NDA History Questions: Previous Year Questions, Download PDF

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

In this post, we have provided you with a list of the most important NDA History Questions in Hindi & English. History is an integral part of the syllabus as NDA History is a part of the GAT paper of the exam. Approximately 20 NDA History questions are asked out of 150 questions which is the total number of questions asked in the GAT paper. The NDA History previous year questions consist of topics on Ancient, Medieval & Modern History.

Important Topics for NDA History Questions

The following are the History important topics for the NDA 2 2023 Exam which is to be held on 3rd September 2023. Download the NDA History Questions PDF from the direct link below and prepare these topics well.

  • Indian History – Focus on Indian culture and civilization.
  • India’s freedom movement.
  • India’s Five-Year Plans.
  • Topics like Panchayati Raj, Community Development Co-operatives. Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, Mahatma Gandhi’s Basic Teachings, National Integration and Welfare State, etc.
  • Topics of the Modern World like World forces, Renaissance, Exploration, and Discovery.
  • World History – American Independence War, French Revolution, Russian Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution.
  • Impact on society of science and technology.
  • Important concepts like – United Nations, Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism, and Communism & One World Concept.

NDA History Questions PDF

In the following table, we are providing 100+ most important NDA History questions for the exam. You can download the NDA History questions PDF in English and Hindi with solutions from the following links:

NDA History Questions Download PDF
NDA History Questions in English Download Here
NDA History Questions in Hindi To be Updated
Solution Set Download Here

Most Important History Questions for NDA

Candidates can go over the important NDA History Questions that are based on the previous year’s exams.

1. Consider the following statements :

  1. The Arthashastra is the first Indian text to define a State.
  2. The main concerns of the Arthashastra are theoretical issues like the origins of the state.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 nor 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List I (Dynasty)

  1. Chalukyas
  2. Hoysalas
  3. Pandyas
  4. Eastern Gangas

List II (Architecture)

  1. Sun Temple, Konark
  2. Pattadakal Temples
  3. Kesava Temple, Somnathpur
  4. Eastern Gopura of Chidambaram Temple Code:

 Choose the correct option

  1. a-1 b-3 c-2 d-4
  2. a-1 b-2 c-3 d-4
  3. a-2 b-4 c-3 d-1
  4. a-2 b-3 c-4 d-1 

3. Megasthenes was a –

  1. Greek ambassador to the court of Chandragupta Maurya
  2. Greek trader during Ashoka’s time
  3. Greek trader in the Gupta period
  4. Chinese pilgrims during Harsha’s time

4. Consider the following statements about Harappan Culture:

  1. The Harappan Culture matured in Sind and Punjab.
  2. It spread from there to Southwards and Eastwards.
  3. The area, where it spread, was bigger than Egypt and Mesopotamia. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 Choose the correct option

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

5. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of appearance of the poet-saints of the Bhakti-Sufi tradition?

  1. Basavanna – Appar – Mira Bai – Lai Ded
  2. Appar – Mira Bai – Lai Ded – Basavanna
  3. Appar – Basavanna – Lai Ded – Mira Bai
  4. Bas avanna – Mira Bai – Lai Ded – Appar

6. Who among the following travellers was from Italy and visited the Vijayanagar Kingdom in the fifteenth century?

  1. Nikitin
  2. Fa-Hien
  3. Bernier
  4. Nicolo Conti

7. In the Manusmriti which form of marriage results from the “Voluntary union of a maiden and her lover“?

  1. Eighth form
  2. Fifth form
  3. Seventh form
  4. Sixth form

8. In the Mesopotamian records, which one of the following terms was used for the Indus Valley (Harappans)?

  1. Dilmun
  2. Meluha
  3. Magan
  4. Failaka

9. Ashoka’s connection with Buddhism is evident from which one of the following edicts –

  1. Major Rock Edict – XIII
  2. Rock Edict – VI
  3. Minor Rock Edict – I
  4. Pillar Edict – IV

10. The cylindrical stone seals were used in which civilization?

  1. Harappan
  2. Egyptian
  3. Roman
  4. Mesopotamian

Note: Solutions of these questions are provided in the PDF avove.

Tips to Prepare NDA History Questions

Follow the tips and tricks listed below to prepare the NDA History questions for the upcoming exam preparation:

  • Keep Track of Your Notes – NDA History notes play a vital role in your preparation. Make smaller our out of the large notes. If you note it down, you will remember it. Writing short notes on history key topics is the best way to learn & memorize them.
  • Keep in Mind the Timelines – This is extremely important for you. You must write down important information about all significant events that occurred in a chapter alongside the dates or years. 
  • You can’t just Focus on one Thing- As a result, keep track of how long each part of your training takes. Allow enough time for other subjects like Math, Politics, Geography, etc., that are important for the exam. History is a subject: if your basics are not clear, you’ll get bored while reading; if you do, you won’t want to quit it. History increases your curiosity and gives you a sense of social shifts. 
  • NDA History Previous Year Questions – The aspirants preparing for the examination must be well aware of the pattern of question papers and the questions asked in the NDA Previous Year Question Papers. This will help the candidates in preparing for the examination.


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