MCQ Questions for Class 10 History: The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

MCQ Questions for Class 10 History: The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

1. When and how French Indo-China was formed?
(a) French Indo-China was formed in 1880, after the French defeated China
(b) Conquest of Tonkin and Anaam in 1887, led to the formation of French Indo-china
(c) Conquest of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam led to the formation of French Indo-china
(d) All the above
► (b) Conquest of Tonkin and Anaam in 1887, led to the formation of French Indo-china

2. Construction of trans-Indo-China network linked Vietnam to
(a) China and Siam
(b) Northern and Southern parts of Vietnam finally linked to Yunan in China by 1910
(c) To Siam (Thailand now) via the Cambodian capital of Pnom Penh
(d) Both (b) and (c)
► (d) Both (b) and (c)

3. The barriers to economic progress in Vietnam, according to Paul Bernard, the French writer, were :
(a) Lack of industrialisation
(b) High population, low agricultural productivity  and  extensive indebtedness among peasants
(c) Lack of reforms in the agricultural field
(d) Landlordism in the rural areas
► (b) High population, low agricultural productivity  and  extensive indebtedness among peasants

4. Indo-China comprises
(a) India and China
(b) North and South Vietnam and China
(c) India, China and Vietnam
(d) The modern countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
► (d) The modern countries of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

5.  The French tried to stem the invasion of rats in Hanoi by :
(a) Offering a price for every rat caught by the Vietnamese
(b) By plugging the sewers
(c) By starting a rat hunt in 1902, hiring Vietnamese workers and paying them for each rat caught
(d) By poisoning the rat
► (c) By starting a rat hunt in 1902, hiring Vietnamese workers and paying them for each rat caught

6. Who founded the Hoa Hao movement, when and where?
(a) It was founded by Hoa Hao in 1940 in Saigon
(b) Founded by Huynh Phu So in 1939 in Hanoi
(c) Founded by Huynh Phu So, in 1939, in the fertile Mekong delta area
(d) Founded by Mad Monze, 1939, in Hanoi
► (c) Founded by Huynh Phu So, in 1939, in the fertile Mekong delta area

7. Who started the ‘Go East Movement’ and when?
(a) 300 Vietnamese students in 1907-08 in Japan
(b) The Nguyen dynasty in 1907
(c) Phan Chu Trinh in 1908
(d) All the above
► (a) 300 Vietnamese students in 1907-08 in Japan

8. What were the provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh called in Vietnam?
(a) Electric current
(b) Electric circuit
(c) Electric fuses
(d) None of the above
► (c) Electric fuses

9. Why did the US enter the war in Vietnam between the North and South Vietnam?
(a) To establish US rule in Vietnam
(b) To unite the North and South Vietnam
(c) To stop communists gaining power in Vietnam
(d) None of the above
► (c) To stop communists gaining power in Vietnam

10. What is Napalm?
(a) A chemical weapon which US used to attack in the war.
(b) Hollywood  film  which was responsible for motivating young men to die in the war.
(c) A film by John Ford Coppala’s
(d) A trail by Ho Chi Minh
► (a) A chemical weapon which US used to attack in the war.

11. When did the conflict with the US end in Vietnam and how?
(a) Peace settlement in Nuremberg in April 1974
(b) Peace settlement in Paris in January 1974
(c) Peace settlement in Hanoi in December 1972
(d) Peace settlement in Vietnam in September 1969
► (b) Peace settlement in Paris in January 1974

12. Which one of the following was not the barrier to economic growth in Vietnam as suggested by Bernard?
(a) High population levels
(b) Low agriculture productivity
(c) Lack of natural resources
(d) Extensive indebtedness amongst the peasants
► (c) Lack of natural resources

13. Which one of the following is not true regarding the views of Paul Bernard about how colonies should be developed?
(a) Colonial economy should be developed to create demands for French goods.
(b) Reforms should be carried out to increase agricultural production.
(c) Landlordism should be introduced in the rural areas.
(d) Rural indebtness and poverty should be reduced
► (c) Landlordism should be introduced in the rural areas.

