Colonialism and the City MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science Chapter 6 with Answers

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Q1. Zinat-al-Masjid was converted into Which Building?

(i) Residential house
(ii) Warehouse
(iii) Slaughter house
(iv) Bakery

(iv) Bakery

Q2. Among the following, which place in Bengal was the important centre of Jamdani weaving ?

(i) Chittagong
(ii) Shillong
(iii) Lucknow
(iv) Dacca

(iv) Dacca

Q3. Which of the following city was Not developed as Presidency city in colonial India?

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

(i) Agra

Q4. Which type of cloth considers Chintz, cossaes, khassa, bandanna?

(i) Silk cloth
(ii) Jute cloth
(iii) Cotton coloured cloth
(iv) Printed cotton cloth

(iv) Printed cotton cloth

Q5. Which of the following was not a Presidency?

(i) Bombay
(ii) Madras
(iii) Bengal
(iv) Delhi

(iv) Delhi

Q6. Name the machine that increased the productivity of the traditional spindles in textile industry

(i) Spinning engine
(ii) Flying shuttle
(iii) Steam engine
(iv) Spinning Jenny

(iv) Spinning Jenny

Q7. Most of the migrants in Delhi were from

(i) Bengal
(ii) Assam
(iii) Punjab
(iv) Rajasthan

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Q8. Before 1750, __ was the largest producer of cotton textiles in the world.

(i) India
(ii) Britain
(iii) Burma
(iv) China

(i) India

Q9. What are the Presidency cities under British in India?

(i) Bombay
(ii) Madras
(iii) Calcutta
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q10. From where did the English word Chintz derive from?

(i) Texture
(ii) Chhint
(iii) China
(iv) Consistency

(ii) Chhint

Q11. Which region was NOT de-urbanised in the 19th century?

(i) Machlipatnam
(ii) Surat
(iii) Seringapatam
(iv) Bombay

(iv) Bomba

Q12. Tipu sultan’s sword is made up of which metal?

(i) Wood
(ii) Wootz
(iii) Glass
(iv) None of these

(ii) Wootz

Q13. Name a temple town of South India?

(i) Son Temple
(ii) Madurai Temple
(iii) Balaji Temple
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q14. Among the following, which place in Uttar Pradesh l was the important centre of Jamdani weaving?

(i) Kanpur
(ii) Shillong
(iii) Dacca
(iv) Lucknow

(iv) Lucknow

Q15. When did the British gain control of Delhi?

(i) 1800
(ii) 1803
(iii) 1805
(iv) 1810

(ii) 1803

Q16. Which country from 1850’s came to be known as ‘workshop of the world’?

(i) England
(ii) India
(iii) Japan
(iv) Africa

(i) England

Q17. What is Urbanization?

(i) People begin to reside in towns
(ii) People begin to reside in village
(iii) People begin to reside in forest
(iv) None of these

(i) People begin to reside in towns

Q18. Apart from the English, who were the other traders who benefitted and traded the Indian textiles?

(i) Dutch and French
(ii) Greek and Chinese
(iii) Chinese
(iv) West Indians

(i) Dutch and French

Q19. When did Delhi become the capital of British India?

(i) 1900
(ii) 1905
(iii) 1911
(iv) 1915

(iii) 1911

Q20. Specialized block prints used by weavers was known as

(i) Tanti
(ii) Chhipigars
(iii) Rangrez
(iv) Solvyns

(ii) Chhipigars

Q21. What is a Dargah?

(i) Temple
(ii) Guru dwara
(iii) Tomb
(iv) None of these

(iii) Tomb

Q22. Name the legislation in 1720 banning the use of printed cotton textiles chintz in England.

(i) Silk Act
(ii) Calico act
(iii) Bandanna Act
(iv) Chintz Act

(ii) Calico act

Q23. Which of the following was woven in Surat, Ahmedabad and Patan and valued in Indonesia?

(i) Patola
(ii) Muslin
(iii) Calico
(iv) Jamdani

(i) Patola

Q24. When was Delhi rebuilt as the capital of British India?

(i) 1945
(ii) 1963
(iii) 1974
(iv) 1912

(iv) 1912

Q25. Choose the first stage of production, a work done mostly by women.

(i) Spinning
(ii) Dying
(iii) Printing
(iv) Threading

(i) Spinning

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