History- Important One-Liners
1-Sir Charles Wood introduced English as official language
2-First English newspaper in India is The Bengal Gazette
3-First Governor General of Bengal was Warren Hastings
4- In the year 1896 Vande Mataram was first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress.
5-Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in 1951
6-Dadabhai Naoroji propounded the theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism.
7-Lord Curzon said ‘I am giving you a Muslim province’.
8- Under the Presidentship of Jawaharlal Nehru Purna Swaraj was declared as the goal of the Congress in the Congress session held in Lahore.
9-Kasturba Gandhi died in detention (in 1944) at Aga Khan Palace
10-Ramsay McDonald was the British Prime Minister who convened the First Round Table Conference in London
11- Rabindranath Tagore surrendered his knighthood in protest against Jallianwala Bagh tragedy
12-Buddhism was divided into Mahayana and Hinayana sects in the Fourth Buddhist Council
13-Third Buddhist Council took place in the year 250 B.C.
14- Fourth Buddhist Council was held at Kashmir
15-Bimbisara belonged to Haryanka dynasty
16-The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by Kanishka
17-Ashoka belongs to Maurya Dynasty.
18- In Buddhism, Patiomokkha stands for the rules of the Sangha
19- Dhanvantri was a famous Physician during Gupta period.
20- Jainism religion is associated with Kaivalya
21-Hiuen Tsang Chinese traveler visited the kingdoms of Harshavardhana and Kumar Bhaskar Varma
22- Maski inscription referred to “Piyadassi” as the second name for Asoka
23- The first evidence of the cultivation of cotton has been found in Nal site.
24- Kushana rulers were best known for controlling the ‘silk route’ around 2000 years ago
25-Ilahi was the name of the gold coin introduced by Akbar.
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