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GK Questions and Answers on the Religious Sects of Ancient India

Jul 25, 2017

India is a land of diversity in religion, belief and practices. It is the birthplace of four major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Religious Sects of Ancient India that will help the readers to understand ‘how these religious sects build the strong culture of present India’.

GK Questions and Answers on the Social Order and Structure of Ancient India

Jul 24, 2017

The Social Order is defined as a particular set or system of linked social structures, institution, relations, customs, values and practices. Every age has its reflection of existing society and ancient Indian society is no exception. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Social Order and Structure of Ancient India that will help in understanding the society and culture of ancient people.

GK Questions and Answers on the Later Vedic Culture and Civilisation

Jul 19, 2017

The bracket for the late Vedic period is 1000 BC to 600 BC. There were significant changes in the political structure- for example- ‘Janpad’ instead of ‘Jan’. The territorial state had replaced the tribal state of Rigvedic period. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Later Vedic Culture and Civilisation which are designed with the evolving nature of different competitive examinations.

GK Questions and Answers on the Sangam Age

Jul 18, 2017

The term Sangam is a Sanskrit word which means confluence or association. The literature of this era describes the origin and growth of three important states of Pandya, Chola and Chera. Here, we are giving GK Questions and Answers on the Sangam Age which are designed as per the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

GK Questions and Answers on the Vedic Civilisation and Culture

Jul 17, 2017

The Indus Valley Civilisation was followed by another great civilisation and culture known as Vedic Civilisation and Culture. The Aryans were the originators of the civilisation. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Vedic Civilisation and Culture which are designed to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

GK Questions and Answers on the Basic Features of Harappa Civilisation

Jul 13, 2017

The ‘Indus Civilisation’, ‘Indus Valley Civilisation’ and ‘Harappa Civilisation’ are synonyms of the World’s First Urban Civilisation i.e. Harappa Civilisation. The main characteristics of Harappa Civilisation are: Urban Civilisation; agro-commercial civilisation; and chalcolithic Civilisation. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Basic Features of Harappa Civilisation that are designed for the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

GK Questions and Answers on the Archaeological Sites of Harappa Civilisation

Jul 12, 2017

The Harappa Civilisation (Indus Valley Civilisation) is considered to be an undeniable land mark in Ancient Indian History, for evincing the most advanced and will define culture to the world. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Archaeological Sites of Harappa Civilisation that are designed for the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

GK Questions and Answers on the Sources of Ancient Indian History

Jul 11, 2017

A systematic and thorough study of a subject depends on the sources available for its study. There are many source materials for the study of ancient Indian history, but it is very important to decide which sources are relevant and gives more scientific and logical, minimising the element of bias. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Sources of Ancient Indian History for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on the Sources of Mauryan History

Jul 10, 2017

The epigraphical sources, literary sources, foreign accounts and material obtained from the excavation are the sources of knowledge about Mauryas. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Sources of Mauryan History for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on Ancient South India

Jun 23, 2017

The first detail description of the south India States is found in Sangam literature. Tamil is the oldest among the spoken and literary languages of south India. Here, we are giving, 10 GK Questions and Answers on Ancient South India consists of 10 Multiple Type Questions that attune and equipped the aspirants according to the evolving nature of different competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, SSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, and Railways etc.

GK Questions and Answers on the Historians of India and their Historical Texts

Jun 16, 2017

Historian of the different era converted the scattered primary evidences into coherent, intelligible sources through their histography. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Historians of India and their Historical Texts that will strengthen the general knowledge of readers.

GK Questions and Answers on the Prominent Rajput States of Medieval India

Jun 16, 2017

After the death of Harsha, the entire Indian subcontinent was disintegration into small kingdoms and there was no political unity. These states, i.e., Rajput States were enmity to each other and they reduced their power in mutual wars. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Prominent Rajput States of Medieval India for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on invasion of Mahmud Ghaznavi in India

Jun 13, 2017

After the death of King Harsha, the entire north India was disintegrated into many small states. No big and centralised empire was in existence and Muslim rulers took advantage of the faction and rivalry of small states. Mahmud Ghaznavi invaded India, between 1000 to 1027 AD and plundered enormous wealth and moved back with mass destructions of temples and other monuments of mass attraction. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on invasion of Mahmud Ghaznavi of India for the enhancement of general knowledge.

GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire

Jun 7, 2017

Bihar and eastern part of Uttar Pradesh becomes the centre of politics after 6th century BC onwards. Magadha was one of the powerful territories of 16 Mahajanpada. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Magadha Empire that will enhance the general knowledge of readers about the ancient Indian Kingdom.

GK Questions and Answers on the Quit India Movement during British India

May 31, 2017

In the backdrop of the failure of Cripps Mission, imminent Japanese threat, the British attitude towards Indians who were left behind in Burma and the prevailing anger and hostility to an alien and meaningless war, the Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi. Here, we are giving 10 GK Question and Answers on Quit India Movement to enhance the knowledge of readers about the Indian National Movement.

GK Questions and Answers on the Civil Disobedience Movement during British India

May 30, 2017

The Civil Disobedience Movement was the third mass movement in India against the tyranny of the British rule. Here, 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Civil Disobedience Movement during British India are designed to concretise the readings of the aspirant and also it attunes them for upcoming examinations.

