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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:HISTORY [History of India (1526-1947)] ' November-2013

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 in one word or in one sentence: 1x8=8
  1. Name the king with whom Babur fought the Battle of Khanua, 1527.
  2. Who was the author of Akbar-Namah?
  3. Who invaded India in 1739 AD?
  4. Name the Portuguese sailor who discovered the sea route between India and Europe.
  5. Who succeeded Hyder Ali in Mysore?
  6. Where did the Revolt of 1857 break out first?
  7. In which year the Partition of Bengal took place?
  8. Who was the last British Governor General of India?
(b) Write short notes (any three): 4x3=12
  1. First Battle of Panipat.
  2. Pardah System of Mughul period.
  3. Dupleix.
  4. Brahmo Samaj.
  5. Cabinet Mission.
2. Critically evaluate the circumstances leading to the conflict between Sher Shah and Humayun. 12
What measures did Akbar adopt to strengthen the foundation of Mughul Empire? Assess his success.
3. Discuss briefly the causes for the downfall of the Mughul Empire. 12
Trace out the rise of Maratha power under Shivaji.
4. Narrate the circumstances leading to the Battle of Plassey. 12
Briefly analyze the background of the conflict between the British and the Maratha.
5. Examine the causes of the Revolt of 1857. 12
Highlight the chief contributory factors behind the growth and development of national consciousness in India.
6. Assess the role of Mahatma Gandhi in India’s struggle for freedom. 12
Write a note on the Quit India Movement.


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