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Topics: Pakistan, British Empire, University of Cambridge Pages: 3 (738 words) Published: March 8, 2011

PAKISTAN STUDIES Paper 1 History and Culture of Pakistan SPECIMEN PAPER

For Examination from 2010 1 hour 30 minutes

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2 1 Read the source below carefully to answer question (a). Anger over British control of parts of the sub-continent had been growing during the first half of the nineteenth century. The introduction of the Doctrine of Lapse was especially hated by Indians. (a) What was the Doctrine of Lapse? [4]

(b) Why was Britain so successful in expanding its control of increasing parts of the sub-continent between 1750 and 1850? [7] (c) Was the work of Shah Wali Ullah the most important factor in the revival of Islam in the sub-continent during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? Give reasons for your answer. [14] 2 Read the source below carefully to answer question (a). Strikes and demonstrations caused the British much worry, but this increased when rioting broke out and banks were attacked in Amritsar in 1919. The local British military commander in the area was determined to restore order. (a) Describe the Amritsar Massacre. [4]

(b) Why was the Simla Delegation of 1906 an important turning point for the Muslims of the sub-continent?...
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