History One Liners Quiz (To The Point)

Founders of Dynasties
Kushan Dynasty (West-Northern India) - Kadphises

*Chola Dynasty, Adi (Cholamandalama) - Karikala   (190 AD - 600 AD)


*Chalukya Badami Dynasty (Badami) - Pulkeshin I


>>{ Jayasimha _ 1st ruler of Chalukya dynasty of Vatapi (modern Badami) & grandfather of dynasty's first sovereign ruler, Pulakeshin I. }


*Chalukya Vengi Dynasty (Vengi) - Vishnu Vardhana

Pala Dynasty (Bengal) - Gopala


Chola Dynasty (Tamil Region) - Vijayalaya (850 AD - 1279 AD)


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1. Zamindari System
 by Cornwallis in 1793 through Permanent Settlement Act.

Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and Varanasi.

owner of the lands: Zamindars


2. Ryotwari System
Thomas Munro in 1820.

Madras, Bombay, parts of Assam

British Government collected taxes directly from the peasants.



3. Mahalwari System
introduced in 1833 during William Bentick.

>land was divided into Mahals. Each Mahal comprises one or more villages.

>Ownership rights were vested with peasants.

>villages committee was held responsible for collection of the taxes.

>had many provisions of both Zamindari System & Ryotwari System.

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1. oldest surviving rock-cut cave in India ?
Barabar Caves


2. Ashta Pradhan of Shivaji:

# Pantpradhan (Moropant Trimbak Pingale)-  Prime ministerGeneral administration


# Amatya (Ramchandra Neelkanth Mujumdar) also know as (Ramchandra Pant Amatya) – Finance minister, Accounts.


# Sumant (Ramchandra Trimbak Dabir) – Foreign relations.


# Sachiv(Annaji Datto) – secretary, To prepare royal edicts (official order)


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1. Indus Valley Civilization._ 2350 BC and 1750 BC

Vedic period_ 1500 and 600 BC



2. Gautam Buddha born_Lumbini in Kapilavastu (Nepal)_Shakya Kshatriya Clan

Buddha enlightenment_under pipal tree at Bodh Gaya


Buddha first sermon_ Sarnath in U.P.

Buddha died_ Kushinagar in U.P.



3. Vardhamana Mahavira born~ Kundagrama,  540 BC.
Vardhamana Mahavira died~ Pavapuri (present day Bihar)




4. Religious book of Jainism~ Agam (in Pali language).

>Jaina Texts were written in _Prakrit language.

>Triratna concept major teachings of~ Jainism.



5. Religious place of Jainism~ Dilwara temple (Mount Abu)


6. Alexander defeated Porus~ in 326 BC ~Battle of Hydespas


7. kalinga war _ 261 BC.


8. Saka Era in 78 AD~ Kushan king Kanishka.




9. Dhanwanthari, Vetalbhatt, Varahamihira, Amar Simha & Kalidas~ at court of~ Chandragupta II. (Navratna)

>Aryabhatta was NOT among 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya’s court.

>Aryabhatta~Gupta Period



10. Capital of Cahalukya dynasty~ Vatapi. (modern Badami).




11. Which inscription ~Pulkeshin II defeated Harshvardhana in 619 AD~ Aihole inscription.


12. Shore temple of Mahabalipuram & Kailashnath temple of Kanchi ~Narsimhavarma II (Pallava dynasty)


13.  Kailash temple at Ellora~ Krishna-I (Rashtrakuta king)


14. Who started the persian festival 'Nauroz'? ~ Balban.


15. Coins of brass & copper~ Mohammed-Bin Tughlaq (Token Currency)


16.'Baburnama' written by? Babur in Turkish language.


**17. permanent settlement : Zamindari system, 1793 in Bengal~ Lord Cornwallis.


18.  Fort William college at Calcutta? Lord Wellesely.


19.  Jallianwala Bagh massacre ~13th April


20. Which Act _responsible for partition of India~ Indian Independence Act, 1947.



21. `Liberty, Equality & Fraternity' _motto of which revolution? French Revolution.



22. first Indian woman president of INC_ Sarojini Naidu.(1925)


>first woman president of INC_ Annie Besant (1917)


23. first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award? Devika Rani (1969)



24. Simla Agreement (2nd July 1972)
Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement with~ Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

>much more than a peace treaty _to reverse consequences of 1971 war.




*25. Paunar Ashram near Wardha in Maharashtra_ Founded by
Vinoba Bhave.




26. Original name Munshi Premchand~ Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava



27. Tomb of Moinuddin Chishti~Ajmer.


28.  first woman President of United Nations General Assembly~ Vijaya Laxmi Pandit. (1953)


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*29. first US president to visit India in December 1959?
Dwight D. Eisenhower



*30. Gol Ghar, a beehive shaped structure built in 1786 to store grains for the British Army_located in
Patna.


