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British History 2000,Paper 1

TIME ALLOWED:3HOURS- MAXIMUMMARKS:100
NOTE:- Attempt FIVE questions in all, including question No.8 which is Compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.

1. How did the system of political parties evolve in Britain and what was their format during the first half of the 19th Century.

2. Estimate the career, character and achievements of the Duke of Marlborough.

3. "All the Eighteenth Century wars in English History were all trade wars". Elucidate the statement.

4. Exp1ain the foreign policy of Canning and comparatively highlight different aspects of the foreign policies of Canning and Castlereagh.

5. Did the Reform Act of 1832 bring any change in the structure of the British Parliament? If so, explain.

Briefly discuss the main events of the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1850.

7. Write short notes on the following:

(a) South Sea Company (b) Jerkin's Ear War
(c) The Methodist Movement (d) Vienna Congress of 1815

COMPULSORY QUESTION

8. (A) Write only the correct answer’ in the Answer Book. Don’t reproduce the questions.

(1) Glorious Revolution happened in:

(a) 1865 (b) 1688 (c) 1699 (d) None of these

(2) George II was a:

(a) German (b) Bohemian (c) Austrian (d) None of these

(3) George III ascended the throne of England in:

(a) 1765 (b) 1770 (c) 1780 (d) None of these

(4) William of Orange was James II’s:

(a) Brother in law (b) Father in law
(c) Son in law (c) None of these

(5) Seven Years War was brought to a close in:

(a) 1756 (b) 1760 (c) 1763 (c) None of these

(6) Edmund Burke was born in:

(a) 1729 (b) 1739 (c) 1749 (c) None of these

(7) Who died in the year 1850?

(a) Sir Robert Peel (b) Pitt the Younger (c) Sir Robert Walpole (d) None of these

(8) The War of Spanish Succession ended in:

(a) 1713 (b) 1710 (c) 1708 (d) None of these

(9) The Hanoverian Dynasty lasted from:

(a) 1727 to 1760 (b) 1714 to 1820
(c) 1714 to 1901 (d) None of these

(10) After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon was exiled to:

(a) Vienna (b) London (c) Paris (d) None of these

(B) Fill in the blanks with correct answers:

(11) France accepted William as King of England by the _____ in 1697 AD.

(12) The Bill of Rights ended the _________

(13) A treatise "The Conduct of the Allies " was published by___________

(14) The Act of Settlement was passed in ________ AD.

(15) Walpole got education at ___________________ and ______________________ Universities.

(16) William Pitt became the War Minister in___________________AD and Resigned in ________ AD due to differences with George III.

(17) George III called himself the ________

(18) Lord Townshend was popularly known as _______

(19) Pitt the Younger was deeply affected by Adam Smith’s book_________

(20) The new police force organized by Sir Robert Peel became known as ________

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British History 2000, Paper 2
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including question No.8 which is Compulsory. All question carry equal marks. Special credit will be given for good analysis.

1."Lord Palmerston was more successful as foreign Minister than as Prime Minister" Critically Analyze.

2.Explain the new Toryism of Disroeli with particular reference to his record as Prime. Minister.

3. What were the major causes and results of the Crimean War? Examine analytically. ‘

4. Churchill was renowned war Minister, Prime Minister and Statesman. He diligently won the World War II and maintained Peace and Tranquility. Discuss.

5. Explain the achievements of the labour government after the Second World War.

6. What do you know about the Middle East Crisis and Suez Canal Crisis? Explain the British withdrawal from Palestine and Suez Canal.

7. Write comprehensive note on TWO of the followings:

(a) Foreign Policy of Disroeli.
(b) Parliament Act of 1911, -
(c) Anglo American Relation 1914-1945.
(d) European Economic Community. -

COMPULSORY QUESTION

8. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Don’t reproduce the questions. -

(1) Who was the Prime Minister of England in 1923:

(a) Glad Stone (b) Disroeli (c) Baldwin (d) Peel

(2) Secret Ballot Act was passed in:

(a) 1870 (b) 1872 (c) 1874 (d) 1876 ‘

(3) Lord Polrmerston died in:

(a) 1865 (b)1867 ‘ (c) 1872 (d) 1875 ‘ ‘

(4) Free Education Act was passed in:

(a) 1891 (b) 1902 (c) 1918 (d) 1936

(5) Who was the Queen of England in 1877

(6) When British troops occupied the French colony of Algeria:

(a) 1942 (b) 1946 (c) 1948 (d) 1950

(7) Harold Wilson was the leader of Labour Party:-

(a) Yes (b) No

(8) When Churchill became the Prime Minister of England-for second time:

(a) 1949 (b) 1951 (c) 1953 (d) 1955

(9) Crimean war came to end through:

(a) Treaty of London (b) Treaty of Paris
(c) Treaty of Berlin (d) Treaty of Manchester

(10) Who was the Prime Minister of England when dual system of government was introduced to India?

(11) "The fall of British Empire 1918-1968" was written by:

(a) Taylor (b) Churchill (c) Cohn Crars (d) Margrett Thatcher - -

(12) Who succeeded Anthony Eden as Prime Minister?

(13) When the Suez war was fought? ‘ -

(a) 1955 (b) 1956 (c) 1957 (d) 1958

(14) Who is the author of a Book "Britain in the Century of Total War 1900-1967":

(a) J.H. Plumb (b) David Thomson
(c) Arthur Marwick (d) G.M. Trevelyan

(15) Mrs. Thatcher was Minister of Education:

(a) Yes (b) No

(16) Britain entered the European Economic Community in:

(a) 1971 (b) 1973 -‘ (c) 1975 (d) 1977

(17) Falklands war was fought in:

(a) 1980 (b) 1982 (c) 1984 (d) 1986

(18) When the general strike in England was declared illegal?

(19) Who was the captain of England Cricket Team during the World Cup of 1999?

(20) London School of Economics is part of the Oxford University: (a) True (b) False

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