History Questions and Answers for Competitive Exam

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History Questions and Answers

As all of us know that we are in the world of competition. It is a prior thing to develop our general knowledge through which one can stand in a good position in the competitive examinations. It is must to know some important GK History Questions. There are some History Questions and Answers which are frequently asked in many types of competitive exams.

I am providing Latest and most important 50 History Questions and Answers for competitive exam. These questions are very important and may be asked in competitive exam. Increase your History Knowledge to practice these questions. 

History Questions and Answers

Q.1What was the time period of Indus Civilization / Harappan Civilization?

(A) 2400 BC - 1700 BC

(B) 2400 BC - 1750 BC

(C) 2500 BC - 1700 BC

(D) 2500 BC - 1750 BC


Ans .  D

Q.2 Which was the largest site of Indus Civilization?

(A) Mohenjodaro

(B) Lothal

(B) Chanhudaro

(D) Dholavira


Ans .  A

Q.3 Which was the largest Indian site of Indus Civilization?

(A) Mohenjodaro

(B) Lothal

(C) Chanhudaro

(D) Dholavira


Ans .  D

Q.4 Indus people were first to produce cotton in the world?

(A) TRUE

(B) FALSE


Ans .  A

Q.5 Which two Indus sites found in Afghanistan?

(A) Lothal and Daimabad

(B) Shatughai and Dainabad

(C) Shatughai and Mundigaq

(D) Mundigaq and Daimabad


Ans .  C

Q.6 Which was the ancient port of Indus Civilization?

(A) Harappa

(B) Lothal

(C) Dholavira

(D) Surkotada


Ans .  B

Q.7 Vedic Culture was from

(A) 1500 BC to 600 BC

(B) 1450 BC to 550 BC

(C) 1400 BC to 500 BC

(D) 1300 BC to 400 BC


Ans .  A

Q.8 Which is the oldest text in the world ?

(A) Yajur Veda

(B) Atharva Veda

(C) Rig Veda

(D) Sama Veda


Ans .  C

Q.9 How many Mandalas Rig Veda contains ?

(A) 9 Mandalas

(B) 10 Mandalas

(C) 11 Mandalas

(D) 12 Mandalas


Ans .  B

Q.10 Which veda is important for Indian Music ?

(A) Sama Veda

(B) Yajur veda

(C) Atharva Veda

(D) Rig Veda


Ans .  A

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