SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Direction: Following item consists of two statements, one labelled as 'Assertion (A) ' and the Other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the code given below:
    Assertion (A) : In the Swadeshi and Boycott movement of 1905 -1908 in Bengal, not only students and women but peasants also actively participated.
    Reason (R): This movement was a powerful expression of resentment against the Partition of Bengal.

    A)  Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

    B)  Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

    C)  A is true but R is false

    D)  A is false but R .is true

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Peasants in most parts didn't actively join boycott or passive resistance but many though meetings, constructive works, etc. were exposed for the first time to modem nationalist ideas and politics. The students of some colleges in Rangpur defied the Government orders and when they were fined, the guardians refused to pay the fine and stabled a national school for the boys who were expelled. Teachers were also asked to resign for not whipping the boys. With real objective as second one but declared objective as first one. Lord Curzon decided to partition Bengal into two entities, which would result in a Muslim majority in the eastern half, and a Hindu-majority in the western half. This he hoped would reduce the administrative pressures as well divide the population on religious grounds, quelling the Indian Independence Movement. The Swadeshi movement had its genesis in the anti-partition movement which started with the partition of Bengal by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, 1905 and continued up to 1911.

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