Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - History General (May'2012)

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. In which year was Lower Assam annexed to the British dominion?
  2. Who was the other person hunged by the British along with Maniram Dewan?
  3. What is the popular name of the peasant uprising that took place in 1861?
  4. In which year Mahatma Gandhi visited Assam?
  5. Under whose leadership the Swarajist Party was formed in Assam?
  6. Who presided over Pandu Session of Indian National Congress?
  7. In which year ‘All India Trade Union Act’ was introduced?
  8. Name one of the British Trade Union leaders who visited Assam.
2. Write short notes on (any four): 4x4=16
  1. Jenkins.
  2. Singpho Rebellion.
  3. Assam Association.
  4. Cunninghum Circular.
  5. Cabinet Mission.
3. Answer any four questions of the following:
(a) Write briefly on the administrative measures introduced by David Scott. 14
Describe the circumstances that led to the restoration of Purandar Singh in Upper Assam. Critically account for his failure. 8+6=14
(b) Discuss briefly the anti-British Movement in Assam in the first half of the 19th century with special reference to the rebellion of Gomdhar Konwar. 14
Discuss the role of Maniram Dewan in the Revolt of 1857.
(c) Give a brief account of the causes of the peasant uprising in Assam during the 19th century. 14
Explain the contributions of various agencies that helped in the growth of national consciousness in Assam.
(d) Give a brief account of the impact of Non-Cooperation Movement in Assam. 14
Discuss the role of student community of Assam in the Freedom Struggle.
(e) Give an account of Trade Union Movement in Assam. 14
Write a note on the Quit India Movement in Assam.