MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 1 Challenges of Nation Building

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 1 Challenges of Nation Building

1. The States Reorganisation Commission was appointed in which year?
(a) 1950
(b) 1951
(c) 1953
(d) 1954
► (c) 1953

2. The Cities that were divided into ‘communal zones’ during the partition violence were
(a) Lahore, Amritsar and Calcutta.
(b) Kashmir, Lucknow and Allahabad.
(c) Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore.
(d) Delhi, Mumbai and Gwalior.
► (a) Lahore, Amritsar and Calcutta.

3. The interim government formed under the cabinet mission plan was headed by
(a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
(d) Rajagopalachari.
► (b) Jawaharlal Nehru.

4. The states created in 1960 were________.
(a) Maharashtra and Gujarat
(b) Orissa and West Bengal 
(c) Rajasthan and Gujarat
(d) Punjab and Haryana
► (a) Maharashtra and Gujarat

5. Which state was not created in 2000?
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Uttaranchal
(d) Bihar
► (d) Bihar

6. The ''communal zones'' exclude
(a) Lahore.
(b) Amritsar.
(c) Kolkata.
(d) Jammu & Kashmir.
► (d) Jammu & Kashmir.

7. Mohammed Ali Jinnah addressed the constituent assembly of Pakistan in Karachi on:
(a) 11th August, 1947
(b) 12th August, 1947
(c) 13th August, 1947
(d) 14th August, 1947
► (a) 11th August, 1947

8. Amrita pritam was a prominent poet from
(a) Punjab.
(b) Gujarat.
(c) Mumbai.
(d) Madras.
► (a) Punjab.

9. Name the original state from which Chattisgarh was carved out.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Madhya Pradesh
► (d) Madhya Pradesh

10. Which one of the following leaders played a vital role in the integration of princely states with India?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
► (b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

11. How many princely states existed at the time of independence of India?
(a) 560
(b) 562
(c) 563
(d) 565
► (d) 565

12. When Meghalaya was carved out of Assam?
(a) 1970
(b) 1971
(c) 1972
(d) 1973
► (c) 1972

13. When Gujarat was carved out of Bombay?
(a) 1950
(b) 1960
(c) 1970
(d) 1980
► (b) 1960

14. Which one of the following is a princely states of India initially resisted to join the Indian Union?
(a) Baroda
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Mysore
(d) Gwalior
► (b) Hyderabad
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