History-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 6

ARCHIVES 09 September 2014 “No event as encompassing as the French Revolution occurs in an intellectual vacuum”. Comment [200 words,2007] ‘The French Revolution attacked privileges and not property’. Comment [200 words,2003]  

History -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 3

ARCHIVES 05 September 2014 ‘Permanent Settlement disappointed many expectations and introduced there results that were not anticipated’ [2004 , 200 words] “Though the Permanent Settlement had serious defects, it gave tranquility to the countryside and stability to the government”. Comment. [2009, 200 words]  

History -2014 – Answer Writing Challenge – 2

ARCHIVES 04 September 2014 Examine the major factors shaping the British land revenue policy in India. How it affected Indian society? [60 marks , 2007] What was the impact of early British land policy on the village communities of North India? [2003 , 60 marks]  

History – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 What role did the economics play in the early phase of the British rule in shaping of land tenure policy? [30 marks , 2010] “Absentee landlordism was a consequential feature of Bengal’s Permanent Settlement”[20 marks , 2003]

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question Show how the presence of a weak and helpless China next door brought about the rise of militarism and collapse of democracy in Japan. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question Trace the distinct phases of the Sino-Japanese War. Assess its political economic and cultural impact on China, both ‘occupied and free’. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question ‘The sponsors of the overseas expansion of Europe were national monarchies’. Comment. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question Write a critique on the partition of Africa from 1870 to 1914, with particular reference to Germany’s imperial designs in the Continent. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question Why is the period from 1842 to 1900 considered as half a century of humiliations in the history of China? What was the reaction of China? (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question ‘By 1861, China may be said to have been fully though grudgingly opened to the Westerner’. Explain. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question ‘If imperialism is viewed as a phase of the struggle for power between States, its result must be judged in terms of its role in power politics’. Explain. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question What do you understand by Imperialism? How did it affect the people of Asia in the nineteenth century? (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Industrial Revolution Question Give a critical account of the progress of mercantalism in the 17th century. How far is it correct to say that it paved the way for the Industrial Revolution? (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism