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 this portion in different competitive exams.

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

Watch some of the important Bits below.

1-Banawali (Haryana) was situated on the banks of the now extinct Sarasvati River.

2-Lothal is at the head of the Gulf of Cambay.

3-Kalibangan (Rajasthan) was on the banks of the river Ghaggar which dried up centuries ago.

4-Harappa (Punjab, Pakistan) is located on the left bank of the Ravi.

5-Mohenjodaro (Sind) is situated on the right bank of the Indus.


6-Chanhudaro lies on the left bank of the Indus about 130 km south of Mohenjodaro.

7-Dholavira (Gujarat) excavated is in the Kutch district

8-Surkotada (Gujarat) is at the head of the Rann of Kutch.

9-The first written Vedic literature was based on Vedas and divided into four parts – Vedas, Brahmanas, Aryanakas, and Upanishads.

10-Kautilya’s Arthshastra and Manusmriti belong to Mauryan period.

11- Banabhatta’s Harsha Charita deals with the character and achievements of Harshavardhana and his political history.

12-Kalhana’s Rajatarangini is a valuable book on the history of Kashmir.

13-Vishakdatta’s Mudrarakshasa gives information about Mauryan society and culture.

14-Bakpatiraja’s Gaudabaho describes how Jasovarman conquered Gauda.

15-Kalidasa in Malvikagnimitram mentions the events of the Pushyamitra Sunga’s reign.


16-Poet Bilhana described the history of the reign of Chalukya king Vikramaditya VI in his Vikramanka Charita.

17-Sangam literature was written in Tamil and patronized by Pandya kings produced during the period from 500 BC to 500 AD.

18-The three great epics of Sangam literature are Silappadikaram, Manimekalai, and Chintamani.

19-Ettuttokai, Patinenkil Kannakku, Pattu Pattu and Tirukural are other their important texts belonging to the Sangam literature.

20-Megasthenes was an ancient Greek historian, diplomat and Indian ethnographer. He described India in his book Indica.

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