Unit-2: The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China – History NCERT Solution Class-10

Unit-2: The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China


Intext Solutions:-

Page- 35

Q.1:- Imagine you are a student in the Tonkin Free School in 1910. How would you react to
• what the textbooks say about the Vietnamese?
• what the school tells you about hairstyles?

Page- 38

Q.1:- What does the 1903 plague and the measures to control it tell us about French colonial attitude towards questions of health and hygiene?

Page- 41

Q.1:- What ideas did Phan Boi Chu and Phan Chu Trinh share in common? What did they differ on?


Exercise Solutions:-


Q.1:- Write a note on:-
(a) What was meant by ‘civilizing mission’ of the Colonizers?
(b) Huynh Phu So

Q.2:- Explain the following
(a) Only one-third of students in Vietnam would pass the school-leaving examination.
(b) The French began building canals and draining lands in the Mekong delta.
(c) The Government made the Saigon Native Girls School takes back the students it had expelled.
(d) Rats were most common in the modem, newly built areas of Hanoi.

Q.3:- Describe the ideas behind the Tonkin free school. To what extent was it a typical example of colonial ideas in Vietnam?

Q.4:- What was Phan Chu Trinh objective for Vietnam? How were his ideas different from those of Phan Boi Chau?


Discussion Solutions:-


Q.1:- With reference to what you have read in this chapter, discuss the influence of China on Vietnam’s culture and life.

Q.2:- What was the role of religious groups in the development of anti-colonial movement in Vietnam?

Q.3:- Explain the causes of the US involvement in the war in Vietnam. What effect did this involvement have on the life within the US itself?

Q.4:- Write an evaluation of Vietnamese war against the US from point of
(a) Porter in the Ho Chi Minh Trail
(b) A woman solider

Q.5:- What was the role of women in the anti-imperial struggle in Vietnam? Compare this with the role of women in the nationalist struggle in India.