British History KP PMS Paper I 2010

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, Peshawar
Competitive Examination for the posts of Provincial Management Service (BPS-17) – 2010

British History Paper I

Time Allowed: 03 Hours
Max Marks: 100

Note: Attempt any five questions.

Q 1 What was so Glorious about the Revolution of 1688 and what did it contribute towards the Rule of Law?

Q 2 Describe the effects of Industrial Revolution on the social and political life of England.

Q 3 Discuss in detail the Act of Settlement, its significance and objectives.

Q 4 What were the results of American War of Independence? It is said that it not only liberated America but also Britain. Discuss.

Q 5 Reform Act of 1832 is very much renowned in history of England. Explain why?

Q 6 How did the system of Political Parties evolve in Britain and what was their format during the first half of the 19th century.

Q 7 Discuss the causes of ultimate failure of Napoleon? What role was played by Britain for his downfall?

Q 8 Discuss in detail the main achievements of ‘the Victorian Age in the politico-economic and social fields.