Mock exam paper B Higher Level

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PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

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HISTORY – HIGHER LEVEL

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FIELD OF STUDY: LATER MODERN, 1815 - 1993

Written examination: 400 marks

Pre-submitted Research Study Report: 100 marks

TIME: 2hrs 50min

Instructions to candidates:

Attempt Sections 1, 2 and 3 inside.

  • Section 1 (100 marks)

Documents-based question (Europe and the wider world: Topic 5).

Answer all parts of this section.

  • Section 2 (200 marks)

Ireland: Topics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Answer one question on each of two topics.

  • Section 3 (100 marks)

Europe and the wider world: Topics 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.

Answer one question from one topic.

SECTION 1: DOCUMENTS-BASED STUDY

Europe and the Wider World: Topic 5

European retreat from empire and the aftermath, 1945 – 1990

Case study to which the documents relate:

British Withdrawal from India

Study the documents opposite and answer the questions below:

  1. (a) In document A, if the man driving the elephant is Nehru and the man standing behind

elephant is Jinnah, who or what is represented by the man on the ladder?

(b) In document A, what is Jinnah doing behind the elephant?

(c) According to Document B, in the view of the Congress “if partition was to be conceded”, what should also happen?

(d) According to Document B, what was the Viceroy’s advice for stopping communal warfare?

(20)

2. (a) Do the documents agree on the likelihood of imminent violence in India? Refer to both documents in your answer.

(b) Which document, A or B, provides a better insight into this period of Indian history? Refer to both documents in your answer.

(20)

3. (a) Do you consider Document B to be an objective source? Give reasons for your

answer.

(b) How useful are political cartoons, such as Document A, to historians?

(20)

4. Why did British withdrawal from India in 1947 lead to so much bloodshed?

(40)


-Document A-

A political cartoon commenting on the issue of Indian independence.

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Nehru

Jinnah

-Document B-

An extract from the minutes of a meet...

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