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Important 1 Mark Book Back Questions (New Syllabus) 2020

12th Standard EM

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History

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 32

    Part A

    32 x 1 = 32
  1. Find the odd one.

    (a)

    William Jones

    (b)

    Charles Wilkins

    (c)

    Max Muller

    (d)

    Aurobindo Ghose

  2. Assertion (A): The British Governmentpursued a policy of free trade (or) laissez fair.
    Reason(R): India had comparative advantage from England's free trade policy.

    (a)

    A is correct but R does not explain A.

    (b)

    A is correct and R explains A

    (c)

    A is correct and R is incorrect.

    (d)

    Both A and R are wrong

  3. Match List I and List II and select answerwith the help of the codes given below.

    List I List II
    A. Indian Press Act 1910 1. Self-rule
    B. Dawn Society 2. a revolt against their state of dependence
    C. Swaraj 3. crushed the nationalistic activities
    D. Swadeshi 4. The National Council of education
    (a)
    A B C D
    3 1 4 2
    (b)
    A B C D
    1 2 3 4
    (c)
    A B C D
    3 4 1 2
    (d)
    A B C D
    1 2 4 3
  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The author of the book Indian Unrest was

    (a)

    Lala Lajpat Rai

    (b)

    Valentine Chirol

    (c)

    Tilak

    (d)

    Annie Besant

  7. When was the tri-colour flag of freedom hoisted?

    (a)

    December 31, 1929

    (b)

    March 12, 1930

    (c)

    January 26, 1930

    (d)

    January 26, 1931

  8. Arrange the launching of the following events in chronological order
    i) The Kheda Satyagraha
    ii) Champran Movement
    iii) Non-Brahman Movement
    iv) Vedaranyam Salt Satyagraha
    Choose the correct answer from the codes below.

    (a)

    ii, iii, i, iv

    (b)

    iii, ii, i, iv

    (c)

    ii, i, iv, iii

    (d)

    ii, i, iii, iv

  9. Match the following
    (A)Kanpur Conspiracy Case - 1. Fundamentalrights
    (B)Meerut Conspiracy Case - 2. Surya Sen
    (C)Chittagong Armoury Ride - 3. 1929
    (D) Karachi Session ofIndian National Congress - 4. 1924

    (a)

    1, 2, 3, 4

    (b)

    1, 2, 3, 4

    (c)

    3, 4, 1, 2

    (d)

    4, 3, 2, 1

  10. 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

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

    (a)

    Rahmatullah Sayani

    (b)

    Sir Syed Ahmed

    (c)

    Syed Ameer Al

    (d)

    Badruddin Tyabji

  12. Direct Action Day organised by theMuslim League on

    (a)

    25 December, 1942

    (b)

    16 February, 1946

    (c)

    21 March, 1937

    (d)

    22 December, 1939

  13. When was Subhash Chandra Bose removedfrom the congress?

    (a)

    1938

    (b)

    1939

    (c)

    1940

    (d)

    1942

  14. The INA trials took place in

    (a)

    Red Fort, New Delhi

    (b)

    Penang

    (c)

    Viceregal Lodge, Simla

    (d)

    Singapore

  15. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on

    (a)

    January, 30, 1948

    (b)

    August 15, 1947

    (c)

    January, 30, 1949

    (d)

    October, 2, 1948

  16. Government of India was committed to a_________ pattern of development

    (a)

    Capitalistic

    (b)

    Socialistic

    (c)

    Theocratic

    (d)

    Industrial

  17. In which year Indian public sector enterprises were faced severe problems

    (a)

    1961

    (b)

    1991

    (c)

    2008

    (d)

    2005

  18. Who wanted humankind to be ruled not by dogma and authority but rather by reason?

    (a)

    Dante

    (b)

    Machiavelli

    (c)

    Roger Bacon

    (d)

    Petrarch

  19. Which one of the following ships was returned after the death of Magellan?

    (a)

    Santa Maria

    (b)

    Pinta

    (c)

    Nina

    (d)

    Vittoria

  20. Assertion (A): The representatives of all the colonies except that of Georgia, demanded the repeal of the Intolerable Acts.
    Reason (R): The Congress decided to boycott the British goods until then.

    (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 R is wrong

    (d)

    A is wrong R is correct

  21. The noble who led the protest that led to Tennis Court Oath was _________

    (a)

    Marat

    (b)

    Danton

    (c)

    Lafayette

    (d)

    Mirabeau

  22. The liberator of Argentina was ___________

    (a)

    San Martin

    (b)

    Dom Pedro

    (c)

    Bernardo O’Higgins

    (d)

    Marina Morelos

  23. Marx and Engels published the Communist Manifesto in __________

    (a)

    1842

    (b)

    1848

    (c)

    1867

    (d)

    1871

  24. The Young Italy Movement was started in the year__________

    (a)

    1822

    (b)

    1827

    (c)

    1831

    (d)

    1846

  25. 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

  26.  England decided on free trade policy in       

    (a)

    1833

    (b)

    1836

    (c)

    1843

    (d)

    1858

  27. 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

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

    (a)

    1931

    (b)

    1932

    (c)

    1933

    (d)

    1934

  29. 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.

  30. The term “Cold War” was coined by _______

    (a)

    Bernard Baruch

    (b)

    George Orwell

    (c)

    George Kennan

    (d)

    Churchill

  31. The first Summit of NAM was held at ________

    (a)

    Belgrade

    (b)

    Beijing

    (c)

    Bandung

    (d)

    Pali

  32. Glasnost denotes ___________

    (a)

    transparency and openness

    (b)

    democratisation of Communist Party of Soviet Union

    (c)

    restructuring of the Soviet Federal Assembly

    (d)

    reinventing communism

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