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QUESTION: 1

History is considered to be a study of _________________.

Solution:

History is the study of past events. People know what happened in the past by looking at things like books, newspapers, letters and artifacts like pottery, tools, and human or animal remains which are all part of Historian studies. Libraries, archives, and museums collect and keep these things for people to study history. People can learn about the past by talking to people who remember things that happened in the past. This is called oral history. 

QUESTION: 2

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?

Solution:

Dates are indeed hard to recall most of the time especially when we randomly try to memorize them. But if we can follow or make a chain of events and then try to put it in our memory, the usual toughness doesn't seem to be there.

QUESTION: 3

Fascinated by dates, who often debated about the dates on which the rulers were crowned, or battles were fought etc

Solution:

Historians are those who always survey and searches dates about the events that happened in past and not only dates also many things.

QUESTION: 4

Given below are some reasons to study History in the present world. Select the one that is not applicable to the study of history

Solution:

History is a record of people, places, events of the past arranged in chronological order and not of the present.

QUESTION: 5

A few interesting statements with respect to historians are given below. Pick out the one that is not TRUE.

Solution:

Historians are the ones who are most fascinated by dates

QUESTION: 6

Historians often compared Past with the Present and always referred to _________. i.e. Before and After.

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QUESTION: 7

Given below is an image Choose the correct one that best describes the image

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QUESTION: 8

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

Solution:

Major James Rennell (1742-1830) became a midshipman at age 14, received training in surveying in the Royal Navy, joined the East India Company in 1763, was the first Surveyor General of Bengal (1767-1777), and carried out the first comprehensive geographical survey of much of India. The survey was a massive undertaking that mapped parts of India at a greater detail than many European countries had been mapped.
Renell continually updated his maps for accuracy and added new geographical information, using indigenous maps and drawings as sources for his maps of the Punjab region. His cartographic methods included gleaning information from earlier maps, measuring distances along roads, establishing the coordinates of control points, and then creating a “graticule” or grid to create his maps. Rennell’s maps were of such accuracy and quality that they were used well into the 19th century. It was published in a Bengal Atlas.
 

QUESTION: 9

Historians believed that Time does not have _________ dates in terms of a particular year or month

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QUESTION: 10

Fill up and complete the sentence with respect to History:

Archives are placed where ---- are kept.

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