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-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

Aurangzeb
Aurangzeb

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

Sirajuddaulah
Sirajuddaulah

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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