Quarterly Model Question Paper

12th Standard EM

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History

Time : 02:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 90
    10 x 1 = 10
  1. When did Gandhi return to India from South Africa?

    (a)

    1915

    (b)

    1916

    (c)

    1917

    (d)

    1918

  2. In which year English Education was introduced in India?

    (a)

    1825

    (b)

    1835

    (c)

    1845

    (d)

    1855

  3. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

    (a)

    English Education Act - 1843

    (b)

    The abolition of slavery - 1859

    (c)

    Madras Native Association - 1852

    (d)

    Indigo revolt - 1835

  4. Which of the following statements are correct on Orissa famine?
    Statement I: In 1866 a million and a half people of Orissa died of starvation.
    Statement II: During that time the British exported 200 million pounds of rice to Britain.
    Statement III: The Orissa famine prompted Dadabai Naoroji to begin a life long investigation of poverty in India.

    (a)

    I & II

    (b)

    I & III

    (c)

    None of the above

    (d)

    All of the above

  5. Assertion: Sarojini Ammaiyar called Jinnah 'the Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity’.
    Reason: Jinnah was the chief architect of the Lucknow pact.

    (a)

    A is correct R does not explain A

    (b)

    A is correct and R explanations A.

    (c)

    A is wrong and R is correct.

    (d)

    Both A and R are wrong

  6. Which of the following is not correctly paired?

    (a)

    Lt. Governor of Punjab - Reginad Dyer

    (b)

    Dalit-Bahujan Movement - Dr. Ambedkar

    (c)

    Self Respect Movement - Periyar E.V.R.

    (d)

    Satyagraha Sabha - Rowlatt Act

  7. Which of the following statements about theKanpur conspiracy case are true?
    i) Trade unions emerged in the jute andcotton textile industries.
    ii) The Communists and trade unionists werecharged
    iii) The case came before session Judge H.E.Holmer
    iv) The trial and the imprisonment led tosome awareness of the Congress activitiesin India

    (a)

    i, ii and iii

    (b)

    i, iii and iv

    (c)

    ii, iii and iv

    (d)

    i, ii and iv

  8. Find out the correct answer from thefollowing:
    i) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, the founderof Aligarh movement, was initiallysupportive of the Congress.
    ii) The Punjab Hindu Sabha founded in1909 laid the foundation for Hinducommunal politics.

    (a)

    Statement (i) & (ii) are correct

    (b)

    statement (i) correct (ii) wrong

    (c)

    Statement (i) wrong (ii) correct

    (d)

    statement (i) & (ii) are wrong

  9. Interim Government of 1946 was headed by

    (a)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

    (b)

    Moulana Abul Kalam Azad

    (c)

    Rajendra Prasad

    (d)

    Vallabhai Patel

  10. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on

    (a)

    January, 30, 1948

    (b)

    August 15, 1947

    (c)

    January, 30, 1949

    (d)

    October, 2, 1948

  11. 7 x 2 = 14
  12. What was called the mendicant policy of the Moderates?

  13. What were the repressive measures adopted by colonial government to crush the growing nationalist movement during 1903-1914?

  14. Name the book and weekly published by Annie Besant.

  15. Who were the local leaders to accompany Gandhiji to Champran?

  16. What do you know of the notorious SessionsJudge of Gorakhpur H.E. Holmes?

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

  18. What are the hallmarks of our Indian Constitution?

  19. 7 x 3 = 21
  20. What were the items which constituted Home Charges?

  21. Write about the swadeshi venture of V.O.C.

  22. Why is Ghadar Movement considered an important episode in India’s freedom struggle.

  23. Point out the difference between pro-changers and no changers.

  24. Write a short note on TISCO.

  25. Why was the Cripps Mission rejected by the Congress?

  26. What was the essence of the JVP Committee’srecommendations?

  27. 7 x 5 = 35
  28. To what extent the repressive and racist policy measures of the British were responsible for the national awakening in India.

  29. Evaluate the contributions of Lal-Bal-Pal triumvirate to Indian National Movement.

  30. Narrate the work done by two Home RuleMovements one under Tilak and anotherunder Annie Besant.

  31. Estimate the role of Mahathma Gandhi in the Indian Freedom Struggle.

  32. Write an account of the industrialdevelopment in colonial India during 1919-1939.

  33. How did the divide and rule policy of theBritish impact on Indian nationalism?

  34. Trace the different stages in the reorganization of Indian States from 1920 to 1956.

  35. 1 x 10 = 10
  36. Mark the following on the outline map of India. Venues of Congress Sessions.
    1. Bombay
    2. Calcutta
    3. Madras
    4. Ahmedabad
    5. Lucknow
    6. Kanpur
    7.Surat
    8. Lahore
    9. Poona
    10. Allahabad

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