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AP History Group 2 Bits


1. The founder of the Ikshvaku dynasty was Shantamula-I.
2. Ikshvakus were the feudatories of Satavahanas.
3. Ikshvakus ruled the Andhara Desha between 225 A.D to 300 A.D
4. After the defeat of Pulomavi-III, Shantamula I laid the foundation for Ikshvaku
kingdom.
5. Another name of Ikshvaku king Shantamula-I was Vasistiputra Sri Santhamula.
6. The inscriptions of Vasisthi putra Santamula were recently discovered in Rentala
and Kesavapath.
7. Matari Devi was the wife of Shantamula-I.
8. Virapurusha data is the son of Shantamula-I.
9. Adavi Shantisri is the daughter of Shantamula-I.
10. Harmyasri and Shantisiri were the sisters of Shantamula-I.
11. Santamula-I issued crores of gold coins and donated thousands of cows.
12. Santamula arranged laks of ploughs to bring land into irrigation.
13. Virapurusha Datta was the popular king among Ikshvakus.
14. Vijayapuri was the capital of the Ikshvakus.
15. Nagarjuna Konda is the modern name of Vijayapuri.
16. According to the puranas Ikshvakus were called as Sri Parvatiyas.
17. According to Vishnupurana and Jaina dharmamruta, Ikshvakus were the heirs of
Buddha.
18. According to the Puranas, Ikshvaku dynasty consists of 8 kings.
19. According to inscriptions, Ikshvaku dynasty consists of 5 kings.
20. Nagarjunakonda, Jaggayyapet and Ramireddypalli inscriptions are the sources of
history of Ikshvakus.

21. Prakrit is the inscriptional language during Ikshvakus.


22. Sivaskanda varma destroyed the Ikshvaku dynasty.
23. After the downfall of the Ikshvaku dynasty, the region to the south of river Krishna
comes under the rule of Pallavas.
24. After the downfall of the Ikshvaku dynasty, the region to the north of river Krishna
was ruled by Bruhatpalayanas.
25. Virapurushadatta married Rudrabhattarika, the princess of Ujjain.
26. Buddhism flourished during the reign of Virapurushadatta.
27. Pushpa Bhadra Swami temple at Nagarjuna Konda was constructed by
Virapurushadatta.
28. Bhattidevi, Rudra Bhattarika, Shantisri , Bapisri and Shantisri were the wives of
Virapurushadatta.
29. Santamula-I is the 1st Hindu king to patronize Hinduism.
30. Ikshvakus constructed the 1st Hindu temple.
31. Konda Balasri is the daughter of Virapurusha Datta.
32. Bahubala Santamula-I is the son of Virapurusha Datta.
33. The reign of Virapurushadatta is said to be golden age for Buddhism.
34. Kandararaju issued Chejerla inscription.
35. Chejerla inscription tells us about wars between Ikshvakus and Anandagotrikas.
36. Elisiri constructed Sarvadevadhikasam temple for Kumara Swami.
37. Manchikallu inscription was found near Vijayapuri.
38. Manchikallu inscription is similar to the inscription of Nagarjuna Konda.
39. According to architecture of the Ikshvaku period, Virapurisha Datta is said to have
destroyed the Sivalingam.
40. The social evil Sati sahagamanam is in existence during the Ikshvaku period.

41. Brihatpalayanas were the feudatories of the Ikshvakus.


42. During the Ikshvaku period, the trade guilds were called as Nigamalu.
43. Many Roman coins were found in Nagarjuna Konda.
44. Motupalli and Ghantasala were the important ports during Ikshvakus.
45. Ashtabhuja Narayana temple is located in Nagarjuna konda.
46. Temple architecture was initiated during Ikshvaku period.
47. The ancient name for Bhattiprolu is Pratipalapuram.
48. The ancient name for Nagalapuram, located in Palanadu is Halampuram.
49. Upasika Bodhisris inscription is an importance evidence about the patronage of
Buddhism during Ikshvakus.
50. The temples discovered in the excavations near Nagarjuna Konda are Harati
temple, Mahajana temple, Kumara swami temple, Pushpabhadra swami temple,
ashtabhoji narayana swami temple.
51. The Mandhata sculpture was discovered in Jaggayyapet.
52. After Virupurushadatta, his son Ehubala Santamula born to Bhatti Mahadevi came
to power and ruled the country for about 24 years.
53. The 1st Chief Minister of Justice Party Government in the Madras
Province was Subbarayalu Reddiar.

