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Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 1

Consider the following statements:

1. Low price.

2. Cheap quality.

3. Machine made

Which of the following statements is/are correct about Manchester made clothes?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 1 Clothes made in Manchester were cheap compared to Indian made cloth. The label was also to be a mark of quality. When buyers saw ‘MADE IN MANCHESTER’ written in bold on the label, they were expected to feel confident about buying the cloth. Clothes made in Manchester were machine-made that’s why they were low in price.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 2

Consider the following statements.

1. Kheda Satyagrah of Gujarat 1917 was the first satyagrah of Mahatama Gandhi in India.

2. In Ahmedabad, 1918 Mahatma Gandhi organised a satyagraha in support of peasants.

Which of them is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 2
  • In 1916 he travelled to Champaran in Bihar to inspire the peasants to struggle against the oppressive plantation system.

  • Then in 1917, he organised a satyagraha to support the peasants of the Kheda district of Gujarat. Affected by crop failure and a plague epidemic, the peasants of Kheda could not pay the revenue, and were demanding that revenue collection be relaxed.

  • In 1918, Mahatma Gandhi went to Ahmedabad to organise a satyagraha movement amongst cotton mill workers.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 3

Which Indian city was first to get Smoke Nuisance Legislation?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 3 The high content of ash in Indian coal was a problem. Many pleas were made to banish the dirty mills from the city, with no effect. However, in 1863, Calcutta became the first Indian city to get smoke nuisance legislation.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 4

Consider the following statements.

1. In the Bombay Session of Congress 1920, Mahatma Gandhi convinced leaders to start a non-cooperation movement in support of Khilafat movement.

2. The Khilafat issue was taken up in support of Ottoman Turkey.

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 4
  • The First World War had ended with the defeat of Ottoman Turkey. And there were rumours that a harsh peace treaty was going to be imposed on the Ottoman emperor – the spiritual head of the Islamic world (the Khalifa).

  • At the Calcutta session of the Congress in September 1920, he convinced other leaders of the need to start a non-cooperation movement in support of Khilafat as well as for swaraj.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 5

Who was the writer of the book Hind Swaraj?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 5 In his famous book Hind Swaraj (1909) Mahatma Gandhi declared that British rule was established in India with the cooperation of Indians, and had survived only because of this cooperation. If Indians refused to cooperate, British rule in India would collapse within a year, and Swaraj would come.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 6

Consider the following statements.

1. After World War I India witnessed growth in Industrialization.

2. In 1921 Indentured labour migration was abolished.

Which of the following is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 6 After World War I India witnessed a growth in Industrialisation as war led to a shortage of essential items. To tackle this issue new industries were established in India. From the 1900s India’s nationalist leaders began opposing the system of indentured labour migration as abusive and cruel. It was abolished in 1921.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 7

Consider the following Statements:

1. Distrust between India communities led to the failure of the Civil Disobedience Movement.

2. Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar demanded a separate electorate for Dalits in the Second Round Table Conference.

Which of the following is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 7
  • Not all social groups were moved by the abstract concept of swaraj. One such group was the nation’s ‘untouchables’, who from around the 1930s had begun to call themselves Dalit or oppressed.

  • For long the Congress had ignored the Dalits, for fear of offending the sanatanis, the conservative high-caste Hindus. In the north, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, who founded the reform association called Arya Samaj, also supported widow remarriage.

  • Dr B.R. Ambedkar, who organised the Dalits into the Depressed Classes Association in 1930, clashed with Mahatma Gandhi at the second Round Table Conference by demanding separate electorates for Dalits. When the British government conceded Ambedkar’s demand, Gandhiji began a fast unto death.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 8

When did Mahatma Gandhi return from South Africa?

