Category: History

Download NIOS History Books For Competitive Exam

NIOS History Books For Competitive Exams- Both In English / Hindi: Understanding Indian History. Understanding Indian History– Hindi.  The Geographical Setting and pre-historic cultures of India.  The Geographical Setting and pre-historic cultures of India– Hindi. The Harappan Civilization. The Harappan Civilization– Hindi. The Vedic Age (1500 BC-600BC). The Vedic Age (1500 BC-600BC)– Hindi. From Janapadas

Vijayanagar Empire Cultural Development

Vijayanagar Empire Cultural Development: Vijayanagar Kings were great patrons of literature and art. Under them, various languages such as Sanskrit, Telugu, Tamil etc. flourished. As the declared objectives of the state were Hindu revivalism, Sanskrit language and literature got the support of the king. It is said that under Sayana, the younger brother of Madhava

History GK From IAS Exam 2004 and 2005

History GK From IAS Exam 2004 and 2005: 1. Consider the following statements(1) In the Third Battle of Panipat, Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Ibrahim Lodi(2) Tipu Sultan was killed in the Third Anglo-Mysore War(3) Mir Jafar entered in a conspiracy with the English for the defeat of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah in the Battle of Plassey Which of

History GK From IAS Exam 2002 and 2003

History GK From IAS Exam 2002 and 2003: 1. The real intention of the British for including the princely states in the Federal Union proposed by the India Act of 1935 was to(A) exercise more and direct political and administrative(B) involve the princes actively in the administration of the colony(C) finally effect the complete political and

History GK From IAS Exam 2001

History GK From IAS Exam 2001: 1. Under the Permanent Settlement, 1793, the Zamindars are required to issue pattas to the farmers which were not issued by many of the Zamindars. The reason was(A) the Zamindars were trusted by the farmers(B) there were no officials check upon the Zamindars(C) it was the responsibility of the British

History GK From IAS Exam 2000

History GK From IAS Exam 2000: 1. The practice of military governorship was first introduced in India by the(A) Greeks(B) Shakas(C) Parthians(D) Mughals Ans: Greeks (A) 2. Which one of the following dynasties was ruling over North India at the time of Alexander’s invasion?(A) Nanda(B) Maurya(C) Sunga(D) Kanva Ans: Nanda (A) 3. Who among the following streamlined the Maratha administration after Sambhaji?(A)

History GK From IAS Exam 1997

History GK From IAS Exam 1997: 1. After consolidating his power, Balban assumed the grand title of(A) Tute-Hind(B) Kaisr-i-Hind(C) Zil-i-Ilahi(D) Din-i-Ilahi Ans: Zil-i-Ilahi (C) 2. Head of the military department under the recognized central machinery of administration during Akbar’s reign was(A) Diwan(B) Mir Bakshi(C) Mir Saman(D) Bakshi Ans: Mir Bakshi (B) 3. The medieval Indian writer who refers to the discovery of

History GK From IAS Exam 1996

History GK From IAS Exam 1996: 1. In medieval India, the Mansabdari system was introduced for(A) making recruitment to the army(B) facilitating revenue collection(C) ensuring religious harmony(D) effecting clean administration Ans: effecting clean administration (D) 2. Mughal Painting reached its zenith under(A) Humayun(B) Akbar(C) Jahangir(D) Shahjahan Ans: Jahangir (C) 3. Which one of the following is an important historical novel written during

History GK From IAS Exam 1995

History GK From IAS Exam 1995: 1. According to Mimamsa system of philosophy, liberation is possible by means of(A) Jnana(B) Bhakti(C) Yoga(D) Karma Ans: Karma (D) 2. The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by(A) Mahayana Buddhism(B) Hinayana Buddhism(C) Jainism(D) The Lokayata School Ans: Jainism (C) 3. In Sanskrit plays written during the Gupta Period Women and Sudras speak(A) Sanskrit(B) Prakrit(C) Pali(D) Sauraseni