10th STD - History - Lesson 14 - Social Transformation In Tamil Nadu

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10th STD - History - Lesson 14 - Social Transformation In Tamil Nadu - Quiz

Prepared By B. SRINIVASAN, B. T. Asst., (HISTORY),GHS , GANGALERI - 635 122, KRISHNAGIRI DT
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  • 1. 

    South Indian Liberal Federation is otherwise known as the

    • A. 

      Dravidian Party

    • B. 

      Janatha Party

    • C. 

      Telugu Desam

    • D. 

      Justice Party

    Correct Answer
    D. Justice Party
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Justice Party. The South Indian Liberal Federation is commonly known as the Justice Party.

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  • 2. 

    Periyar transformed the Justice Party into

    • A. 

      Akali Dal

    • B. 

      Pattali Makkal Kazhagam

    • C. 

      Dravidar Kazhagam

    • D. 

      Swarajya

    Correct Answer
    C. Dravidar Kazhagam
    Explanation
    Periyar transformed the Justice Party into the Dravidar Kazhagam. The Dravidar Kazhagam, founded by Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, aimed to promote the rights and interests of the Dravidian people in South India. It advocated for social justice, rationalism, and the eradication of caste-based discrimination. Periyar's efforts in transforming the Justice Party into the Dravidar Kazhagam played a significant role in shaping the Dravidian movement and its influence on Tamil Nadu politics.

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  • 3. 

    The greatest social reformer of Tamil Nadu

    • A. 

      E.V. Ramasamy Naicker

    • B. 

      Nehru

    • C. 

      Gandhiji

    • D. 

      Raja Ram Mohan Roy

    Correct Answer
    A. E.V. Ramasamy Naicker
    Explanation
    E.V. Ramasamy Naicker is considered the greatest social reformer of Tamil Nadu because of his significant contributions towards the upliftment of marginalized communities. He fought against caste discrimination, advocated for women's rights, and worked towards the eradication of superstitions and regressive practices. Naicker, also known as Periyar, founded the Self-Respect Movement, which aimed to promote social justice and equality. His efforts in promoting rationalism and self-respect ideology have had a lasting impact on Tamil Nadu society, making him a prominent figure in social reform.

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  • 4. 

    Vaikam is a place in 

    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Andra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Kerala

    Correct Answer
    D. Kerala
    Explanation
    Vaikam is a place in Kerala.

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  • 5. 

    C.N. Annadurai was affectionately called as

    • A. 

      Chacha

    • B. 

      Anna

    • C. 

      Nethaji

    • D. 

      Periyar

    Correct Answer
    B. Anna
    Explanation
    C.N. Annadurai was affectionately called "Anna" because it means "elder brother" in Tamil. This nickname was given to him by the people of Tamil Nadu as a sign of respect and admiration for his leadership and contributions to the state. Annadurai was a prominent politician and the first Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after the state's formation. He was known for his progressive ideologies and his role in the Dravidian movement.

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  • 6. 

    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam was founded by 

    • A. 

      C.N. Annadurai

    • B. 

      M. Karunanidhi

    • C. 

      K. KAmaraj

    • D. 

      M.G. Ramachandiran

    Correct Answer
    A. C.N. Annadurai
    Explanation
    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) was founded by C.N. Annadurai. He was a prominent politician and writer from Tamil Nadu, India. Annadurai played a crucial role in the Dravidian movement and was a strong advocate for social justice and Tamil nationalism. He formed the DMK in 1949 with the aim of promoting the welfare of the Dravidian people and fighting against social inequalities. Under his leadership, the DMK gained significant popularity and went on to become one of the major political parties in Tamil Nadu. Annadurai's contributions to Tamil politics and culture are widely recognized and celebrated.

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  • 7. 

    C.N. Annadurai was conferred Doctorate by

    • A. 

      Anna University

    • B. 

      Annamalai University

    • C. 

      Manipal University

    • D. 

      Bharathiar University

    Correct Answer
    B. Annamalai University
    Explanation
    C.N. Annadurai was conferred a Doctorate by Annamalai University.

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  • 8. 

    Due to Dr. Muthulakshmi's good efforts the cancer institute was started at

    • A. 

      Anna Nagar

    • B. 

      Chengalpet

    • C. 

      Kanjeepuram

    • D. 

      Adayar

    Correct Answer
    D. Adayar
    Explanation
    Dr. Muthulakshmi's efforts led to the establishment of the cancer institute in Adayar.

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  • 9. 

    All India women conference was organized at

    • A. 

      Pune

    • B. 

      Bombay

    • C. 

      Thane

    • D. 

      Satara

    Correct Answer
    A. Pune
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pune because Pune is the city where the All India women conference was organized.

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  • 10. 

    Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy started an orphanage known as

    • A. 

      Anbu Illam

    • B. 

      Saraswathi Illam

    • C. 

      Avvai Illam

    • D. 

      Lakshmi Illam

    Correct Answer
    C. Avvai Illam
    Explanation
    Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy started an orphanage known as Avvai Illam. Avvai Illam is a well-known orphanage in Chennai, India, named after the famous Tamil poet Avvaiyar. Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy, a social reformer and politician, founded Avvai Illam in 1954 with the aim of providing shelter, education, and healthcare to orphaned and abandoned girls. The orphanage continues to function today and has made a significant impact in the lives of countless girls by providing them with a safe and nurturing environment.

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  • 11. 

    Dr. S. Dharmambal started an agitation for the cause of Tamil teacher called

    • A. 

      Nalla varam

    • B. 

      Hindi varam

    • C. 

      Tamil varam

    • D. 

      Elavu varam

    Correct Answer
    D. Elavu varam
    Explanation
    Dr. S. Dharmambal started an agitation for the cause of Tamil teachers called "Elavu varam".

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  • 12. 

    Moovalur Ramamirdham was born in 

    • A. 

      1885

    • B. 

      1887

    • C. 

      1889

    • D. 

      1883

    Correct Answer
    D. 1883
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