CBSE Class 12 History Sample Paper 2013 (5)

CBSE Class 12 History Sample Paper 2013 (5). Based on CBSE and CCE guidelines. The students should practice these Question Papers to gain perfection which will help him to get more marks in CBSE examination. Please refer to more CBSE Class 12 question papers in other links. The CBSE Question papers are prepared based on trend in past examinations and expected questions in CBSE exams. Its always recommended by CBSE to practice the papers released by CBSE to get better exams in CBSE exams. CBSE Last Year Question Papers for class 12 for final/ term/ SA1/ SA2 Examinations conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education for all CBSE affiliated schools in India and abroad. Please refer to more CBSE Class XII sample papers, question papers, HOTs etc in other links.


Answer the following questions.

1. Name the two sacrifices performed by the Kings during the Vedic times. 

2. State any two reasons for the decline of the Vijayanagara Empire. 

3. Mention two main functions of the Village Panchayats in the 16th and 17th centuries in India. 

4. Why did the Zamindars default on the payment of revenues under the British government? Give two reasons. 

5. Explain any two problems that historians may face while studying autobiograhies. 



Answer any three of the following questions :

6. State the factors that helped Magadha emerge as the most powerful Mahajanpada in the 6th century BCE. 

7. “The Begums of Bhopal played a significant role in preserving the remains of Stupa at Sanchi.” Support this statement with suitable evidence.

8. Describe the trade relations of the Harappans with West Asia. 

9. ‘The rules of the Brahmanical text were not universally followed in ancient time’. Justify giving five evidence. 



Answer any two of the following questions :

10. ‘Bernier’s accounts influenced western theorists from the 18th century’. Give arguments to support the statement. 

11. What are the distinctive features of the Mughal mobility? Give any five. 

12. Why do you think that the traditions of Baba Guru Nanak remain significant even in the 21st century? 



Answer any three of the following questions :

13. ‘The British Government consciously developed the city of Madras to reflect their racial superiority’. Justify the statement giving suitable arguments. 

14. Describe the events that led to the Non-Cooperation Movement. 

15. Describe any two architectural styles used by the British in the construction of public buildings in Bombay. Give one example from each. 

16. Assess the impact of partition of India on Indian women. 


17. Explain giving examples how the accounts of foreign travellers help in reconstructing the history of India from the 10th to 17th century. 

18. Explain the development since March, 1946 that led to the Partition of India.

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