*31. Which freedom fighter_known as 'Lokpriya': Gopinath Bordoloi.


32. Which battle_disintegration of Vijayanagar empire~ Battle of Talikota (1565)


33. Tenth & last Sikh Guru Gobind Singh appoint his military deputy~ Banda Bahadur.



34. 'Kalidas' & 'Varahamihira' _courtier of : Chandragupta Vikramaditaya.

{Dhanwanthari, Vetalbhatt, Amar Simha}



35. Chariot-shaped temple _known as 'Black Pagoda':- Sun Temple, Konark, Orissa

# Built by Narasimha Deva I (Ganga dynasty)

36. Muslim League first demanded partition of India in ~1940.



37. Vande Mataram first sung ~ 1896.

>Calcutta Congress Session (1896)

President- Rahimtullah M. Sayani (Second Muslim)




*38. officer responsible for safe custody of land records during Gupta period _known as? Karanika


39. Greatest Bhakti poet of Maharashtra~ Namdeva.


**40. Prakrit text Gaudavaho describes_deeds of~ Yasovarman



*41. That destiny determines everything, man is powerless is propounded by? Ajivakas.


42. word 'Hindu' as reference to people of India_first used by? Arab.

{word Hindu or Indu was used by Greeks to denote the country & people living beyond Indus river.}


43. Gupta Empire
Capital: Pataliputra

Common languages: Sanskrit (literary and academic); Prakrit (vernacular)

{Sanskrit was the official language of Gupta period}


>Gupta rulers issued a large number of gold coins.




44. Aruna Asaf Ali was a major woman organizer in?~ Quit India Movement.


45. Prime Minister of England who sent Cripps Mission~Winston Churchill.



46. 'individual Satyagraha' 1940-41
Vinoba Bhave was chosen as first Satyagrahi. Who was second? ~Jawaharlal Nehru.


{Bhoodan Movement by Vinoba Bhave}



*47. Silver coins issued by Guptas~ Rupaka


48. Term 'Yavanapriya' _in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted? Pepper.



*49. Concept of Anuvrata ~ Jainism.

>The anuvratas are vows to abstain from violence, falsehood, and stealing; to be content with one's own wife; and to limit one's possessions.


50. most mentioned river in early Vedic literature~ Sindhu.



51. famous for_work on medicine _ Gupta period? Susrutha.

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52. Murlidhar Devidas_founder of leprosy rehabilitation center 'Anandvan' in Maharashtra_known as~ Baba Amte.


53. Aligarh Muslim University, originally Mohammeden Anglo-Oriental College, in 1875?~Syed Ahmed Khan.


54. National song 'Vande Mataram'? ~ Bankimchandra Chatterjee.


55. First education minister of independent India? ~ Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.


56. Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia _largest Hindu temple in world~ Lord Vishnu.



57.  First president of All India Trade Union Cogress in 1920_Lala Lajpat Rai.

{Founded in Bombay}


**58. British lady Madeleine Slade, _disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, better known as~ Meera Ben.


59. Second Battle of Panipat , 1556~ Akbar & Hemu


60. Battle of Haldi Ghati ~ 1576



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**61. Battle of Karnal~ 1739

{Nadir Shah & Muhammed Shah}


62. who returned_ token of honour to Govt of India_ 30 May 1919
Rabindranath Tagore




63. Who accused INC_politics of prayers, petition & protest~ Bal Gangadhar Tilak



64. Resolution for creation of Pakistan _in Muslim League Session of 1940~ Mohammed Ali Jinnah


**65. Anti-British outfit _Abhinav Bharat_founded by~ V. D. Savarkar


66. first President of _All India Trade Union Congress~ Lala Lajpat Rai


67. Prefix Mahatma added _name of Gandhi during~ Champaran Satyagraha


68. Who called Lord Irwin & Mahatma Gandhi 'The two Mahatmas'~ Sarojini Naidu


69. first Muslim ruler of India_ introduce Judicial Reforms ~ Akbar


**70. Rock cut temples known as_ Seven Pagodas situated at ~ Mahabalipuram




71. Type of marriage in Vedic period _token bride of a cow & bull in place of dowry~ Asura




Arsa Vivah ~ A token bride-price of a Cow and a Bull was given
Prajapati Vivah ~ Marriage without dowry

Asura Vivah ~ Marriage by Purchase
Rakshasha Vivah ~ Marriage by abduction



72. Royal Indian Navy Revolt in Bombay ~ 1946



73. Vardhman Mahavira & Gautam Buddha _preached during reign of: Bimbisara



*74. Which Indian State_previously known as North-East Frontier AgencyArunachal Pradesh


*75. Main inspiration of_Young Bengal Movement: L. V. Derozio


*76. philosophy of Upanishads emphasises~  Gyan

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