Unit-3: Nationalism in India – History NCERT Solution Class-10

Unit-3: Nationalism in India


Intext Solutions:-

Page- 55

Q.1:- Read the text carefully. What did Mahatma Gandhi mean when he said Satyagraha is active resistance?

Page- 59

Q.1:- If you were a peasant in Uttar Pradesh in 1920, how would you have responded to Gandhiji’s call for Swaraj? Give reasons for your response.

Page- 60

Q.1:- Find out about other participants in the National Movement who were captured and put to death by the British. Can you think of a similar example from the national movement in Indo-China (Chapter 2)?

Page- 67

Q.1:- Why did various classes and groups of Indians participate in the Civil Disobedience Movement?

Page- 69

Q.1:- Read the Source D carefully. Do you agree with Iqbal’s idea of communalism? Can you define communalism in a different way?

Page- 72

Q.1:- Look at Figs. 12 and 14. Do you think these images will appeal to all castes and communities? Explain your views briefly.


Exercise Solutions:-


Q.1:- Explain —
(a) Why the growth of nationalism in colonies is linked to an anti-colonial movement?
(b) How the First World War helped in the growth of the National Movement in India?
(c) Why Indians were outranged by the Rowlatt Act?
(d) Why did Gandhiji decide to withdraw Non-Cooperation Movement?

Q.2:- What is meant by Satyagraha?

Q.3:- Write a newspaper report on
(a) The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(b) The Simon Commission

Q.4:- Compare the image of Bharat Mata in this chapter with the image of Germania in chapter.


Discussion Solutions:-


Q.1:- List all the different social groups which joined the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1921. Then choose any three and write about their hopes and struggles to show why they joined the movement.

Q.2:- Discuss the Salt March to make clear why it was an effective symbol of resistance against colonialism?

Q.3:- Imagine you are a women participating in Civil Disobedience Movement, Explain what the experience meant to your life?

Q.4:- Why did political leaders differ sharply over the question of separate electorates?