Test: Print Culture & Modern World - 4


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QUESTION: 1

The earliest kind of print technology was developed in :

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QUESTION: 2

The uses of print diversified in urban China by the 17th century. Which of the following statements support the above statement?

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QUESTION: 3

Printing was first developed in

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QUESTION: 4

Which statement given below is not an explanation of the art form called ‘Ukiyo’?

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Ukiyo-e refers to a style of Japanese woodblock print and painting from the Edo period depicting famous theater actors, beautiful courtesans, city life, travel in romantic landscapes, and erotic scenes.

QUESTION: 5

When and how did the Chinese start handprinting?

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QUESTION: 6

China was, for a long time, the major producer of printed material, because :

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QUESTION: 7

The term ‘Calligraph’ means :

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QUESTION: 8

Who was Kitagawa Utamaro and why is he famous ?

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QUESTION: 9

The production of manuscripts became possible in Europe because :

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QUESTION: 10

The first to use woodblock printing in Europe were :

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Woodblock printing (or block printing) is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia. The first to use wood-block printing in Europe were the Spaniards.

QUESTION: 11

The term ‘Compositor’ means :

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QUESTION: 12

The term ‘Galley’ refers to

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QUESTION: 13

The Print Revolution transformed the lives of people by :

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QUESTION: 14

Taverns were :

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QUESTION: 15

Protestant Reformation was :

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QUESTION: 16

‘Tremble, therefore, tyrants of the world! Tremble before the virtual writer.’ Whose words are these and what warning is given through them?

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QUESTION: 17

Print culture, according to many historians, made people critical and rational because :

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QUESTION: 18

There was a virtual reading mania in European countries at the end of the 18th century because :

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QUESTION: 19

New forms of popular literature, targeting new audience at the end of the 18th century, were :

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following statements does not support the view of some historians that Print Culture was the basis for the French Revolution?

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Some historians think that print culture created the basis for the French Revolution because   (i) Printing of the ideas of the Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire and Rousseau led to them being read by many people. As these writers attacked the despotic rulers and the authority of the Church, the readers saw the world through eyes that were questioning, critical and rational

(ii) Print spawned a dialogue and debate culture in which all institutions, norms and values were discussed and re-evaluated.

(iii) By the 1780s, a lot of literature criticizing and mocking the royalty. The underground circulation of such literature increased hostile sentiments against the monarchy.

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