54. The 1st President of Andhra Congress Circle was Nyayapati Subba Rao.

55. The 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra State was Dr. N. Sanjeeva
Reddy.

56. The 1st Governor of Andhra Pradesh was C.M.Trivedi.

57. Dr. Pattabhi Seetharamaiah wrote the History of Indian National


Congress.

58. The editor of Andhra Prakasika was A.C. Parthasarathi Naidu.

59. C. Rajagopalachari was the chief minister of Madras Presidency in


1937.

60. The ceded districts were named as Rayalaseema by Gadicherla Hari


sarvothama Rao.

61. Samastha Gandharva Vidya Kovida chellavva was the court musician
of Chalukya Bhima.

62. Kurnool was the capital of Andhra State.

63. Sri Venkateswara University was established in the year 1954.

64. Sri Baghpact was made in the year 1937.

65. The Editor of the Urdu daily newspaper Rayyat was M.Narsinga Rao.

66. The Vira Siromantapa at Srisailam was constructed by Anavema Reddy.

67. The Kohinoor diamond was discovered in the diamond mines at Kolluru.

68. The Italian traveller who visited South India during the reign
of Devaraya-II was Nicolo Conti.

69. The musical instrument Jalakaranda was referred in the Kakatiya


inscription of Dharmasagaram.

70. According to Kridabhiramam, Orugallu was known as an adobe of


drama artists/actors.

71. Chin Qilich Khan was the founder of Hyderabad State.

72. The main point of difference between Nizam Ali of Hyderabad and the
English was The Northern Circar.

73. Moturpha indicates Tax on looms.

74. The Wahabi movement was Anti-British.

75. The Poligars of Rayalaseema were suppressed by Thomas Munro.

76. The Christian missionaries did


education in Andhra.

considerable

service

in spreading

77. The Rampa rebellion took place in 1879.

78. Anantapur was made headquarter of ceded region.

79. The 1st novel written


in
Telugu
by Veeresalingam was Rajasekhara Charitram.

literature

80. Rev-Nobel established a school at Machilipatnam in 1843.

81. The Hyderabad Nizam College was established in 1887.

82. The 1st Telugu journal that was published from Bellary was Satya Doota.

83. The Gentle mens Agreement was made in 1956.

84. Bipin Chandrapals tour of Andhra was organised by Mutnuri Krishna


Rao.

85. N.G.Ranga led the Kisan and agrarian movements in Andhra.

86. National college in Machilipatnam was started in 1910.

87. The Anti-Drink and Swadeshi movements were conducted in the ceded
districts by Kalluru Subba Rao.

88. Tanguturi
Prakasam
paper Swarajya.

Panthulu started

the

English

daily

89. C.R.Reddy was the 1st Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University.

90. K.Linga Raju translated Maxim Gorkys Mother into Telugu.

91. P. Ananda Charyulu was the 1st Telugu man to become the President of
Indian National Congress.

92. The 1st Nizam Andhra Mahasabha was presided by Suravaram Pratapa
Reddy.

93. Sri Krishnadevaraya Bhasha Nilayam was established in 1901.

94. Burgula Ramakrishna


Hyderabad State.

Rao was

the 1st elected

Chief

Minister

of

95. Kasim Razvi was the leader of the Razakars.

96. According to the


the Satavahanas.

97. Bhattiprolu
times.

puranas Pulomavi-III

inscription refers

was

the

to nigama-sabha of

last

ruler

of

the Satavahana

98. Syadwadachala Simha was the title of Somadeva Suri.

99. Vijayapuri was the capital of the Ikshvakus.

100.

Vengi was the capital city of the Salankayanas.

