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QUESTIONS

Chapter 1 : The Early Civilizations and the Dawn of the Medieval Age

I Write short notes on:

1. World history
2. Pre-History
3. The Stone Age
4. The Babylonians
5. The Chaldeans
6. The Hebrews
7. The Dark Age

II Answer the following questions briefly.

1. Explain the importance of the study of history.
2. What was the significance of the Chinese civilization?
3. Discuss the contribution made by the ancient Greeks.
4. What were the achievements observed during the Medieval Age in Europe?
5. Discuss the role of the Mongols, the Ottoman Turks, the Rajputs and the
Arabs in Medieval Asia.


Chapter 2 : The Renaissance

I. Write short notes on:

1. Meaning of Renaissance
2. Italian literature
3. Michelangelo
4. Sanzio Raphael
5. Nicholas Copernicus
6. Galileo

II Answer the following questions in briefly:

1. Discuss the causes of the Renaissance.
2. How did the Renaissance originate?
3. Discuss the growth of literature during the Renaissance.
4. What was the progress made in the fields of architecture, sculpture and
Painting during the Renaissance period?
5. Explain the results of the Renaissance.

Chapter 3 : Geographical Discoveries

I Write short notes on:

1. The importance of geographical discoveries
2. The Cape-Route to the east
3. Amerigo Vespucci
4. Ferdinand Magellan
5. The Northeast Route

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Explain the causes of the geographical discoveries.
2. Who were the early travelers to the Far East?
3. Discuss the effects of the geographical discoveries.
4. Describe the Atlantic Route.

Chapter 4 : The Reformation

I Write short notes on:

a. Meaning of the Reformation
b. Importance of the Reformation
c. Ulrich Zwingli
d. John Calvin
e. The Council of Trent.

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Discuss the remote causes of the Reformation.
2. What was the immediate cause of the Reformation?
3. Describe the spread of the Reformation movement in France and England.
4. What was the Counter-Reformation ?
5. Discuss the effects of the Reformation.

Chapter 5 : The Intellectual Revolution

I Write short notes on:

a. The Scientific Revolution
b. The Deists
c. Voltaire
d. Adam Smith
e. The Habsburgs of Austria
f. The Romanovs of Russia

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. What were the factors responsible for the growth of the Intellectual Revolution?
2. What progress was made in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology owing to the Intellectual Revolution?
3. What were the contributions of Locke, Montesquieu and Rousseau in the sphere of Politics?
4. Describe the rule of the Grand Monarchs in England and in France.

Chapter 6 : The American Revolution

I Write Short notes on:

a. Navigation laws
b. Sugar Act
c. Writs of Assistance
d. Stamp Act
e. Quartering Act
f. Pilgrim Fathers

II Answer the following questions in brief

1. Discuss the causes of the American Revolution.
2. What was the Immediate Cause of the American Revolution?
3. Describe the course of the American Revolution.
4. What were the factors responsible for the success of the Americans?
5. State the results of the American Revolution.
6. What was the significance of the American Revolution?

Chapter 7 : The French Revolution

I Write short notes on:

a. Louis XV
b. The Second Estate
c. Montesquieu
d. Voltaire
e. The Tennis Court Oath.
f. The Code Napoleon

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Discus the economic causes of the French Revolution.
2. Explain the influence of the English and the American Revolutions on France.
3. Describe the Constitution of 1791.
4. Discuss Napoleon’s educational and religious reforms.

Chapter 8 : The Industrial Revolution

I Write Short Notes on:

a. Spinning Jenny, 1764.
b. Arkwright’s Water-Frame, 1769.
c. Spinning Mule, 1778.
d. Automatic Loom, 1785.
e. Whitney’s Cotton Gin.
f. Mac Adam’s Roads (1756-1836).

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Mention the features of the Industrial Revolution.
2. Why did the Industrial Revolution originate in Great Britain?
3. How did the Industrial Revolution spread to the other parts of the world?
4. What were the Economic effects of the Industrial Revolution?
5. Discuss the Social Effects of the Industrial Revolution.
6. Discuss the problems created for labor by the Industrial Revolution.

Chapter 9 : Evolution of Parliamentary Democracy in Great Britain

I Write short notes on :

1. Simon-De-Montford
2. The Effects of the Reform Act of 1832
3. The Chartist Movement, 1838
4. Provisions of the Parliament Act, 1911
5. The Female Suffrage Movement

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. Discuss the provisions of the Magna Carta.
2. What were the provisions of the Bill of Rights, 1689?
3. Discuss the growth and establishment of the Cabinet.
4. What was the significance of the Bill of Rights?
5. State the events leading to the Parliament Act, 1911.

