History Questions & Answers for IAS Exam

>History Questions & Answers for IAS Exam

UPSC exam is considered to be one of the toughest exams conducted in the country and the preparation for the same requires thorough preparation and deep knowledge of various subjects included in the IAS syllabus. History constitutes to be one of the most important subjects for both prelims and mains examination.

Aspirants looking for brief answers to clear their queries regarding the wide-ranging ancient, medieval and modern history questions have landed at the correct place. We, at BYJU’S, bring to you direct, brief and crisp answers to questions based on history topics for your IAS Exam preparation.

Given below is the list of questions and candidates can find their answers for a better and easy understanding of concepts, with a special focus on General Studies I paper for the mains examination.

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was regarded as the principal architect of the Two-Nation theory as he provided a modern idiom in which to express the quest...
Sir syed Ahmed Khan felt that the Indian National Congress did not work towards the uplifment of the Indian Muslim community. One example was...
World War 2 ended with the surrender of Germany to the Allies in May 1945 and the unconditional surrender in, August of that year,of Japan to...
World War 2 was won by the Allies: Britain, Soviet Union, China, France and the United States of America. Despite the victory, rivalries between...
India provided the largest volunteer army than among any other nation fighting in World War 2. The Indian Army during World War II was one of the...
The five facts about World War 2 were as follows: In 1941, more than 3 million cars were manufactured in the US. Only 139 more were made during...
The United States entered the second World War following the unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan on 7 December 1941.  Up until that...
A combination of events such as the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Soviet Unions invasion of Manchuria forced Japan to...
Japan joined Germany in World War 2 for strategic reasons. It needed an alliance that could take on the United States, Britain and the Soviet...
China fought in WW2 against Japan that had invaded its eastern portion in 1937. The scale of China's involvement in the war was massive. So was...
The leader and founder of the Arya Samaj was Dayanand Saraswati. Arya Samaj was the first Hindu organization to introduce proselytization in...
Dayanand Saraswati wanted to put society in touch with its roots. Going back to the Vedas was the best way to do it. This would also help in...
Mool Shankar Tripathi was the original name of Dayanand Saraswati, the founder and leader of the Arya Samaj. The Arya Samaj was a Hindu reform...
On 4 July 1902, Swami Vivekananda passed away while meditating. According to his disciples, Vivekananda attained mahasamādhi- the rupture of a...
The Sangat Sabha was organised by Keshub Chandra Sen. It was an organization of the general public of individual devotees to spread common...
Keshub Chandra Sen was made the Aharya of the Brahmo Samaj by Debendranath Tagore. Brahmo Samaj is the societal component of Brahmoism, founded...
The immediate cause of the 1st World War was the assasination of the heir to the Austrian-Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo....
The first world war started when Austria declared war on Serbia. Russia, an ally of Serbia, declared war on Austria. Germany was Austria’s...
The three reasons World War I started was: Imperial rivalries between different empires: British, French, Russian vs German, Austrian, Ottoman...
World War 2 began on September 1, 1939. It began as a result of Germany’s invasion of Poland. Since Poland’s sovereignty was...

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