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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 6 September)

Q.​ Trace the rise of Magadhan imperialism up to the times of the Nandas with particular reference to its policy towards the non-monarchical state. Discuss the factors that contributed to its success. [20m] Ans: simran_6 sept Sukhdev_6 september Deepak_6 Sept Advertisements

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 7 September)

Q.​ Examine the administrative system of the Mauryas and discuss briefly the causes of disintegration of the Mauryan Empire. [20m] Q. Analyse the causes of the success of the Magadhan imperialism upto the reign of Ashoka. [20m] Ans: Narayana_7 September simran_7 sept Sukhdev_7 september Deepak_7 Sept

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 8 September)

Q. How did Ashoka contribute to the moral and administrative welfare of his people? [10m] Q. Give an account of Indian participation in the silk trade through Central Asia. [10m] Ans: Narayana_8 September Deepak_8 Sept Sukhdev_8 september simran_8 sept

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India- 21 August)

Q.   “Railway  development  in  India  provides  an  interesting  instance  of  private  enterprise  at public risk.” Comment. [10 Marks] Q.Our  system  acts  very  much  like  a  sponge,  drawing  up  all  the  good  things  from  the  banks of  the  Ganges,  and  squeezing  them  down  on  the  banks  of  the  Thames.”  Comment.  [20m] Ans: simran_21 aug Sukhdev_21 Aug […]

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India- 22 August)

Q. ​What  was  the  Anglicisit-Orientalist controversy  about?  How  was  it  resolved? [20 Marks] Q.”The  vernacular  press  in  nineteenth  century  India  served  not  just  as  newspapers  but more  importantly  as views-papers.” Comment. [20 Marks] Ans: simran_22 august simran_22 aug (2) Sukhdev_22 August  

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India- 23 August)

Q. The  Arya  Samaj  “did  not; however,  succeed in  capturing  the  imagination of modern  India as a whole.” Comment.  [20m] Q. “Widow  Remarriage  Act  was,  in  many  ways,  a  logical  sequel  to  the  abolition  of  Sati.” Comment. [20m] Ans: athira_23 august simran_23 aug simran_23 aug(2) Sukhdev_23 Aug

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India- 24 August)

Q. “The  tribal  and  peasant  rebellion  laid  the  foundation  of  the  revolt  of  1857.”  Comment. [20m] Q.“The  peasant  movements  of  the  second  half  of  the  nineteenth  century  lacked  a  positive conception  which  would  unite  the  people  in  a  common  struggle  on  a  wide  regional  and  allIndia  plane  and  help  develop  long-term  political  developments.”  Critically  evaluate. [10 […]

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Solution: Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India- 25 August)

Q. “Curzon  was  an  unconscious  catalyst  who  did  not  understand,  let  alone  desire,  what  the new  century  was  about  to bring forth, but who helped it  to  be born.”  Comment.  [20m] Q. “The  emergence  of  the  Congress  in  1885  the  culmination  of  a  process  of political awakening that  had its beginning  in the  1870s.” Comment. […]

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