CBSE Solutions for Class 10 History

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What was the Rowlatt Act? (2011 OD)

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Rowlatt Act gave the government enormous powers to suppress political activities and allowed detention of political prisoners without trial for two years. In other words, the Act proposed no appeal, no vakil and no daleel.

Why was the Rowlatt Act imposed? (2011 D)

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The imposing of the Rowlatt Act authorized the government to imprison any person without trial and conviction in a court of law.

In which session of the Indian National Congress was the demand for ‘Puma Swaraj’ formalized? (2012 D)

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Lahore Session, December 1929.

What combination of colours was there in the ‘Swaraj flag’ designed by Gandhiji in 1921? (2012 OD)

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Red, Green and White.

Why was the Khilafat movement started? (2012 OD)

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Khilafat movement was started by Mahatma Gandhi and the Ali Brothers, Muhammad Ali and Shaukat Ali in response to the harsh treatment given to the Caliph of Ottoman empire and the dismemberment of the Ottoman empire by the British.

Who created the first image of Bharat Mata? (2012 D)

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Abanindranath Tagore

Who composed ‘Vande Mataram’? (2012 D)

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Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Which Act did not permit plantation workers to leave the tea garden without permission?

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Inland Emigration Act of 1859.

What was the main reason to withdraw the Non-cooperation Movement? (2013 OD)

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Mahatma Gandhi called off the Non-cooperation Movement as the movement had turned violent in many places. The Chauri Chaura incident in 1922 turned into a violent dash and 22 policemen were killed. Gandhiji felt satyagrahis were not ready for mass struggles.

Name two main ‘Satyagraha’ movements organized by Mahatma Gandhi successfully in favour of peasants in 1916 and 1917. (2013 D)

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1.    Indigo Planters Movement in Champaran, Bihar in 1916.
2.    Peasants Satyagraha Movement was organized in Kheda district in Gujarat in 1917 to support peasants in the demand for relaxation of revenue collection.

Who had designed the ‘Swaraj Flag’ by 1921? Explain the main features of the ‘Swaraj Flag’.

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By 1921, Gandhiji had designed the Swaraj Flag. The main features of this flag were as follows.

  • It was a tricolour (saffron, green and white).
  • It had a spinning wheel in the centre, representing the Gandhian ideal of self-help.

‘The Civil Disobedience Movement was different from the Non-Cooperation Movement.’ Support the statement with examples.

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The Civil Disobedience Movement differed from the Non-Cooperation Movement in the following ways.

What type of flag was designed during the Swadeshi Movement’ in Bengal? Explain its main features.

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  • During the ‘Swadeshi Movement’ in Bengal, a tricolour flag (red, green and yellow) was designed.Nationalism in India 39
  • It had eight lotuses, representing eight provinces of British India.
  • It also had a crescent moon, representing Hindus and Muslims.

‘The plantation workers in Assam had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the notion of Swaraj.’ Support the statement with arguments.

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The plantation workers in Assam had their own understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the notion of Swaraj. This statement can be supported by the following arguments.

  • For plantation workers in Assam, freedom meant right to move freely in and out of the confined space in which they were enclosed, and to retain a link with the native village.
  • When they heard of the Non-Cooperation Movement thousands of workers left the plantations and headed home.
  • They believed that Gandhi Raj meant that they would be given land in their own villages.
    However, due to steamer and railway strike, thousands were stranded on the way.

Why did different social groups join the Civil Disobedience Movement. Explain.

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Different social groups joined the Civil Disobedience Movement. Three of them are listed below.

  • Rich peasant communities like Patidars of Gujarat and Jats of Uttar Pradesh – joined the movement because, being producers of commercial crops, they were hard-hit by depression and falling prices. For them, Swaraj meant struggle against high revenues.
  • Poor peasants joined the struggle because they found it difficult to pay the rent. They wanted the unpaid rent to be remitted.
  • Rich business classes were against colonial policies which restricted trade. They joined the movement because they wanted protection against import of foreign goods. They thought that Swaraj would cancel colonial restrictions and trade would flourish without constraints.

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Rowlatt Act

A

Lahore Session

2

the Indian National Congress was the demand for ‘Puma Swaraj’ formalized

B

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

3

‘Vande Mataram’

C

 the Act proposed no appeal, no vakil and no daleel.

4

 the first image of Bharat Mata

D

Abanindranath Tagore

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1-C, 2-A, 3-B, 4-D

1

the Khilafat movement

A

did not permit plantation workers to leave the tea garden without permission

2

Swaraj flag’ designed by

B

the dismemberment of the Ottoman empire by the British.

3

Inland Emigration Act of 1859.

C

Indigo Planters Movement in Champaran, Bihar in 1916.

4

‘Satyagraha’ movements

D

Mahatma Gandhi

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1-B, 2-D, 3-A, 4-C

1

Hind Swaraj

A

responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh incident.

2

Vande Mataram

B

Mahatma Gandhi.

3

Mahatma Gandhi return to India

C

Novel—Aandamath

4

General Dyer.

D

January, 1915

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1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-A

1

Lion of Punjab

A

Lala Lajpat Rai

2

Gandhiji was born in

B

1919

3

Rowlatt Act

C

1869

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1-A, 2-C, 3-B

1

announced a vague offer of 'Dominion status' for India

A

the women participated large numbers for the first time

2

the Simon Commission boycotted

 

B

forced labour without payment.

3

 In Civil Disobedience Movement

C

no Indian in the commission.

4

Begar

D

Viceroy Lord Irwin

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1-D, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B

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