What is History? - History and it's importance.

What is history and why should we learn about it? BCE and CE. Prehistory, Protohistory, and History.

Learner's Guide

Objectives:

  • What is history?
  • Why should a person study history?

 

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What is history?

 

Is yesterday a part of history?

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Answer:

Yes.

Any moment before now is history.

 

India got independence in __________

  1. 1947 BC
  2. 1947 AD
  3. 1947 BCE
  4. 1947 CE
  5. 1950
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Answer:

1947 AD

1947 CE

 

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Why should one learn about history?

 

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Without history, we will have no idea about the greatness of Ashoka.

True or false.

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Answer:

True.

 

Without history, we would have no idea of significance and origin of Dharma Chakra in National flag (Tricolour).

True or false.

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Answer:

True.

 

Why should you learn about history?

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Answer:

  • Learn from experience and never repeat the mistake
  • Learn about our culture and origin
  • Learn the process of invention which took place in past which might help us in future.
  • Learning history also satiate the curiosity of humans.

 

 

Tip: Think before answering.

  • Which one is latest?

    1. 200 B C E
    2. 100 B C E

     

    Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Today, we are living in

    1. AD
    2. CE
    3. BCE
    4. BC
    Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • How many spokes are there in Dharma Chakra in nation flag of India (Tricolour)

    1. 22
    2. 23
    3. 34
    4. 24
    Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Dharma chakra in tricolour is take from:

    1. Sarnath pillar of Ashoka
    2. Cotton spinning wheel of Mahatma Gandhi
    3. It is random choice
    4. From Sudarshan Chakra of lord Vishnu's
    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Sarnath pillar of Ashoka

  • Period of which written record is found is called ___________________

    1. History
    2. Proto history
    3. Pre history
    4. Both history and proto history
    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Both history and proto history

  • Period of which no written record is found called ___________

    1. History
    2. Pre history
    3. Post history
    4. Proto history
    Difficulty Level: Easy