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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 11 September)

Q. How was overseas trade organized in South India up to 300 A.D.? Discuss this with special reference to Roman trade and point out its impact on Indian economy. [30m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using cam scanner or […]

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General Studies Answer Sheets of Shweta Chauhan, IAS (Rank 8, CSE-2016)

General Studies Answer Sheets of Shweta Chauhan, IAS (Rank 8, CSE-2016) Note: Answers are being uploaded with assent of Shweta Chauhan Shweta chauhan Paper I Shweta chauhan Paper II Shweta Chauhan Paper III Shweta_Chauhan_Paper IV Shweta_Chauhan_Paper I Shweta Chauhan Paper II Shweta chauhan_Paper III Shweta Chauhan Paper IV Shweta_Chauhan_Paper II   Shweta_Chauhan Paper III Shweta_chauhan_Paper III

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 9 September)

Q. Brief out the salient features of the religious development in the Post-Maurya period. How was contemporary art influenced by it? [30m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using cam scanner or a good scanner) and name the pdf as […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 8 September)

Q. How did Ashoka contribute to the moral and administrative welfare of his people? [10m] Q. Give an account of Indian participation in the silk trade through Central Asia. [10m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using cam scanner or a […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 7 September)

Q.​ Examine the administrative system of the Mauryas and discuss briefly the causes of disintegration of the Mauryan Empire. [20m] Q. Analyse the causes of the success of the Magadhan imperialism upto the reign of Ashoka. [20m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 6 September)

Q.​ Trace the rise of Magadhan imperialism up to the times of the Nandas with particular reference to its policy towards the non-monarchical state. Discuss the factors that contributed to its success. [20m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 5 September)

Q.  Discuss the social & economic factors for the rise of Buddhism. How far was it influenced by Upnisadic thought?  Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using cam scanner or a good scanner) and name the pdf as date […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 4 September)

Q.  Discuss the democratic elements in the political system of the early Vedic period.[10m] Q. Bring out the elements of change and continuity between the Early Vedic and Later Vedic Cultures. [20m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of answers. Preferably send in pdf (by using […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 2 September)

Q. On circumstantial evidence Indra stands convicted.” Explain, and discuss briefly different views about a sudden end of the Indus Valley civilization. [20m] Q. How would you explain the presence of those elements in Indian culture and civilization which are found to have existed in the Indus Valley period? [20m]  Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Ancient India- 1 September)

Q. “While using the accounts of foreign writers, historians must distinguish between statements based on hearsay and those grounded in perceptive observations.” Elaborate with examples. [20m] Q. To what extent archaeological materials are useful in understanding the progress of Neolithic man in India? [20m] Note: To get feedback, send you answers to selfstudyhistory@gmail.com. Those enrolled in test series will be given priority with assured evaluation of […]

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Daily Practise Questions for History Optional Mains 2017 (Modern India-31 August)

Q. ​Discuss  the  factors  that  lead  to  the  growth  of  Dalit  consciousness  and  mention  the  major movements aimed  at their empowerment. [20m]  Q. “Nehru  favored  the  policy  of  integrating  the  tribal  people  in  Indian  society,  of  making them  as  integral  part  of  the  Indian  nation  even  while  maintaining  their  distinct  identity  and culture.”  -Elaborate  with special reference to Northeastern India. […]