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Public Exam Model Question Paper 2019 - 2020

11th Standard

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Time : 02:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 90

    Part I

    Answer all the questions.

    Choose the most suitable answer from the given four alternatives and write the option code with the corresponding answer.

    20 x 1 = 20
  1. After the _________ with the advent of global warming, human groups became highly mobile and began to occupy various eco- zones.

    (a)

    ice age

    (b)

    stone age

    (c)

    Mesolithic Age

    (d)

    Neolithic age

  2. The main collection of vedic hymns are called

    (a)

    Brahmanas

    (b)

    Samhita

    (c)

    Aranyakas

    (d)

    Upanishads

  3. A comprehensive historical chronicle in Pali from Sri Lanka serving as an important source for the Mauryan Period is ___________

    (a)

    Mahavamsa

    (b)

    Deepavamsa

    (c)

    Brahmanas

    (d)

    Mudrarakshasa

  4. Read the following and pick out the wrong statement
    (i) Kalabhras are referred to as Kaliyarasars
    (ii) Kalabhras were Saivites
    (iii) Kalabhras defeated Pallavas and Pandyas
    (iv) Ikshavakus supported vedic sacrifices

    (a)

    (i)

    (b)

    (ii)

    (c)

    (iii)

    (d)

    (iv)

  5. __________ evidence alsoproves Demetrius's association with India.

    (a)

    Vaniyampadi

    (b)

    Meandears

    (c)

    Pushyamitra

    (d)

    Numismatic

  6. ____________ is the notable lyric of Kalidasa.

    (a)

    Sankunthalam

    (b)

    Raghuvamsa

    (c)

    Kumarasambhava

    (d)

    Megaduta

  7. Which of the following was written by Harsha?

    (a)

    Harsha Charitha

    (b)

    Priyadharsika

    (c)

    Arthasastra

    (d)

    Vikramorvasiyam

  8. _________ were great patrons of Mahayana Buddhism.

    (a)

    Mimamsakas

    (b)

    Banishment

    (c)

    Dharmapala

    (d)

    The Palas

  9. Foreign merchants were known as __________.

    (a)

    Pattanswamy

    (b)

    Nanadesi

    (c)

    Videshi

    (d)

    Desi

  10. ___________ was the ruler of Sind when the Arabs invaded it in the 8th century.

    (a)

    Hajjaj

    (b)

    Muhammad-Bin-Qasim

    (c)

    Jaya Simha

    (d)

    Dahar

  11. Match the Following

    1.Cantonments Padaividu
    2.Military outposts Dandanayagam
    3.Captain Nilai padai
    4.Commander-in-chief Padaimudali
    (a)

    1, 3, 4, 2

    (b)

    4, 2, 1, 3

    (c)

    2, 1, 3, 4

    (d)

    2, 3, 1, 4

  12. _______built two mosques at Gulbarga.

    (a)

    Numismatic

    (b)

    Muhammad Shah

    (c)

    Turquoise

    (d)

    Raja Krishna Dev

  13. __________was one of the disciples of the Bhakti saint-poet Ramananda.

    (a)

    Chaitanya

    (b)

    Ravidas

    (c)

    Guru Nanak

    (d)

    Kabir

  14. __________could act as guides and preceptors.

    (a)

    Gurus

    (b)

    Ravidas

    (c)

    Tazkirah-i-Auliya-i-Hind

    (d)

    Guru Govind Singh

  15. ________was the founder of the Mughal empire which was established in 1526.

    (a)

    Babur

    (b)

    Ibrahim Lodi

    (c)

    Aurangzeb

    (d)

    Daulat Khan Lodi

  16. ____________ was the British Governor-General on the eve of the Second Anglo- Maratha War.

    (a)

    Lord Cornwallis

    (b)

    Lord Wellesley

    (c)

    Lord Hastings

    (d)

    Lord Dalhousie

  17. _______in the then context referred to a warehouse

    (a)

    Factory

    (b)

    firman

    (c)

    Tarangambadi

    (d)

    island of Bombay

  18. The ____________ was restored to Shuja-ud-daula on the payment of war indemnity.

    (a)

    Diwan's duty

    (b)

    Nizam's function

    (c)

    Vansittart's decision

    (d)

    province of Oudh

  19. Assertion (A): The fort ofSivagiri was eminently suitedboth for offensive and defensive operations.
    Reason (R): It is at the foot of Western Ghats with formidable barriers around it

    (a)

    A is correct; R is not the correct explanation of A.

    (b)

    Both A and R are wrong

    (c)

    A is correct; R is the correct explanation of A.

    (d)

    A is wrong; R is correct

  20. "The Father of Indian Renaissance" was________

    (a)

    Swami Vivekananda

    (b)

    Swami Vivekananda

    (c)

    Raja Rammohan Roy

    (d)

    Atmaram Pandurang

  21. Part II

    Answer any 7 questions. Question no. 30 is compulsory.

    7 x 2 = 14
  22. What is meant by Teri?

  23. Name the provisions of mauryans.

  24. Discuss the importance of Allahabad Pillar Inscription.

  25. Write a note on the palas?

  26. What do you know of the battle of Sripurambiyam?

  27. Name the goods that Pandyas exported?

  28. Write a note on Battle of Kanauj?

  29. Write about the weaving?

  30. What is diwani right?

  31. What is social reform?

  32. Part III

    Answer any 7 questions. Question no. 40 is compulsory.

    7 x 3 = 21
  33. Briefly describe the Chalcolithic culture of South India.

  34. What is meant by archaeology?

  35. What is Jaina Literature?

  36. Harsha’s relationship with the Chinese

  37. Name the travellers of various countries to India.

  38. What were the outcomes of the Third Anglo-Maratha War?

  39. What is under the protection?

  40. Dispatch of Charles Wood.

  41. How did the palyakarars surrerened?

  42. Singh Sabha Movement

  43. Part IV

    Answer all the questions.

    7 x 5 = 35
    1. Write the Marathas cental administration?

    2. Discuss the role played by Christian missionaries in India.

    1. Compare and contrast architectural styles of Cholas and the Pandyas.

    2. Write in detail about the First Mysore War.

    1. Who is Mirabai describe her hi detail.

    2. Write Naorojis' Home Charge?

    1. Discuss the economic reforms of Ala-ud-din Khalji.

    2. How did Aurangzeb’s Deccan policy ruin the Mughal empire?

    1. Highlight the condition of North India as described by Hieun Tsang.

    2. Discuss about trade?

    1. Give an account of Ajivikam and its spread in India.

    2. “The rise of Indo-Greek kings in Western India strengthened trade and cultural contacts”. Explain.

    1. Give an account of Ochre Coloured Pottery Ware Culture in India.

    2. Sangam polity should be considered pre-state chiefdom. Give your reasons in support of or against this statement?

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