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Gauhati University Question Papers: HISTORY (HISTORY OF ASSAM 1826-1947 (6.2 General) (May-June’ 2014)


Gauhati University Question Papers
HISTORY (May-June’ 2014)
(6.2 General)
(HISTORY OF ASSAM 1826-1947)
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 question in one word or in one sentence:                                           1x10=10

a)         In which year was the Treaty of Yandaboo signed?
b)         Name the first Commissioner of Lower Assam.
c)          Who was the leader of the Khasi Rebellion?
d)         Name the person who Maniram Dewan wanted to reinstate as the Raja of Assam.
e)         In which year did the British occupy the Jayantia Kingdom?
f)          Who was Govinda Chandra?
g)         Name the first Assamese monthly magazine.
h)         Who was the founder of Sarvojanik Sabha?
i)           Name the President of the Pandu Session of the Indian National Congress.
j)           Mention the year of Mahatma Gandhi’s first visit to Assam.
2. Answer the following in brief:                               2x5=10
a)         When was Upper Assam annexed to the British Domination of India? Who was the Governor General of India at that time?
b)         Name two martyrs of Assam in the Revolt of 1857.
c)          In which year was Cotton College established? Who was its first Principal?
d)         Name two Assamese monthly magazines published between the year 1871 to 1889.
e)         What was the Cunningham Circular?
3. Write short notes on any four of the following:                                             5x4=20
a)         Jenkins.
b)         Causes for the failure of the Revolt of 1857 in Assam.
c)          Anglo-Naga Relations.
d)         Anandaram Dhekial Phukan.
e)         Swadeshi Movement.
f)          Non-Cooperation Movement and Assam.
4. Answer any four of the following questions:                                  10x4=40
a)      Discuss the administrative measures adopted by David Scott as a Commissioner of Assam.
b)      Write a note on anti-British uprisings in Assam between the years 1826-1830.
c)       Explain the role played by Maniram Dewan in the Revolt of 1857 in Assam.
d)      How were Cachar and Manipur occupied by the British?
e)      Discuss the role of education in the 19th century and first half of the 20th century in the New Awakening in Assam.
f)       Write an essay on Chatra Sanmilan.
g)      Give an account of the Civil Disobedience Movement in Assam.
h)      Discuss the role played by Assam in the Quit India Movement.

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