History One-Liners for various competitive examination

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History One-Liners for various competitive examination

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 Maximum questions come from this portion of different competitive exams.

Here are some important History one-liners for students competing for various exams

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1-The Pallava dynasty existed between the 3rd and 9th centuries CE, ruling a portion of what is today Andra Pradesh (early Pallavas) and Tamil Nadu (later Pallavas).

2-Kanchipuram was the capital of the Pallavas from 4th to 9th century.

3-The lasting monolithic temples known as rathas and mandapas provide the superb skill of sculptors of Pallava period.

4-Pallava ruler Mahendravarman built Mandagapattu rock cut temple.

5-Shore Temple is a granite made temple at Mahabalipuram built during the reign of Narsimhavarman.

6- 7 Pagodas is a term associated with the Shore Temple of Mahabalipuram.

7-The Dravidian temple architecture started by the Pallavas got matured at the hand of the Cholas.

8- The gopurams in Pallava dynasties were comparatively dwarfed. But in Chola dynasty gopurams became enlarged with high enclosure walls.

9- Cholas made temples in Nagaeshwvara, Brihadeshwvara, Airavateshwara, and Chidambaram.

10-Chalukyan architecture is a combination of Nagara and Dravida and hence a perfect example of Vesara architecture.

11-The Chalukya temples are mainly dedicated to different Hindu deities like Durga, Shiva, Vishnu etc.

12-Chalukya architecture is also called the precursor of Hoysala art.

13-Hoysala temples have features of both open (outer mantapa) and closed mantapa (innner mantapa).

14-The Chalukya style got perfection as an independent style under Hoysala rule in the 13nth century.

15-In Chennakeshava temple, the image of Mohini seen in one of the pillars in the mantapa bears the fine example of Chola art in Hoysala art.

16-Salabhanjika is the peculiar feature of Hoysala sculpture.

17-The pictures from Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Puranas are very vigorously decorated in the walls of the Hoysala temples.

18-Besides mythical presentation, the walls of Hoysala temples are decorated with live panels of musicians, dancers, animals etc.

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