History (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 71 - 73 of 124

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Question number: 71

» History » Civilizations

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Who of the following was the chief exponent of combining elements of modern Western civilization with the best within Indian tradition?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rabindranath Tagore

b.

William Jones

c.

Mahatma Gandhi

d.

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Question number: 72

» History » Culture, Science and Literature

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Consider the following statements

I. The James Mill was a severe critic of the Orientalists.

II. The 1854 despatch on education was in favour of English being introduced as a medium of higher education in India.

III. Mahatma Gandhi thought that promotion of literacy was the most important aim of education.

IV. Rabindranath Tagore felt that children ought to be subjected to strict discipline.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II and III

b.

I and II

c.

I, II and III

d.

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Question number: 73

» History » Popular Movements and Social Reforms

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Consider the following statements

I. Mahatma Gandhi argues that colonial education created a sense of inferiority in the minds of Indians.

II. Mahatma Gandhi strongly felt that Indian languages ought to be the medium of teaching.

III. He focused on reading and writing rather than oral knowledge.

IV. Education would develop individual’s mind and their capacity to understand.

Which of the above statements is/are true about Mahatma Gandhi’s view on Education?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I and IV

b.

II, III and IV

c.

I, II and III

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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