Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - History General (May'2014)

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. Who was the last Ahom Monarch?
  2. Who was Peali Barphukon?
  3. In which year stamp duty was introduced?
  4. Who was the first Chief Commissioner of Assam?
  5. Who was the first President of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee?
  6. Who was the first President of Assam Chatra Sanmilon?
  7. In which year Tribal League was formed?
  8. Who was Sadullah?
2. Write short notes on (any three): 4x3=12
  1. Robertson.
  2. Khasi Rebellion.
  3. Assam Association.
  4. Mahatma Gandhi’s visit to Assam, 1921.
  5. Line system.
3. Discuss the administrative and revenue system in Assam introduced by David Scott. 12
Discuss the administrative and revenue reforms of Jenkins.
4. Discuss the anti-British uprisings of Assam at the beginning of the Company rule. 12
Discuss the causes of the Revolt of 1857 in Assam.
5. Write a note on the Patharughat Peasant Uprising. 12
Write what you know about the activities of the Sarbajanik Sabha. What were its contributions?
6. Discuss in short the Non-Cooperation Movement in Assam. 12
What was the ‘Cunningham Circular’? How did the student community of Assam react to it?
7. Write an essay on the Quit India Movement in Assam. 12
What were the proposals of the Cabinet Mission? How did the people of Assam react to the proposals?