History-Colonialism and City (CBSE Class-8 Social-Science): Questions 1 - 7 of 14

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Question number: 1

» History » Colonialism and City » Cities Under Colonial Rule

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Why the old ports and trading centers was could not survive in the late 18th century?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Flow of trade moved to new centers

b.

Trading practiced in the old centers only

c.

Supply for the specialized products declined

d.

British Government discouraged small towns.

Question number: 2

» History » Colonialism and City » Inside Old City

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Who build the splendid capital called Shahjahanabad?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Akbar.

b.

Shah Jahan

c.

Tipu Sultan

d.

Hyder Ali

Question number: 3

» History » Colonialism and City » Making of New Delhi

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In which year did Delhi was announced as the capital of British India?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

1611

b.

1911

c.

1711

d.

1811

Question number: 4

» History » Colonialism and City » Cities Under Colonial Rule

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What do you mean by De-Urbanization?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

New administrative centers came into existence

b.

Local rulers and kings were defeated by British.

c.

Decline of powers of earlier regional centers.

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 5

» History » Colonialism and City » Inside Old City

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Which one of the following system was excellent in the past?

  1. Water supply
  2. Drainage
  3. Economic
  4. Political

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Choice (4) Response
a.

(2) and (3)

b.

(3) and (4)

c.

(4) and (1)

d.

(1) and (2)

Question number: 6

» History » Colonialism and City » Making of New Delhi

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Who lived in the “white areas” of colonial cities such as Madras, Bombay or Calcutta?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Marathas

b.

British

c.

Mughals

d.

Indians

Question number: 7

» History » Colonialism and City » Cities Under Colonial Rule

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What are the reasons for the decline of small towns and cities in the late eighteenth century?

  1. Decrease in the demand for the specialized goods.
  2. Increase in the demand for specialized goods.
  3. No specialized goods produced.
  4. Emergence of presidency cities.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

(1) and (4)

b.

(2) and (3)

c.

(4) and (3)

d.

(3) and (4)

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