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Map Based Questions with Solution [Practice Set VI]

Map Based Questions with Solution [Practice Set VI] Identify the following places marked on the map and write a short note of about 30 words on each of them in your Question-cum-Answer Booklet. Locational hints for each of the places marked on the map are given below seriatim: (i) Ashokan Rock Edict (ii) A political […]

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How foreign elements had influences on Gupta’s coins? Discuss with examples.

How foreign elements had influences on Gupta’s coins? Discuss with examples. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Influence of foreign elements on Gupta’s coins: Roman Kushana influence on Gold coins: Gold coins before Skandagupta shows Kushana’s weight standards i.e. 8 gm standard. These gold coins were known as ‘Dinar’ after the name of Kushana’s gold ‘Dinar’. Kushana gold coins followed […]

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How the establishment of Delhi Sultanate played a role in the rise of Bhakti Movement in North India?

How the establishment of Delhi Sultanate played a role in the rise of Bhakti Movement in North India? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Historians has given several reasons for the rise of Bhakti movement like: According to RG Bhandarkar, Bhakti Movement was product of Vaishnavite tradition particularly Krishna Bhakti tradition (Bhagwata Purana Bhakti tradition). Bhakti movement is also considered […]

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Analyse the educational development during Delhi Sultanate period. 

Analyse the educational development during Delhi Sultanate period. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Education system of Sultanate period can be divided into two parts: Islamic education system Non-Islamic education system (Hindu, Buddhist and Jain) Islamic education system Subjects: Traditional in spirit and theological in content. Quran, Shariat, Arabic grammar, Persian grammar and various secular subjects like mathematics, astronomy, medicine […]

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What was the nature of the Mughal State? Give different interpretations. 

What was the nature of the Mughal State? Give different interpretations. ©selfstudyhistory.com  Ans: Nature of Mughal state can be considered in the light of shape given to it by Akbar to a considerable extent. Akbar defined the state system, created a broad framework which continued with some variation and some changes in subsequent period. Historians have […]

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What were the major considerations and features of Mughal’s foreign policy in Northwest? How this policy formed under different Mughal rulers. 

What were the major considerations and features of Mughal’s foreign policy in Northwest? How this policy formed under different Mughal rulers. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: There were three major powers to which Mughals had to deal with while executing their Northwest frontier policy: Uzbegs in Central Asia who were Sunnis. Safavids of Iran who were Shias. Ottomans who […]

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