Challenges of Nation Building MCQs Questions for Class 12 Political Science Book chapter 1 with Answers

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Politics in India Since Independence MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science

Q1. The States Reorganisation Commission was appointed in which year?

(i) 1950
(ii) 1951
(iii) 1953
(iv) 1954

(iii) 1953


Q2. Which state was not created in 2000?

(i) Jharkhand
(ii) Chhattisgarh
(iii) Uttaranchal
(iv) Bihar

(iv) Bihar


Q3. When India got Independence?

(i) 1947
(ii) 1949
(iii) 1952
(iv) 1962

(i) 1947


Q4. What were the consequences of the Partition of India in 1947?

(i) Transfer of Population
(ii) Refugees Problem
(iii) Problem of Minorities
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these


Q5. The ”communal zones” exclude

(i) Lahore
(ii) Amritsar
(iii) Kolkata
(iv) Jammu & Kashmir

(iv) Jammu & Kashmir


Q6. The states created in 1960 were

(i) Maharashtra and Gujarat
(ii) Orissa and West Bengal
(iii) Rajasthan and Gujarat
(iv) Punjab and Haryana

(i) Maharashtra and Gujarat


Q7. The main reason for India’s partition is:

(i) Adamant attitude of Jinnah
(ii) Communal riots and disorder
(iii) Failure of the Interim Government
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these


Q8. The main reason for India’s partition is:

(i) Adamant attitude of Jinnah
(ii) Communal riots and disorder
(iii) Failure of the Interim Government
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these


Q9. The interim government formed under the cabinet mission plan was headed by

(i) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(ii) Jawaharlal Nehru
(iii) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(iv) Rajagopalachari

(ii) Jawaharlal Nehru


Q10. The Cities that were divided into ‘communal zones’ during the partition violence were

(i) Lahore, Amritsar and Calcutta.
(ii) Kashmir, Lucknow and Allahabad.
(iii) Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore.
(iv) Delhi, Mumbai and Gwalior.

(i) Lahore, Amritsar and Calcutta.


Q11. What were the consequences of the Partition of India in 1947?

(i) Transfer of Population
(ii) Refugees Problem
(iii) Problem of Minorities
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these


Q12. Which among the following statements about the partition is incorrect?

(i) Partition of India was the outcome of the ‘Two Nation Theory.’
(ii) Punjab and Bengal were the two provinces divided on the basis of religion.
(iii) East Pakistan and West Pakistan were not contiguous.
(iv) The scheme of partition included a plan for the transfer of population across the border.

(iv) The scheme of Partition included a plan for the transfer of population across the border.


Q13. When Gujarat was carved out of Bombay?

(i) 1950
(ii) 1960
(iii) 1970
(iv) 1980

(ii) 1960


Q14. The States Reorganisation Commission was appointed in which year?

(i) 1950
(ii) 1951
(iii) 1953
(iv) 1954

(iii) 1953


Q15. When Meghalaya was carved out of Assam?

(i) 1970
(ii) 1971
(iii) 1972
(iv) 1973

(iii) 1972


Q16. Mohammed Ali Jinnah addressed the constituent assembly of Pakistan in Karachi on:

(i) 11th August, 1947
(ii) 12th August, 1947
(iii) 13th August, 1947
(iv) 14th August, 1947

(i) 11th August, 1947


Q17. Name the original state from which Chattisgarh was carved out.

(i) Uttar Pradesh
(ii) Bihar
(iii) Jharkhand
(iv) Madhya Pradesh

(iv) Madhya Pradesh


Q18. Amrita pritam was a prominent poet from

(i) Punjab.
(ii) Gujarat.
(iii) Mumbai.
(iv) Madras.

(i) Punjab.


Q19. Which one of the following is a princely state of India initially resisted joining the Indian Union?

(i) Baroda
(ii) Hyderabad
(iii) Mysore
(iv) Gwalior

(ii) Hyderabad


Q20. Which one of the following leaders played a vital role in the integration of princely states with India?

(i) Mahatma Gandhi
(ii) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(iii) Jawaharlal Nehru
(iv) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

(ii) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


Q21. How many princely states existed at the time of independence of India?

(i) 560
(ii) 562
(iii) 563
(iv) 565

(iv) 565


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