ISC History 2014 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 2014 Class-12 Previous Year Question Papers Solved

Question 1. [20]
(i) Name the two festivals started by Tilak to propagate radical nationalist ideas among the people
(ii) What is the historical importance of the Calcutta Town Hall in the context of the partition of Bengal in 1905.
(iii) Name two leaders who popularized the idea of the Home Rule Movement in India.
(iv) Which agreement signified the reunion of the two wings of the Congress in 1916 ?
(v) Why did a large number of people assemble of Jallianwala Bagh on 13th April, 1919 ?
(vi) Name two prominent leaders of the No Changers of the Congress.
(vii) What is the historical significance of the Lahore Session of the Muslim League in 1940 ?
(viii) Who was popularly known as Frontier Gandhi ?
(ix) State the proposal in the Mountbatten Plan with regard to the princely states.
(x) Mention one cause of dispute between India and Pakistan after 1947.
(xi) Name the independent volunteer military regiments that helped the Weimar Government to suppress the Spartacist Rising.
(xii) Name the agreement signed between Mussolini and the Pope.
(xiii) Why did Hitler’s first attempt at an Anschluss between Germany and Austria ‘ fail ?
(xiv) What do you understand by the term Appeasement ?
(xv) Name the signatories of the Pact of Steel (1939).
(xvi) Name the technique used by the German armies as they swiftly overran Europe (1939-1949).
(xvii) Why was the Berlin Wall erected in 1961 ?
(xviii) Give any one reason why Britain eventually decided to join the EEC in 1961.
(xix) Which Asiatic country has the right to use the veto power in the Security Council ?
(xx) What is the Balfour Declaration ?
Answer  1:
(i) At the Lahore session in 1940, The League under Jinnah stated that the scheme of Federation embodied in the Government of India Act was unacceptable to the Muslim League. Further, it emphasized the need of territorial readjustments and demarcation of the geographically contiguous units.

(ii) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan also called as Bacha Khan was popularly known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’. Fie was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his ideals.

(iii) According to the Mountbatten plan, the Princely States were given the option of joining either of the two Dominions, which is, India or Pakistan or they might also choose to remain independent.

(iv) The Mountbatten plan regarding the Princely states led to the Kashmir conflict. After Independence, Pakistan claimed Kashmir due to the presence of large Muslim population but the ruler of Kashmir, Maharaja Flari Singh joined India by signing the ‘Instrument of Accession.’


(v) Treaty of Lateran in 1929.

(vi) Italy had prevented Germany rom achieving the Anchuluss in 1934.

(vii) ‘Appeasement’ is a diplomatic policy of giving political concessions to an enemy power in order to avoid aggression and conflicts. The policy of Appeasement was used by France and Britain to avoid war with Germany and Italy.

(viii) Pact of steel was the military and political alliance signed between Italy and Germany in 1939.

(ix) The Military tactic used by Germany during the first phase of World War II to overrun Europe was the ‘Blitzkrieg’ (Lightning War) that required the use of heavy weapons such as armoured tanks and artillery including the expensive use of planes along a narrow front.

(x) The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961 by East Germany’s Communist authorities to prevent mass immigration from East Germany to West Berlin. This wall completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany by land.

(xi) A steep rate of the economic decline of the total percentage of British exports sold on Commonwealth markets eventually led Britain to join EEC in 1961.

(xii) China, being a permanent member of the UN Security Council has the right to use Veto power in the Security Council.

(xiii) On November 2, 1917, the British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour publicly declared his support for the creation of a separate Jewish homeland in Palestine in a letter to Lord Rothschild, a wealthy and influential Jew in America. This public assertion is known as ‘Balfour Declaration’.

Part—II (60 Marks)

ISC History 2014 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.
The conditions for the emergence of radical nationalism developed when Bengal was divided into two halves in 1905. With reference to this statement, answer the following :
(a) Why was Bengal partitioned in 1905 ? [4] (b) The anger and indignation of the people of Bengal found expression in the launch and development of the Anti-Partition Movement. Explain. [8] (c) Briefly discuss the role played by the students and women in the Swadeshi and Boycott Movement. [4]

Question 3.
Communalism (1885-1919) posed the biggest threat to the unity of the Indian people and the national movement. In this context, answer the following :
(a) What role did Sayyid Ahmed Khan play in the rise of communal sentiments in India ? [6] (b) Give examples to show that the communal tinge in the ideas and activities of some of the Radical Nationalists were also responsible for the rise of communalism. [6] (c) In what way was the Lucknow Pact of 1916 a significant milestone in the history of Hindu- Muslim unity ? [4]

Question 4.
The Gandhian phase from 1919-1922 was marked by various political events which gave rise to popular movements. In this context, answer the following :
(a) Why was the Khilafat Movement launched in 1919 ? [4] (b) Trace the development of the Non-Cooperation Movement from 1920-1922. [8] (c) What led to the suspension of the Non-Cooperation Movement in 1922 ? [4]

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