WEST BENGAL CIVIL SERVICE
EXAMINATION (Main) - 2009
History Paper II
Time Allowed-3 Hours Full Marks-100
All questions carry equal marks
Group - A
Answer any five questions
1. Describe the main features of the feudal order in Europe.
2. What factors contributed to the humanist culture in Renaissance Italy ?
3. In what ways did the Reformation in England strengthen the power of the English monarchy ?
4. Explain the causes of the English civil war. Was it a 'bourgeoisie revolution' ?
5. Discuss the role of the Philosophers in the French Revolution of 1789.
6. Discuss the different stages of the unification of Germany.
7. Assess the role of Lenin in the Bolshevik revolution.
8. How did the Nazis impose a dictatorial regime in Germany after they seized power in March, 1933 ?