‘Globalisation’, is often referred to as an economic system that has emerged since the last 50 years or so. However, as seen in Chapter 3 of CBSE Class 10 History, the making of the global world has a long history – of trade, of migration, of people in search of work, the movement of capital, and much else. Meanwhile, CBSE Class 10 History Chapter 3 The Making of a Global World Important Questions formed based on the basic concepts of this chapter will help the students to understand the topics well. Students can also solve these questions to get practice and prepare for the board exams.
Students can find the pdf version of these CBSE Class 10 History important questions by clicking the downloadable link given below in this article.
The Making of a Global World
1. Which of the following regions do most of the Indian indentured workers come from?
A) Swampy areas of Kerala
B) Coastal regions of Bengal
C) Forested regions of Assam
D) Eastern Uttar Pradesh
2. Explain what we mean when we say that the world ‘shrank’ in the 1500s
3. How do the silk routes link the world in the pre-modern era? Explain.
4. Discuss the importance of language and popular traditions in the creation of national identity.
5. Do you agree that the Pre-modern world changed with the discovery of new sea routes to America? Give reasons to support your answer.
6. Do you know of the Shikaripuri shroffs and Nattukottai Chettiars? Explain.
7. Who profits from jute cultivation according to the jute growers’ lament? Explain.
8. Explain what “canal colonies” are.
9. Briefly summarise the two lessons learnt by economists and politicians from the inter-war economic experience?
10. What are MNCs? Explain.
11. Describe the “corn law.” Explain why the law was abolished and its after-effects.
12. Give two examples of different types of global exchanges which took place before the seventeenth century, choosing one example from Asia and one from the Americas.
13. Give two examples from history to show the impact of technology on food availability.
14. Explain what the trade surplus is. Why did Britain have a trade surplus with India?
15. Explain two methods that European employers used to recruit and retain labour in Africa.
16. What are the characteristics of the silk trade route? Give any two.
17. Write a note on the death of men of working-age in Europe because of the World War.
18. Write a note on the Great Depression on the Indian Economy. Explain the causes.
19. Explain the three types of movements or flows within the international economic exchange. Find one example of each type of flow which involved India and Indians, and write a short account of it.
20. Explain what is referred to as the G-77 countries. In what ways can G-77 be seen as a reaction to the activities of the Bretton Woods twins?
21. The trade of meat went through a transformation in the late 19th century. Explain how.
22. What was the Brenton Woods Agreement? Explain.