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Gauhati University Question Papers: HISTORY (General) (May-June’ 2014)

Gauhati University Question Papers
HISTORY (May-June’ 2014)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following questions in one word or in one sentence:                                         1x10=10

a)         Where did Sukapha (Siu-ka-pha) establish the Ahom capital?
b)         What was the popular name of the Ahom king Sudangpha?
c)          Who was the Ahom king to create the post of Marangikhowa Gohain?
d)         What does the term ‘Bhuya’ in Assam mean?
e)         Who was the greatest Koch King?
f)          Where was the Kachari Kingdom in the Brahmaputra Valley?
g)         When was the Battle of Saraighat took place?
h)         Who composed the Kirtan-Ghosa?
i)           Who was Mirjumla?
j)           Who was the Ahom king during the First Burmese invasion of Assam (1817 AD)?
2. Answer the following questions in brief:                                          2x5=10
a)         Mention two literary sources for the study of medieval Assam.
b)         Name the first two kingdoms that Sukapha subjugated by the policy of friendship.
c)          Name the Ahom ruler and Mughal emperor during the Battle of Saraight in 1671 AD.
d)         Mention any two contributions of the Ahoms to Assam.
e)         Which Mughal emperor sent Mirjumla to invade Assam? In which year did Mirjumla arrive?
3. Write notes on any four of the following:                                         5x4=20
a)         Momai Tamuli Barbarua.
b)         Bar Raja Phuleswari.
c)          Badan Barphukan.
d)         Corronation ceremony of the Ahoms.
e)         Maidams of the Ahoms.
f)          Treaty of Yandaboo (1826 AD)
4. Answer any four of the following:                                       10x4=40
a)         Who were the Ahoms? Why was Sukapha successful in establishing an Ahom kingdom in the Brahmaputra Valley?
b)         Give an account of the reign of Pratap Singha (1603-1641 AD)
c)          Give an account of the reign of Suhungmung (1497-1539 AD)
d)         Review the reign of Siva Singha (1717-1744 AD)
e)         What were the circumstances that led to the Battle of Saraighat (1671 AD)? What were its results?
f)          Make an estimate the reign of Gadadhar Singha (1681-1696 AD).
g)         Discuss the causes and consequences of the first Moamaria uprising in Assam.
h)         Give an account of the economic condition of medieval Assam.


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