Chapter 10 : Imperialism

I Write short notes on:

1. Conquest and Annexation
2. Leasehold
3. Protectorate
4. Extra-territoriality
5. Dutch Imperialism in Asia
6. Portuguese Imperialism in Africa

II Answer the following questions in brief

1. Discuss the economic factors that led to Imperialism.
2. What were the activities of the prominent European explorers in the Dark Continent?
3. Discuss the Boer Wars in South Africa.
4. What were the changes introduced by the Treaties of Nanking (1842) and Tientsin (1860) in China?
5. How did Imperialism result in the westernization of Asia and Africa?

Chapter 11 : World War I

I Write Short notes on:

1. Militarism
2. Aggressive nationalism
3. The system of Secret Alliances
4. The Paris Peace Conference

II Answer the following questions in brief.

1. Describe the course of World War I in a nutshell.
2. What were the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles, 1919?
3. How did international anarchy and colonial imperialism ultimately lead to World War I? 4. To what extent did nationalism triumph after World War I?
5. Discuss the problems that resulted at the end of World War I.

Chapter 12 : The Russian Revolution

I Write Short Notes on:

1. The Russo-Japanese War
2. The Revolution of 1905
3. Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna
4. The concept of Economic Planning

II Answer the following questions in brief.

1. Discuss the social, economic and political causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
2. Discuss the role of Lenin in the Russian Revolution.
3. How did Joseph Stalin stabilize the Russian economy?
4. What effect did the Russian Revolution have on the laboring class, the common and on the colonial people?

Chapter 13 : The Rise and Fall of Dictatorships in Europe

I Write Short notes on:

1. Mussolini’s foreign policy
2. Currency inflation and its effects in Germany
3. Achievements of Dr. Oliviera Salajar
4. Dictatorship is anti-humanist.

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. What were the causes for the growth of dictatorships in Europe?
2. Describe Mussolini’s domestic policy.
3. Discuss the rise of Adolph Hitler to power and his activities upto May 1945.
4. Describe the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco in Spain
5. Why is dictatorship regarded as anti-internationalist?

Chapter 14 : The Great Depression

I Write Short notes on:

1. Republican Ascendancy and World Politics
2. The Washington Conference

II Answer the following questions in brief:

1. What were the methods introduced to alleviate the Depression?
2. Discuss the Impact of the Great Depression.
3. What were the causes of the Depression?
4. What were the effects of the New Deal?

Chapter 15 : World War II

I Write Short notes on:

1. The Policy of appeasement
2. Entry of the U.S. into World War II
3. France being reduced to a second-rate power
4. Emergence of the USSR as a super power

II Answer the following questions in brief.

1. How did the Treaty of Versailles lead to World War II?
2. Discuss the course of World War II in brief.
3. What was the effect of World War II on the three Axis Powers?

Chapter 16 : The rise of Nationalism in Asia, Africa and Latin America

I Write short notes on:

1. The "Quit India" Movement of 1942.
2. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
3. Nationalism in Sri Lanka
4. Nationalism in Jordan
5. Arab League

II Answer the following questions in brief.

1. Discuss the rise of modern Japan.
2. What progress did China make under Chiang Kai-Shek?
3. How did the Philippines become a nation?
4. Describe the rise of nationalism in French Indo-China.
5. How did Miranda, Bolivar and San Martin help in the progress of nationalism in Latin America?

Chapter 17 : The Cold War and Disarmament

I Write short notes on:

1. The Cold War
2. The Period of Détente
3. Disarmament
4. The Hazards of Nuclear War

II Answer the following questions in brief.

1. Discuss the non-military dimension of nuclear energy.
2. What were the steps taken by the UN to enable disarmament.
3. Describe the Cold War between 1947 and 1953.

Chapter 18 : World Organizations

I Write short notes on:

1. The objectives of the EEC.
2. The Constituent bodies of the SWAPO.
3. ’Domino Theory’
4. The Panch Sheel.
5. High Commissioners
6. The Atlantic Charter
7. The permanent members of the Security Council

II Answer the following in brief:

1. Name two regional organizations formed for economic purposes.
2. Discuss the formation of the OPEC.
3. Explain the principles of the SAARC.
4. Name the member-states of ASEAN.
5. What is the stance of the Non Aligned nations in the world affairs?
6. Comment on the unique nature of the Common wealth.
7. Who are the five permanent members of the Security Council?
8. Discuss the objectives of the U.N.O.

Chapter 19 : Scientific Achievements

I Write short notes on:

1. Achievements in Physics
2. Achievements in Biology
3. Achievements in Chemistry

II Answer the following in brief:

1. Discuss the innovations in the field of Transport & Communication.
2. What were the achievements in the field of medicine?

Chapter 20 : Environment

I Write short notes on:

1. The Green House Effect
2. Air Pollution
3. Means to check Pollution

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Index

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