101.

The language used in the inscriptions of Satavahanas is Prakrit.

102.

Saivisam was patronised by the Salankayanas.

103.
Gungaga Vijayaditya was the greatest of the kings of Eastern
Chalukyan dynasty.

104.

Rajaraja patronised Nannayabhattu.

105.

The 1st Chalukya-Chola emperor was Kulottunga-I.

106.

Motupalli was an important seaport in the Kakatiya Kingdom.

107.

Jainism was patronised by the early Kakatiya Kings.

108.
The 1000 pillared temple at Hanumakonda was
under the patronage of Rudradeva.

109.
The traveller who visited
of Rudramadevi was Marco Polo.

Andhradesha

during

constructed

the

reign

110.

Prataparudra Yashobhushanam was written by Vidyanatha.

111.

The popular religion of the Reddy period was Veerasaivism.

112.

Pedakomati Vema Reddy was the author of Sangita Chintamani.

113.
Erra preggada was the Vidyadhikari in the court of Prolaya Vema
Reddy.

114.

Meruka was a tax on Wet lands.

115.
The literary work of the Reddy period which gives lot of
information regarding the sea-borne trade is Haravilasam.

116.

Coldwel argued that the Ikshvakus are originally Telugu people.

117.
The Nasik inscription of Gautami Balasri was issued during the
reign of Vasistiputra Pulomavi.

118.
The Vijayanagara ruler who tried to strengthen his military
positions by recruiting 10,000 Muslim bowmen in his army
was Devaraya-II.

119.
The Persian
envoy who
II was Abdur Razzack.

visited

the court

120.

The word Salankayana means The Holy Bull.

121.

Robert Sewell wrote the Forgotten Empire.

of

Devaraya-

122.
Sangita
Sudhakaram a
commentary
on Sangitaratnakara of Sarangadhara was written by Singabhupala-II.

123.
Annamayya the lyric writer was a contemporary to Saluva
Narasimha Raya.

124.

Potana was the author of Virabhadra Vijayam.

125.

Andhra Suratrana was the popular title of Kapaya Nayaka.

126.
The continuous congress rule in Andhra Pradesh since 1956 was broken by a
newly formed political party in the year 1983.
127.

Rayalaseema Mahasabha was formed in 1934. Its 1st session was held at Madras.

128.

The Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen established in Hyderabad in 1927.

129.

M.Annapurnayya was the 1st Secretary of the Andhra unit of the Socialist Party.

130.

Amaravati Stupa was built during the rule of Satavahanas.

131.
The Hyderabad Government concluded the Standstill Agreement with the Union
Government of India on29.11.1947.
132.
The Dictator for the Civil Disobedience Movement in Andhra was Konda
Venkatappayya.
133.
Devulapalli Ramanuja Rao authored The History of Telangana Armed
Struggle.
134.

Parasurameswara temple, considered the oldest Saivite temple is in Gudimallam.

135.
Potti Sreeramulu started fast into death for the formation of Andhra State
on 19.10.1952.
136.
Tanguturi Prakasam is called Andhra Kesari for his bravery exhibited during
the Boycott of Simon Commission.
137.
138.

Govinda Rao Nanal was the 1st President of the Hyderabad State Congress.
Vandemataram Struggle in Osmania University took place in the year 1938.

139.
In 1932, the Nizam of Hyderabad appointed a committee under the chairmanship
of Aravamudu mainly to suggest measures for Political Reforms.
140.

The Communist Party was banned in the State of Hyderabad in 1946.

141.

The 1st book printed in Telugu is The Bible.

142.
Hyderabad was the 1st Indian State that signed the Subsidiary Alliance with the
East India Company.
143.
P.Anandacharyulu was the 1st Andhra to become the President of the Indian
National Congress.
144.

Jiddu Krishna Murthy is the author of At the Feet of the Master.

145.

National College at Machilipatnam was established in the year 1910.

146.

Rajasekhara Charithram is the 1st novel in Telugu.

147.

The author of Mahaprasthnam was Srirangam Srinivasa Rao.

