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

Watch some of the important Bits below. 


1- The Puranas were written in simple Sanskrit verse.


2-The Mahabharata is about a war fought between the Kauravas and Pandavas, who were cousins.


3-Both the Puranas and the Mahabharata are supposed to have been compiled by Vyasa. The Bhagavad Gita was also included in the Mahabharata.


4-The Ramayana is about Rama, a prince of Kosala, who was sent into exile. His wife Sita was abducted by the king of Lanka, named Ravana.


5- Rama fought a battle with Ravana to get Sita back. He won and returned to Ayodhya, the capital of Kosala after his victory.


6-Valmiki is recognized as the author of the Sanskrit Ramayana.


7-Stories from the Jatakas were often shown on the railings of stupas and in paintings in places such as Ajanta.


8-Aryabhata, a mathematician and astronomer, wrote a book in Sanskrit known as the Aryabhatiyam.


9- Aryabhata stated that day and night were caused by the rotation of the earth on its axis.


10- Aryabhata developed a scientific explanation for eclipses as well. He also found a way of calculating the circumference of a circle.


11- Paper was invented in China about 1900 years ago, by a man named Cai Lun.


12-Tamil epic, the Manimekalai was composed by Sattanar around 1400 years ago. This describes the story of the daughter of Kovalan and Madhavi.


13-A famous Tamil epic, the Silappadikaram, was composed by a poet named Ilango, around 1800 years ago.


14- The Durga temple at Aihole, built about 1400 years ago.


15- Samudragupta is a famous ruler of a dynasty known as the Guptas. Harishena is his court poet.


16- Samudragupta’s mother, Kumara Devi, belonged to the Lichchhavi gana, while his father, Chandragupta, was the first ruler of the Gupta dynasty to adopt the grand title of maharajadhiraja.


17- Harshavardhana is a Gupta ruler. His court poet, Banabhatta, wrote his biography, the Harshacharita, in Sanskrit. This gives us the genealogy of Harsha and ends with his becoming king.


18-Xuan Zang spent a lot of time at Harsha’s court and left a detailed account of what he saw.


19-The Pallavas and Chalukyas were the most important ruling dynasties in south India.


20-The kingdom of the Pallavas spread from the region around their capital, Kanchipuram, to the Kaveri delta, while that of the Chalukyas was centered around the Raichur Doab, between the rivers Krishna and Tungabhadra.


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