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Which history is important for competitive exams?

Which history is important for competitive exams?

From competitive exam point of view, one needs to master Indian history – ancient India, medieval India, modern India, India’s freedom struggle and contemporary India. However, a general read of world history with special emphasis on events that changed the world do need a deep look by the aspirants.

What are the common questions in history?

Five Commonly Asked History Questions

  • Who Found America?
  • Why Did Rome Fall?
  • Why Did The Industrial Revolution – In Britain -Happen?
  • How Is Prehistory Defined And When Did It Begin?
  • What Does The D in D-Day Stand For?

How can I learn history in competitive exam?

Techniques to study Indian History for the IAS Exam

  1. Technique 1: Appreciate the story in history. History doesn’t have to be boring.
  2. Technique 2: Make chronological notes.
  3. Technique 3: Read multiple times.
  4. Technique 4: Have multiple perspectives.
  5. Technique 5: Relate the past with the present.

What was India before it was India?

Jambudvipa (Sanskrit: जम्बुद्वीप, romanized: Jambu-dvīpa, lit. ‘berry island’) was used in ancient scriptures as a name of India before Bhārata became the official name. The derivative Jambu Dwipa was the historical term for India in many Southeast Asian countries before the introduction of the English word “India”.

How can I prepare for geography for competitive exams?

Tips to make Geography fun and easy:

  1. Know what to learn: First things first.
  2. Know the question paper pattern: Go through as many past years’ UPSC question papers and internalize the pattern.
  3. Relate what you read to your surroundings:
  4. Relate Geography to history, economics and other topics:
  5. Fun with mnemonics:

What is history very short answer?

History is the study of past events. People know what happened in the past by looking at things from the past including sources (like books, newspapers, and letters) and artifacts (like pottery, tools, and human or animal remains.)

What is the easiest way to study history?

But fret not, here are some brilliant History-studying hacks that you can use to muster history on your fingertips.

  1. Fill some colors in your History book.
  2. Add dog-ears and annotations to different chapters.
  3. Create charts and timelines to connect events.
  4. Peek into some visual cues.