History (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 92 - 95 of 124

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Question number: 92

» History » World History

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is known for being the Gold Capital of the world?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

South Africa

b.

Johannesburg

c.

Kimberley

d.

None of the above

Question number: 93

» History » Popular Movements and Social Reforms

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following
List-Ⅰ (List I) List-Ⅱ (List II)

(A)

Rabindranath Tagore

(i)

Promotion of English education

(B)

William Jones

(ii)

Learning in a natural environment

(C)

Thomas Macaulay

(iii)

Critical of English education

(D)

Mahatma Gandhi

(iv)

Respect for ancient cultures

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

Question number: 94

» History » New Empires and Kingdoms

MCQ▾

Question

The sword of Tipu Sultan, who ruled Mysore till 1799, was made of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Wootz iron

b.

Iron

c.

Wootz-high carbon steel

d.

All of the above

Question number: 95

» History » Culture, Science and Literature

MCQ▾

Question

Consider the following statements

I. The style of painting developed around in Bengal, pilgrimage center of the temple of Kalighat.

II. The mythological themes and images of gods and goddesses were the central theme of this style.

III. After the 19th century, Kalighat painters began to use shading to give them a rounded form, to make the images look three dimensional.

Which of the above statements is/are true about Kalighat paintings?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I and III

b.

Only I

c.

Only II

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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