SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements in respect of the Indo-China conflict of 1962:
    1. In November 1962, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru solicited military aid from President Kennedy
    2. The United States of America sent ten C-130 transport planes and two squadrons of B-47 Bombers to help India against China.
    3. When General Thapar submitted his resignation in November 1962, the newly appointed Defence Minister proposed General J. N. Chaudhury as the new Chief of Army. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  2 and 3 only

    C)  1 only 

    D)  3 only

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The main lesson India learned from the war was the need to strengthen its own defences and a shift from Nehru's foreign policy with China based on his stated concept of "brotherhood". Because of India's inability to anticipate Chinese aggression. Prime Minister Nehru faced harsh criticism from government officials, for having promoted pacifist relations with China. Indian President Radhakrishnan said that Nehru's government was naïve and negligent about preparations, and Nehru admitted his failings.

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