IAS History Question Papers

IAS(Main) 2007 History Paper-II Question Paper

Candidates should attempt Question 1 and 5 which are compulsory, and three of the remaining question selecting at least one question from each Section.

Section-A (Modern India)

1. Comment on any three of the following statements in about 200 words each:   20×3=60

(a) “The Revolt of 1857 seemed to call the very presence of the British into question. What it did not do was reverse these changes.”

(b)  “ Of the evils which corroded Indian society in the nineteenth century were probably those stunted its womanhood.”

IAS(Main) 2008 History Paper-II Question Paper

Candidates should attempt Question Nos.1 and 5 which are compulary, and any three of the remaining question selecting at least one question from each Section.

Section-A

(Modern India)

1. Comment on any three of the following statements in about 200 words each:    20×3=60

 

(a) “Sprung from paternalism, the English Utilitarian philosophy as introduced in India rejected its human warmth between rules and the ruled.”