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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 12 September)

Q. In what ways does religion as reflected in the Vedic texts differ from the religion of the Gupta period? [20m] Q. “The Gupta period stands at the center of Indian history.” Critically Examine. [20m] Good answers with good handwriting simran_12 sept simran_12 sept (2) Sukhdev_12 september Advertisements

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 13 September)

Q. ​Discuss the contribution of the Pallavas to South Indian art. Was this art wholly indigenous? [20m] Q.Kailasa Temple built at Ellora marks the culmination of rock-cut architecture in India. Elucidate. [20m] Good answers with good handwriting simran_13 sept Deepak_13 Sept Sukhdev_13 september

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 14 September)

Q. How far is it correct to say that the Indians of the ancient period indulged only metaphysical things and not in the development of pure sciences? [20m] Q. Trace the scientific and technological developments in India up to c. A.D. 750. [30m] Good answers with good handwriting simran_14 sept 14 sep_dolly Sukhdev_14 september Deepak_14 […]

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Medieval India- 18 September)

Q. Attempt  a  critical  essay  of  the  Indian  Science  and  Civilization  in  the  light  of  Alberuni’s writings.  What  merits  and  drawbacks,  do you find  in his account? [20m] Good answers with good handwriting simran_18 sept Sukhdev_18 september 18 sep dolly

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Medieval India- 16 September)

Q. ​Do you agree with the view that the form and content of temple architecture  in South India between c. A.D. 750 and 1200 were products of a specific economic and political milieu?  [20m] Q. The tenets of Hindu and Muslim mystics were similar enough that the ground was ripe for syncretic movements involving adherents of […]

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Medieval India- 15 September)

Q. Discuss the contribution of Rajaraja I and Rajendra I for the expansion of the Chola Empire. Analyse the causes and impact of the naval expeditions of the Cholas. [20m] Q. Give an account of Land charters of north India in period c. A-D. 750-1200. [20m] Good Answers with good handwriting: simran_15 sept 15 sep dolly […]

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Answer Key of UPPSC Prelims-2017 (Paper I)

Click here for solution of UPPSC Prelims-2017 Paper I (Part 14) Click here for solution of UPPSC Prelims-2017 Paper I (Part 2) Click here for solution of UPPSC Prelims-2017 Paper I (Part 3) Click here for solution of UPPSC Prelims-2017 Paper I (Part 4) Click here for solution of UPPSC Prelims-2017 Paper I (Part 5) […]

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UPPSC Prelims- 2017, Paper I Solution [Part 14: Q.131 to 140]

131) Which of the following has the largest brain in proportion to its body size? (a) Ant (b) Elephant (c) Dolphin (d) Human Being Ans: (c) Dolphin  132) An artificial satellite can be tracked very precisely from the earth by using (a) Doppler effect (b) Radar (c) Sonar (d) Pulsar Ans: (a) Doppler effect 133) […]

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UPPSC Prelims- 2017, Paper I Solution [Part 13: Q.121 to 130]

121) Which one of the following is a natural polymer? (a) Bakelite (b) Silk (c) Kevlar (d) Lexan Ans: (b) Silk 122) Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Hormone Function (a) Insulin – Regulation of blood glucose (b) Melatonin – Regulation of sleep (c) Oxytocin – Release of milk from mammary […]

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UPPSC Prelims- 2017, Paper I Solution [Part 15: Q.141 to 150]

141) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below: List I [Product]A. Opium B. Hing C. Rubber D.Quinine List II [Source] 1. Bark 2. Root 3. Fruit 4. Stem Codes : A B C D (a) 1 2 3 4 (b) 3 2 4 1 (c) 4 […]

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