Contemporary World (10)

First World War; Rise of Dictatorships; Second World War; United Nations; Non-Aligned Movement

The Second World War and the Non-Aligned Movement

With reference to the Second World War and the Non-Aligned Movement, answer the following:

  1. Explain briefly three reasons for the Dissatisfaction with the Treaty of Versailles.
  2. State any three consequences of the Second World War.
  3. Mention any four chief architects of the Non-Aligned Movement.
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United Nations

  1. Name the organization associated with the above Emblem. Mention any two of its objectives.
  2. Mention any three functions of WHO, as its agency. 
  3. Name the Principal Judicial Organ of this organization and explain its composition.
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Full form of UNICEF and WHO

Give the full form of UNICEF and WHO.

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International Organisations that were formed, one as a consequence of World War I and the other after World War II

Name the two International Organisations that were formed, one as a consequence of World War I and the other after World War II.

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Reasons for the rise of Fascism

Give any two reasons for the rise of Fascism

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The term ‘Imperialism’, as a cause for World War I

What was meant by the term ‘Imperialism’, as a cause for World War I?

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Explain the immediate cause of the First World War

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world, were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and damage. In this context, Explain the immediate cause of the First World War.

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Give the reason as to why Japan invaded China

Give the reason as to why Japan invaded China.

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State any two functions of the UNICEF and any two functions of WHO

State any two functions of the UNICEF and any two functions of WHO.

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Mention any three functions of the International Court of Justice

Mention any three functions of the International Court of Justice.

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State any four causes that led to the Second World War

State any four causes that led to the Second World War.

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Explain briefly the causes of World War I with reference to Nationalism and Imperialism

Explain briefly the causes of World War I with reference to Nationalism and Imperialism.

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State any two principles of ‘Panchsheel’ in the Non-Aligned Movement

State any two principles of ‘Panchsheel’ in the Non-Aligned Movement.

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Give the full form of UNESCO

Give the full form of UNESCO.

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Name the countries that formed the Axis Bloc, during World War II

Name the countries that formed the Axis Bloc, during World War II.

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Give any two similarities between the ideologies of Nazism and Fascism

Give any two similarities between the ideologies of Nazism and Fascism.

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Write any four functions of the General Assembly

The necessity to maintain International peace led to the establishment of the United Nations Organisation. With reference to the statement, answer the following: Write any four functions of the General Assembly.

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State the Composition of the Security Council

The necessity to maintain International peace led to the establishment of the United Nations Organisation. With reference to the statement, answer the following: State the Composition of the Security Council.

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Write any three functions of UNESCO that preserves our ‘Cultural Heritage’

The necessity to maintain International peace led to the establishment of the United Nations Organisation. With reference to the statement, answer the following: Write any three functions of UNESCO that preserves our ‘Cultural Heritage’.

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Name the two rival blocs that fought against each other during World War II

With reference to the Rise of Dictatorships and the Second World War, answer the following: Name the two rival blocs that fought against each other during World War II and state its signatory countries.

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Explain any three consequences of World War II

With reference to the Rise of Dictatorships and the Second World War, answer the following: Explain any three consequences of World War II.

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State any three reasons for the Rise of Fascism in Italy

With reference to the Rise of Dictatorships and the Second World War, answer the following: State any three reasons for the Rise of Fascism in Italy

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Why was the League of Nations established

Why was the League of Nations established

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What is meant by the term ‘Veto’ power

What is meant by the term ‘Veto’ power?

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Name the Signatory Countries of the Triple Alliance

Name the Signatory Countries of the Triple Alliance

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State any two objections imposed by the Treaty of Versailles

State any two objections imposed by the Treaty of Versailles on the German military power.

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State the composition of the General Assembly

State the composition of the General Assembly.

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Explain briefly the territorial rearrangements as a result of World War I

Explain briefly the territorial rearrangements as a result of World War I.

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Explain any four factors that led to the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement

The horrors of the two World Wars, led to the formation of the United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement followed later. In this context, Explain any four factors that led to the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement.

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Mention any three aims and objectives of the United Nations Organisation

The horrors of the two World Wars, led to the formation of the United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement followed later. In this context, Mention any three aims and objectives of the United Nations Organisation.

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Explain any three functions of the Security Council

The horrors of the two World Wars, led to the formation of the United Nations Organisation, while the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement followed later. In this context, Explain any three functions of the Security Council.

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Mention any four terms of the Treaty of Versailles

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world, were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and damage. In this context, Mention any four terms of the Treaty of Versailles which affected Germany after World War I.

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Explain the consequences of the Second World War

The 1914 and 1939 Wars that engulfed almost the entire world, were known as World Wars due to its unprecedented impact and damage. In this context, Explain the consequences of the Second World War with reference to the Cold War.

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Mention any two functions of UNESCO in the field of Education

Mention any two functions of UNESCO in the field of Education

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State the significance of the Policy of Appeasement

State the significance of the Policy of Appeasement as a cause for the Second World War

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