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CBSE Class 12 Political Science Term 1 - MCQs (#class12PoliticalScience)(#cbseTerm1)(#eduvictors)

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Term 1 - MCQs

CBSE Class 12 Political Science Term 1 - MCQs (#class12PoliticalScience)(#cbseTerm1)(#eduvictors)


Q1: Which among the following statements about the Cold War is false?

(a) The US and USSR are currently engaged in hot war.

(b) Both US and USSR were keen on expanding their influence.

(c) Both superpowers were engaged in ideological conflict also

(d) The cold war threatened to divide the world into two alliances.


Q2: Who was the counterpart of US President John F. Kennedy at the time of Cuban Missile Crisis in USSR?

(a) Mikhail Gorbachev  

(b) Fidel Castro

(c) Nikita Khrushchev

(d) Richard Nickson


Q3: What was the code name of bomb dropped by US on Hiroshima?

(a) Fat Man

(b) Little Boy

(c) Wonder Girl 

(d) Smart native



Q4: Who among the following initiated reforms in the USSR?

(a) Fidel Castro

(b) Mikhail Gorbachev

(c) Lennin

(d) Nikhil Khrushchev



Q5: The first Gulf War was known as?

(a) Operation Infinite Reach

(b) Operation Enduring Freedom

(c) Operation Desert Storm

(d) Operation Iraqi Freedom



Q6: Who among the following President of US is considered for hailing the emergence of a ‘new world order’?

(a) George H.W.Bush 

(b) George W.Bush 

(c) Bill Clinton

(d) Ronald Regeon



Q7: Russia took over the USSR seat in the UN in which of the following year? 

(a) November 1989 

(b) October 1992

(c) January 1990 

(d) December 1991



Q8: The UN agency in charge of nuclear safety and peaceful applications is?

(a) International Atomic Energy Agency

(b) The UN Committee on Disarmament

(c) UN International Safeguard Committee

(d) None of these



Q9: WTO is serving as the successor of which of the following organisations:

(a) General Agreement on Trade & Tariffs 

(b) General Arrangement on Trade & Tariffs 

(c) World Health Organisation

(d) UN Development Programme



Q10: Who among the following was the first Asian to hold the office of Secretary General since 1971?

(a) U Thant

(b) Kofi A. Annan

(c) Ban Ki Moon

(d) Boutros Boutros-Ghali



Q11: Name the original state from which Chhattisgarh was carved out. 

(a) Uttar Pradesh 

(b) Bihar

(c) Jharkhand 

(d) Madhya Pradesh



Q12: Which one of the following statements is incorrect about partition 

(a) Partition of India and Pakistan was based on religious lines. 

(b) Minorities on both sides of the border were affected badly.

(c) Partition was also described as a division of hearts.

(d) Partition is only about the political division of the country .



Q13: Which one the following leaders played an important role in the integration of princely states with India?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(c) C Rajagopalchari

(d) B R Ambedkar



Q14: Whan was the Planning Commission in India started?

(a) 1960

(b) 1950

(c) 1955

(d) 1962 



Q15: n India, planning was conceived as the main instrument of which of the following? 

(a) Political development 

(b) Cultural development

(c) Social development 

(d) Socio-economic development



Q16: In the First Five Year Plan priority was given to

(a) agriculture

(b) industry

(c) poverty

(d) foreign policy



Q17: Who was popularly known as the Father of White Revolution in India?

(a) KT Shah

(b) Varghese Kurien 

(c) P.C. Malanovis 

(d) Gulzarilal Nanda



Q18: In which year when Britain attacked Egypt over the Suez Canal issue, India led the world protest against this neo-colonial invasion?

(a) 1957 

(b) 1956

(c) 1958 

(d) 1959



Q19: The basis of India's Foreign policy was:

(a) Promoting US Bloc

(b) Non-alignment

(c) Promoting USSR

(d) None of these



Q20: Which of the following is related to liberation of Bangladesh?

(a) ILO

(b) LTTE

(c) Mukti Bahni

(d) SEATO



Answers: 

1: (a) False

2: (c) Nikita Khrushchev

3: (b) Little Boy

4: (b) Mikhail Gorbachev

5: (c) Operation Desert Storm

6: (a) George H.W.Bush 

7: (d) December 1991

8: (a) International Atomic Energy Agency

9: (a) General Agreement on Trade & Tariffs 

10: (c) Ban Ki Moon

11: (d) Madhya Pradesh

12: (d) Partition is only about the political division of the country .

13: (b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

14: (b) 1950

15: (d) Socio-economic development

16: (a) agriculture

17: (b) Varghese Kurien 

18: (b) 1956

19: (b) Non-alignment

20: (c) Mukti Bahni




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