The Age of Industrialisation MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science Chapter 5 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science India and the Contemporary World Part- History

Q1. Name the first industrial country in the world:

(i) France
(ii) Japan
(iii) Britain
(iv) Germany

(ii) Japan

Q2. Six joint stock companies were set up by

(i) Dinshaw Petti
(ii) Dwarkanath Tagore
(iii) Jamestjee Nausserwanjee
(iv) Seth Hukum Chand

(ii) Dwarkanath Tagore

Q3. Coarser cottons were produced in many countries, but the fine varieties often came from:

(i) China
(ii) Japan
(iii) Bangladesh
(iv) India

(iv) India

Q4. Why did the weavers suffer from a problem of raw cotton?

(i) The cotton crop perished
(ii) Raw cotton exports increased
(iii) Local markets shrank
(iv) Export market collapsed

(ii) Raw cotton exports increased

Q5. Which of the following best defines a Jobber?

(i) Employed by industrialists to get new recruits
(ii) Old trusted worker
(iii) Person of authority and power
(iv) Controlled lives of workers

(i) Employed by industrialists to get new recruits

Q6. Which of the following innovations helped the weavers in increasing productivity and compete with mill sector?

(i) Spining jenny
(ii) Fly shuttle
(iii) Cotton Gin
(iv) Roller

(ii) Fly shuttle

Q7. Handloom production expanded in the 20th century because :

(i) they used flying shuttle
(ii) the weavers produced coarse and fine varieties of cloth
(iii) the weavers worked for long hours
(iv) All of the above

(iv) All of the above

Q8. In the early nineteenth century wages:

(i) Increased
(ii) Decreased
(iii) Remained the same
(iv) None of the above

(i) Increased

Q9. The first cotton mill in India was established in

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

(ii) Calcutta

Q10. Who devised the Spinning Jenny?

(i) Samuel Luck
(ii) Richard Arkwright
(iii) James Hargreaves
(iv) James Watt.

(iii) James Hargreaves

Q11. In Victorian Britain the upper classes- aristocratic class and bourgeoisie preferred handmade goods because:

(i) they were made from imported material.
(ii) the handmade goods came to symbolize refinement and class.
(iii) they were better finished.
(iv) only upper class could afford the expensive items.

(ii) the handmade goods came to symbolize refinement and class.

Q12. The main work of the jobber was:

(i) to get new workers for the industrialists .
(ii) to give loans to the workers
(iii) he was the headman of the workers
(iv) to give jobs to the workers.

(i) to get new workers for the industrialists .

Q13. The upper classes the aristocrats and the bourgeoisie preferred things produced by:

(i) Machines
(ii) Hand
(iii) Both (i) and (ii)
(iv) None of the above

(ii) Hand

Q14. n India, the first cotton mill was set up in-

(i) Madras
(ii) Bombay
(iii) Kanpur
(iv) Surat

(ii) Bombay

Q15. Which of the following was a European managing agency?

(i) Tata Iron and Steel Company
(ii) Andrew Yule
(iii) Elgin Mill
(iv) Birla industries

(ii) Andrew Yule

Q16. Which of the following is a seasonal industry?

(i) Textile
(ii) Brewing
(iii) Bookbinding
(iv) Gas work

(i) Textile

Q17. Machines were oriented to produce:

(i) Fancy dresses standardised goods for a few people
(ii) Uniforms for a mass market
(iii) Uniforms, standardised goods for a mass market
(iv) None of the above

(iii) Uniforms, standardised goods for a mass market

Q18. Which of the following countries faced labour shortage in the nineteenth century?

(i) America
(ii) Britain
(iii) France
(iv) Germany

(i) America

Q19. Who invented the steam engine-

(i) James Watt
(ii) New Camen
(iii) Richard Arkwright
(iv) None of the above

(i) James Watt

Q20. Who devised the Spinning Jenny?

(i) James Hargreaves
(ii) James Watt
(iii) Richard Arkwright
(iv) Samuel Luke

(i) James Hargreaves

Q21. The early cotton mills in India produced:

(i) coarse cotton yarn
(ii) coarse cotton cloth
(iii) cotton fabric
(iv) superior cotton cloth.

(i) coarse cotton yarn

Q22. The French, Dutch, Portuguese as well as the local traders competed in the market:

(i) T secure raw clothes
(ii) To secure finished clothes
(iii) To secure woven clothes
(iv) None of the above

(iii) To secure woven clothes

Q23. Who set up the first Indian Jute Mill in Calcutta?

(i) G.D. Birla
(ii) Seth Hukumchand
(iii) Jamsetjee Nusserwanjee Tata
(iv) Dwarkanath Tagore

(ii) Seth Hukumchand

Q24. Identify the incorrect option. Early entrepreneur of India:

(i) Dwarkanath Tagore of Bengal
(ii) Seth Hukumchand of Calcutta
(iii) Bhai Bhosle of Bombay
(iv) Dinshaw Petit and Jamsetjee . Nusserwanjee—Parsis of Bombay.

(iii) Bhai Bhosle of Bombay

Q25. E.T. Pauli produced a music book that had a picture on the cover page announcing the:

(i) ‘Dawn of the year’
(ii) ‘Dawn of the Century’
(iii) ‘Dawn of the country’
(iv) none of the above

(ii) ‘Dawn of the Century’

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