14. Which one of the following was the reason behind the protest in the Saigon Native Girls Schools in 1926 in Vietnam?
(a) Expulsion of a Vietnamese girl from the school
(b) Using French language as the medium of instruction in the school
(c) Representing Vietnamese as primitive and backward in school textbooks
(d) Allowing only Vietnamese elite to get admission in the school
► (a) Expulsion of a Vietnamese girl from the school

15. Which one of the following is not true regarding the Hoa Hao Movement in Vietnam?
(a) It criticised useless expenditure and sale of child brides.
(b) It opposed gambling and use of alcohol.
(c) It motivated the Vietnamese to kill Catholic Missionaries.
(d) Its founder was Huynh Phu So
► (c) It motivated the Vietnamese to kill Catholic Missionaries.

16. Which one of the following was the reason behind the entry of US into the war in Vietnam?
(a) Fear of spread of communist governments around the world.
(b) Fear of Vietnam gaining independence
(c) Fear of French gaining control of Vietnam
(d) Fear of division of Vietnam
► (a) Fear of spread of communist governments around the world.

17. Which one of the following is not true regarding the Bounty Programme?
(a) It was related to the rat hunt during the spread of Plague in Hanoi.
(b) The Vietnamese workers were paid for each tail of a rat as proof that it had been killed.
(c) It referred to the bountiful rice harvest in the Mekong River Delta.
(d) The rat catchers only clipped the tail of the rat and released it.
► (c) It referred to the bountiful rice harvest in the Mekong River Delta.

18. Which one of the following was not the barrier to economic growth in Vietnam as suggested by Bernard?
(a) High population levels
(b) Low agriculture productivity
(c) Lack of natural resources
(d) Extensive indebtedness amongst the peasants
► (c) Lack of natural resources

19. Which one of the following is not true regarding the role of women in the liberation movement in Vietnam?
(a) The women played a symbolic role in the Movement.
(b) Rebel women of the past were celebrated.
(c) They built airstrips, neutralised bombs and transported cargo.
(d) They were depicted as warriors and workers with a hammer in one hand a rifle in the other.
► (d) They were depicted as warriors and workers with a hammer in one hand a rifle in the other.

20. Which one of the following statements best explains syncretic tradition?
(a) A tradition that reflects the local beliefs.
(b) A modern tradition.
(c) A tradition that combines Buddhism with local belief.
(d) An ancient tradition.
► (c) A tradition that combines Buddhism with local belief.

21. Which one of the following countries does not comprise Indo-China?
(a) Thailand
(b) Vietnam
(c) Laos
(d) Cambodia
► (a) Thailand

22. According to Bernard, economic growth in Vietnam was obstructed by:
(a) High population
(b) Low agriculture productivity
(c) Extensive indebtedness among peasants
(d) All of these
► (d) All of these

23.  In which Year was the Vienna Congress held?
(a) 1815
(b) 1845
(c) 1885
(d) 1915
► (c) 1885

24. The main objective of ‘Go East Movement’ of the Vietnamese students was:
(a) To drive out the French from Vietnam
(b) To overthrow the puppet emperor
(c) To re-establish the Nguyen dynasty that had been deposed by the French
(d) All of these
► (d) All of these

25. After the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu:
(a) Vietnam was liberated
(b) Vietnam came under Japanese domination
(c) Vietnam was divided into North and South
(d) Ho Chi Minh became the President
► (c) Vietnam was divided into North and South

26. Who was referred to as ‘Colon’ in Vietnam?
(a) The Vietnamese who could speak French
(b) The French citizens living in Vietnam
(c) Residents of a colony
(d) Colonised part of Indo-China
► (b) The French citizens living in Vietnam

27. When did the NLF occupy the presidential palace in Saigon and unify Vietnam?
(a) 20 June, 1974
(b) 30 April, 1975
(c) 23 June, 1976
(d) 8 June, 1976
► (b) 30 April, 1975

28. The scholars revolt was led by court officials:
(a) who were angered by the spread of Catholicism and French power
(b) in the Mekong Delta
(c) wanting educational reform in Vietnam
(d) supporting French rule
► (a) who were angered by the spread of Catholicism and French power

