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Q.1. What do you, mean by the Later Vedic Age Describe the Political, Social, Economical and Religious Life of the age.
Q.2. Give a brief account of the Kingship in Mahabharta and Ramayana.
Q.3. What do you mean by the term Kingship in ancient India? Explain in brief.
Q.4. Discuss the causes of the rise of republics in Ancient India.
Q.1. Give a brief account of the state on the basis of Arthashastra.
Q.2. Describe the nature and function of the government according to Kautilya.
Q.3. Discuss the powers and privileges of the king according to Kautilya.
Q.4. Give a brief description of Arthshashtra written by Kautilya?
Q.5. Write Manu’s ideas in detail.
Q.6. Discuss the central theme of Manusmriti and its contribution to ancient Indian Political History.
Q.7. Discuss the state and kingship in Manusmriti.
Q.8. Throw the light on the inter-state relations described in Manusmriti.
Q. 9. What is the Sukraniti and the importance of Sukraniti in the political history of ancient India?
3. Administration of Mauryas
Q.3. Discuss the administrative system of Ashoka.
5. State in Ancient India
Q.1. Describe the various principles of the origin of the state in ancient Indian politics.
Q.2. Discuss the Saptang Theory of the state in Ancient India.
Q.3. Discuss the organic theory of the State.
Q.4. Discuss the historical evolution of the state.
Q.5. Differentiate between Modern and Ancient States on the basis of their functions.
Q.6. Write a brief note on the nature of the state.
Q.7. Describe the political condition of Northern India in the Sixth century B.C.
What do you understand by the term Janpad’? Give a brief description of the Janpad States.
6. Justice and Law in Ancient India
7. Dand in Ancient India
Q.3. Describe the causes of the impact of Turkish invasions (Ghazanavi and Ghori) on India.
Q.4 Described the Administrative under Sultanate.
Q.2. Describe briefly the administrative, military, and economic reforms of Alauddin Khilji.
Q.3. Describe the Economics reforms of Alauddin Khilji.
Q.4. Alauddin made a successful bid to suppress the causes of revolts. How long do you agree to the statements?
10. Administration of Sher Shah
11. Administration of Akbar
12. Administration of Shivaji
Q.1. Was Sher Shah Suri, the forerunner of Akbar?
Q.2. Who was Sambhuji? How did he come into conflict with Aurangzeb? What were the causes of his failure?
Q.3. Give a brief account of the civil and military administration of Shivaji.
13. Society in Medieval India
Q.2. Describe the social life during Delhi Sultanate.
Q.3. Give an account of social and economic conditions under the Mughal rulers.14. Condition of WomenQ.1. Account for the changing status of women in india.
Q.2. What change do you notice in the status of woman in India? Explain the factors responsible for such a change.
Q.3. Describe the factors that have improved the status of Hindu women in Indian society. Discuss the consequences of education in the connection.
Q.4. Discuss status of women in Indian tribal society.
Q.5. Mention the legislative measures providing support to Hindu women in seeking divorce.
Q.6. Review briefly the Hindu Code legislative measures that have changed the status of Hindu women.
15. Agrarian System.
Q.1 Explain the Land-Revenue system under Akbar?
Q.2. Describe briefly the social and economic conditions f the people under the Mughals ?
Q.3. What were the main components of the Mughal nobility ? Describe their way of life.
Q.4. Describe in brief the economic conditions of the common people, under the Mughals.
Q.5. Describe the living conditions of the common people in the Mughal Empire.
Q.6. Discuss the position of the Zamindars in India during the Mughal period.
Q.7. Describe the position of trade and commerce in India in the 17th century. What was the position of the traders during the period ?
Q.8. Describe the activities of the European trading companies during the Mughal period or in the 17th century.
16. Socio-Economic Problems in Medieval India
Q.3 What steps were taken by the British Government to reform the evils of Indian Society?
Write a short note on “The Abolition of the Practice of Sati.”
Q.4. How did the western education influence the political and social life of the Indians ?
What was the effect of the introduction of English education on Indian society?
Q.5.Why did the modern social reforms find it necessary to attack the caste? How did changes in economy, society and politics and reform movements undermine it ?
Q.6. Examine critically the impact of British politics on the indian peasants.