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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-Harshavardhana belonged to Pushyabhuti Dynasty when Gupta dynasty was fading.

2- Banabhatta was a court poet of Harshavardhana. He wrote his biography, the Harshacharita, in Sanskrit.

3- The script used in the earliest Tamil inscriptions is Brahmi

4-Feroze Shan Tughlaq was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India

5-Englishmen Polak was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa

6- Aurangzeb was called Zinda Pir (living saint) in Mughal India


7-Rigveda is divided into 10 books. Second and seventh books are the oldest

8-Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate

9- Shuddhi movement (conversion of non-Hindus to Hinduism) was started by Swami Dayanand Saraswati

10-Sirajuddaulah was defeated by Lord Clive in Plassey battle


11-Shahnama was written by Firdausi

12-The term nishka, which meant an ornament in the Vedic period, was used in later times denotes a coin

13- Indian ruler Tipu Sultan established embassies in foreign countries on modern lines.

14-Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah, the founder of Hyderabad state, was appointed by Mughal Emperor Farrukh Siyar.

15-Gupta king Skanda Gupta is famous for his courageous stand against the Hunas

16-Shivaji was crowned as an independent king in Raigarh

17-Dadabhai Naoroji was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress

18-Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar started the newspaper, Shome Prakash

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

19- Aihole Inscription inscription mentions Pulkesin II’s military success against Harshavardhana

20- The ruler Shah Alam II had granted Diwani to the East India company.

21- Dr. Zakir Hussain got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India

22-Gandhi Sagar reservoir is constructed on Chambal

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