Half Yearly Model Question Paper 2019

12th Standard EM

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History

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 90

    Part A

    Answer all the questions.

    Choose the most suitable answer from the given four alternatives and write the option code with the corresponding answer.

    20 x 1 = 20
  1. Who was called the ‘Grand Old Man of India?

    (a)

    Bala Gangadhar Tilak

    (b)

    M.K. Gandhi

    (c)

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    (d)

    Subhash Chandra Bose

  2. Assertion (A): V.O. Chidambaram established a Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company.
    Reason (R): He wanted to oppose the monopoly of the British in navigation through the coast

    (a)

    A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    (b)

    A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A

    (c)

    A is correct and R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong and R is correct

  3. Which of the following statement is not trueabout Subramania Bharati?

    (a)

    Bharati was the sub–editor of Swadesamitran

    (b)

    He translated Tilak’s Tenets of the New Party into Tamil

    (c)

    Bharati’s Gurumani was Swami Vivekananda

    (d)

    He was editor of a woman’s magazine byname Chakravartini

  4. Which of the following about Annie Besant are correct?
    1. Annie Besant was elected the international president of the Theosophical Society, after Col. H.S. Olcott.
    2. She started a weekly The Commonweal in1914.
    3. She published a book How India Wrought for Freedom in 1915.

    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    1 and 3

    (d)

    1, 2 and 3

  5. The author of the book Indian Unrest was

    (a)

    Lala Lajpat Rai

    (b)

    Valentine Chirol

    (c)

    Tilak

    (d)

    Annie Besant

  6. Arrange the different stages of Non-Cooperation Movement in chronological order.
    1. The most heinous of political crime was perpetrated on an unarmed mass by the British regime at Amritsar town.
    2. Rowlatt Act was promulgated to imprisonany person without trial by a law court.
    3. Chauri Chaura incident of mob violence made Gandhi announce the suspension of Non-Cooperation Movement.
    4. A special session held at Calcutta resolvedto accept Gandhi’s proposal on non-cooperation with the colonial state.

    (a)

    2, 1, 4, 3

    (b)

    1, 3, 2, 4

    (c)

    2, 4, 1, 3

    (d)

    3, 2, 4, 1

  7. Kalpana Dutt was associated with

    (a)

    Hindustan Socialist Republican Association

    (b)

    Bengal Association

    (c)

    Communist Party of India

    (d)

    Indian Republican Army

  8. Who among the following was arrested inthe Kanpur Conspiracy Case?

    (a)

    M.N. Roy

    (b)

    Baghat Singh

    (c)

    S.A. Dange

    (d)

    Ram Prasad Bismil

  9. The first Indian to find a place in LondonPrivy Council

    (a)

    Rahmatullah Sayani

    (b)

    Sir Syed Ahmed

    (c)

    Syed Ameer Al

    (d)

    Badruddin Tyabji

  10. Mahatma Gandhi gave the call ‘Do or Die’during the

    (a)

    Civil Disobedience Movement

    (b)

    Non-Cooperation Movement

    (c)

    Quit India Movement

    (d)

    All of the above

  11. The adoption of the Constitution was on

    (a)

    January 30, 1949

    (b)

    August 15, 1947

    (c)

    January 30, 1949

    (d)

    November 26, 1949

  12. When was Tata Institute of Fundamental Research established?

    (a)

    1905

    (b)

    1921

    (c)

    1945

    (d)

    1957

  13. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
     

     

    (a)

    Marlowe - Dido

    (b)

    Shakespeare - King Lear

    (c)

    Francis Bacon - Novum Organum

    (d)

    Roger Bacon - Decameron

  14. Assertion (A): The rising bourgeoisie wanted their political power to match their economic status.
    Reason (R): They wanted to have a voice in government.

    (a)

    Both A and R correct. R explains A

    (b)

    Both A and R correct. R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is correct but R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong but R is correct

  15. Assertion (A): J.G. Fichte promoted the idea of nationalism among the Germans.

    Reason (R): Fichte was the leader of Young Italy Movement.

