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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 :

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 :

Right to Religion


Answer :

Because they were dutiful and docile
Because these clothes helped in creating the expected image of girls
Because women were trained to bear and suffer
Because women looked graceful in these dresses


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 :

Who among the following headed the American woman suffrage association ?


Answer :

Lucy Stone
Amelia Bloomer
Mrs. Stanton
Eva Braun


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 :

What was Cockade ?


Answer :

A faishionable dress of France
A cap that usually wore on one side
A skirt worn up to the knee
A type of fur. [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

In Victorian England who was an ideal woman ?


Answer :

One who was independent and strong
One who could bear pain and suffering
One who could sing, dance and read poetry
One who was aggressive and intelligent


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 :

Which of the following events had an impact on the dressing style of women ?


Answer :

Women working in industries during the I and II World Wars.
Gymnastics and games entered school curriculum for women.
The Battle of Waterloo.
Schools emphasized importance of plain dressing. [CBSE CCE 2010]