HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Mauryan Empire Question 1 Bring out the elements of change and continuity in the domestic and foreign policies of Ashoka.  (200 words) Question 2 Do you think that the economic factors were alone responsible for the disintegration of the Mauryan Empire?  (200 words) Next topic: Mauryan Empire

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss the nature of Ashoka’s Dhamma. Was it responsible for the downfall of his empire? (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the sources for the study of Mauryan dynasty. How are they useful in understanding the Mauryan administration? (200 words) Next Topic: Mauryan Empire

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Assess the importance of Jain tenets and their relevance to humanity. (200 words) Question 2 Sites (50 words Each) 1. Chirand 2. Vaishali 3. Sravasti 4. Ayodhya 5. champa 6. Nalanda 7. Pataliputra 8. Rajagriha/Girivraja 9. Gaya 10. Saketa 11. Kasi 12. Prayaga 13. Kausambi 14. Kusinara Next Topic: Mauryan Empire

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Explain the social aspects of Buddhism and account for its decline in India. (200 words) Question 2 Write what you know of the rise and spread of Buddhism before the first century A.D. (200 words) Next Topic: Period of Mahajanapadas

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Analyze the causes of the success of the Magadhan imperialism upto the reign of Ashoka the Great. (200 words) Question 2 “The sixth century B.C. was a period of religious and economic unrest in India.” Comment. (200 words) Next Topic: Period of Mahajanapadas  

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Trace the rise of Magadhan imperialism up to the times of the Nandas with particular reference to its policy towards the non-monarchical state. Discuss the factors that contributed to its success. (200 words) Question 2 Give an account of the republics in the pre-Maurya period. Discuss the factors which contributed to their decline. (200 words) Next …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Evaluate the various approaches to the understanding of vedic religion. Question 2 Examine the view that sacrifice was a ritual and a form of social exchange in Vedic India. Next Topic: Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Give a brief account of the social and economic conditions of the Later Vedic Aryans. What role did iron play in changing their political and economic life ? Question 2 Describe the social life of the later Vedic people. How was it different from the Rig-Vedic life? Next Topic: Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss briefly the development of religious ideas and rituals in the Vedic age. Do they show any parallelism with the religion of the Indus Civilization?(200 words) Question 2 Analyze the differences and similarities between Indus Valley and Vedic Cultures.(200 words) Next Topic Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1. Compare the economic, social and religious life of the Indus Valley people with that of the early Vedic people and discuss the relative chronology of the Indus and the early Vedic cultures. (200 words) Question 2. Position of women in the Rigvedic society. (200 words) Next Topic Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Discuss the geographical area known to the Rigvedic people. Were they familiar with the sea? (200 words) Question 2  Write a short notes on democratic elements in the political system of the early Vedic period. (200 words) Tomorrow’s Topics Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Examine the contribution of Vedic culture in the sphere of social institutions and religion. Was there any continuity between the Indus and the Vedic cultures in this respect? Question 2 What was the position of Varuna in the Vedic system of Gods? Tomorrow’s Topics Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1. Give an account of the Geography of the Vedic texts and describe the social life during the Vedic times.   Question 2. Discuss the political pattern and the major religious ideas and rituals of the Vedic age.   Tomorrow’s Topics  Aryans and vedic period

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

1. “The continuity of the Indus Civilization into later ages was not confined to the religious and spiritual fields alone.” Analyze the statement. (200 words) 2. Discuss salient features of the Indus Valley Civilization. Mention important places from where relics of civilization have been recovered so far. Examine causes of its decline.  (200 words) 3. Analyze …