MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 14 Understanding partitions

MCQ Questions for Class 12 History: Ch 14 Understanding partitions

1. Till 1938, many Congressmen attended the meetings of the
(a) Unionist Party
(b) Muslim League
(c) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
(d) Hindu Mahasabha
► (d) Hindu Mahasabha

2. The Arya Samaj took efforts to bring back those who recently converted to Islam through
(a) Atma Movement.
(b) Karma Movement.
(c) Shakthi Movement.
(d) Shuddhi Movement.
► (d) Shuddhi Movement.

3. Mohammad Iqbal was a poet who wrote in the language of:
(a) Urdu
(b) Arabic
(c) Hindi
(d) English
► (a) Urdu

4. The Unionist Party, which represented all landlords, was most strong in the province of:
(a) Punjab
(b) Sind
(c) Baluchistan
(d) Bengal
► (a) Punjab

5. Many members of the Indian National Congress participated in the meetings of the Hindu Mahasabha till
(a) 1938.
(b) 1937.
(c) 1936.
(d) 1935.
► (a) 1938.

6. Communalism, in the context of politics, refers to the idea of unifying communities on the basis of:
(a) race
(b) religion
(c) caste
(d) language
► (b) religion

7. The number of cadres the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) had by 1940 was over
(a) 100,000.
(b) 200,000.
(c) 300,000.
(d) 400,000.
► (a) 100,000.

8. The event that brought the British Raj in India to its knees was
(a) Pakistan Resolution
(b) Quit India Movement
(c) Second World War
(d) Provincial elections
► (b) Quit India Movement

9. Choudhry Rehmat Ali, who coined the name Pakistan or 'Pak-stan', was a student at the
(a) Bristol University.
(b) Cambridge University.
(c) Durham University.
(d) Oxford University.
► (b) Cambridge University.

10. The Lahore session of the Muslim League in 1940 was presided over by
(a) Choudhry Rehmat Ali.
(b) M. A. Jinnah.
(c) Maulana Azad.
(d) Mohammad Iqbal.
► (b) M. A. Jinnah.

11. ______ of December 1916 was an understanding between the Congress and the Muslim league.
(a) Bombay Pact
(b) Kolkata Pact
(c) Lucknow Pact
(d) Madras Pact
► (c) Lucknow Pact

12.  The policy of ______ encouraged Sir Syed Ahmed Khan to fight for the right of the Muslims.
(a) Divide and Rule
(b) Addition and Rule
(c) Do or Die
(d) None of the above
► (a) Divide and Rule

13. The Hindu Mahasabha established in ______ also worked on communal lines.
(a) 1914
(b) 1915
(c) 1916
(d) 1917
► (c) 1916

14. The Cripps Mission had come to India in ______ to have talks with Indian leaders with a view to grant Dominion Status to India.
(a) February 1942
(b) March 1942
(c) April 1942
(d) May1942
► (b) March 1942
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