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ST.

JOSEPH’S COLLEGE
1 ST ASSESTMENT EXAMINATION,ALLAHABAD
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CLASS – 1X HISTORY / CIVICS 20/08/2004

THE PAPER IS OF II PARTS

PART I- ATTEMPT ALL QUESTIONS.


PART II- SECTION A: DO Two OF THREE
SECTION B: DO Three OF FIVE

PART – I
CIVICS

Q1. (a) What is meant by the word “Constitution”?


(b) Why is 26th of January reguarded as an important day in our freedom struggle?
(c) What is meant by the following:
( i ) Liberty ( ii ) Faternity
(d) Why do we say that Indiann Constution is partly rigid & partly flexible?
(e) Explain the term “Fundamental Right”?
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HISTORY

Q2. (a) Mention any two problems faced by the Indian historians to study Ancient Indian
History?
(b) What information do we get from the Sangam Literature?
(c) Mention two features that were common to all the Four River Civilizations?
(d) Give two main occupations of the Indus Valley People?
(e) What do you mean by Hammurabbi’s Code of Laws?
(f) Name the two fields in which the Mesopotamians were the first?
(g) Name the script of Mesopotamia ?
(h) How did the discovery of iron lead to economic development of India ?
Give two ways?
(i) Explain the term “Vedic Literature”?
(j) Define the “Sabha” and “Samiti”?

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PART II
Attempt any two questions from Section A & any three from Section B.

SECTION A
CIVICS

Q3. The Preamble declares India to be a (1) Sovergien (2) Secular (3) Democratic
(4) Republic ? Explain these four? {14}

Q4. With reference to Constitution of India, explain:


(a) The federal features of constitution {07}
(b) The unitary features of constitution {07}

Q5. What do mean by the following writs:


(a) Habeas Corpus (b)Mandamus
(c) Probition (d) Certiorary

SECTION B
HISTORY

Q6. With refrence to Archaelogical Sources , explain:


(a) Sctulptures {07}
(b) Nummismatics {07}

Q7. Give an account of Indus Valley Civilization with reference to:


(1) The people and their race {07}
(2) Ameusements {07}

Q8. With reference to society and economic life of Mesopotamian’s ,answer the following:
(1) Divison of society .(Explain) (2) Agriculture and other occupations
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Q9. Explain the political organization of the Aryans? { 14 }

Q10. Explain the economic life of the Aryans? { 14 }

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