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History and Political Science [ Shaalaa.com Model Set 5]
Marks: 40Academic Year: 2019-2020
Date: March 2020
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. 
The arts of painting and sculpting are _________

 visual arts 

performing arts 

folk arts 

 classical arts 

Concept: What is ‘Art’?
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[1]1.A.ii

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option.
Baburao painter made the movie ___________

Pundalik 

Raja Harischandra 

Sairandhri 

Bajirao-Mastani 

Concept: Indian Film Industry - Cinema
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[1]1.A.iii

The earliest museum in the world was discovered in the excavations at the city of ..............

(a) Delhi

(b) Harappa

(c) Ur

(d) Kolkata

Concept: Some Famous Museums - Museums in India
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[3]1.B
[1]1.B.i

Find the incorrect pair in every set and write the correct one.
i) Nationalistic Historiography - Vinayak D. Savarkar
(ii) Marxist Historiography - Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi
(iii) Subaltern History - Ramchandra Guha
(iv) Feminist History - Shrmila Rege

Concept: Indian Historiography : Various Ideological Frameworks - Nationalistic Historiography
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[1]1.B.ii

Find the incorrect pair in every set and write the correct one.

(i) Prabhakar  - Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(ii) Darpan  - Balashashtri Jambhekar
(iii) Deenbandhu  - Krishnarao Bhalekar
(iv) Kesari   - Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Concept: Marathi Theatre
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[1]1.B.iii

(i) Murals in old wadas at Wai and Satara - Maratha style of painting
(ii) The rock shelters in the caves at - Folk style of painting
Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh
(iii) The tradition of narrating stories from - Chitrakathi Tradition
Ramayana, Maharashtra
(iv) The portrait of Savai Madhavrao and - Mughal Miniature
Nana Phadnavis

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Maratha Style of Painting
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[8]2
[4]2.A | Attempt Any Two
[2]2.A.i

Complete the following concept chart . 

Concept: Tradition of Indian Historiography - Historiography in the Medieval Period
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]2.A.ii

Complete the following web.

Concept: Encyclopaedias
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]2.A.iii

Complete following concept maps.

Temple
Architecture
Dravida Hemadpanti
Characteristics

.....................................

......................................

..................................

..................................

Examples

.........................................

.........................................

.....................................

......................................

Concept: Indian Traditions of Visual Arts (Drik Kala) - Architecture and Sculpture
Chapter: [0.013999999999999999] History of Indian Arts
[4]2.B | Attempt Any Two
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[2]2.B.i

Answer the following in 25-30 words. 

What did René Descartes insist upon?

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

Answer the following in 25-30 words. 
Which things are included in the descriptions by Emperor Babur in his autobiography ?

Concept: Tradition of Indian Historiography - Historiography in the Medieval Period
Chapter: [0.012] Historiography : Indian Tradition
[2]2.B.iii

Write note :
Sports and movies 

Concept: Sports, Literature and Movies on Sport
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[4]3 | Attempt Any Two
[2]3.A

Explain the following with its reason. 

Foucault called his method, ‘the archaeology of knowledge’.

Concept: Tradition of Historiography
Chapter: [0.011000000000000001] Historiography : Development in the West
[2]3.B

Explain the following statement giving reason. 
The list of world Heritage Sites is announced by UNESCO.

Concept: Management of Cultural and Natural Heritage - Cultural Heritage
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[2]3.C

Explain the 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
Chapter: [0.019] Heritage Management
[2]3.D

Explain the following sentence with its reason.
Television is the most popular medium.

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

Read the following passage and answer the questions based on it.

‘Heritage Walks’ as an organised group activity has gained popularity
in many countries. India has a rich history, which can be traced back to
many millenniums. Every region of India is full of historical places from
ancient, medieval and modern period. The ‘Heritage walk’ organised in the
city of Ahmedabad is well-known. In the cities of Mumbai and Pune in
Maharashtra such walks are organised regularly. Heritage walks can
encourage people to support projects like conservation and preservation of
historical monuments, to collect authentic information about them and to
publish it through various media. Residences of renowned citizens who have

passed away are also part of heritage. In some cities ‘blue plaques’ with the
names and other relevant information of such citizens are placed on their
residences, as a part heritage scheme.

1. What is heritage walk? 
2. Where is heritage walk organised? 
3. What can we achieve with the help of heritage walk?

Concept: Types of Tourism - Tourism Based on Special Events
Chapter: [0.018000000000000002] Tourism and History
[6]5 | Attempt Any Two
[3]5.A

Write elaborate answer . 
What objectives can be fulfilled through the heritage projects. 

Concept: Management of Cultural and Natural Heritage
Chapter: [0.013000000000000001] Applied History
[3]5.B

Answer the question in detail.
State what is periodical publication and write the information about any one magazine or journal of your choice.

Concept: History of Mass Media - Magazines and Journals
Chapter: [0.015] Mass Media and History
[3]5.C

Answer in brief.
As a student of history, what professional opportunities in the field of drama and movies are available for you?

Concept: Entertainment and Professional Opportunities - Drama
Chapter: [0.016] Entertainment and History
[3]5.D

Answer the question in detail.

Explain the close tie between sports and history.

Concept: Sports and Professional Opportunities
Chapter: [0.017] Sports and History
[2]6
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[1]6.A

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence:
The major challenge faced by all democratic nations in the world is ___________.

Religious conflicts

Naxal activities

Deepening the roots of democracy

Importance to muscle power

Concept: Decentralisation of Democracy
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[1]6.B

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence.
To increase agricultural production and become self-sufficient with regard to food grains ____________ was initiated. 

Water revolution 

Green revolution 

Industrial revolution 

White revolution

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

Explain whether the statements is true of false with reasons

The nature of the Constitution is seen as a living document

Concept: Role of Judiciary - The Basic Framework of the Constitution
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
[2]7.B

State whether following statement is true or false. Give reason for your answer. 
Coalition politics leads to instability. 

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

Explain whether the statement is true or false with reason.

The Election Commission lays down the code of conduct during elections.

Concept: Election Commission
Chapter: [0.022000000000000002] The Electoral Process
[4]8
[2]8.A | Attempt Any One
[2]8.A.i

Complete the concept map.                            

                                                   Role of Election Commission

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

Complete the concept map :

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

Explain the concept of National Parties .

Concept: National Parties
Chapter: [0.023] Political Parties
[2]8.B.ii

Explain the concepts. 

Left Extremists

Concept: Challenges before Indian Democracy - Left Extremists - Naxalism
Chapter: [0.025] Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
[2]9 | Attempt Any One
[2]9.A

Answer the following question.
What is meant by establishment of social justice ? 

Concept: Social Justice and Equality
Chapter: [0.021] Working of the Constitution
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[2]9.B

Answer the following question in brief. 
For which reforms were the women’s movement in the pre-independence period fighting?

Concept: Important Movements in India - Women’s Movement
Chapter: [0.024] Social and Political Movements

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