Kerala Syllabus SAMAGRA SCERT SAMAGRA Question Pool for Class 10 English Medium History Struggle and Freedom
Who prepared the Instrument of Accession to integrate the princely states into Indian Union?
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, V.P. Menon
Lalit kala Akademi is an organization to the promotion of Indian arts in India and abroad.Describe two such other cultural institutions and their activities.
Sangit Natak Akademi - Promotion of Drama and Music
• Sahitya Akademi – Promotion of Literature in Indian languages
• National School of Drama - Organizing Drama Festivals
• National Book Trust of India – To encourage reading habit and to promote Indian books
Complete the following table related to various education commissions to study Indian education.
Dr. Radhakrishnan Commission
proposal for the National Model of Education
b. University Education
c. Dr. D. S. Kothari Commission
e. Dr. Lakshmana swamy Mudaliar Commission
f. Secondary Education
Name the Chinese Prime Minister who signed the Panchsheel Principles?
What is the Panchsheel Principles? What is its significance?
The Panchsheel Principles is an agreement signed by India and China in 1954.
It was signed by Chou- En Lai and Jawaharlal Nehru
Non-alignment was one of the main principles of India's foreign policy. Write any other four principles?
Resistance to Colonialism and imperialism
Hostility to Racism
Trust in the United Nations Organization
Emphasis on the necessity of foreign assistance
Write down the names of any two organisations to promote the cultural activities in India.
Sangit Natak Akademi
Lalit Kala Akademi
National School of Drama
National Book Trust of India
The National Education Policy of 1986 proposed major changes in Indian education. Justify this statement.
Focusing on primary and continuing education
Launching Operation Blackboard Programme to universalize primary education and improve infrastructure facilities in school
Navodaya schools should be established in every district
Encourage girls education
Write any two recommendations of Kothari Commission.
Dr.Radhakrishnan Commission is one of the commissions to study Indian education and to submit recommendations. Write the names of two other commissions.
Under the leadership of Nehru, an ardent fan of modern science, India made great success in science and technology. Evaluate this statement.
Explain India's achievements in space Research
Name two agencies in India that develop satellites.
National Remote Sensing Agency
Physical Research Laboratory
Where is India's first rocket launching station situated?
In which year was the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) established?
Elucidate the role of Homi Jahangir Bhabha in science.
He led the projects of the Scientific and Industrial Research
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission of India.
Describe the achievements of independent India in the field of economy
Five Year Plans
Assistance from foreign countries, Growth of agricultural sector, Iron and steel Industries
Fifty-five projects were launched nationally.
What was the dramatic change in Indian economy in the 1990’s?
Focus on private sector rather than the public sector
What is the role of big dams in the economic modernization of India?
Big Dams - Water for Agriculture, Electricity for Industry
Progress of agriculture and industry
India has received foreign aid for economic development after independence. Validate this statement with examples related to the construction of iron and steel industries.
Bhilai - Soviet Union
Bocaro - Soviet Union
Rourkela - Germany
Durgapur - Britain
After gaining independence in 1947, foreign dominance prevailed in some parts of India. Later they became part of the Indian Union. Elucidate this statement.
Pondicherry, Karaikkal, Mahe and Yanam were under French control
Goa, Daman and Diu were under Portuguese control.
In 1954 , the French occupied territories were incorporated to India
In 1961, the Portuguese occupied territories were incorporated through military operation
What was the main proposal of the Instrument of Accession for the integration of princely states?
Transfer their control over defence, external affairs and information and communication to the Government of India
Name the Malayalee who prepared the Instrument of Accession for the Integration of princely states into the Indian Union?
V. P. Menon
Describe the situation that led to the linguistic reorganisation of States in independent India.
People who speak different languages in a country.
In 1920 the Nagpur session of Indian National Congress resolved to form its state committees on the basis of language
People's agitation for lingustic States
Potti Sriramalu- Satyagraha and death
State Reorganization Commission
State Reorganization Act in 1956
Who was the Chairman of the drafting Committee of Indian constitution?
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
The following are some of the famous personalities of independent India. Find the positions held by them from the bracket
(Chairman of the States Reorganization Commission, Chairman of Constituent Assembly,
Chairman of the Planning Commission, Chairman of Constitution Drafting Committee)
Dr. Rajendra Prasad - Chairman of the Constituent Assembly
Fazal Ali - Chairman of the State Reorganization Commission
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar - Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee
Jawaharlal Nehru - Chairman of the Planning Commission
Some statements related to state reorganization. Find the false statement.
- Reorganized states on the basis of language.
- In 1956 the Indian State Reorganization Act was passed.
- K.M Panikker was the chairman of the State Reorganization Commission.
- The Nagpur Congress session of the Indian National Congress held in 1920 decided to form Congress committees on the basis of language.
K.M.Panikker was the chairman of the State Reorganization Commission.
In which year was the Planning Commission established in India?
From which country did India borrow the concept of economic planning?
The Soviet Union
Explain how Free India solved the challenge of integration of princely states.
600 princely states in India
Britain gave the princely states the right to join or remain independent in India or Pakistan
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel took charge
V. P. Menon is made Secretary of State Department
The Instrument of Accession was prepared
The central government has control over defence, foreign affairs and communication
The states such as Hyderabad, Junagarh and Kashmir were resented.
These were incorporated into the Indian Union through military intervention and conciliation.
India's independence was at the same time a source of happiness and sorrow. Evaluate this statement
The liberation from colonial rule was a source of joy.
Partition, communal violence and influx of refugees have caused distress.