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History MCQ SSC

History SSC Maharashtra Board Multiple Choice Questions With Answers

1) It may be said that, ______ was the founder of modern historiography.

A) Voltaire
B) René Descartes
C) Leopold Ranké
D) Karl Marx

Ans : Voltaire

2) ______ wrote the book entitled ‘Archaeology of Knowledge’.

A) Karl Marx
B) Michel Foucault
C) Lucien Febvre
D) Voltaire

Ans : Michel Foucault

3) 'Dialectics’ method was explained by ______.

A) Voltaire
B) Hegel
C) Leopold Ranké
D) Karl Marx

Ans : Hegel

4) At the onset of the twentieth century ______school of historiography in France, gave a new direction to history writing.

A) Annales School
B) Marxist
C) Dialectics
D) Feminist

Ans : Annales School

5) ______ explained the class theory.

A) Karl Marx
B) Michel Foucault
C) Lucien Febvre
D) Voltaire

Ans : Karl Marx

6) ______ was the first Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India.

A) Alexander Cunningham
B) William Jones
C) John Marshall
D) Friedrich Max Muller

Ans : Alexander Cunningham

7) ______ translated the Sanskrit text of ‘Hitopadesh’ in German language.

A) James Mill
B) Friedrich Max Muller
C) MountstuartElphinstone
D) Sir John Marshall

Ans : Friedrich Max Muller

8) Rajtarangini is the history of ______.

A) Kashmir
B) Bengal
C) Maharashtra
D) Rajastan

Ans : Kashmir

9) Mahatma Phule unfolded the history of the ‘shudratishudra’ commuunities in his book ______.

A) The Untouchables
B) Who Were the Shudras
C) Gulamgiri
D) Stripurush Tulana

Ans : Gulamgiri

10) Nationalistic writings in Maharashtra were inspired by ______.

A) Vishnushastri Chiplunkar
B) V. K. Rajawade
C) Tarabai Shinde
D) G. S. Sardesa

Ans : Vishnushastri Chiplunkar

11) The earliest museum in the world was discovered in the excavations at the city of ______.

A) Delhi
B) Harappa
C) Ur
D) Kolkata

Ans : Ur

12) The National Archives of India is in ______.

A) New Delhi
B) Kolkata
C) Mumbai
D) Chennai

Ans : New Delhi

13) ______ is considered as the mother of science and all other subjects.

A) Philosophy
B) Ethics
C) History
D) Genealogy

Ans : Philosophy

14) The main office of the National Film Archives of India is located in ______.

A) Mumbai
B) Pune
C) Nagpur
D) Aurangabad

Ans : Pune

15) Kalbelia is a folk dance in the ______ state is part of the World Heritage List.

A) Maharashtra
B) Punjab
C) Rajasthan
D) Tamil Nadu

Ans : Rajasthan

16) The Kas Plateau in the Western Ghats is in the ______ district.

A) Sangli
B) Kolhapur
C) Solapur
D) Satara

Ans : Satara

17) The first English newspaper in India was started by ______.

A) James Augustus Hickey
B) John Marshall
C) Bhalshastri Jamabhekar
D) Allen Hume

Ans : James Augustus Hickey

18) Television is an ______ medium.

A) Visual
B) Audio
C) Audio-visual
D) Print

Ans : Audio-visual

19) Balshastri Jambhekar started the first magazine ______ in Marathi language.

A) Darpan
B) Digdarshan
C) Pragati
D) Kesari

Ans : Digdarshan

20) A newspaper representing the masses of the Indian society was started by Krishnarao Bhalekar was ______.

A) Deenbandhu
B) Dnyanoday
C) Kesari
D) Prabhakar

Ans : Deenbandhu

21) The ______ programmes are broadcasted in 24 regional languages as well as 146 dialects of Indian languages.

A) Yuvawani
B) Vividh Bharati
C) Radio Mirchi
D) FM Radio

Ans : Vividh Bharati

22) The honour of printing an illustration in an Indian newspaper for the first time, goes to ______.

A) Darpan
B) Digdarshan
C) Pragati
D) Dnyanoday

Ans : Dnyanoday

23) The ancient event of Olympic competitions used to be held at ______.

A) Olympia, Greece
B) Rome
C) India
D) China

Ans : Olympia, Greece

24) Thomas Cook established a travel agency selling _________

A) Handicrafts
B) Toys
C) Food items
D) Tourist tickets

Ans : Tourist tickets

25) Bhilar is known as the ‘Village of __________’

A) Books
B) Plants
C) Mangoes
D) Forts

Ans : Books


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