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UPPSC History Optional Test Series- 2020 [In Hindi and English] यूपीपीएससी इतिहास वैकल्पिक टेस्ट सीरीज- 2020 [हिंदी और अंग्रेजी में]

UPPSC History Optional Test Series- 2020 [In Hindi and English] उत्तर प्रदेश लोक सेवा आयोग इतिहास वैकल्पिक टेस्ट सीरीज- 2020 [हिंदी और अंग्रेजी में] FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM (कार्यक्रम की विशेषताएं) 1. Online Test Series (ऑनलाइन टेस्ट सीरीज) Total number of Tests: 6 Full Tests (टेस्ट की कुल संख्या: 6 पूर्ण टेस्ट) 6 Full Tests […]

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Evaluate the importance of the contributions of the Pallavas in the history of the development of art and administration in South India. 

Evaluate the importance of the contributions of the Pallavas in the history of the development of art and administration in South India. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: After the decline of the Sangam Age in the Tamil country, the Kalabhra rule lasted for about 250 years. Thereafter, the Pallavas established their kingdom in Tondaimandalam with its capital at Kanchipuram. […]

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Discuss critically the main aspects of polity and society under the Pallavas.

Discuss critically the main aspects of polity and society under the Pallavas. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: After the decline of the Sangam Age in the Tamil country, the Kalabhra rule lasted for about 250 years. Thereafter, the Pallavas established their kingdom in Tondaimandalam with its capital at Kanchipuram. Political achievement Political achievements of Pallavas can be classified […]

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Furnish a critical and comparative account of various schools of art in the Post -Mauryan period (c. 200 B.C. – c. 300 A.D.) 

Q. Furnish a critical and comparative account of various schools of art in the Post -Mauryan period (c. 200 B.C. – c. 300 A.D.) ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Mathura School of art At Sanchi, Barhut or Gaya, Buddha was never depicted in a human form but was represented only as a symbol of either two footprints or […]

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Write a short essay on: “Origins, chronology, characteristics and geographical spread of Gandhara art.” 

Write a short essay on: “Origins, chronology, characteristics and geographical spread of Gandhara art.” ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Greco-Buddhist art is the artistic manifestation of Greco-Buddhism, a cultural syncretism between the Classical Greek culture and Buddhism, which developed over a period of close to thousand years in Central Asia, between the conquests of Alexander the Great in […]

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On the basis of non-literary sources, analyse the relation between Ashoka’s Dhamma and Buddhism.

On the basis of non-literary sources, analyse the relation between Ashoka’s Dhamma and Buddhism. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: “Dhamma” corresponds to the Sanskrit word “Dharma” which literally means “which is to be held fast to” or “adhering strictly”. Most of Ashoka’s inscriptions are about dhamma. Ashoka seems to have been obsessed with explaining and propagating dhamma. Though […]

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What Arthasastra says about the defence and army administration of Mauryan State and how it is borne out by other sources?

What Arthasastra says about the defence and army administration of Mauryan State and how it is borne out by other sources? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Arthasastra about the defence and army administration: Kautilya recommends: Frontier posts placed under officials known as antapalas. Durga or the fortified capital (was the fourth element of the seven-limbed state): Construction of […]

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“Dharma in ancient time was a broad concept which regulated all aspects of life.” Elucidate. 

“Dharma in ancient time was a broad concept which regulated all aspects of life.” Elucidate. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Etymologically Dharma refers to fixed, firm, definite, steadfast. Dharma represented a spirit of integration which worked through entire gamut of life of a person and society. Dharma represented things to be followed always, no deviation from Dharma, so […]

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With the help of Ashokan inscription and Arthasastra, discuss the justice system of Mauryan Empire.

With the help of Ashokan inscription and Arthasastra, discuss the justice system of Mauryan Empire. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Arthasastra: Danda (One of the seven components of the State as per Arthasastra) can be understood as army or as justice. Judges are called dharrnasthas. There are references to the pradeshtris as officers responsible for the suppression of […]

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