History -Important One Liners For Competitive Exam

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History -One Liners

1- The capital of the kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was Lahore

2-In the Gandhara sculptures the preaching mudra associated with the Buddha’s First Sermon at Sarnath is Dharmachakra

3-The name of the poet Kalidas is mentioned in the Aihole inscription

4-Vidhushaka, a common character in Sanskrit drama is invariably a Brahmana

5-Amir Khusrau is said to have witnessed the reigns of eight Delhi Sultans

6- The first Indian ruler to organize Haj pilgrimage at the expense of the state was Akbar

7-Gulbadan Begum wrote a historical account during the Mughal period

8- The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the Dutch

9-The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora are Hindu, Buddhist and Jain

10-Ashtapradhan was a Council of Ministers in the Maratha administration.

11-The word ‘Hindu’ as reference to the people of Hind (India) was first used by The Greeks

12-The term ‘nishka’ which meant an ornament in the Vedic period was used in later times to denote a/an Coin

13-The founder of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides movement was Baden Powell

14-Chanakya was known as Vishnugupta

15-In Jainism ‘perfect knowledge’ is referred to as Kaivalya

16-Ashokan inscriptions were first deciphered by James Prinsep

17-The first political organisation esta blished in India in 1838 was known as Zamindary Association

18-The foundation of modern education system in India was laid by Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835

19- The Ryotwari settlement was introduced by the British in the Madras and Bombay Presidencies

20-The last in succession of Jaina Tirthankaras was Mahavira

21-The earliest rock cut caves in western India are those at Nasik, Ellora and Ajanta

22-Mathura is considered as one of the oldest surviving cities in the world.

23-Worship of gods and goddesses is the most fundamental difference between Mahayana Buddhism and Hinayana Buddhism.

24-The earliest evidence of silver in India is found in the Harappan culture

25-Brahui is a language of Baluchistan but linguistically Dravidian

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