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Test – 15: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 15: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

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18 March 2015

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


1) Critically analyse the contribution made by William Jones towards understanding India’s culture and tradition. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2

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2) Compare and contrast administrative policies of Warren Hastings and Cornwallis. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


3) “While the pressure of the free trade lobby at home worked towards the abolition of the Company’s monopoly over Indian market, it was Evangelicalism and Utilitarianism, which brought about a fundamental change in the nature of the Company’s administration in India.” Examine. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


4) “The Charter Act of 1813 was an important benchmark in the push towards westernization of India.” Comment. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


5) Discuss the differences between Permanent Settlement system and Ryotwari settlement system of land revenue extraction. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


6) How did the new judicial administration system introduced in mid nineteenth century, which was different from the Mughal judicial system, affect ordinary people in the British India? Examine. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


7) Critically assess the impact of commercialization of agriculture that was undertaken by the British. on Indian peasant society. (200 Words)

From Plassey to Partition, Chapter – 2


8) “Two important intellectual criteria which informed the reform movements were rationalism and religious universalism.” Discuss. (200 Words)

India’s Struggle for Independence, Chapter – 6


9) Assess the contribution of Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade to India’s freedom struggle. (200 Words)

India’s Struggle for Independence, Chapter – 8


 

10) “The man who is most frequently associated with the struggle for the freedom of the Press during the nationalist movement is Bal Gangadhar Tilak.” Examine why. (200 Words)

India’s Struggle for Independence, Chapter – 8