M.A 2nd Year History important Questions 2024

In this post, a collection of m.a 2nd year history important questions has been given for the session 2024.

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In these questions of m.a part 2 history question paper, questions related to medieval history (turko afghan and mughal period), political history of modern india, socio economic and cultural history, indian national movement, history of europe, america, china and japan history have been incorporated. 

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M.A. 2nd Year History Questions Paper (Medieval History Of India)

M.A 2nd Year Turko Afghan Important Questions

  • Discuss the life and achievements of Balban.
  • Evaluate Iltutmish as a conqueror and ruler.
  • Throw light on the market control policy of Alauddin Khalji. (Discuss the administrative achievements of Alauddin Khilji)
  • Critically examine the various experiments of Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq.
  • Give an account of the reforms of Firoz Shah Tughluq.
  • Write a note on the rise of the Bahmani Kingdom.
  • 'Sikandar Lodi was the greatest of the Lodies'. Explain.
  • Describe the causes and consequences of Taimur Lang's invasion of India.
  • Throw light on the rise and development of the Vijayanagar Empire.
  • Analyze the economic conditions under the Delhi Sultanate.
  • Describe the religious reform movement in the Turko-Afghan period.
  • Write a brief essay on the condition of women in the Turko-Afghan period.
  • Describe critically the main features of the Central Administration under the Sultans of Delhi.
  • Write a note on the origin and development of the Urdu language during the Sultanate period.
  • Examine the origin, main teachings, and effects of Sufism on Indian society.
  • Write a short essay on the growth of Science and Technology during the Sultanate period.
  • Write a note on the main features of the Indo-Muslim architecture under the Sultanate Period.
  • Narrate the Growth of Hindi literature during the Sultanate period.


M.A. History 2nd Year Mughal Period Important Questions

  • 'Humayun tumbled through life and tumbled out of it.' Elaborate on the statement in light of Humayun's failures.
  • Analyze the political condition of India on the eve of Babur's invasion.
  • From an estimate of Shershah as an administrator.
  • Discuss the Deccan policy of Akbar.
  • Evaluate the Religious Policy of Akbar.
  • Form an estimate of Jahangir as a ruler.
  • Discuss the role of Nur Jahan in Mughal politics.
  • Do you agree with the view that the reign of Shahjahan was the golden age of Mughal rule?
  • Examine critically the Deccan policy of Shah Jahan.
  • Throw light on the main features of the Mansabdari System under Akbar.
  • Write an essay on the Rajput policy of Aurangzeb.
  • Critically analyze Aurangeb's responsibility for the downfall of the Mughal empire.
  • Examine the economic condition of India during the Mughal period.
  • Describe the land revenue system of the Mughals.
  • Throw light on the status of Women in Mughal India.
  • Describe the social condition during the Mughal period.
  • Examine the progress of Art and Architecture during the Mughal period.
  • Throw light on the Muslim education system during the Mughal period.
  • Write a short note on Trade and Commerce during the Mughal period.


M.A 2nd Year History Of Political Modern India Imp Questions

  • Write a note on the factors responsible for the rise of the Marathas.
  • Discuss the Anglo-French rivalry in South India.
  • Describe the causes and effects of the Battle of Plassey.
  • Discuss the merits and demerits of the Permanent Settlement of Lord Cornwallis.
  • Throw light on the Dual Administration in Bengal.
  • What do you know about the system of the Subsidiary Alliance of Lord Wellesley? Explain its merits and demerits.
  • "The battle of Buxar was more decisive than the battle of Plassey". Explain.
  • Describe the achievements of Hyder Ali.
  • Describe the career and achievements of Tipu Sultan.
  • Write a note on Warren Hasting's relations with native states of India.
  • Analyze the causes of the downfall of the Marathas.
  • Throw light on the Anglo-Awadh relations.
  • Make an assessment of the life and achievements of Ranjit Singh.
  • Throw light on the reforms of Lord William Bentinck.
  • Write a note on Anglo-Afghan relations in the 19th Century.
  • Discuss Lord Dalhousie's "Doctrine of Lapse" and its effects on the Indian States.
  • Describe critically the annexation of Punjab and Sindh to the British Empire.
  • Throw light on the Judicial Administration under the British Raj.
  • Discuss the causes of the Revolt of 1857.


M.A 2nd Year Social And Cultural Economic History Imp Questions

[Socio-Economic And Cultural History Of Modern India]

  • "Western education and modern ideas provided a new direction to India in the 19th Century". Discuss.
  • Write a note on the causes and effects of the socio-religious reform movements of the 19th century in India.
  • Discuss the ideas and activities of Swami Vivekanand.
  • Analyze the ideas and contributions of Arya Samaj.
  • Explain the role of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan in the Aligarh movement and the upliftment of Muslim Society.
  • Throw light on the measures undertaken to improve the status of women among different communities in India.
  • Throw light on the economic condition of India in the first half of the 18th Century.
  • Analyze the ideals and contributions of Brahmo Samaj.
  • Describe the role of Jyotiba Phule in the upliftment of Dalits.
  • Write a note on the growth of the modern currency system in India.
  • Trace the main aims and ideals of the Wahabi movement in India.
  • Examine the contributions of Christian Missionaries in the introduction of modern education, language, and literature in India.
  • Explain the main features of the Mahalwari System of land settlement.
  • Explain the main features of the Raiyyatwari system of land settlement in the British period.
  • Examine the evolution of the European Banking system in India.
  • Throw light on the contribution of Railways in the development of socioeconomic and national integration of India.
  • Assess the effects of the Charter Acts on Indo-British trade during the rule of the English East India Company.
  • Evaluate the effects of the First World War on the Indian Economy.
  • Write short notes on the following- (a) Brahmo Samaj (b) Famines in the 19th Century (c) Ramakrishna Mission (d) Aligarh Movement (e) Jyotiba Phule


