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Calicut University 2008 B.A History hard - Question Paper

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Q.1. Suggest any 4 measures to protect buildings from flood. (4 x ½ = 2)
Q.2. discuss any 2 reasons responsible for the unfavourable sex ratio in India. (2 x one = 2)
Q.3. describe the term ‘Tsunami’. Write 2 causes of generation of tsunami. (1 + one = 2)
Q.4. Why is conservation of natural resources necessary? provide 2 reasons. (2 x one = 2)
Q.5. discuss the 2 components of liberalisation. (2 x one = 2)
Q.6. What steps have been taken by the Government of India in the interest of ‘Other Backward Classes’ (OBC)? discuss any 2 steps. (2 x one = 2)
Q.7. discuss the importance of the Sangam literature in the history of South India. (2)
Q.8. Why is Raja Rammohan Roy called the dad of modern India? provide 2 points. (2 x one = 2)
Q.9. Mention any 4 measures taken by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan to modernise the Muslim Community? (2)
Q.10. Name the terminal stations of ‘North-South’ and ‘East-West’ corridors. (4 x ½ = 2)
Q.11. Why is dense railway network obtained in the great plains of India? provide 2 reasons. (2 x one = 2)
Q.12. See Q.12, 2006
Q.13. Why is conservation of mineral resources essential? discuss any 2 steps of conserving minerals. (2 + two = 4)
Q.14. How is disaster managed at National and State level? discuss. (2 + two = 4)
discuss any 4 natural factors responsible for landslides. (4 x one = 4)
Q.15. “Non-Aligned Movement is still a definite force in the world”. Support the statement with 4 examples. (4 x one = 4)
Q.16. What is Child Labour? State 3 provisions made in the Constitution of India for the protection and development of children. (1 + three = 4)
Q.17. Distinguish ranging from ‘dry land farming’ and ‘wet land farming’ by stating 4 points.
Why is subsistence agriculture still practised in certain parts of the country? provide 4 reasons. (4 x one = 4)
Q.18. Examine the role of the Revolutionaries in the Freedom Movement of India. (4)
discuss the contribution of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in the Indian Freedom Movement.
Q.19. See Q.19, 2006
Q.20. “Poverty and occupation are directly linked to every other” Substantiate this statement with 4 arguments. (4 x one = 4)
Q.21. Why are a few river valley projects called ‘Multipurpose Projects” discuss any 5 purposes fulfilled by multipurpose projects . (1 + five = 6)
What is rainwater harvesting? discuss 5 objectives of rainwater harvesting.
Q.22. discuss with examples how the Revolt of 1857 made the Indian people politically conscious more than before. (6
discuss the developments which led to the launching of Non-Cooperation Movement. Why did this movement fail?
Q.23. define the 6 rights of consumers. (6 x one = 6)
Q.24. See Q.24, 2006 .

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