PMS History Past Papers

COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC. – 2015


SUBJECT: HISTORY (PAPER-I)

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. Describe the social, religions and political conditions in France which led to the French Revolution of 1789. Do not forget to discuss the role of the French Philosophers in it.

Q.2. Discuss the “Matternich System” in Europe after 1815. Why it failed ultimately?

Q.3. The Monroe Doctrine has been the corner-stone of American foreign policy since 1823. Discuss.

Q.4. “Imperialism is the highest form of Capitalism”. Explain this statement by Vladimir Lenin.

Q.5. Voltair was the acknowledged captain of the intellectual movement called ENLIGHTENMENT. Discuss how and why.

Q.6. England was Victorious in World War II, but in actual fact she lost it as a result. Elucidate.

Q.7. America has been a good friend of Pakistan and has helped Pakistan at very critical junctures of its history. Give Arguments.

Q.8. Account for the rise of the People’s Republic of China as a global power to be reckoned with.

COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC. – 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.

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