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Question 278

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Do you agree with the view that the Treaty of Versailles was a bad compromise between a treaty based upon force and a treaty based on ideas? (20 mark)

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Treaty of Versailles

  • Among all the treaties signed by the peacemakers of Paris, the Treaty of Versailles was most important its provisions and limitations left a lasting impact on European history.
  • The Treaty was unilateral in nature all its provisions were determined by big three, Britain France and the US, without any consultation with Germany lead…

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Question 279

Appeared in Year: 2016

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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: 2.5 × 20 = 50 marks (Identify the following places marked vi to x)

(vi) A Megalithic site

(vii) A site known for Buddhist remains

(viii) A Harappan site

(ix) A Harappan site

(x) A Harappan site

Locational Hints for Each of the Places Marked on the Map

Explanation

(VI) a Megalithic Site-Junapani

Maharashtra, Nagpur Megalithic jaunapani has given a stone pestle and iron agricultural implements such plough share and horses Bones.

Maharashtra, Nagpur Megalithic Jaunapani

(VII) a Site Known for Buddhist Remains-Sanghol

  • It is situated on the dry course of the river Sutlej in Ludhiana district of Punjab. The excavatio…

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Question 280

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 xi to xv)

(xi) A Rock-cut cave site

(xii) Ancient capital city

(xiii) Famous temple site

(xiv) Centre of School of art

(xv) Ancient inscriptional site

Identify the Following Places Marked on the Map

Explanation

(XI) a Rock-Cut Cave Site-Pandulena

A Rock-Cut Cave Site Pandulena

(XII) Ancient Capital City-Badami

  • Badami is situated in Bijapur district of Karnataka and is also known as Vatapi.
  • The Chalukyan, who established their kingdom around the beginning of the 6 century AD and ruled over western and central Deccan, had Vatapi or Badami as their capital.
  • In 64…

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