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To what extent post-war economic crisis was responsible for the rise of totalitarianism in Europe? Also discuss, in brief, its impact on India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
According to some historians the American Civil War was a moral conflict which not only destroyed slavery but also preserved the Union. What was the role of the war in the rise of America to greatness?Level(3)View/Post Answer
Though British forces were stronger than the American forces, still the British were defeated. In this context discuss the causes of American Success?Level(1)View/Post Answer
“The American War of Independence was more of an economic conflict than a political one”. CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
“The Non-Alignment Movement played a crucial role in ensuring territorial integrity, sovereignty and security of the newly independent countries of Asia, Africa and South America in their struggle against imperialism and rivalry among the two power blocs in the background of the Second World War”. Is it relevant today?Level(3)View/Post Answer
Critically analyze the policy of NAM and its relevance in contemporary worldLevel(1)View/Post Answer
Discuss Lincoln’s role in causing as well as resolving the Civil War.Level(2)View/Post Answer
How far the American War of Independence made a profound impact on the French Revolution of 1789?Level(2)View/Post Answer
The American Revolution was above all an ideological, constitutional, and political struggle. Discuss.Level(1)View/Post Answer
“No taxation without representation” was a slogan that led to far reaching changes in America. Elucidate.
The American Constitution reflected the Enlightenment ideas and inspired worlds quest for democracy. ElucidateLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The American Revolution proved a point that French Enlightenment can be practically implementd. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
There would have been no American Revolution had there been no Age of Reason. Elucidate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Examine the role of Napoleon in the European history as a builder of modern France as well as a new Europe.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Explain contradictions in Napoleon’s contribution towards consolidation of the gains of revolution.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Describe the socio-economic causes that led the French Revolution of 1789.Level(1)View/Post Answer
In some ways it was the French Revolution which gave birth to modern Europe. Assess this statement.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Write a critical note on the acute financial crisis that became the immediate cause of the French Revolution.Level(1)View/Post Answer
“No other single event in the French Revolution had so far reaching results as the fall of the Bastille”. Comment.Level(1)View/Post Answer
According to Napoleon, Rousseau was responsible for the French Revolution more than any other philosopher. Do you agree?
The long-standing discontent of the French people found an outlet in the revolution of 1789 and their revolutionary spirit found expression in the writings of intelligentsia and philosophers. How far the French thinkers and philosophers were responsible for the revolution?Level(1)View/Post Answer
The French Revolution can be seen as an example of bourgeois revolution which sprang from societal unease. Analyse.Level(1)View/Post Answer
“The people become involved in revolution as victims of circumstance”. Discuss in the context of the French Revolution.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The French Revolution changed the world for all the time to come. CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Napoleon was both a child and an enemy of French Revolution. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
An event as encompassing as that of French Revolution could have never been possible in an intellectual vacuum. CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The French Enligtenment thought before bringing Fench Revolution was tested on American soil. Elucidate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The new capitalism was predominantly industrial. Evaluate the role of Industrial Revolution in the birth of socialism.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The “Industrial Revolution” that occurred in Britain between 1780s to 1850s was neither “industrial” nor a “revolution”. Critically examine
One of the most notable consequences of the Industrial Revolution was imperialism which later became aggressive and indirectly led to the First World War. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Briefly discuss the factors that were responsible for the ‘Industrial Revolution’ in England.Level(1)View/Post Answer
According to some scholars Britain experienced the Industrial Revolution first because it developed favourable socio-political structures, mental attitudes and values. How far this opinion is correct? Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“The Industrial Revolution was more of an evolution than a revolution”. Comment.Level(3)View/Post Answer
he period branded as the era of Industrial Revolution was essentially a period of transformation. Elucidate the role of Industrial Revolution in the emergence of Europe as the economic powerhouse of the world in the modern timesLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The determining factor for the rise of capitalism was industrialization in Europe .Critically examine the relation examine the relation between the two.
The rise was socialism was a direct result of Industrial Revolution and its inherent Liberal re trade ideology. CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The Industrial Revolution was to change the world for both better and worse. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Italian Renaissance led to great awakening in Europe and transcended it from middle ages to modern society. How?
Enlightenment was thesis, Fascism was anti-thesis and Nationalism was synthesis. Comment
Second World War was a response to First World War. How first war created a potential for Second World War?
Any single explanation for the outbreak of First World War is likely to be too simple . An amalgam of factors social ,political , economic, intellectual and diplomatic contributed to this horrifying conflict. Explain.
