Sunday, May 24, 2015

CBSE Class 10 - History - THE AGE OF INDUSTRIALISATION (MCQs)

THE AGE OF INDUSTRIALISATION
(MCQs)
Industrial Revolution led to pathetic conditions
for women and children.
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Q1: When did the earliest factories come up in England?

(a) 1720s
(b) 1730s
(c) 1740s
(d) 1750s


Q2: Guilds were associations of

(a) Industrialization
(b) Exporters
(c) Traders
(d) Producers


Q3: Which one of the following factories was considered as a symbol of new era in England in the late eighteenth century?

(a) Iron and steel
(b) Metal
(c) Jute
(d) Cotton

Q4: Who invented the steam engine

(a) New Camen
(b) Richard Arkwright
(c) James Watt
(d) None of the above

Q5: In India, the first cotton mill was set up in

(a) Madras
(b) Bombay
(c) Kanpur
(d) Surat


Q6: Who among the following improved the steam engine produced by New Comen?

(a) Mathew Boulton
(b) James Walt
(c) Henry Ford
(d) Grahm Bell

Q7: Who devised the Spinning Jenny?

(a) Samuel Luck
(b) Richard Arkwright
(c) James Hargreaves
(d) James Watt.


Q8: In which of the following field demand for labour was seasonal?

(a) Gas works
(b) Breweries
(c) Dockyards
(d) All of these


Q9: Which of the following best defines a Jobber?

(a) Employed by industrialists to get new recruits
(b) Old trusted worker
(c) Person of authority and power
(d) Controlled lives of workers


Q10: Which of the following group of industries was the dynamic industries of England during its earliest phase of industrialization?

(a) Cotton and metals
(b) Cotton and silk
(c) Silk and footwears
(d) Footwear and glass


Q11: The paid servants of the East India Company were

(a) Seth
(b) Mamlatdar
(c) Gomastha
(d) Lambardar


Q12: Which of the following explains proto-industrialization?

(a) Production based on factories
(b) Production for local consumption
(c) Production for export
(d) Early industrial production preceding stage of industrialisation


Q13: Which of the following was known as “finishing centre”?

(a) London
(b) Manchester
(c) Liverpool
(d) Amesterdam


Q14: 18th Century India witnessed the decline of which port town?

(a) Surat
(b) Bombay
(c) Calcutta
(d) Madras


Q15: First country to undergo industrial revolution:

(a) France
(b) Britain
(c) Germany
(d) USA


Q16: What was the fly shuttle used for

(a) Washing
(b) Weaving
(c) Drying
(d) Sowing



Answers:
1: (b) 1730s
2: (d) Producers
3: (d) Cotton
4: (c) James Watt
5: (b) Bombay
6: (b) James Walt
7: (c) James Hargreaves
8: (d) All of these
9: (a) Employed by industrialists to get new recruits
10: (c) Silk and footwears
11: (c) Gomastha
12: (d) Early industrial production preceding stage of industrialisation
13: (a) London
14: (a) Surat
15: (b) Britain
16: (b) Weaving 

2 comments:

  1. In question 6 and 10 the answer is wrong
    Correct answer is
    6(b). 10(a)

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