BA History Semester 1 Backlog exam question paper November December 2020

Backlog exam B.A. I-Semester (CBCS) Examination, October/November 2020                               Code No. 14345/O/BL
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Subject : History   (DSC) Paper – I : History of India (From Earliest Time to 700 CE)
Time : 2 Hours Max. Marks: 80
PART – A (3 x 4 = 12 Marks)
Note : Answer any three questions.

1 Arthasastra
2 Causes for the decline of Indus Valley Civilization
3 Vedic Literature
4 Charvakulu
5 Sangam Literature
6 Gautamiputra Satakarni
7 Hun Invasion on India
8 Nalanda University

PART – B (4 x 17 = 68 Marks)
Note: Answer any four questions.

9 What is History? Discuss its relationship with other social sciences.
10 Explain the Archaeological sources for the study of Ancient Indian History.
11 Discuss the Town Planning of Indus valley Civilization.
12 Socio, Economic and Religious conditions during the Later Vedic Period.
13 Write an essay on Buddhism and its contribution to the Indian culture.
14 Discuss the causes and results of the Alexander invasion on India.
15 Explain the main features of Mauryan Administration.
16 Describe the greatness of Kanishka.
17 Critically examine the Gupta Period as “Golden Age”.
18 Trace the achievements of Harshavardhana.

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