(Download) NIOS Question Paper Of History Senior Secondary

(Download) NIOS Question Paper Of History Senior Secondary

Time : Three Hours

Maximum Marks : 80

Note:

(i) All questions are compulsory . Marks are indicated against each question.
(ii) Answer Question Nos. 1 to 4 in not more than 20 words each. Question Nos. 5 to 12 in not more than 80 words each and Question Nos. 13 to 17 in not more than 200 words each.
(iii) place the map inside your answer book and bag it properly so that it is not detached in handling .
(iv) Write your Roll No. on the Map and also the part you are answering –either Ancient or Medieval or Modern India.

Note :

1. What are the two major division of the Christian Church? 2
2. State the different between Chauth and Sardeshmukhi. 2
3. Where and why did Akbar built the ‘buland Darwaza’?
4. Why has Kashmir become a disputed problem between India and Pakistan. 2
5. Mention three differences between the Harppan culture and the contemporary culture of west Asia.

OR

“The Grihastha ashrama was the most important stage in a person’s life” Explain .

6. State the three main different between Jainism and Buddhism

OR

Identify three main factors that led to the establishment of Magtadhan supremacy

7. “ Balban was one of the mian architects of the Delhi Sultanate .” Give three evidences

OR

“Muhammad –bin Tughlaq transferred his capital due to several reasons .” Mention three reasons.

8. How can you say that the invasion of Timur gave a blow to the Delhi sultanate? 3

OR

Give three cause of the downfall of the Vijayanagar empire

9. Identify three lasting reforms of Sher Shah Suri 3

OR

Trace three main features of architecture during Shahjahan’s reign 10. Mention three main features of Akbar’s Rajput Policy. 3.

OR

State three main factors which led to the annexation of Bijapur and Golconda by Aurangzeb.

11. “When an Indian State signed a Subsidiary Alliance, lit virtually signed away its independence.” Why?

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How did the British drain India’s wealth to England ? Give three measures adopted by them.

12. State three objectives of the Theosophical Society.

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Mention three measures taken by the social reformers to uplift the position of women in Indian society.

13. How was the social and religious life of the people under the Guptas affected by the revival of Brahmanism?

OR

Assess the contribution of Ashok which made him a unique ruler.

14. Evaluate the contribution of Indians in the fields of sculpture and architecture

OR

Assess the contribution of ancient Indians in the fields in sculpture and architecture

15. Trace the main features of the social the during the Mughal period .

OR

State the salient features of Mughal painting .

16. How did Gandhiji convent the national movement into a mass movement ?

OR

Discuss the changes in the army organisation and in the public services after 1857.

17. Evaluate the role of Lala Lajpat Rai or Annie Basant in the freedom struggle.

OR

“ Planning has resulted in the significance growth of Indian economy. “ Justify.

18. On the given outline map of India show the following:
(1) Ancient India :
Lothal, Lumini, Rajgir, Pragyag, Bairat, Sanchi, Tanjor and Madura

OR

(2) Medieval India :
Ajmer, amber, Aurangabad, Chittor, Fatehpur-Sikri, Multan,lPanipat and Vijaynagar

OR

(3) Modern India :
(4) The boundaries of the British Empire in 1856
(5) Arcot , barrckpre, Lucknow, Fort William, Pondicherry, Nagpur, Setra and Surat.

For Blind Candidates

Note : Q. No. 19 is in lieu of Q.No. 18, only for Blind candidates.
19. Describe the role of ‘Quit India Movement ‘ in the freedom struggle.

OR

Describe the role of Jawaharlal Nehru in the freedom struggle.

 

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