Chapter 1. How, When and Where
(page nos.5-8 of text book).
Exercise (text book page no. 8)
Q.1 State whether true or false
(b) Official documents help us understand what the people of the country think.
(c) The British thought surveys were important for effective administration.
Q3. Why did the British preserve official documents?
Q4. How will the information historians get from old newspapers be different from that found in police reports?
▪️ Imagine that you are a historian wanting to find out about how agriculture changed in a remote tribal area after independence. List the different ways in which you would find information on this.
▪️Q5. Can you think of examples of surveys in your world today? Think about how toy companies get information about what young people enjoy playing with or how the government finds out about the number of young people in school. What can a historian derive from such surveys?
▪️Write the above discussed question and answer in the notebook.
▪️Read the chapter Twice