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Question 98

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Critically examine the following statements in about 150 words each:

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“Sri Narayana Guru՚s was a major intervention in the social reform movement from a subaltern perspective.”

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Sri Narayan Guru

  • Sri Narayana Guru is a social reformer, saint, and prophet from Kerala.
  • His messages and actions incited revolution that led to an extraordinary cultural renaissance in Kerala.

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Temple Entry

  • In 1888 Aravipuram Movement was initiated by Narayana Guru.
  • On that day, Narayana Guru opposed the religious restrictions placed on the …

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Question 99

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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“A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently, half slave and half free.” Explain Abraham Lincoln՚s perspective. (20 marks)

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Abraham Lincoln՚S Perspective

  • The issue of slavery was central to the American Civil War because the difference is over the continuation or abolishing slavery are responsible for the polarization of American States into group the southern States were strongly in favour of continuation of the practice of slavery but the Northern states for a strongly…

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Question 100

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How far the developments in science and technology in post-Independence period put India on the path of modernity? (20 Marks)

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Development of Science and Technology in Post-Independence Period

  • After independence India was under-developed and a poor country and also not advanced in science and technology.
  • In the post-independence period, several programs were undertaken to put India on the path of modernity.
  • In Agriculture, the green revolution was adopted high yielding variet…

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Question 101

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Analyse the role of Egypt after the Second World War in bringing about Arab unity. (10 Marks)

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Role of Egypt After the Second World War

  • Egypt played an important role in strengthening the Arab unity, it can be traced back to the Rise of Egyptian nationalism a conflict between the British Masters after long struggle spending more than two decades.
  • British government signed London treaty with Najib Pasha the leader of Arab nationalism as per the…

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Question 102

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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The copious references to the preservation of Varnashrama system by the kings eulogized in inscriptions are mere reflection of the Smriti tradition. ″ Discuss. (15 marks)

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Varnashrama System

  • Varnashrama Dharma was established in the post-Vedic age. Everybody was expected to abide by the Varnashrama system.
  • Varnashrama system emphasize on following the Varna and Ashrama regulations.

Mauryan Age

  • But it must be emphasized that the Varnashrama system was never for followed strictly it was largely at a theoretical model that …

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Question 103

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The period of Indian History form 3rd century B. C. E. to 5th century C. E. was the period of innovation and interaction. How will you react? (20 Marks)

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Period of Indian History from 3rd Century B. C. E. To 5th Century C. E

  • The period from the 3rd century BCE to 5th century CE marked a great significance in the ancient history.
  • This age witnessed the downfall of the great Mauryan Empire and witnessed the emergence of the Golden age under Gupta՚s.
  • The same time period can also be termed as the age of i…

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