    (a)

    Both A and R are correct. R explains A

    (b)

    Both A and R are correct. R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is correct but R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong but R is correct

  16. The new state of Albania was created based on the     

    (a)

    Treaty of Bucharest, 1913

    (b)

    Treaty of Versailles, 1919

    (c)

    Treaty of London, 1913

    (d)

    Treaty of St. Germaine

  17. Assertion (A): A Disarmament Conference was organised by the League of Nations at Geneva.
    Reason (R): The matter came up for deliberation was Germany’s rearmament plan on a par with France.

    (a)

    Both A and R are correct. R explains A

    (b)

    Both A and R are correct. R does not explain A

    (c)

    A is correct but R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong but R is correct

  18. In 1939 Germany signed Non-aggression pact with _______

    (a)

    Austria

    (b)

    Italy

    (c)

    Russia

    (d)

    Britain

  19. By the end of 1947 the only country left out of the Soviet influence in eastern Europe was _______

    (a)

    East Germany

    (b)

    Czechoslovakia

    (c)

    Greece

    (d)

    Turkey

  20. The first Summit of NAM was held at ________

    (a)

    Belgrade

    (b)

    Beijing

    (c)

    Bandung

    (d)

    Pali

  21. Part B

    Answer any 7 questions. Question no. 30 is compulsory.

    7 x 2 = 14
  22. What is nationalism?

  23. Why was Servants of India Society founded?

  24. Why is J.N. Tata called the father of Indianmodern industry?

  25. What was the context in which Gandhithought of Quit India Movement?

  26. Explain the five principles of Panch Sheel

  27. Highlight the essential features of Industrial Revolution.

  28.  What was the importance of Zollverein?

  29. How did the Lateran Treaty help Mussolini in legitimising his authority?

  30. Why did Germany withdraw from the League of Nations in 1933?

  31. Provide examples of Surrogate Wars in the cold war era.

  32. Part C

    Answer any 7 questions. Question no. 40 is compulsory.

    7 x 3 = 21
  33. What were the demands of the Khilafat Movement presented to the Paris peace conference held in March 1920?

  34. Write about the sixth annual conferenceof the All India Hindu Mahasabha held inVaranasi in 1923.

  35. Describe the composition of ConstituentAssembly.

  36. What do you understand by the SocialisticPattern of Society?

  37. Assess the part played by John Calvin in organising the Protestant movement in Genoa.

  38. Discuss the important provisions of the Treaty of Paris signed in 1783.

  39. Attempt an account of Working class struggles during the period of Long Depression in Britain and America.

  40. Examine the causes and consequences of the 1905 Revolution in Russia.

  41. Discuss the role of Kuomintang Party in China’s nationalist politics.

  42. Warsaw Pact was a response of the Soviet Union to the US controlled NATO-Explain.

  43. Part D

    Answer all the questions.

    7 x 5 = 35
  44. Evaluate the contributions of Lal-Bal-Pal triumvirate to Indian National Movement.

  45. Discuss the causes and the tragic outcome of outbreak of Mappillai revolts in Malabar.

  46. Discuss the context of launching of the Non-Cooperation movement and its outcome.

  47. Discuss Bhagat Singh’s radical strand ofnationalism, and his revolutionary activitsmthat led to his hanging.

  48. Hindu nationalism, Muslim nationalism andIndian nationalism were equally responsiblefor the partition of the country. How?

  49. Write a paragraph about the Rajaji Formula.

  50. What were the basic principles of India’sforeign policy? What role did Prime ministerNehru in organizing the Afro-Asian countries into a non-aligned movement.

  51. Assess the educational progress made inindependent India.

  52. What are the causes of Protestant Reformation? How did Martin Luther organise the movement in Germany?

  53. Discuss the causes, course and results of the American War of Independence

  54.  Identify the important collectivist thinkers of nineteenth century and highlight their contributions to Socialism.

  55.  “Marx supplied sparks and Lenin lit the fire”- Elucidate.

  56. Examine to what extent Germany and Hitler were responsible for the outbreak of Second World War.

  57. Discuss the origin of Arab-Israeli conflict and show how subsequent developments caused a major war between the two in 1967.

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