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History Optional Online Course cum Test Series- 2022 [English and Hindi]

History Optional Online Course cum Test Series- 2022 SYLLABUS AND SOURCES FOR TEST SERIES- 2021

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Successful Candidates in CSE-2019 from Our History Optional Test Series

Successful Candidates in CSE-2019 from Our History Optional Test Series Chandrajyoti Singh: Rank 28 Anshuman Raj: Rank 107 Abhinav Tyagi: Rank 245 Mukul Jamloki: Rank 260 Amit Kumar Chaturvedi: Rank 295 A Venkateshwar Reddy: Rank 314 Palani Phani Kiran S: Rank 698 Amit Dutt: Rank 761 Golapkar Ashwin Ranjan: Rank 773 Click here for strategies […]

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Selfstudyhistory.com’s interview of Chandrajyoti Singh (Rank- 28/ CSE 2019) [History Optional]

Selfstudyhistory.com’s interview of Chandrajyoti Singh (Rank- 28/ CSE 2019) [History Optional] Profile of the Candidate Name Chandrajyoti Singh Rank in Civil Services Exam 2019 28 Roll Number 0867400 Age 22 Total attempts in Civil Services Examination (including present one) 1 Optional Subject History Medium for History Optional English Marks in History Optional in Earlier Examinations […]

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Our Topper’s Answer Sheets (History Optional): Chandrajyoti Singh [Rank 28, CSE- 2019]

Our Topper’s Answer Sheet (History Optional): Chandrajyoti Singh [Rank 28, CSE- 2019] Chandrajyoti Singh_Test I Chandrajyoti Singh_Test II Chandrajyoti Singh_Test III Chandrajyoti Singh_Test IV Chandrajyoti Singh_Test V    

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Q. “There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental restructuring of our political and economic systems to ensure that the inequalities of apartheid are addressed and our society thoroughly democratized,” Discuss. [UPSC, 2013]

Q. “There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental restructuring of our political and economic systems to ensure that the inequalities of apartheid are addressed and our society thoroughly democratized,” Discuss. [UPSC, 2013]  Ans: The given statement is from from Nelson Mandela’s speech on 11th February 1990 in Cape […]

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Q. Planning was seen as a powerful instrument that could be used to remove regional inequality. Examine. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Planning was seen as a powerful instrument that could be used to remove regional inequality. Examine. [UPSC, 2020]  Ans: During British time,  with no great increase in output or productivity, regional disparities in India grew as the economy leaned towards British centres of commerce. ©selfstudyhistory.com Post-independence, the problem with the economy in India that […]

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Q. “The principles of Enlightenment were in some ways a continuation of the discoveries and theories of the Scientific Revolution.” Critically examine. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. “The principles of Enlightenment were in some ways a continuation of the discoveries and theories of the Scientific Revolution.” Critically examine. [UPSC, 2020] Ans: Enlightenment was intellectual, philosophical, cultural and social movement. It spread throughout Europe (mainly Western Europe) during the 17th and 18th century. This period is called the Age of Enlightenment or […]

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Q. “The 1848 revolutions frightened the crowned heads of Europe and caused several to abdicate. Those who remained were cognizant of the threats posed by liberalism, nationalism and socialism.” Comment. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. “The 1848 revolutions frightened the crowned heads of Europe and caused several to abdicate. Those who remained were cognizant of the threats posed by liberalism, nationalism and socialism.” Comment. [UPSC, 2020] Ans: The year 1848 was the year of revolutions in Europe. The completeness of democratic triumph in France sent a thrill of hope […]

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Q. Do you agree with the fact that the virtual failure of the Non-Cooperation Movement and the gloom that descended on the nationalistic scene, created conditions for the revolutionary activities? Discuss. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Do you agree with the fact that the virtual failure of the Non-Cooperation Movement and the gloom that descended on the nationalistic scene, created conditions for the revolutionary activities? Discuss. [UPSC, 2020]  Ans: On hearing of the incident of violence in Chauri chaura, Gandhiji decided to withdraw the movement. The Non-cooperation movement was, therefore, withdrawn […]

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Q. “After Indian Independence India-China relations started on a high note, but during the course of the coming years India had to face a bitter experience due to the Chinese aggression.” Elaborate. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. “After Indian Independence India-China relations started on a high note, but during the course of the coming years India had to face a bitter experience due to the Chinese aggression.” Elaborate. [UPSC, 2020] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: On October 1, 1949 the People’s Liberation Army defeated the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party) of China in a civil war […]

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Q. सहायक संधि प्रथा के मूलभूत सिद्धान्तों का परीक्षण कीजिए । भारत में इस्ट इंडिया कंपनी की सर्वोच्च प्रभुत्य संपन्न सत्ता को स्थापित करने में उसका क्या योगदान था? Examine the basic principles of the Subsidiary Alliance System. How far did it contribute in making the East India Company the supreme sovereign authority in India ? [UPPSC-2017]

Q. सहायक संधि प्रथा के मूलभूत सिद्धान्तों का परीक्षण कीजिए । भारत में इस्ट इंडिया कंपनी की सर्वोच्च प्रभुत्य संपन्न सत्ता को स्थापित करने में उसका क्या योगदान था? Examine the basic principles of the Subsidiary Alliance System. How far did it contribute in making the East India Company the supreme sovereign authority in India […]

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क्या आप इस कथन से सहमत है कि “ब्रिटिश साम्राज्यवाद का उदय और प्रसार एक संयोग था न कि किसी सुनिश्चित नीति और मंसूबे का परिणाम ।” इस कथन का आलोचनात्मक परीक्षण कीजिए । Do you agree with the view that “the rise and expansion of British empire was an accident rather than the result of a deliberate policy and design”. Critically examine this statement. [UPPSC-2017]

Q. क्या आप इस कथन से सहमत है कि “ब्रिटिश साम्राज्यवाद का उदय और प्रसार एक संयोग था न कि किसी सुनिश्चित नीति और मंसूबे का परिणाम ।” इस कथन का आलोचनात्मक परीक्षण कीजिए । Do you agree with the view that “the rise and expansion of British empire was an accident rather than the […]

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Q. “In the early twentieth century, there came into existence a number of women’s organisations, which operated more actively in the public arena and focused more directly on women’s political and legal rights.” Critically examine. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. “In the early twentieth century, there came into existence a number of women’s organisations, which operated more actively in the public arena and focused more directly on women’s political and legal rights.” Critically examine. [UPSC, 2020]  Ans: The roots of the Indian women’s political and legal rights can be traced back to the 19th […]

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