Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science Chapter 8 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science with Answers History

Q1. Those with a scholarly knowledge of the language and culture of Asia were known as:

(i) Vernacular
(ii) Orientalists
(iii) Anglicists
(iv) Munshi

(ii) Orientalists

Q2. Who started the journal Asiatick Researches?

(i) Henry Thomas Colebrooke
(ii) Warren Hastings
(iii) William Jones
(iv) Max Muller

(iii) William Jones

Q3. Which year was the English education Act introduced in India?

(i) 1800
(ii) 1900
(iii) 1835
(iv) 1880

(iii) 1835

Q4. Who set up Asiatic Society of Bengal?

(i) William Jones
(ii) Henry Thomas Colebrooke
(iii) Nathaniel Halhed
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q5. The English Education Act was passed

(i) to materialise Macaulay’s thinking
(ii) to make the English the medium of instruction for higher education
(iii) to stop the promotion of oriental institutions
(iv) all of the above

(iv) all of the above

Q6. William Jones had started a journal which was called

(i) The Times of India
(ii) Bengal Gazette
(iii) Asiatick Research
(iv) Philosphical Research

(iii) Asiatick Research

Q7. Hindu College was established in Benaras in:

(i) 1781
(ii) 1773
(iii) 1777
(iv) 1791

(iv) 1791

Q8. Where in India a Madrasa was set up in 1781 to promote the study of Arabic, Persian and Islamic Law ?

(i) Madras
(ii) Bombay
(iii) Benares
(iv) Calcutta

(iv) Calcutta

Q9. Name the person who was a part of the Scottish missionary who helped to establish the Serampore Mission

(i) Hudson Taylor
(ii) Andrew Fuller
(iii) William Carry
(iv) William Ward

(iii) William Carry

Q10. The Education Act was introduced in the year

(i) 1850
(ii) 1835
(iii) 1910
(iv) 1900

(ii) 183

Q11. A person who knows and studies several languages is known as

(i) teacher
(ii) multi-talented
(iii) linguist
(iv) learner

(iii) linguist

Q12. Those who have scholarly knowledge of Asiatic language and culture are called _

(i) Linguistic
(ii) Orientalists
(iii) Vernacularists
(iv) Munshis

(ii) Orientalists

Q13. In 1830’s a Scottish missionary who toured the districts of Bengal and Bihar was:

(i) Williams Carey
(ii) William Adam
(iii) Thomas Babington
(iv) Charles Wood.

(ii) William Adam

Q14. Name the President of the Board of Control in England who sent a dispatch.

(i) Lord Dalhousie
(ii) Lord Macaulay
(iii) Charles Wood
(iv) James Mill

(iii) Charles Wood

Q15. Lord Macaulay emphasized the need to teach this language. Which language did he insist to teach?

(i) Arabic
(ii) Sanskrit
(iii) English
(iv) Hindi

(iii) English

Q16. Study of which of the following was NOT the purpose of setting up Madrasa in Calcutta in 1781?

(i) Arabic
(ii) Sanskrit
(iii) Persian
(iv) Islamic laws

(ii) Sanskrit

Q17. Asiatick Researches (Journal) was not started by

(i) William jones
(ii) Henry Thomas Colebrooke
(iii) Nathaniel Halhed
(iv) William Carey

(iv) William Carey

Q18. A person who can read, write and teach Persian is known as _

(i) Munshi
(ii) Maulavi
(iii) Qazi
(iv) Brahman

(i) Munshi

Q19. How did the European learning improve the moral character of Indians?

(i) It would expand the trade and commerce
(ii) It would make them truthful and honest
(iii) It would make the Indians realize the importance of developing resources of the country
(iv) It would make them change their tastes and desires and create a demand for British goods

(iv) It would make them change their tastes and desires and create a demand for British goods

Q20. What does the Arabic word Madrasa refer to?

(i) A place of learning, a school or college
(ii) A place of worship
(iii) A mine
(iv) A factory

(i) A place of learning, a school or college

Q21. Which year did the Court of Directors of the East India Company in London sent an educational dispatch to the Governor General in India?

(i) 1800
(ii) 1854
(iii) 1880
(iv) 1890

(ii) 1854

Q22. Who said these “Education means all round drawing out of the best in child and man- body, mind and spirit”?

(i) Rabindranath Tagore
(ii) Mahatma Gandhi
(iii) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(iv) None of these

(ii) Mahatma Gandhi

Q23. Wood’s Dispatch was introduced in _.

(i) 1854
(ii) 1855
(iii) 1845
(iv) 1839

(i) 1854

Q24. The _ established the University of Bombay.

(i) British
(ii) French
(iii) Dutch
(iv) German

(i) British

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