MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 7 Rise of Popular Movements

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 7 Rise of Popular Movements

1. In early 1990s, the BKU pressurised the state to accept its
(a) political demands.
(b) social demands.
(c) cultural demands.
(d) economic demands.
► (d) economic demands.

2. Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan started in 1990 in
(a) Rajasthan.
(b) Madhya Pradesh.
(c) Gujarat.
(d) Maharashtra.
► (a) Rajasthan.

3. Chipko Movement started in which of the following states?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Punjab
► (c) Uttarakhand

4. Dalit Panthers is a:
(a) Social Organisation.
(b) Student federation.
(c) Dalit Militant Organisaiton.
(d) Pressure Group.
► (a) Social Organisation.

5. Anti-Arrack Movement demanded the ban on the
(a) falling of trees.
(b) practice of untouchability.
(c) sale of alcohol.
(d) construction of dam.
► (c) sale of alcohol.

6. The non-political organization ‘Bharatiya Kisan Union’ was formed by
(a) Brinda Karat.
(b) George Fernandes.
(c) Mahendra Singh Tikait.
(d) Sanal Edamaruku.
► (c) Mahendra Singh Tikait.

7. On what issue the villagers related to Chipko movement protested?
(a) Deforestation and commercial logging.
(b) Construction of big dams.
(c) Untouchability.
(d) Exploitation of adivasis.
► (a) Deforestation and commercial logging.

8. In which state the Chipko movement started?​
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Kerala
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Orissa
► (a) Uttarakhand

9. What was the very novel aspect of the Chipko movement?
(a) Womens' active Participation
(b) Rise of independent economic movement
(c) Leadership of Marxist-Leninist workers
(d) The social discontent in Indian society
► (a) Womens' active Participation

10. One of the most successful social movement of eighties was
(a) farmer's movement.
(b) anti-arrack movement.
(c) movement for right to information.
(d) fish worker's movement.
► (a) farmer's movement.

11. Which of these statements are incorrect regarding The Chipko Movement.
(a) Was an environmental movement to prevent cutting down of trees.
(b) Raised questions of ecological and economic exploitation.
(c) Was a movement against alcoholism started by the women.
(d) Demanded that local communities should have control over their natural resources.
► (c) Was a movement against alcoholism started by the women.

12. Dalit Panthers, a militant organisation was formed in which state?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Bihar
► (b) Maharashtra

13. Which popular movement led to the empowerment of women?
(a) Chipko Movement
(b) Anti-Arrack Movement
(c) Narmada Movement
(d) None of the above
► (b) Anti-Arrack Movement

14. What was the main demand of the Chipko Movement?
(a) To prevent child marriages
(b) To fight against discrimination
(c) To prevent trees from being cut and fell.
(d) To discontinue child labour 
► (c) To prevent trees from being cut and fell.
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