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Paper - 1 MCQs


1- Menmouth was reputed son of:
a) James-II
b) Charles-II
c) William-I
d) James-I
e) None of these

2- The Glorious Revolution of England took place in:
a) 1685
b) 1688
c) 1698
d) 1680
e) None of these

3- George-III occupied the throne for more than:
a) 40 years
b) 45 years
c) 51 years
d) 48 years
e) None of these

4- The battle of Waterloo drew to an end on:
a) 1810
b) 1815
c) 1820
d) 1822
e) None of these

5- As Prime Minister of Great Britain Walpole is known for his:
a) Conquests
b) Economic Reforms
c) Foreign Policy (with the motto - Let the Sleeping Dogs lie)
d) Parliamentary Acts
e) None of these

6- Peel became member of the Parliament in 1809 at the age of:
a) 18 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 27 years
e) None of these

7- Queen's Affair (1821) was the result of extra vagancy and Mistresses of George-IV. Which of the following sided with the king?
a) Liverpool
b) General Public
c) Radicals
d) Whigs
e) None of these

8- Treaty of London (1827) resulted in the self government of:
a) Austrians
b) Prussians
c) Turks
d) Greeks
e) None of these

9- The campaign to get the Combination Laws of 1824 repealed was mounted by:
a) Joseph Home
b) Francis Place
c) Benthamites
d) Francis Burdett
e) None of these

10- "Quadruple Alliance" turned into "Quintuple Alliance" with the joining of:
a) Britain
b) Austria
c) France
d) Prussia
e) None of these

11- The Repeal Bill to phase out the Corn Laws was passed by the House of Lords with the help of:
a) Benjamin
b) Brntinck
c) Willington
d) Whigs
e) None of these

12- Parliamentary Reforms Act was passed in:
a) 1822
b) 1732
c) 1832
d) 1825
e) None of these

13- The names of "Whigs" and "Tory's" originated in England during the reign of:
a) James-I
b) Charles-II
c) William-II
d) George-III
e) None of these

14- The after-effects of the wars (1739 to 1815) created many problems for Britain. Which of these was most aggravating?
a) Price Hike
b) Industrial Slump
c) Unemployment
d) Over Production by farmers
e) None of these

15- Humanitarian Movement was started to ensure:
a) Basic Rights
b) To improve working conditions
c) Short working hours
d) Reduced output
e) None of these

16- The abolition of Slavery Act was passed in:
a) 1834
b) 1833
c) 1733
d) 1734
e) None of these

17- Lord Palmerston was Foreign Secretary of Britain from:
a) 1800-1810
B) 1830-1841
c) 1815-1820
d) 1836-1844
e) None of these

18- Which of the following books is authored by Southgate?
a) A text book of Modern British History
b) England in the Eighteenth Century
c) History of Britain
d) Modern Britain
e) None of these

19- The main cause of disintegration of Tory Party in 1830 was:
a) Death of Liverpool
b) Emergence of old squabbles
c) Government sympathy with Catholics
d) Foreign Policy of Peel
e) None of these

20- George-III created a new group which was called:
a) King's loyalists
b) King's supporters
c) King's friends
d) King's servants
e) None of these

Part - II


Q2- State briefly and succinctly the causes and the results of the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

Q3- Describe the overseas possessions of England during the Queen Anne period

Q4- Discuss briefly the constitutional and political importance of Hanovarian succession to the throne of England

Q5- What methods George-III adopted in carrying out his determination to be the real ruler of the country?

Q6- Why were there so much disputes and distresses among the people after 1815?

Q7- What were the main achievements of Lord Castlereagh in the foreign affairs after the Congress of Vienna?

Q8- Write notes on any TWO of the following:
a) Reforms of the Whigs Government between 1833-41
b) Causes and results of the seven year war
c) William-IV - "The Sailor King"
d) Chartist Movement
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Paper - II MCQs


1- Who are the Boers?
a) British settlers in Australia
b) French settlers in Cameroon
c) Dutch settlers in South Africa
d) German settlers in Namibia
e) None of these

2- When was the first Home Rule Bill passed?
a) 1872
b) 1801
c) 1912
d) 1914
e) None of these

3- Who was the Earl of Shaftesbury?
a) British PM
b) Leader of the Whigs
c) Philanthropist and reformer
d) Natural scientist
e) None of these

4- Who was called a "Little Englander"?
a) An anti-imperialist politician
b) An English patriot
c) A young soldier
d) Nick name for a gun
e) None of these

5- Who is a "bluestocking"?
a) A British soldier
b) An educated woman
c) The title of a novel
d) Judge of the High Court
e) None of these

6- When was universal franchise introduced in UK?
a) 1893
b) 1914
c) 1918
d) 1927
e) None of these

