Test: Weavers Iron Smelters And Factory Owners - 2


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QUESTION: 1

The Europeans started using the term Chintz, derived from the Hindi word Chhint. What is the meaning of Chhint?

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QUESTION: 2

Observe the image and identify the name of the special decorative motif. 

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QUESTION: 3

Among the following, which place in Bengal was the important centre of Jamdani weaving ?

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QUESTION: 4

Among the following, which place in Uttar Pradesh l was the important centre of Jamdani weaving ?

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QUESTION: 5

Bandanna is derived from the word bandhana. which one would be the most appropriate meaning of the word Bandanna ?

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QUESTION: 6

By the early 18th century, who were worried about the Indian cotton textiles and popularity in England and started protesting?

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QUESTION: 7

Name the legislation in 1720 banning the use of printed cotton textiles chintz in England.

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QUESTION: 8

Name the machine that increased the productivity of the traditional spindles in textile industry

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QUESTION: 9

Name the person who invented Spinning Jenny?

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QUESTION: 10

Identify this person who revolutionized cotton textile weaving with the invention of the steam engine? 

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QUESTION: 11

Apart from the English, who were the other traders who benefitted and traded the Indian textiles?

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QUESTION: 12

As European trade expanded, trading settlements with fortification were established at various ports like the one shown in the image. This major port city of the West coast is situated in the state of Kerala today. Identify the place. 

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QUESTION: 13

Name the place in Eastern Bengal, in present day Bangladesh, famous for its textile centre in the 18th century.

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QUESTION: 14

Complete the following. An important cluster of weaving centre existed in the Coromandel coast, in the southern part of India stretching from ____________

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QUESTION: 15

A few statements pertaining to the weavers of India are given below. Identify the one that is not True with respect to the weavers.

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QUESTION: 16

Name this important weavers of Bengal from the image given below.

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The word Tanti is derived from the Hindi/Bangla word Tant, which means a loom. They are also called as Tantubai. They were traditionally weavers, and are one of the many communities found in South Asia , traditionally associated with this craft.

QUESTION: 17

Name the important weavers of Northern India from the following list

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QUESTION: 18

Name the important weavers of Southern India from the following list

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QUESTION: 19

Choose the first stage of production, a work done mostly by women.

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QUESTION: 20

Name the household spinning instruments

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