Please refer to Understanding Partition Class 12 History Important Questions given below. These solved questions for Understanding Partition have been prepared based on the latest CBSE, NCERT and KVS syllabus and books issued for the current academic year. We have provided important examination questions for Class 12 History all chapters.
Class 12 History Understanding Partition
Very Short Answer Questions :
Question. What is the main cause of partition?
Ans. British policies
Question. Write four sources to reconstruct history of Partition
Ans. 1. Oral Narratives
4. Hand written accounts.
Question. What is oral history?
Ans. The collection and study of historical information using tape recording of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events.
Question. What is the main strength of the oral history?
Ans. It helps historians to write experiences of people during the time of partition.
Question. State two causes for changes in British attitude towards India after 1945.
Ans. 1. Change in International situation.
2. Labour Party came power in Britain.
Short Answer Questions :
Question. Write four precautions needed to be taken while collecting oral data on Partition.
Ans. 1. Empathy with fact
2. Should avoid Personal traumas.
3. We should use other sources also.
4. We should also try to understand the problem of memory.
Question What are the main causes of partition?
Ans. – British policies
– Formation of Muslim league
– Separate electorates for Muslims
– Government of India act 1919
– Communal development from the 1920
– Tabligh and Shuddhi movement
– Lahore session of 1940?(demand of Pakistan)
– Refusal of congress to form a coalition government with Muslim league
Long Answer Questions :
Question. What was the impact of Partition on Indian Women?
Ans. 1. Brutally tortured and beaten.
2. Thousands of women were killed and rapped.
3. Problem of Resettlement.
4. Their opinions were not taken.
Question. What are the Major Causes of India’s Partition in 1947? Was it avoidable?
Ans. 1.The British policy of Divide and Rule.
2. Attitude of Muslim league & Mr. Jinnah.
3. Appeasement Policy towards Muslims.
4. Recommendation of various missions.
5. Failure of Interim Government.
6. Lack of Co-operation between congress and Muslim League.
7. Communal growth.
8. Hindu Muslim riots.
9. Role of communal parties and leaders.
No, the Partition was not avoidable as there was a situation of civil war in India.