Outbreak of World War II and its Impact in Colonies One Mark Questions with Answer

12th Standard EM

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Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 20
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  1. Which one of the following was not the cause for the outbreak of Second World War?

    (a)

    The unjust nature of the terms of Peace with Germany

    (b)

    Failure of the League of Nations

    (c)

    Economic Depression of 1930s

    (d)

    National Liberation Movements in Colonies

  2. The Kellogg–Briand Pact was signed in the year _______

    (a)

    1927

    (b)

    1928

    (c)

    1929

    (d)

    1930

  3. 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

  4. In which year did Japan invade and seize Manchuria from China?

    (a)

    1931

    (b)

    1932

    (c)

    1933

    (d)

    1934

  5. _______ emerged as the most powerful Industrial country in continental Europe towards the close of nineteenth century.

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    Spain

    (c)

    Germany

    (d)

    Austria

  6. Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, a plebiscite was to be held in _________ in January 1935.

    (a)

    Sudetenland

    (b)

    Rhineland

    (c)

    Saar

    (d)

    Alsace

  7. Assertion (A): The methods of warfare changed during the Second World War.
    Reason (R): Trench warfare had given way to aerial bombing.

    (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

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

    (a)

    Austria

    (b)

    Italy

    (c)

    Russia

    (d)

    Britain

  9. Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour was planned by _______

    (a)

    Yamamoto

    (b)

    Schuschnigg

    (c)

    Kaiser William II

    (d)

    Hirohito

  10. Lend-Lease system introduced by President Roosevelt was helpful in _______

    (a)

    providing additional soldiers to countries fighting the fascist forces

    (b)

    safeguarding the Jews from the murderous attacks of Hitler’s army

    (c)

    expanding the resources of the allies, supplying arms and ammunition

    (d)

    providing medical services to those wounded in the Second World War.

  11. In August 1942, US forces in the Pacific was commanded by ________

    (a)

    MacArthur

    (b)

    Eisenhower

    (c)

    General de Gaulle

    (d)

    George Marshall

  12. The US navy defeated the Japanese navy in the Battle of ________

    (a)

    Britain

    (b)

    Guadalcanal

    (c)

    El Alamein

    (d)

    Midway

  13. German forces suffered their first reverses at _________

    (a)

    Potsdam

    (b)

    El Alamein

    (c)

    Stalingrad

    (d)

    Midway

  14. Which one of the following was not a declaration of the Potsdam conference?

    (a)

    East Prussia to be divided into two parts: northern part going to the Soviet Union, and the southern art to Poland.

    (b)

    Poland to receive the former free city of Danzig.

    (c)

    Germany to be divided into four occupation zones to be governed by the USSR, Great Britain, the United States and France

    (d)

    Trieste was to be divided into Zone A and Zone B. Zone A went to Italy, while zone B was awarded to Yugoslavia.

  15. Which one of the following was not the result of the Second World War?

    (a)

    Second World War was fatal to many European monarchies.

    (b)

    The Labour Party government in Britain established a welfare state.

    (c)

    The struggle against Fascism ended in the triumph of Imperialism

    (d)

    The United States and Soviet Russia emerged as two super powers in the world.

  16. Which of the following pairs is correct?

    1) General  de Gaulle - France
    2) Haile Selassie - Ethiopia
    3) General Badoglio - Japan
    4) Admiral Yamamoto - Italy
    (a)

    1 and 2

    (b)

    2 and 3

    (c)

    3 and 4

    (d)

    All are correct

  17. France joined the Second Opium War

    (a)

    to help Britain in the war

    (b)

    to carve out a separate sphere of influence to France

    (c)

    to obtain permission for religious activities

    (d)

    to establish the French rights to engage in opium trade.

  18. The end of Manchu dynasty came in the year ________

    (a)

    1908

    (b)

    1911

    (c)

    1912

    (d)

    1916

  19. The dispute that led to the Spanish-American War in 1898 was on _________

    (a)

    Cuba

    (b)

    the Philippines

    (c)

    Puerto Rico

    (d)

    Batavia

  20. Assertion (A): On 4 July 1946 the Philippines became independent.
    Reason (R): Philippines joined the US-dominated South East Asian Treaty Organisation.

    (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

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