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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 :

What does Khadi mean to Mahatma Gandhi ?


Answer :

a rejection of western mill made cloth
a fashion style
a sign of richness
for encouraging foreign goods. [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 :

Charkha is used for


Answer :

spinning
stitching
weaving
carding


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 among the following is associated with Sumptuary Laws in France ?


Answer :

Only the members of royality and aristocracy could wear expensive clothes made of ermine, silk or brocade.
Promoted for hunting game in certain areas
Laws were not strict towards social inferiors.
Social inferiors were allowed to wear ermine, silk or brocade. [CBSE CCE 2010]


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 :

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]