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History

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part-A

    Multiple Choice Questions

    50 x 1 = 50
  1. The Indian National Congress was founded by ______

    (a)

    Subhash Chandra Bose

    (b)

    Gandhi

    (c)

    A.O. Hume

    (d)

    B.G. Tilak

  2. Which one of the following is correctly matched?

    (a)

    Brahmo Samaj - Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    (b)

    Sambad Kaumudi - Gandhiji

    (c)

    Bengali - Mirat-Ul-Akbar

    (d)

    Indian textile industry - A. O.Hume

  3. Modern intelligentsia formed political organisation like

    (a)

    Madras Native Association

    (b)

    East India Association

    (c)

    The Servants ofIndia Society

    (d)

    None of these

  4. In the Surat session of the Congress, whose name was proposed by militant nationalists for the next Congress Presidency?

    (a)

    Aurobindo Ghose

    (b)

    Dadabhai Naoroji

    (c)

    Pherozesha Mehta

    (d)

    Lala Lajpat Rai

  5. 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

  6. The Lucknow session of 1916 is noted for

    (a)

    Resurgence of Muslim League

    (b)

    Temporary merger of Muslims League into Congress

    (c)

    Congress’ acceptance of League’s demand for separate electorates for Muslims

    (d)

    Jinnah’s negative role in the joint-session of the League and the Congress

  7. After returning from South Africa Gandhi launched his first successful Satyagraha in

    (a)

    Kheda

    (b)

    Dandi

    (c)

    Champaran

    (d)

    Bardoli

  8. 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

  9. Communist Party of Indiawas formed in the year

    (a)

    1920

    (b)

    1925

    (c)

    1930

    (d)

    1935

  10. The First Cotton Mill in Bombay was started in

    (a)

    1852

    (b)

    1854

    (c)

    1861

    (d)

    1865

  11. A place where weapons are kept.

    (a)

    Bolshevik

    (b)

    Communism

    (c)

    radicalism

    (d)

    armoury

  12. Personal freedom which cannot be denied without due process of law.

    (a)

    non-violence

    (b)

    untouchablity

    (c)

    civil liberties

    (d)

    fundamental Rights

  13. During the Mughal Period the Official and Court language was

    (a)

    Urdu

    (b)

    Hindi

    (c)

    Marathi

    (d)

    Persian

  14. In the 1937 elections, Congress won in

    (a)

    12 Provinces

    (b)

    7 Provinces

    (c)

    5 Provinces

    (d)

    8 Provinces

  15. The Muslim League celebrated the end ofCongress rule as a Day of Deliverance on

    (a)

    22 December 1940

    (b)

    5 February 1939

    (c)

    23 March 1937

    (d)

    22 December 1939

  16. Direct Action Day organised by theMuslim League on

    (a)

    25 December, 1942

    (b)

    16 February, 1946

    (c)

    21 March, 1937

    (d)

    22 December, 1939

  17. When did ‘Individual Satyagraha’ begin?

    (a)

    March 23, 1940

    (b)

    August 8, 1940

    (c)

    17 October 1940

    (d)

    August 9, 1942

  18. When was Subhash Chandra Bose removedfrom the congress?

    (a)

    1938

    (b)

    1939

    (c)

    1940

    (d)

    1942

  19. Who appeared in court in defense of the INA soldiers

    (a)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

    (b)

    Motilal Nehru

    (c)

    Rajaji

    (d)

    Subhash Chandra Bose

  20. INA was founded with the help of

    (a)

    Germany

    (b)

    Japan

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    USA

  21. Arrange the following in correct order
    (i) Formation of Indian National Army
    (ii) Royal Indian Navy Revolt
    (iii) Indian National Army Trials
    (iv) Rajaji formula
    Select the correct answer from the codes given below

    (a)

    i, iii, ii, iv

    (b)

    i, ii, iii, iv

    (c)

    iii, iv, i, ii

    (d)

    iii, iv, ii, i

  22. British had their intention to leave India by

    (a)

    August 15, 1947

    (b)

    January 26, 1950

    (c)

    June, 1948

    (d)

    December, 1949

  23. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on

    (a)

    January, 30, 1948

    (b)

    August 15, 1947

    (c)

    January, 30, 1949

    (d)

    October, 2, 1948

  24. The Objectives Resolution before theConstituent Assembly was placed by

    (a)

    Rajendra Prashad

    (b)

    Jawaharlal Nehru

    (c)

