LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034

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LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034

B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION – HISTORY FIRST SEMESTER – APRIL 2008 Date : 06-05-08 Time : 9:00 - 12:00

HT 1501 (INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY) AK 2

Dept. No. Max. : 100 Marks

PART – A Answer any TEN of the following in about 10 lines each.

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Father of History. Brahmi Script. Church Records. Folk Tales. Human Rights. Religious Architecture. Socio-Economic History. 8.

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Carlyle. Abusing evidence. 10.

Art Museum. 11.

Charters. 12.

Epics.

(10 x 2 = 20 marks) PART – B (4 x 10 = 40 marks) Answer any FOUR of the following not exceeding ONE page each.

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Narrate the definition and Meaning of History. 14.

What are the uses and abuses of History. 15.

Outline the different kinds of history. 16.

Evaluate the value of People’s History. 17.

Estimate the role of Leaders in History. 18.

Elucidate the future of History.

PART – C (2 x 20 = 40 marks) Answer any TWO of the following not exceeding FOUR pages each.

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Sketch the evolution of Historical Writing. 20.

Discuss the Primary and Secondary sources for writing history. 21.

Examine the relevance of the study of history in modern times. 22.

Write shortly the history of India in a chronological order. 1

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