European History CSS Paper II 2014

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

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. The League of Nations suffered a series of reverses which culminated eventually in its complete collapse. Discuss.

Q.No.3. Critically evaluate the causes and effects of Bolshevik Revolution (1917).

Q.No.4. What factors were mainly responsible for the rise of Hitler? What mainly contributed to his downfall?

Q.No.5. Give a comparative analysis of NATO and Warsaw Pact.

Q.No.6. Critically assess the achievements and failures of Great Britain foreign policy between the two world wars.

Q.No.7. What were the salient features of Soviet policy of expansion in Eastern Europe till 1960?

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

(a) It’s foreign policy between two wars. (b) Collapse of Third French Republic. (c) European Common Market.

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