MHI 002 MODERN WORLD June 2017 Question Paper



June 2017 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.


1. How did the Renaissance create conditions for the making of a new world ?

2. What are the modern concepts of the state ? Discuss them in the context of Gandhian perspective on the state.

3. Discuss the growth of bureaucracy in its relation to the modern state.

4. Analyse the main features of commercial capitalism.

5. What do you understand by nationalism ? How did nationalism develop in modern times ?


6. What is colonialism ? Describe various stages of colonialism.

7. Explain the idealogical and economic factors that shaped the modern international relations.

8. Discuss the reasons for the occurrence of the Socialist Revolution in Russia.

9. Establish linkages between the process of industrialization and ecological damage.

10. Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words each :

(a) Enlightenment and the idea of progress

(b) Meaning of underdevelopment

(c) European migration to North America

(d) Education in 20thcentury


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