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Question 132

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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To what extent was the Caliphate the source and sanction to the legal authority of the Sultans of Delhi? (15 Marks)

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Caliphate and the Legal Authority of the Sultans of Delhi

  • Sometimes the Delhi sultans refer to a theocracy form a political system in which the religious power and the political authority are exercised by the same person or institution, the head of the religion is the head of the state as well as a theocracy.
  • On the basis of the relationship between …

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Question 133

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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“The need to impose greater parliamentary control over the Company՚s affairs increased during the decades (1773 - 1853) after Plassey.” Elucidate. (20 marks)

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Company՚S Affairs During the Decades (1773 - 1853)

The Regulating Act of 1773

  • The Regulating Act of 1773 was the first significance interference of the British government in the affairs of company through this act the English company was brought under British parliamentary regulations, this act started the traditions of subjugating English company to…

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Question 134

Appeared in Year: 2019

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Identify the following places marked on the map supplied to you and write a short note of about 30 words on each of them in your Question-cum-Answer Booklet. Locational hints for each of the places marked on the map are given below seriatim. (Identify the following places marked i to v)

(i) Brick temple site

(ii) Early Harappan site

(iii) Ancient seaport and trade centre

(iv) Stone age site

(v) Neolithic site

Identify the Following Places Marked on the Map

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(I) Brick Temple Site-Bhitargaon

  • Bhitargaon is situated in the district Kanpur UP. It is famous for a brick temple of Vishnu belonging to the Guptas period. It represents one of the earliest examples of a shikhara or Nagara style of temple in northern India.
  • An important feature of the temple is a number of terracotta panels and figures on the walls …

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Question 135

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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The emergence of Non-Harappan Chalcolithic cultures in Central India and the Deccan mark a change not only in the subsistence pattern of people but an overall transition from pre to proto historic period. Critically analyze. (15 Marks)

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Emergence of Non-Harappan Chalcolithic Cultures and Overall Transition

  • The Man became aware of first metal around the middle of 4 millennium BC gradually the use of this metal that is copper increased and copper tools became quite common.
  • Though the man had started using metal tools the use of stone tools was not given up this cultural phase characte…

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