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Maharashtra State Council of Educational Research and Training, Pune Class 12th/HSC History Question Bank With Answer Key March 2021
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|Class XII History
Maharashtra Class XII History Sample Questions
Q. 1 A] Choose the correct alternative and rewrite the statement.
1.Industrial Revolution first began in…………..
(a) America (b) England (c) France (d) Germany
2.The Italian traveler,………….,introduced China and other Asian countries to Europe.
(a) Ibn Batuta (b) Columbus (c) Ferdinand Magellan (d) Marco Polo
3.In 1609,……….prepared a more sophisticated telescope ,which enabled the further research in the field of astronomy.
(a) Kepler (b) John Kay (c) Galileo (d) Copernicus
4.With the support of the King Ferdinand and Queen Isabel of Spain, …………., set sail in search of India.
(a) Columbus (b) Vasco da Gama (c) Mungo Park (d) Bartholomew Dias
5.Vasco da Gama landed at the Indian port of………….. in 1498.
(a) Madras (b) Kanyakumari (c) Calicut [ Kozikode] (d) Kochin
6. A machine called ‘Spinning Jenny’ was created by _________ in England.
(a) James Hargreaves (b) Richard Arkwright (c) Edmund Cartwright (d) John Kay
Q. 1 B] Find the incorrect pair from group ‘B’,and write the corrected ones.
1] Group ‘A’ Group ‘B’
1.John Kay flying shuttle
2.Samuel Crompton cotton gin
3. Edmund Cartwright power loom
4.James Watt steam engine
2] Group ‘A’ Group ‘B’
1.Cylinder or roller printing Thomas Bell
2.Steam Engine James Watt
3.Clermont steamboat Robert Fulton
4.Printing Press Macro Polo
Q. 2 A] Write the Names of Historical places / persons/ Events
1] Scientist who told the world that the center of our planetary system is the ‘Sun’ and not the ‘Earth’-
2]The treatise written by Varahmihir
3] The highest authority of Catholic church
4] Epics by Homer
5] First Viceroy of Portuguese –
6]First attempt of circumnavigation of the Africa continent –
Q. 2 B] Choose the correct reason and complete the sentence
1. Portuguese started the trade of slaves from Africa because –
a)They wished to propagate Christianity in the African continent
b) African people had more physical strength to be employed as labour
c) Cheap human labour was the need of Europeans
d) They wanted to rehabilitate Africans in the continent of America
2. The invention of printing has been the outstanding gift of the renaissance period because –
a) It provided job opportunity for many
b) Literary sources were now available
c) It boosted the trade
d) New avenues opened to extend varied information and knowledge to common people.
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