29. Who among the following was the author of the most influential book ‘The History of the Loss of Vietnam’?
(a) Phan Boi Chau
(b) Liang Qichao
(c) Phan Chu Trinh
(d) Huynh Phu So
► (a) Phan Boi Chau

30. Which of the following is not true about the Ho Chi Minh trail?
(a) It had branch lines extending to other countries of Indo-China.
(b) It was used to transport men and materials from North to South Vietnam
(c) It was used by the Vietnamese rebels and the US troops.
(d) It had support bases and hospitals along the way
► (c) It was used by the Vietnamese rebels and the US troops.

31. What was ordinance 10?
(a) A Vietnamese law that permitted Buddhism but outlawed Christianity
(b) A French law that permitted Christianity but outlawed Buddhism
(c) A chinese law that permitted Confucianism but outlawed local practices.
(d) A Japanese law that permitted Buddhism but outlawed Hinduism.
► (b) A French law that permitted Christianity but outlawed Buddhism

32. Which one of the following parties was established by Ho Chi Minh in 1930?
(a) Vietnamese Communist Party
(b) The League for the Independence of Vietnam
(c) National Liberation Front
(d) All of these
► (a) Vietnamese Communist Party

33. Who among of the following, became the Chairman of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam formed in 1945?
(a) Ho Chi Minh
(b) Bao Dai
(c) Phan Boi Chau
(d) Ngo Dinh Diem
► (a) Ho Chi Minh

34. Who among the following formed the Revolutionary Society Duy Tan Hoi in Vietnam?
(a) Phan Boi Chau
(b) Huynh Phu So
(c) Phan Chu Trinh
(d) Liang Qichao
► (a) Phan Boi Chau

35.  By  whom  was  the Vietnamese Communist Party set up?
(a) Ho Chi Minh
(b) Ngo Dinh Diem
(c) Huynh Phu So
(d) Sun Yat Sen
► (a) Ho Chi Minh

36. Who among the following was intensely hostile to the monarchy in Vietnam?
(a) Phan Boi Chau
(b) Phan Chu Trinh
(d) Huynh Phu So
(d) The officails of the Imperial Court.
► (b) Phan Chu Trinh

37. “Go-east Movement” became popular in Vietnam during the first decade of 20th century because:
(a) Vietnamese students went to Japan to acquire education.
(b) they went to Japan to learn Japanese language.
(c) they went to get lucrative jobs.
(d) they looked for foreign arms and help to drive away the French from Vietnam.
► (a) Vietnamese students went to Japan to acquire education.

38. In 1903, the modern part of Hanoi was struck by the disease known as:
(a) Cholera
(b) Malaria
(c) Bubonic Plague
(d) Typhoid
► (c) Bubonic Plague

39. In 1911, the monarchy in China was overthrown by:
(a) Ho Chi Minh
(b) Sun Yat Sen
(c) Phan Boi Chau
(d) Ngo Dinh Diem
► (b) Sun Yat Sen

40.  The  USA  underestimated  the Vietnamese because they failed to understand
(a) The power of nationalism to move people to action, to sacrifice their home and family, to live under horrific conditions
(b) The power of a small country to fight the most technologically advanced country in the world
(c) The desire to fight for independence
(d) All the above
► (b) The power of a small country to fight the most technologically advanced country in the world

41. The Trung sisters were idealised and glorified because :
(a) They represented the indomitable will and intense patriotism of the Vietnamese
(b) They preferred to commit suicide, instead of surrendering to the Chinese when defeated
(c) Phan Boi Chau wrote about them in his play
(d) They gathered over 30,000 soldiers and fought the Chinese for two years
► (a) They represented the indomitable will and intense patriotism of the Vietnamese

42.  As peace talks began in the 1970s, the women were now represented as
(a) Warriors and workers
(b) Only as workers
(c) As workers in agricultural cooperatives, factories and production units and not as warriors
(d) All the above
► (c) As workers in agricultural cooperatives, factories and production units and not as warriors
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