FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION -2012 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
(PART-I MCQs) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 20
(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 80
NOTE: (i) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q. 2. “The American first war with Britain made them independent; the second made them a formidable power”. Discuss. (20)
Q. 3. What were the tribulations of the US President Woodrow Wilson in the post WW I era to convince the other three associates to his own point of view? (20)
Q. 4. Trace out the grounds of augmentation of the US financial system in the post-WW II epoch. (20)
Q. 5. Critically evaluate Richard Nixon’s accomplishments and failures during his Presidency. (20)
Q. 6. Write a comprehensive note on the Civil Rights Movement with a particular mention to the American Women and the Blacks. (20)
Q. 7. Will the 21st century as well be an American Century or will the USA be obscured by new superpowers like China or the European Union? (20)
Q. 8. Write concise notes on any two of the following: (2×10=20)
(a) The beginning and the end of the Cold War.
(b) What was the Dulles Doctrine?
(c) The Japanese American Internment.
(d) The Modern Feminism in the USA.