History MCQ Education

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  • 1. 
    What was the state of education in india before the coming of the british
    • A. 

      Learning was mainly based on old texts with almost no importance given to scientific research and thinking

    • B. 

      A highly advanced system of education existed with great importance given to science and logic

    • C. 

      Education happened in gurukuls where knowledge was passed on orally as no written script existed

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Why did lord macaulay recommend that the western system of education be introduced in india
    • A. 

      He believed that the indian system of education was better than the western and would make the indians superior to the british

    • B. 

      He felt that the indian system was inferior to the western and the western system encouraged rational thinking and scientific research

    • C. 

      He thought the western system of education would prepare indians for independence and self rule

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What were the demerits of the modern system of education
    • A. 

      No attention was paid to the education of women and the poor

    • B. 

      Primary education was ignored

    • C. 

      Scientific and technical education was ignored

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What was the biggest impact of the introduction of the western system of education in india
    • A. 

      A new class of indian clerks was created to serve the interests of the british empire

    • B. 

      The educated indians were exposed to the teachings of the great thinkers of the time and the concepts of freedom of nations and equality of humans

    • C. 

      Indians were able to read books written in english and speak fluent english

    • D. 

      English became a common language for people from different parts of india to communicate with each other

  • 5. 
    Dr BR ambedkar was a student of this university
    • A. 

      Aligarh muslim university aligarh

    • B. 

      Maharaja sayajirao university baroda

    • C. 

      Bombay university

    • D. 

      Madras university

  • 6. 
    The mohammedan anglo oriental college was set up by sir syed ahmad khan
    • A. 

      The teach the tenets of islam to the muslims

    • B. 

      To bring back persian as the state language of india

    • C. 

      To help the muslims join the mainstream of progress by combining western education with islamic values

    • D. 

      To help the muslims join the mainstream of progress by making the muslims give up the tenets of islam and embrace western ideas and ways of living

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