ISC History 2012 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

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Sections-A of Part-II

Section-B of Part-II

Maximum Marks: 80
Time allowed: Three hours

  • Candidates are allowed additional 15 minutes for only reading the paper. They must NOT start writing during this time.
  • Answer Question 1 (Compulsory) from Part I and five questions from Part II, choosing two questions from Section A, two
  • questions from Section B and one question from either Section A or Section B.
  • The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].

Part-I (20 Marks)
Answer all questions

ISC History 2012  Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

Question 1. [20]
(i) Name the two newspapers that Tilak edited in order to promote radical nationalism in India.
(ii) Name one well-known revolutionary organisation established in Bengal and one in Maharashtra in the early years of the 20th century.
(iii) What was the main demand of the Shimla deputation ? How was this demand fulfilled by the British Government ?
(iv) Why did Rabindranath Tagore give up his knighthood in 1919?
(v) Mention the two main principles of the Gandhian philosophy of Satyagraha.
(vi) What was the main provision of the Poona Pact ?
(vii) Name the nationalist leader who played the most important role in propa-gating and popularizing socialist ideas in the 1930’s in India.
(viii) Who was the founder of the Forward Bloc party in 1939 ?
(ix) What was the significance of the Lahore Session of the Muslim League in 1940?
(x) State any one reason for the Cabinet Mission’s rejection of the idea of a separate state of Pakistan.
(xi) Who introduced the ‘Battle of Wheat Campaign’ ? What was its primary objective ?
(xii) Why and by whom was the “Final solution ” policy implemented ?
(xiii) Why did Mussolini support General Franco during the Spanish Civil War ?
(xiv) Name the two countries that originally signed the Anti-Comintern Pact (1936).
(xv) State any one reason for the US decision to use the atom bomb against Japan.
(xvi) Which major crisis in Europe led to the establishment of NATO ?
(xvii) Why was the Berlin Wall erected by the Communists in 1961 ?
(xviii) What is meant by the veto power of the Security Council ?
(xix) How did the rise of Nazism in Germany impact the Palestinian conflict ?
(xx) Why did Nasser nationalize the Suez Canal ?
Answer 1:
(vii) Jawaharlal Nehru, insisted on the inculcation of a new socialist ideological orientation.

(viii) Subhash Chandra Bose was the founder of the Forward Bloc party in 1939.

(ix) Jinnah’s ‘Two Nation Theory’ was an outcome of the Lahore Session of Muslim League in 1940.

(x) Cabinet Mission rejected the idea of two sovereign states because it was believed that it would not solve the problem of the minorities.


(xiii) The nationalist agreed to allow Italy to establish bases in Spain if there was a war with France, Mussolini knew very well that from Spain. French industries in Marseilles could be easily bombed and thus, Italy would be able to establish his supremacy in the Mediterranean.

(xiv) Germany and Japan.

(xv) After aerial attack on Pearl Harbor, USA served ultimatum to Japan to surrender before USA. After the fall of Germany and Italy, Japan was still continuing the war, so after USA decided to use atom bomb against Japan.

(xvi) The conflict between Western and Eastern Europe over German problems was getting intense. The Soviet blockade of West Berlin made America decide to form a mutual military assistance organisation with the Western European countries. This resulted in the establishment of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation “NATO”.

(xvii) Khruschev announced that Russia no longer recognize the claims of western powers over west Berlin. He also demanded that the western powers should withdraw from the west Berlin. When the U.S. refused to accede to this demand, Russia erected Berlin wall in Aug. 1961. The 28 miles Berlin wall across the entire city effectively blocked the escape route to the west.

(xviii) The five permanent, members of the Security Council have the right to veto. By an application of this right a permanent member may reject any decision of the Security Council.

(xix) Germany’s Palestine policy between 1933 and 1940 was based on a fundamental acceptance of the post-World War I status quo in the Middle-east. For different reasons, the Hitler regime continued in the footsteps of the various Weimar Governments by identifying German interests with the postwar settlement in Palestine. That settlement embodied a growing Jewish presence’ and homeland in Palestine, as well as the establishment of British imperial power over Palestine and the Middle-east. It also represented a denial of Arab claims to national self determination and independence in Palestine and throughout the Middle-east.

Between 1933 and 1940, German policy encouraged and actively promoted Jewish emigration to Palestine, recognized and respected Britain’s imperial interests throughout the Middle-east and remained largely indifferent to the ideals and aims of Arab nationalism.

(xx) Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1956 declared nationalization of the Suez Canal to be able to use the funds collected from toll tax to help build Aswan dam. This was a result of America’s refusal to further loans to Egypt for political reasons.

Part—II (60 Marks)

ISC History 2012 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

Answer five questions in all, choosing two questions from Section A, two questions from Section B and one question from either Section A or Section B.


Question 2.
(a) Briefly explain two political events in India and two at the international level that led to the rise of radical nationalism at the turn of the 20th century. [4] (b) Give an account of the Anti-Partition Movement and its subsequent development into the Swadeshi and Boycott Movement. [6] (c) How did the differences in interpretation and application of Swadeshi and Boycott, widen the rift between the Moderates and the Radical nationalist ? [6]

Question 3.            (ISC History 2012 Class-12)
The first World War led to a maturing of Indian nationalism. In this context, answer the following :
(a) Why did the Indian nationalist leaders initially decide to. support the British in their war effort and later launch the anti-British Home Rule League Movement ? [4] (b) Name the two founders of the Home Rule League in India. What was the contribution of this League in the freedom movement ? [6] (c) Discuss the events that led to the Lucknow session of the Congress and the signing of the Congress League Pact in 1916. Explain the significance of the Lucknow Pact. [6]

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