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History is considered to be a study of _________________.
History is the study of past events.
People know what happened in the past by looking at things from the past including sources (like books, newspapers, and letters) and artifacts (like pottery, tools, and human or animal remains).
From a layman's point of view, which one of the following option is synonymous with the study of History and very difficult to memorise?
History was considered synonymous with dates since history is the study of man's past chronological recorded events.
Dates serve as mark periods in history. They are often difficult to remember because they seem so random and obscure unless we can relate them to something specific.
Who was the last Viceroy of India?
Histories began with the rule of the first Governor-General, Warren Hastings,
and ended with the last Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten.
Given below are some reasons to study History in the present world. Select the one that is applicable to the study of history
History is a record of people, places, events of the past arranged in chronological order and not of the present.
A few interesting statements with respect to historians are given below. Pick out the one that is NOT TRUE.
Historians were fascinated by dates
Dates were considered very important because history is recorded chronologically. They also serve to mark periods in history.
Who wrote the documents that were copied out and beautifully written?
In the early years of the nineteenth century documents were carefully copied out and beautifully written by calligraphists – that is, by those who
specialised in the art of beautiful writing.
Given below is an image Choose the correct one that best describes the image
The picture shows brahmans offering shastras to Britannia.
It tries to suggest that Indians willingly gave over their ancient texts to Britannia, the symbol of British power, as if asking her to become the protector of Indian culture.
Identify the person based on the clues given below:
I. British Geographer
II. He constructed the first ever accurate map of India, published in A Bengal Atlas
Historians believed that 'Time does not have to be always _________ dated in terms of a particular year or month'.
Time does not have to be always precisely dated in terms of a particular year or a month
Fill up and complete the sentence with respect to History:
Archives are placed where ________ are kept.
Archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of an individual or organization's lifetime and are kept to show the function of that person or organization.
Therefore, an archive is a place where manuscripts are placed.