Mains Answer Writing Program

Mains Answer Writing

Q1) The life cycle of a joint family depends on economic factors rather than social values. Discuss (150)

Q2) Describe four cultural elements of diversity in India and rate their relative significance in building a national identity. (250)

Q3) In the context of diversity of India, can it be said that regions form cultural units rather than states? Give reasons for your viewpoints (150)

Q4) Do we have cultural pockets of small India all over the nation? Elaborate with examples. (250)

Q5) What makes Indian society unique in sustaining its culture? Discuss. (150)

Q6) “Caste system is assuming new identities and associated forms. Hence caste system cannot be eradicated in India”. Comment (150)

Q7) “Male membership needs to be encouraged in order to make women’s organisation free from gender bias”. Comment (250)

Q8) How does patriarchy impact the position of a middle class working women in India? (150)

Q9) Critically examine the effect of globalization on the aged population in India. (250)

Q10) “Despite various programme for poverty eradication by government, poverty is still existing”. Explain by giving reasons. (150)

Q11) The spirit of tolerance and love is not only an interesting feature of Indian society from very early times, but it is also playing an important part at present. Elaborate (250)

Q12) Early Buddhist Stupa-art, while depicting folk motifs and narratives successfully expounds Buddhist ideals. Elucidate (150)

Q13) Assess the importance of the accounts of the Chinese and Arab travelers in the reconstruction of the history of India. (150)

Q14) Highlight the Central Asian and Greco-Bactrian elements in the Gandhara Art. (150)

Q15) How do you justify the view that the level of excellence of the Gupta numismatics art is not at all noticeable in later times. (150)

Q16) Highlight the importance of the new objectives that got added to the vision Indian Independence since the twenties of the last century (250)

Q17) Many voices strengthened enriched the nationalist movement during the Gandhian phase. Elaborate (250)

Q18) “The Indian Independence movement was a mass-based movement that encompassed various sections of society. It also underwent the process of constant ideological evolution”. Critically Evaluate (250)

Q19) What were the major political, economic and social developments in the world which motivated the anti-colonial struggle in India (150)

Q20) Why did Moderates fail to carry conviction with the nation about their proclaimed ideology and political goals by the end of 19th AD (150)

Q21) Examine the linkages between the 19th AD Indian Renaissance and emergence of National Identity (150)

Q22) Explain how the uprising of 1857 constitutes an important watershed in the evolution of British policies towards colonial India (250)

Q23) Examine critically the various facets of economic policies of the British in India from mid-18th AD till independence (150)

Q24) Clarify how mid-18th AD India was beset with spectre of a fragmented polity (150)

Q25) Throw light on the significance of the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi in the present times (150)

Q26) Discuss Geophysical characteristics of Circum-pacific zone. (150)

Q27) Account for present location of iron and steel industry away from source of raw material (150)

Q28) Interlinking of rivers can provide viable solutions to the multi-dimensional inter-related problems of droughts, floods and interrupted navigation. Critically Examine. (250)

Q29) India has immense potential of solar energy though there are regional variations in its development. Elaborate (250)

Q30) Assess the impact of global warming on the coral life systems with examples. (150)

Q31) How do ocean currents and water masses differ in their impact on the marine life and coastal environment? Gove suitable Example (250)

Q32) Why India is taking keen interest in the resources of Arctic region. (150)

Q33) Define mantle plume and its role in plate tectonics. (150)

Q34) What is significance of Industrial Corridors in India? Identifying Industrial corridors, explain their main characteristics. (250)

Q35) Examine the status of forest resources of India and its resultant impact on climate change. (250)

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