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- Sir William Jones, the founder of the Asiatic Society of Kolkata, tried to prove relations between Vedic Sanskrit with European languages.

2-Sama Veda is considered as ‘Collection of Melodies/Songs’.

3-Yajur Veda is considered as the Ritual text or ‘The Book of Sacrificial Prayers’.

4-The early capital of the Koshala Kingdom in the later Vedic period was Ayodhya.

5-An assembly of the Elders constituted mainly by Brahmanas and elites was known as Sabha.

6-The system of four stages of life: Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, and Sanyasi have been mentioned in Jabala Upanishad.

7-In the early Vedic period the medium of exchange (as money) was known as Niska.

8-The heartland of development of the Aryan civilization was Kuru-Panchala region.

9-The capital of the ancient State of ‘Kosala’ was Shravasti.

10- King Prasenjit was associated with the ancient State named Kosala.

11-The first Jain Council was arranged in Pataliputra.

12-The book ‘Prabandhachintamani’ was authored by Merutunga.

13- Mahapadma Nanda declared himself as the ‘Ekarat’.

14- In Aitareya Brahmana text it has been stated that Sudra or slave may be expelled or killed at will.

15-Two epics of the Aryans: the Ramayana and the Mahabharata gave the highest importance for the Kshatriyas.

16-The ‘Gayatri mantra’ composed by Saint Visvamitra was dedicated to solar God Savitri.

17-During the Vedic period the recommended color of dress for the Brahmin was the deep Red.

18-The King of the dead in the Rig Vedic period was known as Yama.

19- In the Vedic period tax paid by people to the king was known as Bali.

20- Historical King who killed his father to have the throne was Ajatashatru.

21-The most sacred festival for the Buddhists is held on Vaishaka Purnima.

22-Makkhali Gosala was the most important leader of the ‘Ajivika’ sect.

23- The Jain Siddhas (devotees) who attained salvation were called as Tirthankaras.

24- Chandragupta Maurya embraced Jainism at an old age.

25-The books ‘Dipavamsa’ and ‘Mahavamsa’ originated in Sri Lanka.

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