148.
Vijayawada or Bezawada was the 1st headquarters of the Andhra University
when it was started.
149.

Navabrahma temple is located at Alampuram.

150.

Pavuluri Mallanna received Navakhandavada from Rajaraja Narendra.

151.
The maternal gotra names that are prefixed to the personal names of the
Satavahana Kings started from the time ofGautamiputra Satakarni.
152.
The Military Achievements of Gautamiputra Satakarni are mentioned in Nasik
inscription.
153.
The popular name of Ramachandra temple at Hampi is Hazara Rama temple.
154.
Commentaries on Vedas were written under the leadership of Sayana and
Madhava during the period of Harihara-II.
155.
Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah gave permission to the English East India
Company to establish factory atMachilipatnam.
156.
During the Revolt of 1857, there was an attempt to incite the revolt in Kadapa
town of Rayalaseema.
157.
Vennelakanti Raghavayya played an important role in the anti-Zamindari
movement in Nellore district.
158.

Zilla-Bandi system was introduced in State of Hyderabad in the year 1865.

159.

Syadvada School of philosophy was propounded by Kundakundacharya.

160.

Simukha is considered as the founder of Satavahana rule.

161.

Fort St. George was built by the English at Madrasapatnam.

162.
The Nasik inscription of Gautami Balasri was issued during the reign
of Vasishtiputra Pulamavi.
163.

The King who bore the title Kavivatsala was Hala Satavahana.

164.
According to the Nasik inscription of Rishabhadatta the arte of interest during the
Satavahana period was 12%.
165.
The Myakadoni inscription refers to the word Gulmika to mean Feudatory
chief.
166.

The Jain philosopher who composed Samayasara was Kundakundacharya.

167.
The Jataka literature which refers to the defeat of Kharavela, the Kalinga King, at
the hands of Satakarni, the Asmaka king, was Chulla-Kalinga Jataka.
168.
The inscription, in which Asoka asked the teachers to inculcate the Dharma in the
minds of the students, was found at Erragudi.
169.
During the reign of Virapurushadatta, Buddism received great patronage in the
Ikshvaku kingdom.
170.
The Sidhharthaka Chaitya referred by the Buddhist literature is identified with
the Chaitya as once existed atGudiwada.
171.
The Chalukyan king who is said to have built 108 Saiva temples on the name
of Narendra Mrigeswara wasVijayaditya-II.
172.

Vijayaditya-III is said to have developed Kandukur on the model of Bezwada.

173.

Bhairava Konda, located in Nellore district, was a centre of Saivism.

174.

The High Court of Andhra State was established in Guntur.

175.
During the Satavahana rule, Nigama Sabhas looked after the administration of
Cities.
176.
The Chanda Railway Scheme Agitation in Hyderabad State signifies the
beginning of public awakening in the State.
177.
Sri
Krishnadevaraya
by Kommaraju Lakshman Rao.
178.

Andhra

Bhasha

Nilayam was

Bezwada Gopala Reddy was the last chief Minister of Andhra State.

established

179.

Telugu was the official language of the Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi.

180.

Vijayapuri was the capital of Ikshvakus.

181.
The journal Satihita Bodhini was started by Kandukuri Veeresalingam
Panthulu.
182.

Eight members signed on the Gentlemens Agreement.

183.

Sribagh Pact was signed in 1937.

184.

Osmania University was established in 1918.

185.

The 1st Kisan School was started by Acharya N.G.Ranga at Nidubrolu.

186.
Justice Party was started with the aim of safeguarding the interests of NonBrahmins.
187.
Kandukuri
Veeresalingam
Remarriage on 11.12.1881.

Panthulu

188.
V.N.Suktankar argued
Andhrabhrityas.

Satavahanas

that

celebrated
were not

the

1st Widow

Andhras

189.

The battle of Padmanadham took place in the year 1794.

190.

Ryotwari System was 1st introduced in the Madras Presidency in Baramahals.

191.

C.P.Brown collected the poems of Vemana.

192.

Ammaraju built Rajahmundry.

193.

The author of Gathasaptasati was Hala

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