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History Optional 2019 Main Paper I [Section A- Ancient India]

SECTION A [ANCIENT INDIA] Q.1 Identify the following places marked on the map supplied to you 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. [50 Marks] (i) Brick temple site (ii) […]

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History Optional 2019 Main Paper I [Section B- Medieval India]

SECTION B [MEDIEVAL INDIA] Q.5 Answer the following questions in about 150 words each: Q.5 (a) Discuss how Vijayanagar empire became the cultural capital of the south? [10 Marks] Q.5 (b) Examine the status of Sanskrit in Mughal India. [10 Marks] Q.5 (c) Assess the rule of Zainul Abedin in Kashmir. [10 Marks] Q.5 (d) […]

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History Optional 2019 Main Paper II [Section B- World History]

SECTION B [WORLD HISTORY] Q.5 Critically examine the following statements in about 150 words each: 10×5=50 (a) “The arguments of the free traders were a curious mixture of economic hard-headedness, social benevolence, cosmopolitan idealism and class prejudice.” [10 Marks] (b) “There are many ways in which the war of 1914-18 was unprecedented, and in human […]

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History Optional 2019 Main Paper II [Section A-Modern India]

SECTION A [MODERN INDIA] Q.1 Critically examine the following statements/ Answer the following in about 150 words each: 10×5=50 (a) “Tipu Sultan was trying to build in Mysore a strong centralised and militarised state, with ambitious territorial design.” [10 Marks] (b) “Not until independence, when economic development became a conscious and pursued policy, did the […]

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