British History CSS Paper 2018

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2018 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

BRITISH HISTORY

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the question will not be considered.

PART – II
SECTION – A

Q. No. 2. What did lead to the occurrence of Ultra-degree of mega development towards the close of 17th century A.D. in Britain known as “Glorious Revolution”? (20)

Q. No. 3. “The 18th century A.D. witnessed the Emergence, Rise and Growth of the two Movements (Agrarian and Industrial) which revolutionised the lives of the English people in particular and later on, of the world in general.” Comment on the statement. (20)

Q. No. 4. Shed ample light on the Interior as well as Exterior policy of Sir Robert Peel as British Premier with particular emphasis on Irish issue. (20)

Q. No. 5. What measures were taken for the Democratisation of British Parliament round the decades? (20)

SECTION – B

Q. No. 6. How Britain put a halt to “The policy of Splendid Isolation”? What were its positive and negative aspects? (20)

Q. No. 7. Why it is believed by certain circles that after Decolonisation, Britain has been subservient to US-Line of Action during Cold War and thereafter down to 9/11 and subsequent years? Do you agree or not? Argue. (20)

Q. No. 8. Write short Notes on any TWO of the following: (10 each) (20)

(a) Sir Winston Churchill (b) Britain’s role in EU (c) Lady Diana