7- On what issue did UK join WW-I?
a) The Irish question
b) German invasion of Belgium
c) German invasion of France
d) South Africa crisis
e) None of these

8- Who was siding with Britain in WW-I?
a) Germany
b) France
c) Switzerland
d) Spain
e) None of these

9- Where was the peace treaty signed after WW-I?
a) Versaille
b) Paris
c) Berlin
d) London
e) None of these

10- Which war was called "the war ending all wars"?
a) Crimean war
b) Boer war
c) WW-I
d) WW-II
e) None of these

11- What is the meaning of dominion status?
a) Independence
b) Responsible government
c) Limited self governance
d) Free state
e) None of these

12- What was the status of Westminsk?
a) British constitution
b) A decision giving full autonomy to dominions
c) Limited autonomy to dominions
d) A regulation of parliamentary proceedings
e) None of these

13- Which Countries/territories came under Mandak system?
a) Iraq
b) Palestine
c) Iran
d) South Africe
e) None of these

14- When did UK invade Iraq?
a) 1941
b) 1929
c) 1932
d) 1936
e) None of these

15- Where was the Headquarters of League of Nations?
a) Paris
b) New York
c) Geneva
d) London
e) None of these

16- Which British politician declared war on Germany in 1939?
a) Chamberlain
b) Churchill
c) Eden
d) Baldwin
e) None of these

17- Where was the division of Germany after the end of WW-II decided?
a) Potsdam
b) Berlin
c) Yalta
d) Paris
e) None of these

18- When did Queen Elizabeth access the thron?
a) 1949
b) 1952
c) 1955
d) 1960
e) None of these

19- How many members does EU have currently?
a) 22
b) 25
c) 27
d) 30
e) None of these

20- What was decided in the treaty of Maastricht?
a) Creation of European Union
b) Creation of Euro as common currency
c) Common economic policy
d) Common Foreign policy
e) None of these

Part-II


Q2- How and why did GB implement the Durham Report of 1839? Discuss the results of the implementation.

Q3- Explain the development of the British Labour Movement and its organizations. How did it influence British politics?

Q4- Explain the origin, development and aims of the British movement for women emancipation.

Q5- Why did Germany become the main enemy of Britain before and during WW-I? How did the British Royal House react to this new situation? Discuss

Q6- What was the consequence of WW-II for Britain's role in the World? Discuss

Q7- Explain the reasons for Britain's reluctance to join the EU and to identify with the idea of a United Europe.

Q8- Write comprehensive notes on any TWO of the following
a) Lord Kitchener
b) Ramsay Mac Donald
c) John Stuart Mill
d) Utilitarian
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Some body to to please solve mcqs portion ov both papers
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1- Menmouth was reputed son of:
a) James-II
b) Charles-II
c) William-I
d) James-I
e) None of these

2- The Glorious Revolution of England took place in:
a) 1685
b) 1688
c) 1698
d) 1680
e) None of these

3- George-III occupied the throne for more than:
a) 40 years
b) 45 years
c) 51 years
d) 48 years
e) None of these

4- The battle of Waterloo drew to an end on:
a) 1810
b) 1815
c) 1820
d) 1822
e) None of these

5- As Prime Minister of Great Britain Walpole is known for his:
a) Conquests
b) Economic Reforms
c) Foreign Policy (with the motto - Let the Sleeping Dogs lie)
d) Parliamentary Acts
e) None of these

6- Peel became member of the Parliament in 1809 at the age of:
a) 18 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 27 years
e) None of these(21 years)

7- Queen's Affair (1821) was the result of extra vagancy and Mistresses of George-IV. Which of the following sided with the king?
a) Liverpool
b) General Public
c) Radicals
d) Whigs
e) None of these

8- Treaty of London (1827) resulted in the self government of:
a) Austrians
b) Prussians
c) Turks
d) Greeks
e) None of these

9- The campaign to get the Combination Laws of 1824 repealed was mounted by:
a) Joseph Home
b) Francis Place
c) Benthamites
d) Francis Burdett
e) None of these

10- "Quadruple Alliance" turned into "Quintuple Alliance" with the joining of:
a) Britain
b) Austria
c) France
d) Prussia
e) None of these

11- The Repeal Bill to phase out the Corn Laws was passed by the House of Lords with the help of:
a) Benjamin
b) Brntinck
c) Willington
d) Whigs
e) None of these

12- Parliamentary Reforms Act was passed in:
a) 1822
b) 1732
c) 1832
d) 1825
e) None of these

13- The names of "Whigs" and "Tory's" originated in England during the reign of:
a) James-I
b) Charles-II
c) William-II
d) George-III
e) None of these

14- The after-effects of the wars (1739 to 1815) created many problems for Britain. Which of these was most aggravating?
a) Price Hike
b) Industrial Slump
c) Unemployment
d) Over Production by farmers
e) None of these

