Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - History of Assam (May'2013)

Course: 201
(History of Assam: 1826 - 1947)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer the following questions in one word or in one sentence: 1x8=8
  1. What is the name of the first political agent of Upper Assam appointed by the British Authority?
  2. Write the name of an associate of Gomdhar Konwar.
  3. When Assam became a Chief Commissioner’s Province?
  4. Where did the first session of the Assam Association take place?
  5. Who was the Secretary of Swarajya Party in Assam?
  6. Who was J. R. Cunningham?
  7. In which year Quit India Resolution was adopted?
  8. In which year Sylhet was incorporated in Assam?
2. Write short notes on (any three): 4x3=12
  1. David Scott.
  2. Khamti Rebellion.
  3. Jorhat Sarbajanik Sabha.
  4. Pandu Congress.
  5. Grouping Scheme.
3. Discuss the political condition of Assam on the eve of the British rule. 12
Give an account of the administrative measures adopted by T. C. Robertson.
4. Describe how Cachar came under the British rule. 12
Give an account of the Khasi rebellion under the leadership of Tirut Singh.
5. Write a brief note on the Phulaguri Uprising. 12
Discuss the impact of Swadesi Movement on Assam.
6. Give a description of the formation and working of the Legislative Council constituted under the Government of India Act of 1919 in Assam. 12
Discuss briefly the impact of Civil Disobedience Movement in Assam.
7. Under what circumstances were the ‘Tribal League’ formed in Assam? Write about the role of ‘Tribal League’ in the politics of Assam prior to 1947. 2+10=12
Write briefly on the ‘Line system’ and its impact on contemporary politics of Assam. 6+6=12