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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 :

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 :

Why did the British officials remove their hats in front of superiors ?


Answer :

As a mark of submission
As a mark of respect to their superiors
As a matter of habit
Without any particular reason


Question :

Which of the following options best explains the sumptuary laws ?


Answer :

The laws that prohibited wearing short skirts
The laws that declared that silk clothes could not be used by peasants
The laws that controlled the behaviour of the social inferiors
The laws that prohibited the socially superior class from wearing cotton dresses


Question :

Without any particular reason


Answer :

Coarse cloth made from home spun yarn
Cotton material made by Indian machine
Chintz material made in India
None of the above


Question :

Who among the following recommended Chapkan or a
long buttoned coat as the most suitable dress for men ?


Answer :

Abanindranth Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore
Satyanendranath Tagore


Question :

Who among the following headed the American woman suffrage association ?


Answer :

Lucy Stone
Amelia Bloomer
Mrs. Stanton
Eva Braun


Question :

The British Viceroy who ordered Partition of Bengal ?


Answer :

Lord Curzon
Lord Irvin
Lord Minto
None of these. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Which of the following is related to Sumptuary Laws ?


Answer :

Wars
Clothes
Food
None of these. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

In the context of the Industrial Revolution, which one of the following statements is inconsistent ?


Answer :

Britain began mass production of cotton textile
British textile was exported to India
Condition of the Indian women changed
Cotton clothes became more accessible to wider section of people in Europe


Question :

Which of the following dresses is not associated with Gandhiji ?


Answer :

Western style suit
Lungi and kurta
Khadi loincloth or dhoti
Sherwani. [CBSE CCE 2010]