The League of Nations, born of the destruction and disillusionment arising from World War One, had many inherent weaknesses which led to its failure. Analyze
How the League of Nations was responsible for the First World War?Level(1)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis? What was its role in the Second World War?Level(2)View/Post Answer
The causes of World War One can be traced back to the past 100 years of European history. ElucidateLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Explain the contribution of the Bolshevik Revolution in the growth of Fascism in Europe and the beginning of Cold War between the United States and RussiaLevel(2)View/Post Answer
While the impact of the French revolution of 1789 was confined to Europe, the influence of the Russian Revolution of 1917 was global. Critically analyse.Level(3)View/Post Answer
The Russian Revolution was always there in the air. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Highlight the significance of the battle of Sedan (1870) in the European history.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the role of Bismarck in giving new direction to the history of Europe and the world as the real architect of German unification.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Bring out the significance of the Zollverein in the process of the unification of Germany.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Cavour was the real ‘brain’ while Mazzini was the ‘heart’ and Garibaldi the ‘sword’ behind the unification of Italy. Throw light on the role played by these personalities in the Italian unificationLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Italian unification was a complicated process and it faced various obstacles till 1852. How and with what methods the unification of Italy achieved?
Italian and German Unification had all the ingredients for World War One. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The German Unification was more of a coal and iron rather than being blood and iron. ElucidateLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The Italian and German Unification was to complicate the existing World Order. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The Napoleonic Continental System failed and with it failed Napoleon. ExplainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The Korean War (1950-53) had repercussions on parties involved but also on global politics of the time. Elucidate
Several women leaders contributed immensely in shaping the constitution of India by participating in the debates of the Constituent Assembly of India. Discuss prominent contribution by women leaders in making constitution of India.
Analyse, in brief, the role of Mountbatten, Sardar Patel and V.P. Menon in the integration of princely states into the Indian Union.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The concept of linguistic reorganization of states was not a sudden occurrence rather it developed gradually. Substantiate.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Write a note focusing on the role of Mao Tse Tung in the success of communist movement in China.Level(3)View/Post Answer
China’s non negotiable stand on the issue of south china sea is the clear violation of UNCLOS agreement. Discuss the issue and the geopolitics involved within this region.
Eventhough the League of Nations was a great institution; it failed to maintain international peace. Enlist the reasons that led to its failure.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Explain the impact of Swadeshi movement on the development of education.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the significance of the Home Rule Movement in laying the foundation of the mass phase of the Indian National Movement.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“Swadeshi movement was the first mass movement during the course of Indian National Movement”. Justify.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The reforms of 1909 were a watershed in Indian Political system. Explain
First decade of 20th century played a decisive role in nature and course of freedom struggle. Critically examineLevel(2)View/Post Answer
What is the significance of the Home Rule Movement in India’s struggle for independence?Level(1)View/Post Answer
First world war gave a new lease of life to freedom struggle. Critically commentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Why Meiji Restoration is considered an important event in the emergence of Japan as a great power?Level(2)View/Post Answer
The growing spirit of Japanese nationalism found manifestation in the Meiji Restoration. The Meiji Restoration was an outcome of the entry of Western Capitalism into Japan. How it helped in the modernization of Japan?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Enumerate the factors that helped in decolonization of the countries of Africa and Asia.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Describe and differentiate the concepts of imperialism and colonialism with the help of suitable examples.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Trace the growth of European Imperialism in Africa in the last quarter of the 19th century and indicate its impact on the international relations.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The process of colonization has changed its form and method but refuses to die down. Elucidate
“The New Economic Policy was neither socialism nor capitalism but a temporary mixture of both”. Comment.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Both Subhas Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi launched struggles against the British. How their ideas and strategies were different?
Gandhi and Nehru had divergent ideological approaches but had the same goal of achieving self sufficiency for India. Elucidate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The agriculturists or Kisans formed one of the largest sections of the Indian society, but they were too late to develop class-consciousness and organize themselves. Discuss the reasons.Level(3)View/Post Answer
A profound reason for the spread of socialist ideas was the nationalists’ concern with India’s poverty. AnalyseLevel(2)View/Post Answer
To what extent the ideology and leadership of Indian National Congress remained successful in developing nationalism in India?
”Extremists emerged to correct the imperfections of moderates but revolutionaries devised a new route to independence “Examine the statement in the light of revolutionary ideology and its reactions for Indian National Movement.
Indian National Movement was a mass based movement involving multiple ideologies. In the light of this statement explain the various contradictions which appeared in freedom struggle. How far these were responsible for delay in India’s independence.
Discuss the fine differences between capitalism and socialism as developmental ideologies. Give arguments in favour and against each.
Geographical proximity cannot deny different Modernization itineraries. Analyze in perspective to China and Japan.
