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“Any single explanation for the outbreak of the First World War likely to be too simple. An amalgam of factors intellectual, social, economic as well as political and diplomatic contributed to this horrifying conflict of monumental propositions.” – Explain.

Q. “Any single explanation for the outbreak of the First World War likely to be too simple. An amalgam of factors intellectual, social, economic as well as political and diplomatic contributed to this horrifying conflict of monumental propositions.” – Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: World War I  began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand […]

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With reference to the ‘Fascist ideology’ discuss the rise to Totalitarian state in Europe after the First World War. फासिस्ट विचारधारा के संदर्भ में प्रथम महायुद्ध के बाद यूरोप में सर्वसत्तावाद राज्य के उत्थान की विवेचना करें। [BPSC, 2005]

Q. With reference to the ‘Fascist ideology’ discuss the rise to Totalitarian state in Europe after the First World War. फासिस्ट विचारधारा के संदर्भ में प्रथम महायुद्ध के बाद यूरोप में सर्वसत्तावाद राज्य के उत्थान की विवेचना करें। [BPSC, 2005] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Fascist ideology was a political ideology that dominated many parts of Europe between […]

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Discuss the political upshots of the Second World War. द्वितीय विश्वयुद्ध के राजनीतिक परिणामों का वर्णन कीजिए। [UPPSC, 2009]

Q. द्वितीय विश्वयुद्ध के राजनीतिक परिणामों का वर्णन कीजिए। Discuss the political upshots of the Second World War. [UPPSC, 2009] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Political Impact of the second world war: Fall of axis powers (Germany, Italy and Japan). There was no all-inclusive peace settlement: This was different from the end of the First World War, when […]

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Examine the causes and results of the Second World War. द्वितीय विश्व-युद्ध के क़ारणों एवं परिणामों का परीक्षण कीजिए। [UPPSC, 2011]

Q. द्वितीय विश्व-युद्ध के क़ारणों एवं परिणामों का परीक्षण कीजिए। Examine the causes and results of the Second World War. [UPPSC, 2011] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans:  The Second World War was fought between axis(Germany, Italy and Japan) and allied powers (Britain, France and U.S). It started in September 1939 and ended in August 1945 with defeat of axis […]

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Critically analyse the view that “The Second World War had its origins in the weaknesses of the post First World War international order”. इस विचार का आलोचनात्मक विश्लेषण करें कि “द्वितीय विश्व युद्ध का मूल प्रथम विश्व युद्धोत्तर अंतराष्ट्रीय व्यवस्था की दुबलताओं में निहित था “। [UPPSC, 2013]

Q. इस विचार का आलोचनात्मक विश्लेषण करें कि “द्वितीय विश्व युद्ध का मूल प्रथम विश्व युद्धोत्तर अंतराष्ट्रीय व्यवस्था की दुबलताओं में निहित था “। Critically analyse the view that “The Second World War had its origins in the weaknesses of the post First World War international order”. [UPPSC, 2013] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The International Order is defined as […]

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Which factors would you attribute to the British colonial intervention in Malaya in the 19th century? How did Malays react to British colonial rule?

Q. Which factors would you attribute to the British colonial intervention in Malaya in the 19th century? How did Malays react to British colonial rule?  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: When did the British come to Malaysia? They first came in the late 1700’s. In 1786, the British Empire established a presence in Malaya, when the Sultan of […]

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Progress of Science in Colonial India

Progress of Science in Colonial India From the sixteenth century onwards, Europe began to outdistance India in scientific and material advancement. The rise of modern science in Europe strengthened European economic domination over the colonies where education, science and research were kept backward. After the establishment of the British supremacy over the Indian sub-continent.  This […]

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How far do you agree with the view that Spanish ulcer ruined Napoleon Bonaparte?

How far do you agree with the view that Spanish ulcer ruined Napoleon Bonaparte?  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Peninsular War or Spanish War of Independence, (1808–14) was that part of the Napoleonic Wars fought in the Iberian Peninsula, where the French were opposed by British, Spanish, and Portuguese forces. Napoleon’s peninsula struggle contributed considerably to his eventual […]

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“I found the crown of France lying on the ground, and I picked it up with my sword.” Discuss Napoleon’s perspective. 

“I found the crown of France lying on the ground, and I picked it up with my sword.” Discuss Napoleon’s perspective.  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The given statement by Napoleon tells about the ease with which he captured the power in France due to the conductive circumstances in France along with his individual talent. He owed his […]

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“The war was a surgical operation, severe indeed, but necessary to restore the normal health of the nation, and with all its cost it brought untold blessings to the United States.” Comment. 

“The war was a surgical operation, severe indeed, but necessary to restore the normal health of the nation, and with all its cost it brought untold blessings to the United States.” Comment.  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: American Civil War was a four-year war (1861–65) between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America. […]

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