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Gauhati University Question Papers: HISTORY (HISTORY OF ASSAM 1826-1947) (6.2 General) (May-June’ 2015)


Gauhati University Question Papers
HISTORY (May-June’ 2015)
(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 David Scott died?
b)                  Who had abolished slavery in Assam?
c)                   Who was the last king of Cachar?
d)                  Who was Maju Gohain?
e)                  Who is regarded as the first Assamese tea planter?
f)                   In which year the Phulaguri Peasant Uprising took place?
g)                  Name the person under whose leadership the Jayantiya people fought against the British colonialist.
h)                  In which year was the Jonaki published from Calcutta?
i)                    Who was the first President of Assam Provincial Congress Committee?
j)                    Who was the first Chief Minister of Assam?
2. Answer the following in brief:                                               2x5=10
a)                  In which year was the Treaty of Yandaboo signed? Who were the signatory parties of that Treaty?
b)                  Name the two assistants of David Scott.
c)                   In which year was the Assam Association formed? Who was its first President?
d)                  Why did the Assam Provincial Congress Committee protest against the Grouping Plan?
e)                  Name two martyrs of the Quiet India Movement of Assam.
3. Write short notes on any four of the following:                                             5x4=20
a)                  Gomdhar Konwar.
b)                  Memorandum of Maniram Dewan.
c)                   Assam Chatra Sanmilan.
d)                  Pandu Congress.
e)                  Shadullah Ministry.
4. Answer any four of the following:                                       10x4=40
a)         Discuss the administrative reforms of Major Jenkins.
b)         Discuss briefly about the peasant uprisings in the 19th century Assam.
c)          Write about the British territorial expansion policy in the Khasi, Jayantia and Naga Hills.
d)         What was the role of the Press and Political Associations towards the new awakening in Assam?
e)         What was Swadeshi Movement? What was its impact in Assam?
f)          Write an essay on the Non-Cooperation Movement in Assam.
g)         What was Cunningham Circular? How did the Circular influence the student movement in Assam?

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