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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION -2014 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.


PART-II
Q. No. 2. Discuss the conditions that led Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven Colonies to form the New England Confederation in 1643. (20)
Q. No. 3. It is said that between the two great wars – The American Civil War and the First World War America transformed. Discuss how a rural republic transformed into an
urban nation in less than 50 years. (20)
Q. No. 4. The Declaration of Independence 1776 actually shapes the way Americans live their lives. Discuss. (20)
Q. No. 5. Richard Nixon had many accomplishments as well as failures as the President of the U.S. Critically evaluate. (20)
Q. No. 6. The U.S. President can quite literally be called the President of the world. Examine this statement in light of the events of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. (20)
Q. No. 7. Did the U.S. succeed in its attempt to create a New World Order at the end of the Cold War? Discuss with arguments. (20)
Q. No. 8. Write concise NOTES on any TWO of the following: (10 each) (20)
(a) George Washington
(b) Desert Strom
(c) Tammany Hall


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