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 9

Who was the viceroy of India during the Civil Disobedience Movement of 1930?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 9 Mahatma Gandhi found in salt a powerful symbol that could unite the nation. On 31 January 1930, he sent a letter to Viceroy Lord Irwin starting eleven demands. Some of these were of general interest; others were specific demands of different classes, from industrialists to peasants.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 10

Regarding India and Great depression, Consider the following statements :

1. India's export increased during the Great depression due to shortage of agricultural goods in other countries.

2. India's Imports nearly halved during the Great depression.

Which of the following is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 10 The depression immediately affected Indian trade. India’s exports and imports nearly halved between 1928 and 1934. As international prices crashed, prices in India also plunged. Between 1928 and 1934, wheat prices in India fell by 50 per cent.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 11

Consider the following statement.

1. In the Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement, Mahatma Gandhi asked people to refuse to cooperate with the British government as well as break colonial laws.

2. Mahatma Gandhi relaunched the Civil disobedience Movement in 1932 after the failure of the Second Round Table Conference.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 11
  • In only the Civil Disobedience Movement Mahatma Gandhi asked people to break colonial laws. Mahatma Gandhi relaunched the Civil disobedience Movement in 1932 after the failure of the Second Round Table Conference.

  • By the Gandhi-Irwin Pact, Gandhiji consented to participate in aRound Table Conference in London and the government agreed to release the political prisoners. In December 1931, Gandhiji went to London for the conference, but the negotiations broke down and he returned disappointed.

  • Back in India, he discovered that the government had begun a new cycle of repression. So he relaunched the Civil disobedience Movement in 1932.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 12

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi Who led the Rampa rebellion of Andhra Pradesh?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 12 Rampa rebellion of Andhra Pradesh was led by Alluri Sitaram Raju. He proclaimed that he was an incarnation of God. Raju talked of the greatness of Mahatma Gandhi, said he was inspired by the Non-Cooperation Movement and persuaded people to wear khadi.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 13

Consider the following statement:

1. Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhash Chandra Bose were the founders of Swaraj Party.

2. Lahore Session of Congress 1929, was presided by Subhash Chandra Bose.

Which among these is/are incorrect statements?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 13
  • C. R. Das and Motilal Nehru formed the Swaraj Party within the Congress to argue for a return to council politics. But younger leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose pressed for more radical mass agitation and full independence.

  • In December 1929, under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Lahore Congress formalised the demand of ‘Purna Swaraj’ or full independence for India. It was declared that 26 January 1930, would be celebrated as Independence Day when people were to take a pledge to struggle for complete independence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 14

Consider the following Statement:

1. Products like indigo, jute and tea were mainly produced to be sold in India to earn high revenues.

2. Advertisements became a vehicle of the nationalist message of swadeshi.

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 14
  • European Managing Agencies, which dominated industrial production in India, were interested in certain kinds of products. They established tea and coffee plantations, acquiring land at cheap rates from the colonial government; and they invested in mining, indigo and jute.

  • Most of these were products required primarily for export trade and not for sale in India. When Indian manufacturers advertised the nationalist message was clear and loud. If you care for the nation then buy products that Indians produce. Advertisements became a vehicle of the nationalist message of Swadeshi.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 15

Consider the following statements in the context of World War I

1. Manchester imports into India declined.

2. Industrial production boomed in India.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 15 Manchester imports into India declined as British mills busy with war production to meet the needs of the army. Indian factories were called upon to supply war needs: jute bags, cloth for army uniforms, tents and leather boots, horse and mule saddles and a host of other items. Many new workers were employed and everyone was made to work longer hours. Over the war years, industrial production boomed.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 16

Consider the following statement:

1. Oudh Kisan Sabha formed in 1920 was headed by Jawaharlal Nehru.

2. In Madras, the Justice Party boycotted council elections during the Non-Cooperation movement.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 16
  • Oudh Kisan Sabha was set up headed by Jawaharlal Nehru, Baba Ramchandra and a few others. Within a month, over 300 branches had been set up in the villages around the region.

