Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:HISTORY (History of India: 1526 - 1947) ' November-2015

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 wrote Babur-nama?
  2. What is the real name of Shah Jahan?
  3. Who invaded India in 1739 AD?
  4. Who was the Nawab of Bengal before Siraj-ud-daula?
  5. Who introduced the Permanent Settlement of Bengal?
  6. Where the Revolt of 1857 did first took place?
  7. When was the Indian National Congress born?
  8. Where did Mahatma Gandhi break the Salt Law in 1930?
(b) Write short notes on (any three): 4x4=16
  1. Rajput Policy of Akbar.
  2. Commercial activities of the Portuguese in India.
  3. Tipu Sultan.
  4. Ramakrishna Mission.
  5. Cripps Mission.
2. Discuss in brief the conflict between Sher Shah and Humayun. 12
When and between whom the First Battle of Panipat took place? Discuss the causes and results of First Battle of Panipat. 2+10=12
3. Review the life and achievements of Shivaji. 12
Give an idea of the social life of the people under the Mughals. 12
4. Describe the circumstances leading to the annexation of Punjab by the British. 12
Give an account of the social reforms of Lord William Bentinck. 12
5. Examine the nature and the results of the Revolt of 1857. 6+6=12
Write a note on Swadeshi Movement. 12
6. Examine the main features of the Government of India Act of 1935. 12
Prepare an account of the growth of revolutionary terrorism during the freedom struggle of India. 12


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