History GK For SSC CGL Exam

History GK For SSC CGL Exam:

  • The practice of land grants to Brahmins and Buddhist was initiated by- Satavahanas.
  • Who sent Heiun-Tsang as an envoy to Harsha’s court- Tai Tsung.
  • Who was the founder of Sunyavada- Nagarjuna.
  • In the Vedic period, which animal was known as ‘Aghanya’- Cow.
  • In the Indus valley civilization period, Lapis Lazuli was imported from- Badakhshan.
  • The travel account of Fahien is known as- Fo-kwo-ki.
  • Which scholar established the Vajrayana sect of Buddhism in Tibet- Padma Sambhava.
  • The Huns invaded India during the reign of- Skandgupta.
  • The name, ‘Indian National Congress’ was given by- Dadabhai Naoroji.
  • The first Englishman who presided the Indian National Congress was- George Yule.
  • The period of Dual Government in Bengal was- 1765 to 1772.
  • The first railway line in India between Bombay and Thane was started in- A.D. 1853.
  • The words “Satyameva Jayate” in the state emblem of India have been adopted from- Mundaka Upanishad.
  • Who wrote a book ‘Return of the Aryans’- Bhagvan Das Gidvani.
  • The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the- Kathopanishad.
  • Who destroyed Nalanda University in 1202 A.D.- Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khalji.
  • Astanga Samgraha is a text on- Medicine.
  • Who is known as the ‘Napoleon of India’- Samudragupta.
  • Which Saka ruler was responsible for important irrigation works in Saurashtra- Rudradaman.
  • ‘Pagal Panthis sect’ was founded by- Karam Shah.
  • Who initiated the system of auctioning the land for revenue to the highest bidder- Warren Hastings.
  • The Mohammedan Literary Society of Calcutta was founded in 1863 by- Nawab Abdul Latif.
  • Who captured Delhi and suppressed the 1857 revolt over there- Sir John Nicholson.
  • During whose regime, Indians were appointed at high posts- Lord William Bentinck.
  • Who is known as the ‘Father of Civil Services in India’- Lord Cornwallis.
  • ‘Pakistan Resolution’ or ‘Lahore Resolution’ was passed by the Muslim League in- 1940.
  • ‘Rast Goftar’ was started by- Dadabhai Naoroji.
  • Which historical personalities of India is also known as Vishnugupta- Chanakya.
  • Charaka was the famous court physician of- Kanishka.
  • The Vedic river Vitasta has been identified with- Jhelum.
  • The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian subcontinent has been obtained from- Mehargarh.
  • The only ruler of India who ruled over territories in Central Asia beyond the Pamirs was- Kanishka.
  • ‘Poona Pact’ was signed between B.R. Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi in- 1932.
  • Which was the most important pre-Congress association- Indian Association.
  • The Universities of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras founded in 1857, during the regime of- Lord Canning.
  • ‘Ring Fence Policy’ was followed by- Lord Warren Hastings.
  • The Indus Valley Civilization people traded with the- Mesopotamians.
  • ‘Dharma Sabha’ was founded in 1829 at Calcutta by- Radhakant Deb.
  • The first telegraph line was started in 1853 during Dalhousie’s period, between- Calcutta and Agra.
  • Who was the founder of the Kushan Dynasty- Kujula Kadphises.
  • Nanaghata inscription belongs to- Satakarni I.
  • The superintendent of weights and measures in the Mauryan administration was- Pautavadhyaksha.
  • Who repealed the ‘Vernacular Press Act’- Lord Rippon.
  • Who called the Indian National Congress “a microscopic minority of the people”- Lord Dufferin.
  • “Battle of Buxar” took place in- A.D. 1764.
  • The British East India Company got the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in the year- A.D. 1765.
  • “United Indian Patriotic Association” was founded by- S.N. Banerjee and Anand Mohan Bose.
  • In Indus Valley Civilization, the script was- Boustrophedon.
  • Which is also called Adharvayuveda- Yajurveda.
  • The Gupta gold coins were known as- Dinar.
  • The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as- Karanika.

GK From Harappan Civilization And Vedic AgeVijayanagar Empire (1336-1649)
GK From Mauryan And Gupta EmpireThe Maratha Kingdom
Indus Valley CivilizationHaider Ali and Tipu Sultan
Early and Later Vedic AgeEarly Indian Nationalism
Mauryan Empire Important FactsUnderstanding Eighteenth Century India– NIOS

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