BHIC-134 HISTORY OF INDIA: 1707-1950 in English Solved Question Paper June 2022


Course Code: BHIC-134

Title Name

BHIC-134 Solved Question Paper June 2022

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Question Paper (Soft copy/PDF)
Course BAG
Language English
Year June 2022
Course Code BHIC-134
Product Solved Question Paper  (IGNOU)



Term-End Examination
June, 2022

BHIC-134 : HISTORY OF INDIA : 1707–1950

Time : 3 Hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions in about
400 words each. Attempt at least two
questions from each Part. All questions carry
equal marks.


1. Discuss the main ideas of the orientalists and
utilitarians. How did they help in consolidating
the British empire in India ? 20

2. Elaborate upon the course of Revolt of 1857.
How did the British suppress it ? 20
3. Discuss the rise of the Sikh state. 20

4. Write short notes on any two of the following in
about 200 words each : 10+10
(a) State formation in Mysore
(b) The decline of the Mughal Empire
(c) The eighteenth century as a ‘long century’
(d) The permanent settlement in Bengal


5. Discuss the three stages of colonialism in
India. How were they different from each
other ? 20

6. Comment on the controversies surrounding the
origin of the Indian National Congress. 20

7. What do you understand by the term
‘Communalism’ ? Discuss its emergence and
growth. 20

8. Write short notes on any two of the following in
about 200 words each : 10+10

(a) The role of the Constituent Assembly in
framing the Indian Constitution
(b) The Shimla Conference of 1945
(c) Civil Disobedience Movement
(d) The Champaran Experiment



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