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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » VIII-Social Science

Civilising the "Native", Educating the Nation

In 1885 the Court ofDirectors sentthe Woods 'Despatch' which emphasised the benefits of European lea...

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In 1885 the Court ofDirectors sentthe Woods 'Despatch' which emphasised the benefits of European learning. Select the best Option.
(A) "Itwill introduce Indian to European ways of life".
(B) "English education with the tastes and desire of Indians".
(C) "It would create a demand for British goods".
(D) "It will supply the company with civil servants".

The missionaries set up a mission at Serampore, area under the control of

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The missionaries set up a mission at Serampore, area under the control of

Mahatma Gandhi strongly felt that (A) Indian languages should be the medium of teaching. (B) Western...

Multiple choice question

Mahatma Gandhi strongly felt that
(A) Indian languages should be the medium of teaching.
(B) Western education focused on reading and writing.
(C) Students should learn a craft.
(D) English educated India failed to communicate with the masses.

Rabindranath Tagore started the Shantiniketan in

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Rabindranath Tagore started the Shantiniketan in

William Adam, a Scottish missionary mentioned in his report that in vernacular schools (A) there was...

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William Adam, a Scottish missionary mentioned in his report that in vernacular schools
(A) there was no fixed school fees.
(B) there was no system of separate classes.
(C) classes were held underthe banyan tree.
(D)' there were no annual examinations.

He wasanScottishmissionary who helped to establish the Serampore Mission. Who was he ?

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He wasanScottishmissionary who helped to establish the Serampore Mission. Who was he ?

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