UKPCS Answer writing practice HISTORY #20

The most important and most neglected part for Civil Services Preparation is answer writing. It is not about HOW MUCH YOU STUDY but CAN YOU WRITE within word limit and time frame. After UPPCS daily answer writing practice, ORACLE IAS comes out with new initiative UKPCS DAILY ANSWER WRITING PRACTICE.

Q. 1: Mahmud Gawan was associated with which dynasty and why he became famous?

महमूद गवां किस राजवंश से सम्बंधित है और क्यों प्रसिद्द हुआ?

Q. 2: Write names of four states that accepted Subsidiary alliance. 
 4 राज्यों के नाम लिखिए जिन्होंने सहायक संधि स्वीकार की?
 Q. 3: What do you understand by the term Kadaisiyar?
कैडेसियर शब्द से आप क्या समझते हैं ?
Q. 4: Throw light on social and cultural works of Nurjahan.
 नूरजहां के सामाजिक एवं सांस्कृतिक कार्यों पर प्रकाश डालें| 


1)Mahmud Gawan was associated with Bahmani dynasty. He is famous for being a capable administrator and military general. He also established a madarsa and his mausoleum is also famous for its architecture.

2)Subsidiary alliance, which practically made the state a client of British, was signed by Hyderabad, Awadh, Peshwa of Pune, Bhonsale of Nagpur etc.

3)Sangam literature throws light on socio-economic conditions of ancient South India. In this the word ‘Kadaisiar’ has been mentioned and it means a landless labourer including a slave. They were mostly into agriculture and were the mainstay of economy. But socially they were considered low caste.

4)Noorjahan was a wife of Emperor Jehangir and mostly responsible for cultural advancement of his era. Her particularly notable contribution is construction of the tomb of her father Itmad-ud-daula at Agra. She also encouraged perfume making, new fabrics and poetics using her influence at Mughal court.

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