Geographical proximity cannot deny different Modernization itineraries. Analyze in perspective to China and Japan.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Though different regions were the hotspot of the freedom struggle but north eastern region never came to the limelight. In this regard discuss the contribution of North east region in the Indian freedom struggle
“The Vienna Settlement was an honest attempt to prevent future war”. Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Congress of Vienna (1815) ignored the forces of nationalism and became the main reason for strengthening the same forces. Highlight key decisions of the Congress in this regard.Level(2)View/Post Answer
In reality, the parting of ways between England and America began in 1763. Substantiate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Regulating Act of 1773 was the first key chapter in the constitutional history of India. Describe the major provisions of the Act in this regard.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Highlight the significant features and impact of the Subsidiary Alliance.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Better diplomatic skill of the English to win allies and isolate the enemy helped them in the conquest of India. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“The British conquest of India was accidental”. Comment.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The ideology of revolutionary terrorism played a key role in catalyzing the spirit of Indian Nationalism. How far do you agree with this statement?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Analyse the significance of the battle of Plassey in the history of Modern India.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Critically evaluate the factors that led to the political success of the English in India especially against the French.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Enumerate the possible factors that attracted Europeans towards India from the sixteenth century onwards.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Write a precise note on the importance of the New Economic Policy in the consolidation of communism in Russia.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“The First World War, the twenty years of uneasy peacekeeping, and the Second World War seemed to be part of a continuous single process in which Europe was involved in a self-destructive struggle centred in the unresolved problem of Germany”. Elaborate.Level(3)View/Post Answer
The seeds of the Second World War were sown in the very same arrangements (League of Nations and Treaty of Versailles) which were actually meant to prevent war in future. Critically examine.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What was the impact of Paris Peace Conference of 1919 on the world politics?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the causes and consequences of the First World War.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Trace the salient sequence of events which began in 1871 and led to the First World War. What was the role of insurgent nationalism in it?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Eventhough the League of Nations was a great institution; it failed to maintain international peace. Enlist the reasons that led to its failureLevel(2)View/Post Answer
What was the impact of Paris Peace Conference of 1919 on the world politics?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the causes and consequences of the First World War.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Trace the salient sequence of events which began in 1871 and led to the First World War. What was the role of insurgent nationalism in it?Level(1)View/Post Answer
To what extent, the Sykes-Picot Line of international boundaries shaped the history of Middle East in the post WW-I era? Discuss
The seeds of First World War were sowed in the end process of German unification. Critically Examine.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the causes and consequences of the Second World War especially its impact on the world order?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Trace the rise of Fascism in Italy and its role in the outbreak of the Second World War.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The harsh terms of the treaty of Versailles inflicted deep injuries on German interests and prestige. Examine the role of the treaty in causation of the Second World War.Level(3)View/Post Answer
The harsh terms of the treaty of Versailles inflicted deep injuries on German interests and prestige. Examine the role of the treaty in causation of the Second World War.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan? How the both of them escalated the Cold War?Level(1)View/Post Answer
Analyze the role of the Great Depression in the growth of Nazi influence in Germany?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Critically evaluate the role of ambitious and aggressive foreign policy of Germany as a cause of the two world wars.Level(1)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1282) View/PostAnswer
Monetary Policy acts as a regulator of Indian banking System. Critically examine the statement in light recent changes in India’s financial system. (Views-726) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-580) View/PostAnswer
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40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. Discuss (Views-565) View/PostAnswer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-561) View/PostAnswer
Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending cr... (Views-511) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-471) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-468) View/PostAnswer
Increasing cross-border terrorist attacks in India and growing interference in the internal affairs of member-sta... View/PostAnswer
What are the aims and objectives of the McBride Commission of the UNESCO? What is India's position on these? View/PostAnswer
Evaluate the economic and strategic dimensions of India’s Look East Policy in the context of the post-Cold War inter... View/PostAnswer
“The broader aims and objectives of WTO are to manage and promote international trade in the era of globalization. But t... View/PostAnswer
“Demographic Dividend in India will remain only theoretical unless our manpower becomes more educated, aware, skilled and crea... View/PostAnswer
Examine the main provisions of the National Child Policy and throw light on the status of its implementation View/PostAnswer
“Traditional bureaucratic structure and culture have hampered the process of socio-economic development in India.” Comment. View/PostAnswer
Has the Indian governmental system responded adequately to the demands of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization sta... View/PostAnswer
‘Effectiveness of the Government system at various levels and people’s participation in the governance system are interdepend... View/PostAnswer
“In the Indian governance system, the role of non-state actors has been only marginal.” Critically examine the statement. View/PostAnswer
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