MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 4 India’s External Relations

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 4 India’s External Relations

1. Who accompanied the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama during the official Chinese visit to India in 1956?
(a) Hua Guofeng
(b) Zhao Ziyang
(c) Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai
(d) Li Peng
► (c) Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai

2. Apartheid is the practice of
(a) religious discrimination.
(b) racial discrimination.
(c) linguistic differences.
(d) human behaviour.
► (b) racial discrimination.

3. India convened the Asian Relations Conference in March 1947 under the leadership of
(a) Dr B.R. Ambedkar
(b) Dr. Radha Krishnan.
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru.
(d) Rajendra Prasad.
► (c) Jawaharlal Nehru.

4. In the Nehru cabinet who was apprehensive of the future attack from china?
(a) Vallabhbhai Patel
(b) C. Rajagopalachari
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Jagjivan Ram
► (a) Vallabhbhai Patel

5. Who exercised profound influence in the formulation and implementation of India’s foreign policy from 1946 to 1964?
(a) Motilal Nehru
(b) Sardar Patel
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
► (d) Jawaharlal Nehru

6. After second World War, the world was divided into the blocks of
(a) U.S.A and U.K.
(b) USSR and China.
(c) Japan and Korea.
(d) U.S.A and USSR.
► (d) U.S.A and USSR.

7. Article 51 of the Indian Constitution lays down some provisions regarding...
(a) Powers of Prime Minister.
(b) Fundamental Rights.
(c) Promotion of international peace and security.
(d) Fundamental Duties.
► (c) Promotion of international peace and security.

8. The basis of India's foreign policy is
(a) non alignment.
(b) promoting US bloc.
(c) promoting USSR bloc.
(d) alligning with China.
► (a) non alignment.

9. After Nehru, the first Prime Minister to visit China was
(a) Lal Bahadur Shastri.
(b) Indira Gandhi.
(c) Rajiv Gandhi.
(d) V.P. Singh.
► (c) Rajiv Gandhi.

10. For the early freedom of which country India made earnest effort by convening international conference?
(a) Malaysia
(b) Indonesia
(c) Vietnam
(d) Singapore
► (b) Indonesia

11. Why Britain attacked Egypt in 1956?
(a) over Suez Canal issue
(b) over Suzhou Canal issue
(c) over Panama Canal issue
(d) over Bruges Canal issue
► (a) over Suez Canal issue

12. Which conference marked the zenith of India’s engagement with the newly independent Asian and African nations?
(a) Bandung Conference
(b) Singapore Conference
(c) Egyptian Conference
(d) Malaysian Conference
► (a) Bandung Conference

13. When China annexed Tibet?
(a) 1930
(b) 1940
(c) 1950
(d) 1960
► (c) 1950

14. Expand NEFA.
(a) North Eastern Far Agency
(b) North Eastern Frontier Agency
(c) North Eastern Fullest Agency
(d) North Eastern Farther Agency
► (b) North Eastern Frontier Agency
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