History One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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History One-Liners for various competitive examinations


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Maximum questions come from History portion in different competitive exams.

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

Watch some of the important History Bits below.

1-According to the Arthashastra, there are two types of spies, namely, ‘Sansthana’ (the stationary) and ‘Sanchari’ (the wandering one).

2-The detectives in Mauryan administration were known as ‘Gudhapurusha’.

3-Commander-in-chief was the overall in-charge of the Mauryan army. Their army included six lakh infantry, about 30,000 cavalries, nine thousand war elephants, eight thousand chariots.

4-Kautilya’s ‘Arthashastra’ mentions about the Duties of Government Superintendents (Adyakshas).

5-Chanakya or Kautilya’s Arthashastra explains the kind the of administration system followed in the Maurya Empire

6- In the Mauryan administration, The chief of Agriculture department was known as ‘Sitadhyaksha’.

7-In the Mauryan administration, the chief of Revenue Department was known as ‘Samharta’.

8-The rule of Mauryas lasted from 322 – 185 B.C.

9-With the help of Kautilya or Chanakya, Chandragupta Maurya laid the foundation of this vast empire.

Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta Maurya

10-After Chandragupta, his son Bindusara further extended the kingdom over entire sub-continent.

11-After the Kalinga war, Ashoka became a follower of Buddhism

12-The founder of Sunga dynasty was Pushyamitra Sunga(187-151 BC).

13-Pushyamitra was a supporter of Brahmanical traditions. He revived the practice of ‘Ashwamedha yajna’.

14-After the death of Pushyamitra, his son Agnimitra became ruler.

15-The Sunga revived the Brahmanical traditions(Ashwamedha)

16-The last ruler of Sunga dynasty was Devabhuti, who was murdered by his minister Vasudeva Kanva

17-Kanva Dynasty was founded by Vasudeva Kanva.

18-The last king of Kanvas was Susarman.

19- The Satavahanas became politically prominent in the middle of the 1st century BC after the decline of Mauryan Empire in Deccan

20-Gautamiputra Satakarni (1st century A.D.) was the greatest of the Satavahana rulers.

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