history - civilising the native, educating the nation

Class 8 - History

Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation

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What was the role of the Plannirg Commission?
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Rote of the Planning commission was to identify the industries which should be initiated by the state. It had to achieve a balance between the different regions and states In 1956, the Second Five Year Plan was formulated. This plan focused on the development of heavy industries such as steel and on the building of large dams which came under the control of the State

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Civilising the Native, Educating the Nation - Questions
1. After Independence, why was there a reluctance to divide the country on linguistic lines?
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2. How was the right to vote in adopted in the UK and the US?
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3. What were the reasons for the awareness among women?
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4. What was the role of the Plannirg Commission?
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5. How was the ecoromic development of India visualised in the earty decades after Independence?
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6. What are 3 lists of subjects that the constitution has provided to balance the different views on power sharing between the centre and the state?
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7. What did Ambedkar want to achieve through the temple entry movement?
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8. What were the new Governments priorities?
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9. What made Gandhiji call off the non-cooperation movement?
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10. What was the llbert Bill?
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11. Why did the Indian iron smelting industry decline in the nineteenth century?
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12. Mention the caste system that was prevalent in those days in India.
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13. What is bandanna?
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14. What is aspinning jenny?
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15. Give a brief sketch of Thomas Daniell and his paintings.
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16. What were the problems that faced the new government after independence?
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17. How did the knowledge of ancient texts help the reformers promote new laws?
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18. What are miniature paintings?
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19. What kinds of cloth had a large market in Europe?
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20. Why did Phule dedicate his book Gulamgiritothe American movement to free slaves?
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21. What were the changes that could be seen as women became actively involved in reforms?
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22. Describe European artists style.
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23. Name some of the political associations that were formed in the 1870s and 1880s. What were their goals?
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24. What did the Khilafat movement support?
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25. Write a brief not on the Asiatic Society of Bengal
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26. Write about Raja Rammohun Roy and his reforms
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27. What were company Paintings?
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28. Why did Gandhiji choose to break the salt law?
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29. Write a brief not on abolition of untouchability and Reservation Policy.
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30. Name some varieties of cloth that were produced in India during the 18th century.
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31. Describe the paintings done by Robert Ker Porter on the battle of Seringa patam.
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32. What was thecalico Act ?
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33. What was the outcome of the Wood’s despatch?
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34. Give one reason why English continued to be used in India after Independence.
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35. Why did Mahatma Gandhi think that English education had enslaved Indians?
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36. Give a brief account of William Jones
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37. What is jamdani?
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38. Why did Mahatma Gandhi want to teach children handicrafts?
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39. Who was Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar?
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40. Describe the Rowlatt Satyagraha.
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41. When were cotton mills started in India?
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42. Why can we think of Raja Ravi Varmas paintings as national?
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43. In the British period, what new opportunities opened up for people who came from castes that were regarded as ?How?
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44. Why did William Jones feel the need to study Indian history, philosophy and law?
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45. State the recommendations of the Wood’s Despatch.
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46. Why did the wool and silk producers in England protest against the import of Indian textiles in the early eighteenth century?
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47. Who are the Agaria?
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48. What were Tagore’s ideas on education?
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49. What were the different reasons people had for not sending girts to school?
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50. What was the plight of Indian women 200 years ago?
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