    Vallabh bhai Patel

    (d)

    Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  25. The first State formed on linguistic basis was

    (a)

    Kashmir

    (b)

    Assam

    (c)

    Andhra

    (d)

    Orisa

  26. In which of the following State/s land reformswere very successful

    (a)

    Kerala

    (b)

    West Bengal

    (c)

    Orissa

    (d)

    Both a and b

  27. Land Ceiling Act in Tamilnadu was for thesecond time implemented in the year

    (a)

    1961

    (b)

    1972

    (c)

    1976

    (d)

    1978

  28. MGNREG Act provided days________ work for an individual

    (a)

    200

    (b)

    150

    (c)

    100

    (d)

    75

  29. When was Tata Institute of Fundamental Research established?

    (a)

    1905

    (b)

    1921

    (c)

    1945

    (d)

    1957

  30. There were only __________ public-sector enterprises in India in 1951.

    (a)

    3

    (b)

    5

    (c)

    7

    (d)

    9

  31. India followed the example of the ____________ in palanning for Development through five year plans.

    (a)

    USSR

    (b)

    USA

    (c)

    EU

    (d)

    singapore

  32. (i) Various initiatives are being taken by the government to such as Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
    (ii) Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and
    (iii) the recenly integrated scheme of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan to redress the issue of dropouts

    (a)

    ii,i,iii

    (b)

    i,ii,iii

    (c)

    iii,ii,i

    (d)

    ii,iii,i

  33. Which one of the following had relegated religion to a subordinate place?

    (a)

    Renaissance

    (b)

    Reformation

    (c)

    Geographical Discovery

    (d)

    Commercial Revolution

  34. Assertion (A): Galileo Galilei was tried by the Church for heresy.
    Reason (R): He accepted the views of Copernicus’ heliocentric theory.

    (a)

    Both A and R are correct. R explains A

    (b)

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

    (c)

    A is correct but R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong but R is correct

  35. Which one of the following was not the work of Leonardo da Vinci?

    (a)

    Virgin of the Rocks

    (b)

    Last Supper

    (c)

    Mona Lisa

    (d)

    Madonna and Child

  36. Assertion (A): The Black Death weakened the position of the church as it could not explain the causes for the Black Death.
    Reason (R): The authority of Pope came to be increasingly challenged.

    (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

  37. Boston Tea Party incident took place in the year _________

    (a)

    1775

    (b)

    1773

    (c)

    1784

    (d)

    1799

  38. In the American War of Independence the British army was led by _________

    (a)

    Richard Lee

    (b)

    George Washington

    (c)

    William Howe

    (d)

    Rockingham

  39. The liberator of Argentina was ___________

    (a)

    San Martin

    (b)

    Dom Pedro

    (c)

    Bernardo O’Higgins

    (d)

    Marina Morelos

  40. The clergy and the nobility enjoyed special privileges and they were exempted from various taxes imposed by the_____________.

    (a)

    Monarchy

    (b)

    tyranchy

    (c)

    anarchy

    (d)

    oligarchy

  41. Napoleon was defeated by the allied forces of British, Belgians and Prussians at Waterloo in__________

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    Belgium

    (d)

    Italy

  42. Labour Unions were legalised in England in__________

    (a)

    1815

    (b)

    1822

    (c)

    1824

    (d)

    1827

  43. 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

  44. What was the battle in which the French succeeded in pushing back the advancing army of Germans?

    (a)

    Battle of Marne

    (b)

    Battle of Tannenberg

    (c)

    Battle of Verdun

    (d)

    Battle of Somme

  45. The first Secretary General of the League of Nations Eric Drummond belonged to    

    (a)

    France

    (b)

    South Africa

    (c)

    Britain

    (d)

    USA

  46. 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.

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

    (a)

    MacArthur

    (b)

    Eisenhower

    (c)

    General de Gaulle

    (d)

    George Marshall

  48. Assertion (A): Stalin criticised Churchill as a warmonger.
    Reason (R): Churchill had earlier called for a western alliance against communism.

    (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 and R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong and R is correct

  49. The aim of the Baghdad Pact was to _________

    (a)

    protect England’s leadership in the Middle East

    (b)

    exploit the oil resources in the region

    (c)

    prevent communist influence

    (d)

    destabilise the government in Iraq

  50. Trygve Lie, the first Secretary General of the UNO, belonged to ___________

    (a)

    Burma

    (b)

    Japan

    (c)

    Singapore

    (d)

    Norway

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