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.

The major events that happened in 1914 was the outbreak of World War I whose spark was ignited following the assasination of Archduke Ferdinand,...
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot by a Serb Bosnian student Gavrilo Princip. Gavrilo Princip was part of the Black Hand, a Serbian terrorist...
Germany started World War 2 due to the following factors: The economic hardship that Germany suffered in the wake of World War I prompted its...
Germany was blamed for starting World War 1. Although in technicality it was the Austrian declaration of war on Serbia that triggered WW1, all...
While nationalism, imperialism and militarism were the underlying causes of World War 1, the overall cause was the assasination of Archduke Franz...
The reason why Franz Ferdinand was assassinated was that his death, as his assassins believed, wouldfree Bosnia of Austria-Hungarian rule and...
World War 2 was started by Hitler when he invaded Poland in September 1939. France and Britain, who had guaranteed support to uphold Poland's...
The 3 main causes of World War 2 were as follows: Rise of fascism in Europe Impact of the Treaty of Versailles following WWI in Germany The...
The Mudaliar Commission was an education commission set up with the aim of examining the system of secondary education in India. Its main purpose...
The Hartog Commission was appointed by Viceroy Lord Irwin. The Hartog Commission was appointed in 1929 to survey on the growth of education in...
The chairman of the University Commission was Dr. S. Radhakrishnan  The University Commission was set up in 1948 to report on Indian...
The first World War was won by the Allies consisting of the United Kingdom, France, United States, Japan, Italy. They defeated the Central Powers...
Warren Hastings is credited for laying the foundations of the Civil Services in India while it was Charles Cornwallis who reformed and modernized...
The Lee Commission was a body appointed under the chairmanship of Lord Lee of Fareham by the British Government in 1923. Its purpose was to...
The Aitchison Commission of 1886 made the following recommendations with regards to civil service: The maximum age of entry in Civil Service was...
The Welby Commission was a group set up by the British Government to investigate wasteful spending in India. Apparently the Welby commission is...
The three divisions approved by Sir Charles Aitchison were imperial, provincial and subordinate civil services. The Aitchison Commission was set...
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was set up in October 1926. It was set up under the Government of India Act, 1919 and the strong...
The Orientalist-Anglicist controversy was a controversy regarding the nature of education that the British-East India company was to impart to...
The Orientalist-Anglicist controversy was a controversy regarding the nature of education that the British-East India company was to impart to...

Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*