History (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 83 - 86 of 120

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Question number: 83

» 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

Question number: 84

» History » Industrial Revolution

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The cotton textiles which European traders took back to Europe, along with the spices came to be called as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chintz

b.

Bandanna

c.

Calico

d.

All of the above

Question number: 85

» History » Industrial Revolution

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Before the British conquest of Bengal, India was by far the world’s largest producer of cotton textiles. The finest cotton was popularly known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chintz

b.

Bandanna

c.

Cossaes

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 86

» History » British Raj

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Which one of the following was the most powerful weapon used by Lord Wellesley to bring the Indian states under the British Empire?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Munro Doctrine

b.

The subsidiary alliance system

c.

Military conquest

d.

Doctrine of Lapse

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