GK Questions and Answers on Non-Cooperation Movement during British India

May 24, 2017

The Non-Cooperation Movement was the first India's nationwide mass movement that was launched by Mahatma Gandhi to resist British rule in India. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on Non-Cooperation Movement during British India, which is designed according to the evolving nature of different competitive examination.

GK Questions and Answers on Swadeshi Movement during British India

May 18, 2017

The Swadeshi Movement had its genesis in the anti-partition movement which was started to oppose the British decision to partition Bengal. The formal proclamation was made on 7th August, 1905 with the passing of the Boycott resolution in a meeting at the Calcutta town hall, which brought about the unification of the hitherto dispersed leadership. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on Swadeshi Movement during British India, which is designed according to the evolving nature of different competitive examination.

GK Questions and Answers on the Personalities of Socio-religious Reform Movements

May 17, 2017

The 19th century Socio-religious movements created a sense of pride among fellow Indians about their philosophy, science, religion and literature. Here, we are giving 10 GK Question Answers on the Personalities associated with the social-religious reform Movements who tried to reform the Indian Society from rigid religious practices, inhumane practices, superstitions, bigotry, caste system, untouchability, purdah system, sati, child marriage, social inequalities and illiteracy.

GK Questions and Answers on Sikh Gurus and their Contributions

May 15, 2017

Sikhism was the established by ten Gurus who is regarded as enlighteners and divine messengers to preach the spiritual and moral well-being of the masses. Her, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on Sikh Gurus and their Contributions for general awareness to the general readers and also for the aspirants who are preparing for different competitive exams.

GK Questions and Answers on Gautama Buddha and Buddhism

May 10, 2017

The Gautama Buddha was the founder of Buddhism. He pronounced the Four Nobel Truth (Arya Satya) to get rid of sufferings. He got enlightenment on the banks of river Niranjana, modern Lilajan under a peepal tree in Gaya. His birthday is celebrated as Buddha Purnima in the countries like Sri Lanka (where it is called Vesak), Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Tibet, China, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Mongolia, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on Gautama Buddha and Buddhism for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on Tribal Rebellions of Indian History

May 9, 2017

Tribal population being conservative were interested in retaining the existing salient features of their society. Tribal movements were inspired by revolutionary tendencies. They wanted to make use of the situation to fight and eliminate evils and ill tendencies that existed in the contemporary tribal society. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on Tribal Rebellions of Indian History for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on Provincial Kingdoms of Medieval Indian History

May 5, 2017

After the decline of Delhi Sultanate led to the rise of new kingdoms in different parts of subcontinent. For Example- The Kingdoms of Gujarat & Malwa and Rajputs rises in the western part of Indian subcontinent; Kingdom of Kashmir; Bahmani & Vijayanagara. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Provincial Kingdoms of Medieval Indian History for general awareness.

GK Questions and Answers on History of India

May 4, 2017

The history of India characterised by a bundle contradiction held together by strong but invisible threads of diverse languages, culture, periods and dynasties. It is a land of World's first urban civilisation (i.e. Indus Valley Civilization), and blended society of Aryan-Culture to form Vedic Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions and Answers on the History of India for general awareness because without knowing our past we cannot build better tomorrows.

GK Questions with Answers on the Architectural Landmarks of the Delhi Sultanate

Mar 31, 2017

The Delhi Sultanate laid the foundation of Indo-Islamic architecture in India that was synthesis of both religious and secular mindset. They introduced the concept of arch, dome, use of mortar, slab and beam, and floral design. Here, we are giving the 10 GK Questions and Answers on the Architectural Landmarks of the Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

GK Questions with Answers on the Tughlaq Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

Mar 30, 2017

The Tughlaqs were a Muslim family of Turkish origin. The Tughlaq's provided three competent rulers- Ghiyasussin Tughlaq, Muhammad Bin Tughlaq and Firuz Shah Tughlaq. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions with Answers on Tughlaq Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

GK Questions with Answers on the Sayyid Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

Mar 29, 2017

Khizra Khan established the Sayyid Dynasty who was a descendant of the Prophet Mohammad, but the conclusion was based only on a testimony of the saint Jalal-ud-Din Bukhari. Malik Mardan Daulat, the Governor of Multan adopted Khizr Khan's father Malik Sulaiman as his son. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions with Answers on the Sayyid Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

GK Questions with Answers on the Lodhi Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

Mar 28, 2017

The Lodhi Dynasty restores the greatness of Delhi Sultanate under Bahlol Lodhi. Sikandar Lodhi was the ablest among other three Lodhi rulers. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions with Answers on the Lodhi Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

GK Questions with Answers on Khilji Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

Mar 24, 2017

The Khilji Dynasty is characterised by territorial expansion, immense rise in political and economic activity and centralization of administration. With the rise of Khilji, the policy of territorial consolidation ended and began a new phase of expansion. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions with Answers on Khilji Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

GK Questions with Answers on Ilbari Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

Mar 23, 2017

The Ilbari Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate was the first dynasty of the Sultanate. Qutub-ud-Din Aibak was the founder who was bought by Muhammad Ghori and gradually rose to be his trusted general on account of his soldierly abilities. Here, we are giving 10 GK Questions with Answers on Ilbari Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate that will attune and equipped the aspirants according to the new trends of different competitive examination.

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