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Analysis of History Questions (Part 1)
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Kailashi Arvind Ladwa
Appeared CSE interview twice. Mentor of civil service aspirants since 6 years.Interest in developing content.

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sir your summarisation is awesome. I just started reading the Hindu and you proved very helpful please continue June session. I've one doubt sir. I'm 19 years old UPSC aspirant. and I totally feel numb when I looked previous years question papers. do I need to worry? or it is normal before preparation. Also I'm not attending any coaching class. I want to prepare at home. please give some guidance.
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  1. Detailed Analysis and Source of History Questions of UPSC Prelims 2018-19 (Part 1) Presented by Kailashi

  2. Q1) Which of the following led to the introduction of English Education in India? 1. Charter Act of 1813 2. General Committee of Public Instruction, 1823 3. Orientalist and Anglicist Controversy. Select the correct answer using the code given below: a) 1 and 2 only b) 2 only c) and 3 only d) , 2 and 3 Ans d Source:- 12th Ncert Pg no 90;Grover and Grover Chapter Growth and Development of Education in India Pg no 257 259

  3. Q2) In 1920, which of the following changed its name to "Swarajya Sabha"? a) All India Home Rule League b) Hindu Mahasabha c)South Indian Liberal Federation d)The Servants of India Society Ans a Source i 12th Ncert India's struggle for freedom by Bipin Chandra imp Points 1. Home Rule Movement was launched with the objective of attaining self government within British Empire. B.G.Tilak started HRM on 28th April 1916 with its HQ at Poona and Mrs Annie Beasant launched the movement on 15th Sept 1916 from Madras The name was changed to Swarajya Sabha in 1920 when Gandhiji became a member. 2. The Hindu Mahasabha was founded in 1915 by Madan Malviya. 3. South Indian Liberal Federation viz Justice Party was founded in 1916 at Madras by T.N.Nair P.Tyagaraja Chetti and Natesa Mudaliar to demand reservation of seats in the Provincial Legislative Council for the lower classes. 4. The Servants of India Society was founded in 1905 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale to train the national missionaries for free service of India.

  4. Which among the following events happened earliest? a) b) c) d) Swami Dayanand established Arya Samaj Dinabandhu Mitra wrote Neeldarpan. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote Anandmath. Satyendranath Tagore became the first Indian to succeed in the Indian Civil Services Examination Ans b Source 12th Ncert Imp Points :- 1. Dinbandhu Mitra wrote Neeldarpan in 1859-60. The play portrayed the exploitation of Indigo Peasants. 2. Satyendranath Tagore became the first Indian to succeed in the Indian Civil Service exam in 1863 3. Swami Dayanand established Arya Samaj in 1875 4. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote Anandmath in 1882. Sanyasi Rebellion was made famous by this novel.

  5. Q4) With reference to educational institutions during colonial rule in India, consider the following pairs: Founder William Jones Warren Hastings Arthur Wellesley Institutions 1. Sanskrit College at Benares 2. Calcutta Madarsa Fort William College 3. Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a) and 2 b) 2 only c) 1 and 3 d) 3only Ans b Source:- 12th Ncert Pg no 90; Grover and Grover Chapter Growth and Development of Education Pg no 257

  6. Q5) After the santhal uprising subsided, what was/were the measure/measures taken by the colonial government? 1. The territories called 'Santhal Parganas' were created. 2. t became illegal for a Santhal to transfer land to a non - Santhal. Select the correct answer using the code given below: a) b) c) d) only 2 only Both 1 and2 Neither 1 nor 2 Ans c Source :- Grover and Grover Chapter Peasant Revolts and Agrarian Movements Pg no 348 34 And for statement no 2 - Santhal Parganas Land Tenancy Act 1949. 9 for statement no 1.

  7. Q6) Economically, one of the results of the British rule in India in the 19th century was the a) Increase in the export of Indian handicrafts b)Growth in the number of Indian owned factories c)Commercialisation of Agriculture d) Rapid increase in the urban population Ans c Source : Grover and Grover - Chapter Indian Economy under colonial rule Pg no 437 -452 imp points :- Cultivation of crops Tea Jute Indigo Opium Coffee and Rubber Area 1. North East India 2. Bengal and Bihar 3. Bihar 4. Central India 5. South India

  8. Q7) Consider the following pairs: Craft Heritage - Tamilnadu Puthukkuli shawls Sujni Embroidery Uppada Jamdani saris - Maharashtra Karnataka Which of the pairs given above is/are correct? a) b) c) d) 1 only 1 and 2 3 only 2 and 3 Ans a

  9. Sujini embroidery: 1. Is a form of embroidery originating from the Bhusra village of Bihar 2. This art has been protected under GI registration. Sujini embroidery is also practised in ney s atso pracied in the southern part of Rajasthan. Uppada Jamdani sar 1. East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh 2. It has also been given Gl Protection ees

  10. Q8) Consider the following events: 1. The first democratically elected communist party government formed in a state in India. 2. India's then largest bank , 'Imperial Bank of India' was renamed 'State Bank of India' 3. Air India was nationalised and became the national carrier. 4. Goa became a part of Independent India. Which of the following is the correct chronological sequence of the above events? a) 4-1-2-3 b) 3 -2-1-4 c) 4-2-1-3 d) 3-1-2-4 Ans b Source :- The Hindu Newspaper of 15th August 2017 Article Midnight to Millennium