Indian Economy On The Eve Of Independence - Quiz 01

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Indian Economy On The Eve Of Independence - Quiz 01

Economics Quiz 01. BY - Bamdev Baghar , Aniket Mishra (Kendriya Vidyalaya - 2 , C. R. P. F, Bhubaneswar)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The foundation of the british empire in India was laid by Battle of Plassey fought in __________?
    • A. 

      1757

    • B. 

      1857

    • C. 

      1763

    • D. 

      1747

  • 2. 
    Which industry received the major set back during the colonial rule?
    • A. 

      Cement

    • B. 

      Handicraft

    • C. 

      Paper

    • D. 

      Iron and steel

  • 3. 
    India's jute industry suffered heavily due to_________ after partition.
    • A. 

      Lack of raw materials

    • B. 

      Famines

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    British rule introduced railways in India in the year___________?
    • A. 

      1849

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1851

    • D. 

      1852

  • 5. 
    During the British period , more than half of India's foreign trade was restricted to:
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Sri lanka

  • 6. 
    Which industry was adversely affected due to partition?
    • A. 

      Silk

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Jute

    • D. 

      Nylon

  • 7. 
    ________was the main source of livelihood for most of the people during the colonial rule.
    • A. 

      Industries

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Both(A) and (B)

    • D. 

      Neither(A) nor (B)

  • 8. 
    The opening of Suez canal served as a direct route for ships operating between:
    • A. 

      India and America

    • B. 

      India and Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      India and Pakistan

    • D. 

      India and Britain

  • 9. 
    ______was the most important infrastructure developed during the British rule.
    • A. 

      Airways

    • B. 

      Railways

    • C. 

      Waterways

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Occupational structure refers to:
    • A. 

      Distribution of working force among the different occupations

    • B. 

      Nature of different occupations

    • C. 

      Size of working force in a country

    • D. 

      Number of people living in a country

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