HIS - The Age of Revolutions Model Question Paper

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    6 x 1 = 6
  1. The first British colony in America was _________

    (a)

    New York

    (b)

    Philadelphia

    (c)

    Jamestown

    (d)

    Amsterdam

  2. Candide was written by ________________

    (a)

    Voltaire

    (b)

    Rousseau

    (c)

    Montesquieu

    (d)

    Danton

  3. The moderate liberals who wanted to retain Louis XVI as a limited monarchy were called ________

    (a)

    Girondins

    (b)

    Jacobins

    (c)

    Emigres

    (d)

    Royalists

  4. American War of Independence was ended with the Peace of Paris in the year __________

    (a)

    1776

    (b)

    1779

    (c)

    1781

    (d)

    1783

  5. Which of the following Acts required the colonies to pay for the cost of keeping British troops in America?

    (a)

    Stamp Act

    (b)

    Townshed Act

    (c)

    Sugar Act

    (d)

    Quartering Act

  6. Marat played a major role in __________

    (a)

    Battle of Bunker Hill

    (b)

    Reign of Terror

    (c)

    September Massacres

    (d)

    Paris Commune

  7. 8 x 2 = 16
  8. Who were Puritans? Why did they leave England?

  9. What do you know about the Quakers?

  10. Explain the composition of “Three Estates of France”.

  11. Sketch the role of Lafayette in the French Revolution.

  12. What was the background for the storming of Bastille Prison?

  13. What was the need for slaves in the Southern states?

  14. Who were called "Sons of Liberty"?

  15. Who were 'Emigres'?

  16. 5 x 1 = 5
  17. The Postmaster General of the Postal Department of the government of Continental Congress was ____________

    ()

    Benjamin Franklin

  18. The _____________ Act insisted on repaying the debt in gold or silver

    ()

    Currency

  19. The leader of National Assembly of France was ____________

    ()

    Mirabeau

  20. Louis XVI was arrested at _________ with his family when he tried to escape from France.

    ()

    Varennes

  21. The __________ acted like a political party and instilled a new political awareness.

    ()

    Sons of Liberty

  22. 5 x 1 = 5
  23. John Winthrop

  24. (1)

    July 4

  25. Turgot

  26. (2)

    Townshend Acts

  27. Seven years war

  28. (3)

    Massachusetts Bay

  29. American Independence Day

  30. (4)

    France Finance Minister

  31. Daughters of Liberty

  32. (5)

    Britain and France

    3 x 5 = 15
  33. Highlight the contribution of French Philosophers to the Revolution of 1789

  34. State the results of the American war of Independence

  35. Ring out the impact ofthe French Revolution.

  36. 3 x 1 = 3
  37. i) The American War of Independence was as much a civil war as a war against the British
    ii) The British forces emerged victorious in York Town.
    iii) The nobles in France were supportive of the rising middle class.
    iv) The British Parliament repealed the Townshend Act except the tax on paper.
    a) i & ii are correct
    b) iii is correct
    c) iv is correct
    d) i & iv are correct

  38. Assertion (A): Merchants of Boston boycotted the British goods
    Reason (R): The British Finance Minister introduced new duties on imports into American colonies
    a) A is correct and R is not the explanation of A
    b) A is incorrect and R is not the explanation of A
    c) A is correct and R is the explanation of A
    d) Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are incorrect

  39. Assertion (A): There was a massive peasant revolt in the Vendee against conscriptions.
    Reason (R): The peasants as supporters of the king did not like to fight against him.
    a) Both A and R are incorrect
    b) Both A and R are correct
    c) A is correct and R is incorrect
    d) A is incorrect and R is correct

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