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Q. Describe briefly the salient features of the socio-religious movements launched by the Hindu reformers during the 19th century. [BPSC-1993]

Q. Describe briefly the salient features of the socio-religious movements launched by the Hindu reformers during the 19th century. [BPSC-1993] Ans: In 19th century, numerous socio-religious reform movements emerged in India targeting the prevalent social evils and superstitious religious practices. These movements were result of introspection of strength and weaknesses and response to the challenges […]

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Q. In which ways did the expansion of the railways affect Indian economic development in the second half of the 19th Century. 19वी शताब्दी के दूसरे हिस्से में रेलवेके विस्तार सेभारत के आर्थिक विकास पर क्या प्रभाव हुआ ? [BPSC-1997]

Q. In which ways did the expansion of the railways affect Indian economic development in the second half of the 19th Century. 19वी शताब्दी के दूसरे हिस्से में रेलवेके विस्तार सेभारत के आर्थिक विकास पर क्या प्रभाव हुआ ? [BPSC-1997] Ans: Railways are considered to be contribution of British rule towards the development of modem […]

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Q. Assess the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the Civil Disobedience Movement. सविनयअवज्ञा आन्दोलन मेंमहात्मा गाँधी की भूमिका का विश्लेषण कीजिए। [BPSC-1993]

Q. Assess the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the Civil Disobedience Movement. सविनयअवज्ञा आन्दोलन मेंमहात्मा गाँधी कीभूमिका का विश्लेषणकीजिए। [BPSC-1993] Ans: The Civil Disobedience Movement was launched under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi in 1930. The Lahore session of congress had accepted the complete independence as the as the ultimate goal. The congress session also […]

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Q. Evaluate the importance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in the history of nationalist movement. राष्ट्रीय आन्दोलनके इतिहास मेंडॉ. बी. आर. अम्बेडकर के महत्वका मूल्यांकन कीजिए। [BPSC-2002]

Q. Evaluate the importance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in the history of nationalist movement. राष्ट्रीय आन्दोलनके इतिहास मेंडॉ. बी. आर. अम्बेडकर के महत्वका मूल्यांकन कीजिए। [BPSC-2002] Ans: Ambedkar was not only a political leader and social reformer but also a scholar and thinker. He was a one of the leading nation-builders of modern India and […]

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Q. Discuss critically the ‘drain of wealth’ theory from India. What were its main effects ? भारत से ‘धन के प्रवाह’ के सिद्धांत काआलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए।इसके मुख्य प्रभावक्या थे? [BPSC-1999]

Q. Discuss critically the ‘drain of wealth’ theory from India. What were its main effects ? भारत से ‘धन के प्रवाह’ के सिद्धांत काआलोचनात्मक वर्णन कीजिए।इसके मुख्य प्रभावक्या थे? [BPSC-1999] Ans: The ‘drain of wealth’ theory was provided by the early nationalists. The theory propounded that there was a constant flow of national wealth from […]

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Q. Analyse the social, economic and cultural factors that led to the rise of Indian National Movement. उन सामाजिक, आर्थिकतथा सांस्कृतिक तत्त्वोंका विश्लेषण कीजिएजिनके कारण भारतीयराष्ट्रीय आन्दोलन काजन्म हुआ। [BPSC-2001]

Q. Analyse the social, economic and cultural factors that led to the rise of Indian National Movement. उन सामाजिक, आर्थिकतथा सांस्कृतिक तत्त्वोंका विश्लेषण कीजिएजिनके कारण भारतीयराष्ट्रीय आन्दोलन काजन्म हुआ। [BPSC-2001] Ans: The social factors: The emergence of Middle Class: Newly emerged middle class was familiar with European liberal ideas of the period and at the […]

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Q. The Revolt of 1857 was merely an mutiny. Discuss. [BPSC-1997]

Q. The Revolt of 1857 was merely an mutiny. Discuss. [BPSC-1997] Ans: The revolt of 1857 shook the British empire in India to it’s very foundations. It was cumulative effect of British expansionist policies, economic exploitation and administrative innovations which over the years had adversely affected the position of all sections of society- Zamindar, peasants, […]

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Q. Describe the role of the Christian missions in India during 1757 to 1947 A.D. [BPSC-2002]

Q. Describe the role of the Christian missions in India during 1757 to 1947 A.D. [BPSC-2002] Ans: The Christian missions were organised effort to spread Christianity. The missionaries were of a group of people who take it as their religious duty to spread their religion to other parts of the World. However, though conversion was […]

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Q. What were the circumstances that led Mahatma Gandhi to start the Non- Cooperation Movement? Examine its contribution to India’s Struggle for freedom. [BPSC-2016]

Q. What were the circumstances that led Mahatma Gandhi to start the Non- Cooperation Movement? Examine its contribution to India’s Struggle for freedom. [BPSC-2016] Ans: During 1919-22, the British were opposed through two mass movements—the Khilafat and Non-Cooperation. Though the two movements emerged from separate issues, they adopted a common programme of action—that of non-violent […]

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Q. Discuss the social basis of Indian Nationalism and also comment on the policies and programmes of early Nationalist. भारत के राष्ट्रवाद के सामाजिक आधार की विवेचना करते हुए प्रारंभिक राष्ट्रवादियों की नीतियों और कार्यक्रमों पर चर्चा करें। [BPSC-2005]

Q. Discuss the social basis of Indian Nationalism and also comment on the policies and programmes of early Nationalist. भारत के राष्ट्रवाद केसामाजिक आधार कीविवेचना करते हुएप्रारंभिक राष्ट्रवादियों कीनीतियों और कार्यक्रमोंपर चर्चा करें। [BPSC-2005] Ans: Social basis of Indian Nationalism: The emergence of Middle Class: Newly emerged middle class was familiar with European liberal ideas […]

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