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Social Science : History
COLONIALISM IN ASIA AND AFRICA
1.________ was brought to the attention of the East India Company by Francis Light.
a) Spice is lands
b) Java island
c) Penang island
Answer : c) Penang island
2. In 1896______ states were formed into Federated Malay States
Answer : a) Four
3._______was the only part of Indo-China which was directly under French Control
b) Tong king
Answer : d) Cochin-China
4. The Discovery of gold in the______led to a large number of British miners settled in and around Johannesburg.
b) Orange Free State
c) Cape Colony
Answer : a) Transvaal
5. ________ became the first European power to establish trade with India
Answer : a) Portuguese
6. Indentured labour system was a form of______
a) contract labour system
c) debt bondage
Answer : .c) debt bondage
1. The Berlin Colonical Conference resolved to divide Africa into spheres of influence of the various European Powers:
Answer : The Berlin Colonical
2. The settlement made with the zamindars of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa is Permanent Settlement
Answer : Permanent Settlement
3. The Land tax was the main source of revenue for the British.
Answer : The Land tax
4. Nattukottai Chettiyars were money lenders in the Tamil speaking areas.
Answer : Nattukottai Chettiyars
1. i) Until the last quarter of the 19th century, Africa south of Sahara was unknown to the world.
ii) The coastal states of Gold Coast became a British colony in 1864.
iii) Spain ruled the Philippines for over 500 years.
iv) The famine of 1876-78 occurred in Odhisha.
a) i) is Correct
b) ii) is Correct
c) ii) & iii) are correct
d) iv) is correct
Answer : (a) i) is Correct
2. i) The French had occupied Java and Sumatra in 1640.
ii) The Dutch began their conquest of the English Settlements by capturing Malacca.
iii) Berlin Conference met to decide all issues connected with the Congo River basin.
iv) The possessions of Sultan of Zanzibar were divided into French and German spheres of influence.
a) i) is correct
b) i) & ii are correct
c) iii) is correct
d) iv) is correct
Answer : (c) iii) is Correct
3. Assertion: (A) In the Madras Presidency, the famine of 1876-78 was preceded by droughts.
Reason: (R): Because of the colonial government's policy of Laissez Faire in the trade of food- grains.
a) A is correct, R is wrong
b) Both A & R are wrong
c) A is correct, R is not the correct explanation of A
d) A is correct, R is the correct explanation of A
Answer : d) A is correct, R is the correct explanation of A
4. Assertion (A): Berlin Conference agreed to the rule of Leopold II in Congo Free State.
Reason (R): Leopold II, King of Belgium, showed interest in Congo.
a) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
b) Both A and R are correct and R is not the correct explanation of A
c) A is correct and R is wrong.
d) A is wrong but R is correct
Answer : a) Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A.
Column I : Column II
1. Leopold : a. Ethiopia
2. Menelik : b. Vietnam
3. Cecil Rhodes : c. Belgium
4. Bengal famine : d. Cape colony
5. Bao Dai : e. 1770
1. Leopold : Belgium
2. Menelik : Ethiopia
3. Cecil Rhodes : Cape colony
4. Bengal famine : 1770
5. Bao Dai : Vietnam
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