General Studies MCQs are the basic part of Himachal competitive exams. It is helpful to HPSSSB, and State Banks Exams. It is a series of General knowledge MCQ (including Indian History MCQs, Static gk) also help in the National level examination, Sainik School, NDA, and army exams, etc.
Q1. Which of the following were metals mostly used for minting coins during the Mauryan period?
(A) Bronze and gold
(B) Silver and copper
(C) Gold and lead
(D) Lead and silver
Q2. Megasthenes, the envoy of Seleucus, was received in the court of:
(C) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
Q3. After the Kalinga war, Ashoka :
(A) restored all the kingdoms he had conquered.
(B) abandoned the policy of physical conquests in favor of cultural conquest.
(C) renounced his kingdom and became a sadhu
(D) followed the policy of physical occupation more rigorously
Q4. Which of the following was the first ruler of North-Western India in the past Mauryan period?
(D) Bactrian Greeks
Q5. Who was the most famous Saka ruler in India ?
(D) Rudradaman I
Q6. ‘Sangam’ literature is:
(A) Pali literature dealing with the history of the Buddhist Samghas
(B) Classical Sanskrit literature patronized by the Guptas
(C) Sanskrit works of Puranic nature dealing with the sanctity of the place where there is a confluence of rivers in Prayag
(D) Early Tamil literature attributed to the first three centuries of the Christian Era
Q7. How many spokes are there in the “Dhamma Chakra”?
(C) Twenty four
(D) Thirty two
Q8. Which of the following is not included in the teachings of Jainism?
(A) Fasts and mortification of the body
(B) Belief in Karma and rebirth
(D) Belief in God
Q9. Which of the following was the king of Macedonia?
Q10 At which of the following places did Alexander die in 328 B.C.?