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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 2nd Semester) Question Papers - History General (May' 2015)

Course: 201
(History of Assam: 1826 - 1947)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32/24
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 David Scott?
  3. Name the Khasi leader who revolted against the British.
  4. In which year was the slave system abolished in Assam?
  5. Who was the first Secretary of the Jorhat Sarbajanik Sabha?
  6. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi visit Assam for the first time?
  7. Under whose leadership the Swarajist Party was founded in Assam?
  8. How was Kushal Konwar?
2. Write short notes on (any three): 4x3=12
  1. Purandar Singha.
  2. Singpho Rebellion.
  3. Phulaguri Dhewa.
  4. Pandu Congress.
  5. Sylhet Referendum.
3. Discuss the political condition of Assam on the eve of the British rule. 12
Under what circumstances Purandar Singha was restored in Upper Assam? Critically account for his failure.
4. Describe how Cachar came under the British rule. 12
Discuss the role of Maniram Dewan in the Revolt of 1857.
5. Explain the contributions of various agencies that helped in the growth of national consciousness in Assam. 12
Discuss the impact of Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement of Assam.
6. Discuss the role of Assam in the Civil Disobedience Movement. 12
Discuss the role of the student community of Assam in the Freedom Movement.
7. Give an account of Trade Union Movement in Assam. 12
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. 4+8=12