Post Mauryan Developments

Contents Introduction Political History Of North India The Kushanas Contacts With Central Asia Emergence Of Early States In Orissa And The Deccan The Satavahanas Trade And Commercial Activities Art & Architecture Early History Of South India .. Introduction The Mauryan Empire which was spread over a large part of the Indian sub-continent and also included … Continue reading Post Mauryan Developments


Days In History

Contents January February March April May June July August September October November December .. January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 .. February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 … Continue reading Days In History

Critical Nouns

Contents Alliteration Analogy Argument Central/Main Idea Conclusions Connections Connotative/Figurative Language Details Evidence Illustrations Metaphor & Simile Point of View Rhetoric Stanza Structure Theme Tone and Mood .. Alliteration Definition words in a row with the same initial consonant sound. Jingle Alliteration allows a sound, To actually astound !! Betty Botter bought some butter, but, she … Continue reading Critical Nouns


Questions .. (d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States. (a) Developing solar power production in our country. (d) Neither 1 nor 2 (c) All State Government employees joining the services after the date of notification by the respective State Governments (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (a) … Continue reading UPSC-CS-Prelims-2017-GS-Paper-I-Answers


1. The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to (a) Define the jurisdiction of the Central and Provincial Governments. (b) Define the powers of the Secretary of State for India. (c) Impose Censorship on national press. (d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States. 2. The term ‘Domestic … Continue reading UPSC-CS-Prelims-2017-GS-Paper-I-Questions

UPSC – Prelims – 2017 – Paper I (GS) – Answer Key

  Test Booklet Series     Test Booklet Series Q A B C D Q A B C D 1 D D D B 51 B D D D 2 A A B A 52 A B A A 3 A D C D 53 D C A D 4 A C C C 54 … Continue reading UPSC – Prelims – 2017 – Paper I (GS) – Answer Key

Critical Verbs

Contents Analyze Articulate Cite Compare/Contrast Comprehend Delineate Demonstrate Describe Determine Develop Distinguish Draw Evaluate Explain Identify Infer Integrate Interpret Locate Organize Refer Retell Suggest Summarize/Paraphrase Support Synthesize Trace .. Analyze Definition break something down into its parts The scientists analyzed the formula and discovered that the ingredients are water and sodium. Synonyms examine, study, scrutinize, … Continue reading Critical Verbs