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Solution: Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 4]

Solution: Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 4] Q.1 Explain how Ashoka used Dhamma as a tool of political aggrandizement. [20 Marks]   Ans: “Dhamma” corresponds to the Sanskrit word “Dharma” which literally means “which is to be held fast to” or “adhering strictly”. Many historians consider Ashoka’s “Dhamma” as a tool […]

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Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 4]

Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 4] Q.1 Explain how Ashoka used Dhamma as a tool of political aggrandizement. [20 Marks]   Q.2 “Mauryan art laid a solid foundation for it to flourish in the days to come.” In the light of this statement, elaborate features of Mauryan art and architecture with […]

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Beginning of agriculture (neolithic and chalcolithic): Part II

Beginning of agriculture (neolithic and chalcolithic): Part II Neolithic cultures in different geographical regions: Some scholars divide the neolithic settlements into three groups – northwestern, northeastern and southern, based on the types of axes used by the Neolithic settlers. selfstudyhistory.com Others argue for as many as seven different geographical regions, each with its own distinctive […]

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Solution: Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 2]

Solution: Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 2] Q.1 “There is no literary sources for the Harappan culture and no archaeological evidence for the Vedic period.” Comment. [15 Marks] Ans: The Harappan Civilization emerged in northwestern regions of Indian subcontinent and lasted from about 2500 BCE to 1700 BCE. The Vedic […]

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Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 2]

Weekly Problem Practice For History Optional- 2021 [Ancient India: Week 2] Q.1 “There is no literary sources for the Harappan culture and no archaeological evidence for the Vedic period.” Comment. [15 Marks]   Q.2 How the Did the mastery over agriculture act as a leverage for the rise of Harappan towns and cities? Discuss. [20 Marks]   […]

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