant impact on Western civilization.

Roman Empire (27 BC – 476 AD): One of the most influential and extensive empires in history, encompassing much of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Middle Ages:

The Fall of the Western Roman Empire (476 AD): Marked the end of the Ancient period and the beginning of the Middle Ages in Europe.

Viking Age (8th-11th centuries): Scandinavian seafarers known as Vikings explored, raided, and traded across Europe and beyond.

The Crusades (11th-13th centuries): A series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims over control of the Holy Land (Jerusalem).

Renaissance and Enlightenment:

Renaissance (14th-17th centuries): A cultural and intellectual movement characterized by a revival of interest in classical art, literature, and learning.

Scientific Revolution (16th-17th centuries): A period of significant advancements in science, helmed by figures like Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton.

Age of Enlightenment (17th-18th centuries): An intellectual movement promoting reason, science, and individual rights, which heavily influenced political and social thought.

Modern History:

American Revolution (1775-1783): The Thirteen Colonies gained independence from Britain, leading to the formation of the United States.

French Revolution (1789-1799): An era of radical social and political upheaval in France, leading to the end of the monarchy and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Industrial Revolution (late 18th-19th centuries): A period of significant technological advancements and economic transformation, leading to urbanization and industrialization.

20th Century:

World War I (1914-1918): A global conflict that resulted in significant loss of life and territorial changes.

The Great Depression (1929-1939): A severe worldwide economic downturn.

World War II (1939-1945): The deadliest conflict in human history, involving major powers and leading to the Holocaust.

Contemporary History:

Cold War (1947-1991): A geopolitical tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, without direct military confrontation.

Decolonization (mid-20th century): Many colonies gained independence from European powers.

Information Age (late 20th century-present): Characterized by the rapid development of technology and the widespread use of the internet.

Please note that these are brief summaries, and there is much more to explore in each historical period. History is a vast and fascinating subject, and I encourage you to delve deeper into any particular era that interests you!

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Most Important Indian History Question Answer

1. Which among the following is not a correct pair?

A. Ellora Caves – Rastrakuta Rulers

B. Mahabalipuram – Pallava Rulers

C. Khajuraho – Chandellas

D. Elephanta Caves – Mauyra Era

Ans: D

2. Which among the following Kavya of Sanskrit, deal with court intrigues & access to power of Chandragupta Maurya?

A. Mrichhakatika

B. Ritusamhara

C. Kumarasambhava

D. Mudrarakshahsa

Ans: D

3. On which of the following systems of Hindu Philosophy , Shankaracharya wrote commentary in 9th century AD?

A. Sankhya

B. Vaisheshika

C. Yoga

D. Uttarmimansa

Ans: D

4. The eighth-century tripartite power struggle was among which of the following?

A. Cholas, Rastrakutas and Yadavas,

B. Chalukyas, Pallavas and Pandyas

C. Cholas, Pandyas and Chalukyas

D. Chalukyas, Pallavas and Yadavas

Ans: B

5. Which among the following is not correct?

A. The capital of pandyas was Madurai

B. The capital of Cheras was Vanchi

C. Capital of the Videha Kingdom – Mithila

D. Capital of Gahadwal Dynasty – Kannauj

Ans: C

6. Which king started the organization of Kumbh fair at Allahabad?

A. Harshavardhana

B. Dhruvasena Ii

C. Narshimhvarman

D. Akabar

Ans: A

7. Upnishads are books on :

A. Politics

B. Philosophy

C. Medicine

D. Social life

Ans: B

8. Who was the first Indian ruler who had territory outside India?

A. Ashoka

B. Chandragupta Maurya

C. Kanishka

D. Huvishka

Ans: C

9. Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. Sunga dynasty was founded by pushyamitra

B. Ashoka the great Mauryan king died in 332 BC

C. Ashoka invaded the kalinga in 261 BC

D. Chandragupta Maurya earned the title of the Liberator.

Ans: B

10. Who among the following was worshipped during Early Vedic Civilization?

A. Varuna

B. Indra

C. Surya

D. All the above

Ans: D

11. Where were the hymns of Rigveda composed?

A. Punjab

B. Gujarat

C. Rajasthan

D. Uttar Pradesh

Ans: A

12. Which among the following is a place in Larkana district of Sind province in Pakistan?

A. Alamgirpur

B. Harappa

C. Rangapur

D. Mohenjo-Daro

Ans: D

13. What led to the end of Indus Valley Civilization?

A. Invasion of Aryans

B. Recurrent Floods

C. Earthquakes

D. All the above

Ans: D

14. Who was the main male God worshipped by Indus people?

A. Lord Vishnu

B. Vishnu

C. Brahma

D. Indra

Ans: A

15. Which empire lasted the longest among the following?

A. The Palas

B. The Pratiharas

C. The Rashtrakutas

D. The Senas

Ans: C

16. Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. Dharmpala was the founder of Pala dynasty.