Important Questions On Indian National Movement M.A History 2nd Year

  • Discuss the factors responsible for the birth of nationalism in India in the 19th Century.
  • Evaluate the role of Political Associations in the pre-congress era in the growth of nationalism in India in the 19th century.
  • Examine the role of the Moderates in the freedom movement.
  • Throw light on policies and programs of the Revolutionary movement and the causes for its failure.
  • Throw light on the events leading to the partition of Bengal and the causes and significance of the Swadeshi movement.
  • Discuss the circumstances in which the R.S.S. was born and evaluate its ideals and programs.
  • Analyze the causes and importance of the Non-cooperation movement.
  • Analyze the Home Rule Movement started by Tilak.
  • Discuss the origin, ideologies, and working of Hindu Mahasabha.
  • Examine the causes and effects of the Civil Disobedience movement.
  • Write a note on the Khilafat movement.
  • Examine the role of Left-Wing Parties in the freedom movement in India.
  • Write a short essay on the Quit India Movement.
  • Throw light on the main contents of the Cabinet Mission Plan and the causes responsible for its failure.
  • Describe the circumstances leading to the partition of India.
  • Describe the merger of the Princely States in the Indian Union.
  • Analyze the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the Freedom Movement of India.
  • Give an account of the re-organization of States on linguistic lines.
  • Write an essay on Cripps Mission.
  • What was the Mountbatten Plan? Why did it succeed?


M.A. 2nd Year History Of Europe Imp Questions

  • Discuss the causes of the Renaissance in Europe.
  • Analyze the life and achievements of Peter the Great.
  • Examine the nature of the Reformation movement in Europe.
  • Describe the salient features of the Treaty of Westphalia and its impact on the European Countries.
  • Write a note on the emergence of England as a sea power and its colonial expansion in the 16th century.
  • Throw light on the causes and effects of the Thirty Years' War.
  • Examine the domestic and foreign policy of Catherine II.
  • Write a note on the rise of Holland as a Colonial Power.
  • Discuss the nature and effects of the Reign of Terror in France.
  • Evaluate the domestic and foreign policies of Frederick, The Great.
  • Discuss the causes of the French Revolution of 1789.
  • Evaluate the works of the constituent Assembly of France.
  • Analyze the causes of the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • Define 'Mercantilism' and account for its rise.


M.A. 2nd Year Modern History Of Europe Imp Questions (America, China And Japan)

  • Discuss the causes of the American War of Independence.
  • Write a note on the emancipation of slaves in America.
  • Throw light on the main features of the Constitution of America.
  • Make a critical analysis of the Munroe Doctrine.
  • Account for the American expansion in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Discuss the causes of the civil war of America of 1861-65.
  • Examine the role of the USA in World War I.
  • Analyze the causes and effects of the economic Depression of 1929.
  • Write an essay on the Cold War.
  • Discuss the causes and consequences of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95.
  • Discuss the causes, nature, and effects of the Boxer rebellion in China.
  • Evaluate the contributions of Dr. Sunyat Sen to the modernization of China.
  • Analyze the "Open Door Policy" and the entry of Western Powers into China.
  • Make an assessment of the achievements of Chiangkai-Sheck.
  • Throw light on the achievements of Mao-Tse-Tung.
  • Examine the modernization of Japan since the Meiji Restoration.
  • Discuss the causes of the Russo-Japanese War.
  • Describe the causes and consequences of the Manchurian Crisis.
  • Critically describe the role of Japan during the Second World War.


Modern West-1815 A.D. To 1950 A.D History Questions

  • Examine the main provisions of the Vienna Congress and its effects on European powers.
  • Analyze the causes and consequences of the July Revolution of 1830 in France.
  • Assess the domestic and foreign policy of Napoleon III.
  • Discuss the causes and results of the Revolution of 1848.
  • Analyze the role of Bismarck in the Unification of Germany.
  • What do you understand by Eastern Question? Explain the attitude of European powers towards this problem.
  • Describe the role of Mussolini in the rise of Fascism in Italy.
  • Throw light on the causes and effects of the Crimean War.
  • Discuss the causes of the First World War.
  • Examine the causes of the downfall of Napoleon III.
  • The Treaty of Versailles was a "dictated" peace. Comment.
  • Write a note on different stages of the Unification of Italy.
  • Trace the rise of Hitler in Germany.
  • Throw light on the achievements of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.
  • Write a note on the New Economic Policy of Lenin.
  • Discuss the causes and significance of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
  • Describe the effects of the Second World War and discuss the causes of the Second World War.
  • Examine critically the foreign policy of Hitler.
  • Review the achievements and failures of the League of Nations.

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