15- Humanitarian Movement was started to ensure:
a) Basic Rights
b) To improve working conditions
c) Short working hours
d) Reduced output
e) None of these

16- The abolition of Slavery Act was passed in:
a) 1834
b) 1833
c) 1733
d) 1734
e) None of these

17- Lord Palmerston was Foreign Secretary of Britain from:
a) 1800-1810
B) 1830-1841
c) 1815-1820
d) 1836-1844
e) None of these

18- Which of the following books is authored by Southgate?
a) A text book of Modern British History
b) England in the Eighteenth Century
c) History of Britain
d) Modern Britain
e) None of these

19- The main cause of disintegration of Tory Party in 1830 was:
a) Death of Liverpool
b) Emergence of old squabbles
c) Government sympathy with Catholics
d) Foreign Policy of Peel
e) None of these

20- George-III created a new group which was called:
a) King's loyalists
b) King's supporters
c) King's friends
d) King's servants
e) None of these
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i'm regretting why i left british history and opt islamic history....

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1- Menmouth was reputed son of:
a) James-II
b) Charles-II
c) William-I
d) James-I
e) None of these

2- The Glorious Revolution of England took place in:
a) 1685
b) 1688
c) 1698
d) 1680
e) None of these

3- George-III occupied the throne for more than:
a) 40 years
b) 45 years
c) 51 years
d) 48 years
e) None of these

4- The battle of Waterloo drew to an end on:
a) 1810
b) 1815
c) 1820
d) 1822
e) None of these

5- As Prime Minister of Great Britain Walpole is known for his:
a) Conquests
b) Economic Reforms
c) Foreign Policy (with the motto - Let the Sleeping Dogs lie)
d) Parliamentary Acts
e) None of these

6- Peel became member of the Parliament in 1809 at the age of:
a) 18 years
b) 23 years
c) 25 years
d) 27 years
e) None of these(21 years)

7- Queen's Affair (1821) was the result of extra vagancy and Mistresses of George-IV. Which of the following sided with the king?
a) Liverpool not confirm
b) General Public
c) Radicals
d) Whigs
e) None of these

8- Treaty of London (1827) resulted in the self government of:
a) Austrians
b) Prussians
c) Turks
d) Greeks
e) None of these

9- The campaign to get the Combination Laws of 1824 repealed was mounted by:
a) Joseph Home
b) Francis Place
c) Benthamites
d) Francis Burdett
e) None of these

10- "Quadruple Alliance" turned into "Quintuple Alliance" with the joining of:
a) Britain
b) Austria
c) France
d) Prussia
e) None of these

11- The Repeal Bill to phase out the Corn Laws was passed by the House of Lords with the help of:
a) Benjamin
b) Brntinck
c) Willington
d) Whigs
e) None of these

12- Parliamentary Reforms Act was passed in:
a) 1822
b) 1732
c) 1832
d) 1825
e) None of these

13- The names of "Whigs" and "Tory's" originated in England during the reign of:
a) James-I
b) Charles-II
c) William-II
d) George-III
e) None of these

14- The after-effects of the wars (1739 to 1815) created many problems for Britain. Which of these was most aggravating?
a) Price Hike
b) Industrial Slump
c) Unemployment
d) Over Production by farmers
e) None of these increase in national debt

15- Humanitarian Movement was started to ensure:
a) Basic Rights like abolition of slavery,condition of workers etc
b) To improve working conditions
c) Short working hours
d) Reduced output
e) None of these

16- The abolition of Slavery Act was passed in:
a) 1834
b) 1833
c) 1733
d) 1734
e) None of these

17- Lord Palmerston was Foreign Secretary of Britain from:
a) 1800-1810
B) 1830-1841
c) 1815-1820
d) 1836-1844
e) None of these (1830-1841 and 1846-1851)

18- Which of the following books is authored by Southgate?
a) A text book of Modern British History
b) England in the Eighteenth Century
c) History of Britain
d) Modern Britain
e) None of these

19- The main cause of disintegration of Tory Party in 1830 was:
a) Death of Liverpool
b) Emergence of old squabbles
c) Government sympathy with Catholics
d) Foreign Policy of Peel
e) None of these

20- George-III created a new group which was called:
a) King's loyalists
b) King's supporters
c) King's friends
d) King's servants
e) None of these
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It seems that only I was not able to do paper B well..it went fine for all others...
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Paper 2 was very tough, no doubt... it felt a bit surreal to be writing about Utilitarianism and John Stuart Mill in a British History paper instead of Churchill, Gladstone, Thatcher or others... a real freak of a paper.
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paper 2 was very difficult indeed.infact I was hearing the names for first time of the short notes which came. I prepared from pc thomas and lowe. I couldn't find anywhere those short notes. question regarding European union and queen Anne's foreign conquest looked allien questions to to me. well that paper disappointed a lot.
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