MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 5 Contemporary South Asia

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 5 Contemporary South Asia

1. In Nepal there was violent conflict between the armed forces of the King and
(a) Maoist guerrillas.
(b) Political activists.
(c) People's representatives.
(d) Armed military forces.
► (a) Maoist guerrillas.

2. Maoist means
(a) Terrorist groups.
(b) Freedom fighters.
(c) A secret society.
(d) Communists who believe in the ideology of Mao.
► (d) Communists who believe in the ideology of Mao.

3. The country that is Bhutan’s biggest source of development aid is
(a) The USA.
(b) Russia.
(c) India.
(d) Maldives.
► (c) India.

4. The South Asian leaders signed the SAARC Charter on:
(a) 7th November 1985.
(b) 8th December 1985.
(c) 9th January 1987.
(d) 5th December, 1988.
► (b) 8th December 1985.

5. In the political field Pakistan lacks
(a) A courageous and relatively free press.
(b) A strong human rights movement.
(c) Educated leaders.
(d) Genuine international support for democracy.
► (d) Genuine international support for democracy.

6. A land locked country of South Asia with Maoist guirellas
(a) Maldives.
(b) Bangladesh.
(c) Nepal.
(d) Pakistan.
► (c) Nepal.

7. Nepal was a constitutional monarchy till
(a) 2006.
(b) 2005.
(c) 2004.
(d) 2003.
► (a) 2006.

8. The Seven Party Alliance is a coalition of
(a) Maoist parties only.
(b) Monarchial forces.
(c) Nepali political parties.
(d) Non-governmental organisations in Nepal.
► (c) Nepali political parties.

9. IPKF stands for
(a) Indian Peaceful Knight Foundation.
(b) Indian Peace Keeping Force.
(c) Indian Peace Keeping Federation.
(d) Indian Peace Keeping Forum.
► (b) Indian Peace Keeping Force.

10. In East Pakistan the popular struggle against West Pakistan domination was led by
(a) Sheikh Mujib Ur Rahman.
(b) Sheikh Mujib Mohammed.
(c) General Yahya Khan.
(d) Sheikh Mujib Ali Rahman.
► (a) Sheikh Mujib Ur Rahman.

11. Expand LTTE.
(a) Liberation Tactics of Tamil Eelam
(b) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
(c) Liberation Tier of Tamil Eelam
(d) Liberation Team of Tamil Eelam
► (b) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

12. Which party dominates the political affairs of Maldives?
(a) Maldivian Democratic Party 
(b) Maldivian Socialist Party 
(c) Maldivian Communist Party 
(d) Maldivian Republic Party 
► (a) Maldivian Democratic Party 

13. Under which military ruler Pakistan faced Military Crisis?
(a) Yahya Khan
(b) Ayub Khan 
(c) Pervez Musharraf 
(d) Nawaz Sharif
► (a) Yahya Khan

14. When was LTTE vanquished?
(a) 2006
(b) 2008
(c) 2009
(d) 2010
► (c) 2009

15. When India conducted nuclear explosion in Pokaran?
(a) 1996
(b) 1997
(c) 1998
(d) 1999
► (c) 1998

16. Expand SAFTA.
(a) South Asian Free Trade
(b) South Asian Free Tax
(c) South Asian Free Tactics
(d) South Asian Free Toll
► (a) South Asian Free Trade
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