History Punjab PMS Paper II 2012

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC. 2012
HISTORY (OPTIONAL) PAPER-II
TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt in English or Urdu. Attempt any FIVE questions in all. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1: Evaluate the information derived from inscriptions and numismatics pertaining to Indus Valley Civilization. (20)

Q.2: Why has the Caste System been described as the most blighting and disastrous of Human Institutions? (20)

Q.3: Analyze the causes of rapid spread of Buddhism under the Royal Patronage of Asoka and Kanishka. (20)

Q.4: do you agree with the view that it was the Mughal period that s unique development of Fine Arts in South Asia? (20)

Q.5: Assess critically the salient causes of the great Rebellion of 1857. (20)

Q.6: Give an appraisal of the Constitutional Development in our country with reference to the Objectives Resolution. (20)

Q.7: Discuss the background of the Quaid-e-Azam’s warning against Provincialism with reference to Language Controversy which raised its head in the Eastern Wing. (20)

Q.8: Examine critically the factors which obstructed the growth of Democracy in Pakistan. (20)

Q.9: Estimate and assess Social, Political and Economic impact of the British Colonial Rule upon the Sub-continent. (20)