MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 7 Security in the Contemporary World

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 7 Security in the Contemporary World

1. India first tested nuclear device in-
(a) 1962.
(b) 1970.
(c) 1974.
(d) 1998.
► (c) 1974.

2. Al-Qaeda is a group of _________.
(a) Islamic militants
(b) Tamil militants
(c) Sikh militants
(d) Maoists
► (a) Islamic militants

3. The Anti-ballistic Missile Treaty was signed in
(a) 1969.
(b) 1970.
(c) 1971.
(d) 1972.
► (d) 1972.

4. The Tutsi tribe are in
(a) Rwanda.
(b) Uganda.
(c) Nigeria.
(d) Greece.
► (a) Rwanda.

5. Disarmament requires all states to give up certain kinds of
(a) Weapons.
(b) Arms control.
(c) Violence.
(d) Internal wars.
► (a) Weapons.

6. Poverty in South Asia has led to _________.
(a) Illiteracy
(b) Population Explosion
(c) Migration
(d) Terrorism
► (c) Migration

7. Global poverty is another source of:
(a) Insecurity.
(b) Security.
(c) Internal problem.
(d) External threat.
► (a) Insecurity.

8. Human rights are classified into
(a) Three types.
(b) Two types.
(c) Four types.
(d) One type.
► (a) Three types.

9. India conducted second nuclear test in:
(a) 1972
(b) 1985
(c) 1986
(d) 1998
► (d) 1998

10. Al-Qaeda attacked America on which date?
(a) 11th September, 2001
(b) 11th September, 2002
(c) 11th October, 2001
(d) 11th October, 2002
► (a) 11th September, 2001

11. Expand START.
(a) Strategic Arms Reduction Toll
(b) Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty
(c) Strategic Arms Reduction Tactics
(d) Strategic Arms Reduction Tax
► (b) Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

12. When was Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty signed?
(a) 1966
(b) 1967
(c) 1968
(d) 1969
► (c) 1968

13. ______ refers to political violence that targets civilians deliberately and indiscriminately.
(a) Terrorism
(b) Global security
(c) Human security 
(d) None of the above
► (a) Terrorism

14. _____ is that the greatest danger to a country is from military threats and danger of violence or the threat of violence inside its borders.
(a) Terrorism
(b) Security
(c) Illiteracy
(d) Migration
► (b) Security
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