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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Clothing : A Social History - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Clothing : A Social History - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

Which of the following rule was introduced by Governor General Amherst between 1824 - 1828 ?


Answer :

Shoe respect' rule - taking off shoes as a mark of respect
Rule to remove the turban as a mark of respect in front of British officials
Rule of prostrating in front of Governors to show respect
Rule to wear western clothes in office


Question :

Why was the abolition of slavery in Travancore in 1855 frustrating for upper castes ?


Answer :

Because the freed slaves resorted to riots.
Because the freed slaves refused to work under the upper castes.
Because upper caste people felt that they would lose control over the freed slaves.
Because freed slaves converted themselves to Christianity.


Question :

The name 'shanar' refers to which of the following ?


Answer :

A community of toddy tappers in Southern Travancore
Peasant community of Northern Travancore
An upper caste community of Andhra Pradesh
A lower caste community of Andhra Pradesh


Question :

Jnanadanandini Tagore is associated with


Answer :

Sans Culottes
Community of toddy tappers
Brahmika Sarees
Partition of Bengal.


Question :

Before 17th century, ordinary women in Britain possessed only a few clothes made of


Answer :

flax, linen and wool
wool, flax and fur
linen, silk and wool
chintz, flax, silk


Question :

Why did Dalit converts in India adopt western style clothing ?


Answer :

It was comfortable
It was cheaper
It was a sign of equality and self respect
It was fashionable. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Why did the Jacobins call themselves 'Sans Culottes' ?


Answer :

They wanted to be recognised by this name
They wanted to be different from the commoners
They wanted to distinguish themselves from the aristocracy.
They wanted to spread the idea of equality.


Question :

Many women reformers changed back into traditional clothes as


Answer :

Faced by persistent attacks, they decided to conform to conventions.
They found the new style of clothing too stylish
New style of clothing did not fit them well
There were no good tailors to stitch the new style of clothing. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Which one of the following statements about women's fashion in the twentieth century is not true ?


Answer :

Women started wearing trousers and blouses.
Women started wearing jewellery.
Women started wearing shorter skirts
Women started wearing sober colours. (CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Till 19th century what determined the dresses of the caste Hindus of Indian society ?


Answer :

Brahmins decided what the people of other castes should wear
Indian Shastras determined the types of clothes to be worn by people of various sections of society.
Caste system and social codes clearly defined what Hindus should wear.
Caste panchayats determined the clothes to be worn.