PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE
POSTS OF PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC. (BS-17) – 2015
SUBJECT: HISTORY (PAPER-II)
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1. Highlight the cardinal sources of the history of the Mughal rule.
Q.2. “The Caste system has hurt the solidarity of the Hindu Society as an instrument of oppression.” Comment.
Q.3. Give an estimate of Asoka as a great philosopher – King.
Q.4. Analyse critically the failure of the War of Independence 1857.
Q.5. Illustrate the main features of the Objectives Resolution, 1949.
Q.6. Examine and elaborate the various factors hindering the growth of democracy in our country.
Q.7. Evaluate the basic Democracies system launched by Ayub Khan.
Q.8. Give a critical appraisal of Bhutto’s policy of Nationalisation.
Q.9. Assess the circumstances leading to the imposition of Martial Law in 1977 by Gen. Zia-ul-Haq.