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Think, Learn & Perform (TLP) – UPSC GS Mains [Day 1]

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  • August 30, 2015
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Welcome to Phase 2- TLP-Mains 2015

 

STRICT REGULATIONS TO FOLLOW

Before starting Day-1,  let us look into some very important things that all of you need to follow for coming 100 Days.

  • Every day Questions will be posted at 10 PM and Review/Feedback will be given till next Day’s Post. If anyone writes after that, we will not review their answers. Try to understand our limitations also. For working aspirants this window is more than enough.
  • We will not review any answers crossing WORD LIMIT by a margin of +20 Words. You have to write within 220 or less. This is going to be very strict this time and we mean it 🙂
  • Do not ask for review again and again. You just have to answer and its done. We will review as per our convenience.
  • Do review, criticize and peer-review for others answers. You can learn a lot and can extend your support to fellow aspirants.

Note- You can refer to Phase-I Compilation for the same topics covered under Day 1, Day 7, Day 11, Day 18, Day 30, Day 31, Day 34 and Day 40- Click here

 

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Day 1 – Art, Literature and Architecture – GS 1

 

 

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Q.1) “Architecture traditionally, i.e., before the arrival of British on the Indian soil, was from the social point of view, a creation of spectacular sculptural forms hewn out of stone.” Analyze.

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Q.2) “Hindi is a direct descendant of the Sanskrit language through Prakrit and Apabhramsa.” Narrate the evolution of Hindi as a language until modern times, giving suitable literary examples wherever necessary.

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Q.3) “Besides entertainment, puppetry serves as an applied art form, conveying meaningful messages and stories, thus creating a more moral and value-laden society”. Examine the various forms of puppetry and their influence on the Indian history as an art form.

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Q.4) “The dance-drama of Kerala, Kathakali which originated in the 17th century, literally means story-play.” Enumerate the various classical dance forms of India, and compare and contrast each dance form with Kathakali.

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Q.5) “Indian pottery has an ancient tradition dating back thousands of years and has never ceased to exist in it’s 4000 year old history.” Discuss the various forms, styles, stages and evolution of pottery as a skilled traditional Indian handicraft.

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