European History CSS Paper I 2014

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION -2014
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
EUROPEAN HISTORY, PAPER-I

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
(PART-I MCQs) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 20
(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 80

NOTE:
(i) First attempt PART-I (MCQs) on separate OMR Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.

PART-I ((MCQs) (COMPULSORY)

Q.1. (i) Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate Circle on the OMR Answer Sheet. (20×1=20)
(ii) Answers given anywhere, other than OMR Answer Sheet, shall not be considered.

PART-II

NOTE:
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book
(ii) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(iii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Part II.

Q.No.2. Examine critically the social and political changes brought about by the French Revolution in France from 1789-95.

Q.No.3. Analyze the factors responsible for the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Q.No.4. Estimate the potential strengths and weaknesses of the Orleans Monarchy under Louis Philippe.

Q.No.5. The Treaty of Berlin 1878 marked the end of one epoch and the beginning of a new one in the history of Europe. Discuss.

Q.No.6. Examine why and how events in the Balkans contributed to the growth of international tension from 1908-14.

Q.No.7. Critically access the factor leading to the unification of Italy.

Q.No.8. Write short NOTES on any TWO of the following:

(a) Continental System. (b) Holy Alliance. (c) Concert of Europe.

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