B. Vikramashila University was founded by Dharmpala ?

C. Bhoja was the founder of Pritihara Empire.

D. Krishna III was the last Rashtrakuta king.

Ans: A

17. Which of the following statement is/ are correct?

I. In the 326 BC Alexander invaded India.

II. Ambhi (king of TaxilA. welcomed Alexander and his men

III. Alexander died in 332 BC


A. All are correct

B. Only I, III

C. Only I, II


Ans: C

18. Who was the ruler of the kingdom between the rivers Jhelum and Chenab?

A. Alexander the Great

B. Darius III

C. King Porus

D. Chandragupta Maurya

Ans: C

19. Who was the last Hindu emperor of northern India?

A. Harsha

B. Pulakesin II

C. Rajyavardhana

D. Skandagupta

Ans: A

20. Which of the following statement is/are correct?

I. Pulakesn I was the first ruler of the Chalukya dynasty?

II. Harshavardhana attacked the Chalukya territory during 608-642 AD?

III. Vikramaditya I died in 608 A.D.


A. All are correct

B. Only I

C. Only II,III

D. Only I, III

Ans: B

1. How many layers of Mohenjo-daro were found?

A. 6

B. 7

C. 8

D. 9

2. Which of the following literatures is known as Apaurusheya?

A. Vedas

B. Brahman

C. Upanishad

D. Aranyak

3. Out of 10 Mandals which pair is the latest?

A. 1 & 2

B. 5 & 6

C. 3 & 7

D. 1 & 10

4. Which Mandal is on the name of Vishwamitra?

A. 3

B. 4

C. 5

D. 6

5. Which is known as book of Melody?

A. Rigveda

B. Samveda

C. Atharvaveda

D. Yajurveda

6. Which Veda deals with magical hymn or charms of spell?

A. Rigveda

B. Samveda

C. Atharvaveda

D. Yajurveda

7. Economy of Vedic period was based on?

A. Pastureland

B. Agriculture

C. Mining

D. Cotton Cultivation

8. What is the ancient name of river Satulaj?

A. Askini

B. Vitasta

C. Shutodri

D. Parushni

9. Who was the master of Gautama Buddha?

A. Alara Kalama

B. Kalidas

C. Viswamitra

D. Vashistha

10. Who was the first nun of Gautama Buddha?

A. Meenakshi

B. Smriti

C. Gautami

D. Gargi

1. Study of inscription is called:

A. Archaeology

B. Numismatic

C. Epigraphy

D. Palaeography

2. Which of the following is related to Etymology?

A. Shiksha

B. Kalpa

C. Nirukta

D. Vyakaran

3. Who wrote Panchatantra?

A. Kalidas

B. Vishnu Sharma

C. Chanakya

D. Nagarjun

4. Which of the following is not a religious text?

A. Rigveda

B. Sangam

C. Upanishad

D. None of the above

5. Kalinga was situated between?

A. Godavari & Krishna

B. Mahanadi & Godavari

C. Mahanadi & Krishna

D. Krishna & Kaveri

6. What was the capital of Avanti?

A. Gaya

B. Ujjain

C. Satna

D. Vallabhi

7. Satavahana dynasty originated from?

A. South of Arawali

B. South of Vindhya

C. South of Satpura

D. South of Satmola

8. Which of following Chalcolithic sites comes under Ganges system?

A. Hanumangarh

B. Alamgirpur

C. Ropar

D. Mohenjodaro

9. Which of the following metals was not known during the Indus Valley Civilization?

A. Iron

B. Gold

C. Copper

D. Silver

10. Most depicted animal of the Indus Valley Civilization was?

A. Elephant

B. Lion

C. Bull

D. Dog

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