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Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2020 [World History: Week 6 (9th February)]

Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2020 [World History: Week 6 (9th February)]

Q.1 “Crimea war was a fumbling war, probably unnecessary, largely futile, certainly extravagant, but rich with unintended consequences.” Elaborate. [20 Marks]

Q.2 “Nationalism in Asia and Africa differed from European nationalism which itself had variety of forms.” Elaborate. [10 Marks]

Q.3 “New World Order and internal reforms of Gorbachev was aimed at saving the USSR but had opposite effect.” In the light of this statement, discuss the New World Order and internal reforms of Gorbachev and its inability in saving the USSR. [20 Marks]

Q.4 “A series of political events served as the catalyst for exacerbating inherent tensions in the Yugoslav republic.” In the light of the given statement, delineate the factors and events leading to the breakup of Yugoslavia in the bloody civil war. [20 Marks]

Q.5 “If Piedmont would gather to itself all living forces of Italy and will be in a position to lead her to the high destiny to which she is called Piedmont must begin by raising herself by re-establishing in Europe as well as in Italy a position and a credit equal to her ambition.” Comment. [10 Marks]

Q.6 “The essence of Prestroika is for people to feel they are country’s master.” —Gorbachev. Critically evaluate. [10 Marks]

NOTE:

  • All those enrolled for 2019 Test Series can send their answers for evaluation in PDF format after scanning (you can use camscanner) on historytestseries2020@gmail.com
  • Name your file as your name and date. For example, if your name is Ashok Kumar and you are sending answer of 10th January, your file should be named as AshokKumar_10january.pdf
  • Answers will be evaluated within two days. (It may take more time to evaluate answers sent late).

 

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