World Wars I and II

April 03, 2020

Division of colonies in Asia and Africa created conditions of war. In the last quarter of the 19th century, Germany became the main competitor of England.

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Imperialism and Colonialism

April 01, 2020

Industrial Revolution brought social and economic changes that transformed the agricultural society to a modern industrial society. The industrialised nations needed raw materials for their industries as well as markets for their finished good. The necessitiated colonization of under developed countries.

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Revolutions of the Modern World

March 30, 2020

There was a very strong dissatisfaction with political leadership and people started demanding more participation in the affairs of the State.

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Modern World

March 28, 2020

With the decline of feudalism, the restrictions on peasants become a thing of the past simultaneously, the period witnessed the rise of powerful merchant class, which financed discoveries of new lands. These, with other factors, brought about the Industrial revolution which led a sea change throughout the world. This was the begining of the Modern Age.

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Medieval World

March 26, 2020

There was transformation of European Society after the downfall of the Roman Empire, and the birth of a new religion called Islam which led to the founding of a vast empire that originated in West Asia and spread out over a large part of the world.

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Ancient World

March 24, 2020

Human beings emerged about two million years ago. They resembled apes, who lived in caves or on tree tops. Prehistory is the period for which no written records are available. History refers to the period of history for which written records are available.

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Combined Geo-Scientist Preliminary Exam 2020 Questions

February 11, 2020

There are 120 objective multiple-choice questions in the paper. The exam was conducted on 19 January, 2020.

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CSAT 2019 General Aptitude Paper 2

January 31, 2020

Directions for the following 8 (eight) items: Read the following seven passages and answer the items that follow each passage. Your answers to these items should be based on the passages only.

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CSAT 2019 General Studies Paper 1

January 25, 2020

The CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) 2019 was conducted on 2 June, 2019 by the UPSC. The question paper consists of 100 questions.

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Civil Services Main Exam 2019 GS Paper - 3

November 16, 2019

There are twenty questions. Answers to questions numbers 1 to 10 should be in 150 words, whereas answers to questions numbers 11 to 20 should be in 250 words.

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Civil Services Main Exam 2019 GS Paper - 2

November 11, 2019

There are twenty questions. Answers to questions numbers 1 to 10 (10 marks) should be in 150 words, whereas answers to questions numbers 11 to 20 (15 marks) should be in 250 words.

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Civil Services Main Exam 2019 GS Paper - 1

November 06, 2019

There are twenty questions. Answers to questions numbers 1 to 10 should be in 150 words, whereas answers to questions numbers 11 to 20 should be in 250 words.

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