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Test – 4: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 4: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

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28 November 2015

Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question.

1) Critically analyse the major achievements and progress made by India between the years 1951 and 1964 as a fledgling democracy. (200 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 11

2) “India’s efforts to pursue an independent foreign policy was a highlight of post-1947 politics.” How successful was India in this regard? Critically evaluate. (200 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 12

3) Critically comment on the role played by India in the 1953 Korean War. (150 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 12

4) “The causes of the 1962 attack were related more to China’s own compulsions, that to any thing that Nehru or India did or could have done.” Critically examine. (200 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 12

5) “Jawaharlal Nehru can be justifiably considered an architect of modern India.” Do you agree? Critically comment. (200 Words)

Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 13

6) Write a note on how forests influence the quality of our air, soil and water resources. (200 Words)

NCERT Class IX, Science, Chapter 14

7) For sustained livelihood, it is said that one should undertake mixed farming, intercropping, and integrated farming practices. Explain these practices and their benefits. (200 Words)

NCERT Class IX, Science, Chapter 15

8) How do you differentiate between capture fishing, mariculture and aquaculture? Also examine challenges faced by fishing industry in India. (200 Words)

NCERT Class IX, Science, Chapter 16

9) What do you understand by food security? Write a note on the role of cooperatives in food ensuring food security in India. (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, Economic Development in India, Chapter –  4

10) Discuss the concept of poverty line in India and also critically evaluate current government strategy of poverty alleviation. (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, Economic Development in India, Chapter –  3

11) Which capital would you consider the best — land, labour, physical capital and human capital? Why? Substantiate with examples. (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, Economic Development in India, Chapter –  2

12) Write a note on the role played by women during French Revolution. (150 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, India and  Contemporary  World, Chapter – 1

13) Describe the legacy of the French Revolution for the peoples of the world during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, India and  Contemporary  World, Chapter – 1

14) In what ways was the working population in Russia different from other countries in Europe, before 1917? What were the main changes brought about by the Bolsheviks immediately after the October Revolution? (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, India and  Contemporary  World, Chapter – 2

15) Discuss why Nazism became popular in Germany by 1930 and in what ways did the Nazi state seek to establish total control over its people. (200 Words)

NCERT, Class IX, India and  Contemporary  World, Chapter – 3