Question Bank History (9th)

1. What does 'subsistence crisis' mean? [1]

2. What was the position of women in French society? [3]

3. Who was Abbe Sieyes? [3]

4. The eighteenth century France witnessed the emergence of the middle class'. Who were they and what were their ideas? [3]

5. How did France saw the subsistence crises during the old regime? [3]

6. Describe the main features of the constitution of 1791 drafted by the National Assembly. [5]

7. Write a short note on the Reign of Terror in France. Describe any five steps taken by him to consolidate his power in France. [5]

8. Describe the circumstances leading to the outbreak of revolutionary protest in France. [5]

9. How was economic recovery made in Germany? [3]

10. Highlight the issue on which differences was raised between Hitler and Schacht. [3]

11. How did the Nazis develop a hatred for the Jews? [3]

12. Write a brief note on the economic policy of Hitler. [3]

13. Write a brief note on the eleven-year-old Helmuth's experiences of Germany. [3]

14. State the reasons responsible for USA to join the Second World War. [3]

15.What do you understand by the 'Genocidal War' in Germany? [3]

16. What kind of education was given in Nazi schools?

17. Highlight the important features of the education imparted in Nazi Schools. [5]

18. Explain any five features of Hitler's foreign policy. [5]

19. What was the Nazis' 'Art of Propaganda'? [5]

20. In what ways did the Nazi state seek to establish total control over its people? [5]

21. How can you say that Louis XVI was a despotic ruler? [3]

2 2. How was the system of Estates in French society organized? [3]

2 3. Who were the Jacobins? Write about it in three points. [3]

24. Name some symbols used during French Revolution and what do they stand for? [3]

25. What was the significance of the storming of the Bastille? [3]

26. Who were the groups of people who protested rising taxes and food scarcity in France? What was the result?

27. How did the emergence of the middle class help French society? [3]

28. What do you know about the political clubs formed in France? [3]

29. Describe the legacy of the French Revolution for the peoples of the world during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. [3]

30. How was the National Assembly recognised and how did it start exercising its powers? [3]

31. Describe any three causes for the fall of the Jacobin government in France. [3]

32. What is the significance of 'The Tennis Court Oath' in the French Revolution? [3]

33. A large number of Jacobins came to be known as 'sans-culottes'. What did this term mean? [3]

34. What types of taxes were paid by the third estate in France? [3]

35. Explain three teaching of Rousseau which laid the foundations of democracy? [3]

36. What was the immediate cause of the French Revolution? [3]

37. How was slavery abolished in France? [5]

38. What was Directory? Why was it removed from France? [5]

39. What changes people witnessed everyday life after the revolution of 1789 in France? [5]

40. Who was Napoleon Bonaparte? Why was he called a liberator? [5]

41. Explain triangular slave trade carried on during 18th and 19th century. [5]

42. What were the conditions of women in France before the revolution? [5]

43. How did France become a constitutional monarchy? [5]

44. What was the contribution of the French philosophers in the outbreak of the Revolution of 1789 in France? [5]

45. What do you understand by the term Reign of Terror? [5]

46 . Describe Hitler's policy towards the Jews. [3]

47. Which youth organisations were formed in German? [3]

48. How did common people react to Nazism? [3]

49. What do you understand by 'Hyperinflation'? [3]

50. What were the steps taken by Hitler to strengthen the Nazi youth and children? [3]

51. What are the peculiar features of Nazi thinking? [3]

52. State the verdict of Nuremberg Tribunal. Why did the Allies avoid harsh punishments of Germany?

53. Explain any three reasons why the Weimer republic was not received well by the people of Germany. [3]

54. Which special surveillance and security forces were created by Nazis? [3]

55. Describe the events that happened in 1945, when Germany surrendered to Allies. [3]

56. What was Hitler's ideology? [3]

57. How did Hitler treated the Polish? [5]

58. "Politically, the Weimer Republic was fragile". Explain. [5]

59. Highlight the effects of the recession of 1930 on the US economy. [5]

60. Explain any five measures adopted by Hitler to establish dictatorship m Germany. [5]

61. Trace the 'destruction of democracy' in Germany. [5]

62. What was the impact of World War I on European society? [5]

63. Explain the status of women in the German society. [5]

64. Explain the meaning of the Holocaust. How was it practised in Germany? [5]

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