Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:HISTORY (History of India: 1526 - 1947) ' November-2014

Course: 501
(History of India: 1526 - 1947)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) Answer the following questions: 1x8=8
  1. Who was the author of the book Ain-i-Akbari?
  2. What was the original name of Sher Shah?
  3. In which year did the East India Company obtain the Charter from Queen Elizabeth to Trade with India?
  4. When was the Battle of Buxar fought?
  5. Where did Tipu Sultan fight his last battle/
  6. Who was the Governor-General of India at the time of the ‘Revolt of 1857’?
  7. Who was the founder of ‘Arya Samaj’?
  8. What is the full form of ‘INA’?
(b) Write short notes on the following (any three): 4x3=12
  1. Nurjahan.
  2. Albuquerque.
  3. Black Hole Tragedy.
  4. Home Rule Movement (League)
  5. Government of India Act, 1935.
2. Discuss the political condition of Northern India at the time of Babur’s invasion. 12
“Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was a great patron of art and architecture.” Explain. 12
3. Give an idea of the economic life of the people in the Mughal period. 12
Discuss in brief Shivaji’s system of administration. 12
4. Give an account of the Anglo-French Struggle in the Carnatic. What were the causes of the French failure? 6+6
Assess the career and achievements of Haider Ali. 12
5. Give an account of the major Religious Reform Movements of the nineteenth century of India. 12
Analyze the salient features of the ‘Morley-Minto Reforms of 1909’. 12
6. Examine the causes and results of the Non-Cooperation Movement of India. 12
Assess the role of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the Indian Freedom Movement. 12


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