Important Questions Test: What, Where, How & When

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 Records of the past are arranged in which order?


Chronological order is following the order in which they occurred.


Kandahar is present in?


Kandahar or Qandahar is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 557,118. Formerly called Alexandria Arachosia, the city is named after Alexander the Great, who founded it in 329 BC around an ancient Arachosian town.


Which of the following does NOT form the natural frontier of the subcontinent


Buildings are actually man made and don't form the natural boundary whereas other given options are the examples which form the natural boundary


Jesus was founder of


Jesus Christ is the founder of Christianity, the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In Christianity Christ is the Son of God and God incarnate.


BP stands for


"Radiocarbon ages" are calculated from fM using the exponential decay relation and the "Libby half-life" 5568 a. The ages are expressed in years before present (BP) where "present" is defined as AD 1950. The year 1950 was chosen because it was the standard astronomical epoch at that time.


Pages of the manuscript books were made of


The leaves of the palm are big and broad and are to  write with feathers to write the vedas


The founder of Christianity


Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity and is widely described as the most influential person in history.


All dates before the birth of Christ are counted backwards and usually have the letters


These years are counted from the date generally assigned to birth of jesus christ. So, 2000 means 2000 years after birthof christ. All dates before the birth of christ are counted backwards and usually represented by BC(Before christ).


BC stands for


“B.C.” stands for the English phrase “before Christ,” but “A.D.” stands confusingly for a Latin phrase: anno domini (“in the year of the Lord”—the year Jesus was born).


CE is used for


The meaning of AD is Anno Domini or Year of our Lord referring to the year of Christ’s birth. The meaning of BC is Before Christ. CE is a recent term.  It refers to Common Era and is used in place of A.D. the dates are the same i.e., 2009 AD is 2009 CE. BCE means Before Common Era.  For example 400 BC is 400 BCE.


Years after the birth of Jesus Christ are counted


The years after Christ are referred to as AD ('Anno Domini', meaning 'in the year of our Lord'). They are counted forwards from the year of Christ's birth.


They study about the past using the information from manuscripts, inscriptions and archaeology


Historians, that is, scholars who study the past, often use the word source to refer to the information found from manuscripts, inscriptions and archaeology. Once sources are found, learning about the past becomes an adventure, as we reconstruct it bit by bit. So historians and archaeologists are like detectives, who use all these sources like clues to find out about our pasts.


They study about the remains of buildings made of stone and brick, paintings and sculpture. They explore to find tools, weapons, ornaments, and coins


Archaeologist is a person who studies human history, particularly the culture of historic and prehistoric people, through discovery and exploration of remains, structures and writings. 


The name ____ was used for the people who lived in the Northwest. Later it was used for the country.


As mentioned in Rigveda, Bharata term was used for a group of people who lived in the north-west about 3500 years ago.The name Bharat came because of the term ‘Bharatha’.


The Iranians and the Greeks came through the


The correct option is Option D.
The Iranian ruler Darius penetrated north-west India in 516 BC and annexed the Punjab, west of the Indus, and Sindh. Xerxes, Darius's successor, employed Indians in the long war against the Greeks. It appears that India continued to be a part of the Iranian empire till its invasion by Alexander.


Which of the following hills are located in North-east


The Garo Hills is located in Meghalaya state and part of Garo-Khasi range,The region is known as one of the wettest places on earth. Garo Hills highest peak is known as Nokrek Peak and home to many places of interest such as cloud covered Tura peak, Imilchang Dar waterfall,Balpakram Wildlife Park,Naphak Lake and most famous limestone caves of Siju,one of the longest in Asia.


Prakrit language was used by


Prakrit languages are traditional local languages distributed during the Middle Indo-Aryan era in India. they were discovered through inscriptions and literary works of that era. These languages were used by localities in India from around the 3rd century BCE to the 8th century AD. Prakrit is the middle time range language during this era, later the languages were turned into Pali and eventually to Sanskrit.


This inscription dates to about 2250 years ago, and was found in Kandahar, present-day Afghanistan. It was written on the orders of a ruler named


This inscription dates to about 2250 years ago, and was found in Kandahar, present-day Afghanistan. It was inscribed on the orders of a ruler named Ashoka.


Arrange the following steps of preparing manuscripts in order

(I) Finding palm leaves
(II) Ties together the pages to make books
(III) Cut the leaves into pages


The first step is to find the palm leaves.  The palm leaves are then cooked and dried. The leaves are then cut into pages. The writer then uses a stylus to inscribe letters. Natural colourings are applied to the surface so the ink will stick in the grooves. This process is similar to intaglio printing. Afterwards, a clean cloth is used to wipe out the excess ink and the leaf manuscript is done. And lastly the pages are tied to make the book.

Hence the correct answer is option (C).


The place where rice was first grown is located in


Yangtze river valley holds a significant place in the cultural , heritage and economical importance in the history of china .

it is beileved that traces of human existence was found along the riverbed about 2 millions year ago. since then development along these region took place. The river bed is rich in alluvial soil, which is an ideal soil for rice cultivation. In Past archeobiological studies have found the traces of wild varieties of rice grain in the middle and lower ranges of the river valley. looking into the evidence and traces found along these area , it is known to be the origin of rice cultivation. Infact china consumes the largest amount of rice.

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