History Important and Expected Questions Modern World History based on CBSE Class 10 Part 1

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Q.1- Write a short note on the following;

(i) The Gutenberg Press.

(ii) The Vernacular Press Act.

Q.2- Why did some people in the eighteenth century Europe think that print culture would bring enlightenment and end despotism?

Q.3- Explain how the print culture assisted the growth of nationalism in India.

Q.4- Explain how had the print culture changed the way of life of women in late nineteen century in India.

Q.5- Explain any three features of handwritten manuscripts before the age of print in India.

Q.6- Why did the industrial production in India increase during the First World War?

Q.7- What is meant by proto- industrialization? Why was it successful in the countryside in England in the 17th Century?

Q.8- Explain any five cause of industrial revolution in England.

Q.-9 Explain how the condition of the workers steadily declined in the early twentieth century Europe.

Q.10- ‘Industralisation was a mixed blessing.’ Explain by giving examples.

Q.11- Why did Gandhiji decided to withdraw the Non co-operation Movement?

Q.12- Explain the idea of Satyagraha According to Gandhiji?

Q.13- Write a short note on the following;

(i) The jalliawala Bagh massacre

(ii) The Simon commission

(iii) The Rawlatt Act

(iv) Salt march

Q.14- ‘Women played a very important role in the Civil Disobedience Movement.’ Explain.

Q.15- What were the circumstances which led to the khilaft and the Non Cooperation Movement?

16. Write a short note on the following;

1. The Greek war of independence

2. The Frankfurt Parliament

3. The Napoleonic Code

4. Treaty of Vienna

17. Describe the process of German unification.

18. Describe the process of Italy unification.

19. What steps were taken by the French Revolutionaries to create a sense of collective identities among the French people?

20. Explain what is meant by the 1848 revolution of the liberals. What were the political, social and economic ideas supported by the liberals?