  • During the Non-Cooperation Movement the council elections were boycotted in most provinces except Madras, where the Justice Party, the party of the non-Brahmins, felt that entering the council was one way of gaining some power – something that usually only Brahmans had access to.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 17

Which of the following was a principal western port of East India Company in the mid 17th century?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 17 In the seventeenth century, Bombay was a group of seven islands under Portuguese control. In 1661, control of the islands passed into British hands after the marriage of Britain’s King Charles II to the Portuguese princess. The East India Company quickly shifted its base from Surat, its principal western port, to Bombay. In the mid-17th century i.e. the 1650s, Bombay was under full control of Portuguese.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 18

Consider the following statement.

1. East India Company appointed Gomasthas to supervise weavers consolidating its power in the region.

2. In 1760, East India Company captured the textile market in India.

Which of the following statements is/are not correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 18
  • East India Company to establish its monopoly right to trade, it appointed a paid servant called the Gumasta to supervise weavers, collect supplies, and examine the quality of cloth.

  • Before establishing political power in Bengal and Carnatic in the 1760s and 1770s, the East India Company had found it difficult to ensure a regular supply of goods for export. The French, Dutch, Portuguese, as well as the local traders, competed in the market to secure the woven cloth.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 19

Which of the following were a highly industrialized region of India?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 19 While factory industries grew steadily after the war, large industries formed only a small segment of the economy. Most of them – about 67 per cent in 1911 – were located in Bengal and Bombay. Over the rest of the country, small-scale production continued to predominate.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 20

Debganer Martye Aagaman a famous novel of the 1880s was written by?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 20 In 1880, Durgacharan Ray wrote a novel, Debganer Martye Aagaman (The Gods Visit Earth), in which Brahma, the Creator in Hindu mythology, took a train to Calcutta with some other gods.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 21

Consider the following statements:

1. According to the Sunset Law, if payment did not come in by sunset of the specified date, the zamindari was liable to be auctioned.

2. A low demand was imposed in the 1790s, a time when the prices of agricultural produce were depressed.

Which of the following is/are not correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 21 A high revenue demand was imposed in the 1790s, a time when the prices of agricultural produce were depressed, making it difficult for the ryots to pay their dues to the zamindar. According to the Sunset Law, if payment did not come in by sunset of the specified date, the zamindari was liable to be auctioned.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 22

Who were Jotedars?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 22 While many zamindars were facing a crisis at the end of the eighteenth century, a group of rich peasants were consolidating their position in the villages. In Francis Buchanan’s survey of the Dinajpur district in North Bengal we have a vivid description of this class of rich peasants known as Jotedars.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 23

Consider the following statement:

1. Collectors emerged as an alternative of Zamindars in respect to authority.

2. Zamindars collected rent with the help of an officer 'Amlah'.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 23 Zamindars lost their power to organise local justice and the local police. Over time the collectorate emerged as an alternative centre of authority, severely restricting what the zamindar could do. At the time of rent collection, an officer of the zamindar, usually the amlah, came around to the village.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 24

Which of the following is correct about Aftermath of the Santhal Revolt?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 24
  • By the 1850s, the Santhals felt that the time had come to rebel against zamindars, moneylenders and the colonial state, in order to create an ideal world for themselves where they would rule.

  • It was after the Santhal Revolt (1855-56) that the Santhal Pargana was created, carving out 5,500 square miles from the districts of Bhagalpur and Birbhum. The colonial state hoped that by creating a new territory for the Santhals and imposing some special laws within it, the Santhals could be reconciled.

Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 25

For what purpose British East India Company hire Francis Buchanan?

Detailed Solution for Test: Class 10 History NCERT Based- 2 - Question 25
  • Francis Buchanan was a physician who came to India and served in the Bengal Medical Service (from 1794 to 1815).

  • For a few years he was surgeon to the Governor-General of India, Lord Wellesley. During his stay in Calcutta (present-day Kolkata), he organised a zoo that became the Calcutta Alipore Zoo; he was also in charge of the Botanical Gardens for a short period. On the request of the Government of Bengal, he undertook detailed surveys of the areas under the jurisdiction of the British East India Company.

  • In 1815 he fell ill and returned to England. Upon his mother’s death, he inherited her property and assumed her family name Hamilton. So he is often called Buchanan-Hamilton.

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