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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 mans past chronological recorded events. Dates in the study of history are important and synonymous because they help historians mark when certain events happened so that one can relate the events recorded in history with each event in chronology. Dates serve as mark periods in history.
Dates are often difficult to remember because they seem so random and obscure unless we can relate them to something specific.


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


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


Given below are some reasons to study History in the present world. Select the one that is not 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 because dates were considered very important. They are important, as they note when certain events happened. This is very important because history is recorded chronologically. It helps to know that one event happened before another event so that one can examine the relationship between events. Dates also serve to mark periods in history.


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


Before and after is a form of time


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


James Rennell, (born Dec. 3, 1742, Chudleigh, Devon, Eng.—died March 29, 1830, London), the leading British geographer of his time. Rennell constructed the first nearly accurate map of India and published A Bengal Atlas (1779), a work important for British strategic and administrative interests. He is most known for his Bengal Atlas of 1779 and Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan (1782).


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


Historians believe that there are no particular units in which the time can be measured. 


Fill up and complete the sentence with respect to History:
Archives are placed where ________ are kept.

  • An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located.
  • 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.

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