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History and Political Science [ Shaalaa.com Model Set 4]
Marks: 40Date: 2019-2020 March
Duration: 2h

(1) All the activities/questions are compulsory.
(2) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
(3) Question Nos. 1 to 5 are based on History and Question Nos. 6 to 9 are based on Political Science
(4) It is mandatory to write a complete statement as answer in Question No. 1(A).
(5) In Question No. 2(A) and 8(A) the appropriate answer is expected to be written by pen only in the concept map.
(6) In Question No. 1(B) correction is expected in the second part.


[6]1
[3]1.A
[1]1.A.i

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 

Thomas Cook established a travel agency selling _________

handicrafts 

toys 

food items 

 tourist tickets 

Concept: Tourism
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[1]1.A.ii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. The earliest museum in the world was discovered in the excavations at the city of ________

Delhi 

Harappa 

Ur 

Kolkata 

Concept: Affiliated Professional Fields
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[1]1.A.iii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option.
Television is an ____________ medium. 

visual 

audio 

audio-visual 

Concept: History of Mass Media - Television
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[3]1.B
[1]1.B.i

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 
Kootiyattam - Sanskrit theatre, Kerala
Ramman - Dance form in West Bengal
Ramlila - Traditional Performance of the Ramayana in Uttar Pradesh
Kalbelia - Folk songs and dances of Rajasthan. 

Concept: Applied History and Research in Various Fields - Arts
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[1]1.B.ii

Find the incorrect pair in every set and write the correct one.
(i) Indian Museum - Kolkata
(ii) National Museum - Delhi
(iii) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastusangrahalay - Pune
(iv) Jivaji University - Gwalior

Concept: Some Famous Museums
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[1]1.B.iii

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 

Matheran – Hill Station
Tadoba  –  Rock-cut Caves  
Kolhapur –  Pilgrim Centre
Ajanta – World Heritage 

Concept: Development of Tourism in Maharashtra
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[8]2
[4]2.A | Attempt Any Two
[2]2.A.i

Complete the following concept chart.

  Newspapers  Radio  Television
Beginning/ Background       
Nature of informantion/ programmes       
Functions      
Concept: Introduction to Mass Media
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[2]2.A.ii

Complete the concept map :

Concept: Folk Theatre - Puppetry - Wooden Puppets (Kathputali)
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[2]2.A.iii

Complete the following web.

Concept: Types of Tourism
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[4]2.B | Attempt Any Two
[2]2.B.i

Write short note of Annales School.

Concept: Notable Scholars
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[2]2.B.ii

Answer the following in 25-30 words. 

Why is Voltaire said to be the founder of modern historiography ?

Concept: Development of Scientific Perspective in Europe and Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[2]2.B.iii

Write note : 
Vishwakosh 

Concept: Encyclopaedias - Vishwakosh
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[4]3 | Attempt Any Two
[2]3.A

Explain the statement with reason.
Writing of the regional history received a momentum.

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Nationalistic Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]3.B

Explain the following statement with reason. 
Only trained persons, who are duly qualified can take up the tasks involved in the work of conservation and preservation.

Concept: Sources of History, Their Conservation and Preservation - Material Sources of History
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]3.C

Explain the following sentence with its reason.

It is necessary to preserve the tradition like Chitrakathi, which is on the verge of extinction.

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Folk Styles of Sculptural Art
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[2]3.D

Explain the following sentence with its reason.
Knowledge of history is essential for newspaper articles. 

Concept: History of Mass Media - Newspapers
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[4]4

Read the following passage and answer the questions based on it.
Toys can throw light on history and technological development. We can also get a glimpse of religious and cultural traditions through them. As a part of traditional Diwali celebrations in Maharashtra model forts are made.
Clay images of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his soldiers and also people and animals are placed on these model forts. This tradition keeps the memory alive of the important role of forts in the history of Maharashtra.
An ivory doll made by Indian craftsmen was found in the excavation of Pompeii, an ancient in Italy. It is dated to 1st century C.E. This artefact throws light on the Indo-Roman trade relations. Thus, toys found in archaeological excavations can tell us about cultural contacts between nations in ancient times.

1. Where was an ivory doll made by Indian craftsmen found? (1)
2. Which tradition from Maharashtra mentioned in give passage? (1)
3. With the help of toys of your choice, write the information about any one Indian game. (2)

Concept: Toys and History
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.A

Explain the following concept. 

Nationalistic historiography. 

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Nationalistic Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[3]5.B

Write elaborate answer :
Suggest at least 10 solutions for preservation of the sources of history. 

Concept: Applied History and Research in Various Fields - Science
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[3]5.C

Answer the following question in detail. 
Explain the characteristics of the Islamic architecture in India by giving examples. 

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Indian Iconography
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[3]5.D

Answer in brief.

Why is Maharashtra known as the land that nurtured the Indian film industry?

Concept: Indian Film Industry
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[2]6
[1]6.A

Choose the correct alternative and write the complete statement.
73rd and 74th amendment to the India Constitution is important attempt towards__________.

Right to vote

Decentralisation of Democracy

Social Justice

equality

Concept: Role of Judiciary - The Basic Framework of the Constitution
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[1]6.B

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 
____________ is the main demand of farmers movement. 

Right to cultivate on the forest land 

To get the right price for agricultural product 

Protection of consumers 

Building of dams 

Concept: Important Movements in India - Farmers Movement in India
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[4]7 | Attempt Any Two
[2]7.A

State whether following statement is true or false. Give reason for your answer.
Secrecy in the working of Government has increased due to the Right to Information. 

Concept: Right to Information (R.T.I.2005)
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]7.B

State whether following statement is true or false. Give reason for your answer. 
Shiromani Akali Dal is a national party.

Concept: Changing Nature of Political Party System in India
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]7.C

State whether following statement are true or false. Give reason for your answer.

People may lose confidence in the democratic process due to corruption during elections. 

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy - Corruption
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[4]8
[2]8.A | Attempt Any One
[2]8.A.i

Complete the following picture
Process of elections :

Concept: Process of Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]8.A.ii

Complete the following timeline showing the political parties and their year of establishment :

Concept: National Parties
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.B | Attempt Any One
[2]8.B.i

Explain the concepts 

1. Decentralisation of Power

 

 

Concept: Decentralisation of Democracy
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]8.B.ii

Explain the concept.
The code of conduct in election

Concept: Process of Elections - Challenges in Conducting Free and Fair Elections
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[2]9 | Attempt Any One
[2]9.A

Answer the following question in brief. 
Explain the nature of farmers movement in India. 

Concept: Important Movements in India - Farmers Movement in India
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements
[2]9.B

Answer the following question in brief. 
Explain the nature of farmers movement in India. 

Concept: Important Movements in India - Farmers Movement in India
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements

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