Educational Development in India Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. The word 'Veda' is derived from _________.

    (a)

    Sanskrit

    (b)

    Latin

    (c)

    Prakrit

    (d)

    Pali

  2. Nalanda, the oldest university in India was located in

    (a)

    Uttar Pradesh

    (b)

    Maharashtra

    (c)

    Bihar

    (d)

    Punjab

  3. Which European country were the first to start Modern System of Education in India?

    (a)

    British

    (b)

    Danish

    (c)

    French

    (d)

    Portuguese

  4. Which of the following Commission recommended to constitute the University Grants Commission?

    (a)

    Sergeant Report, 1944

    (b)

    Radhakrishnan Commission, 1948

    (c)

    Kothari Commission, 1964

    (d)

    National Education Policy, 1968

  5. In which year the New Education Policy was introduced in India?

    (a)

    1992

    (b)

    2009

    (c)

    1986

    (d)

    1968

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. The word 'Veda' means _________.

    ()

        

  8. Taxila ruins were discovered by _________.

    ()

      

  9. _________ was the first ruler to establish a madrasa at Delhi.

    ()

      

  10. _________ is the primary vehicle for implementing the provisions of the Right to Education Act of (RTE) 2009.

    ()

      

  11. Mid-day meal program was introduced in schools in _________.

    ()

      

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. The writings of Charaka and Sushrutha were the sources of learning of medicine.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Temples were the centers of learning and played an active role in the promotion of knowledge.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. The Jataka tales tell us that the kings and society took an active interest in promoting education.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Women education in India was not prevalent during the medieval period.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. The RMSA scheme was implemented during tenth Five Year Plan.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 5 x 1 = 5
  19. I - Tsing

  20. (1)

    Magnacarta of Indian Education

  21. Francis Xavier

  22. (2)

    University at Kochin

  23. Wood’s Despatch

  24. (3)

    Chinese scholar

  25. Sarafoji II

  26. (4)

    Saraswathi mahal

  27. Sir Thomas Munroe

  28. (5)

    Western Education in Madras

    1 x 1 = 1
  29. a) Maktabs - Secondary School
    b) Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835 - English education
    c) Operation Blackboard - Secondary Education Commission
    d) Salabhogam - Lands were given to temples
  30. 4 x 2 = 8
  31. Write about the importance of Gurukulas?

  32. Write a short note on Taxila?

  33. Expand SSA and RMSA.

  34. What do you know about RTE.?

  35. 2 x 3 = 6
  36. What were the sources of education in ancient India?

  37. Give a detailed account on education under Cholas?

  38. 1 x 5 = 5
  39. How does the flagship programme of SSA achieve Universal Elementary Education?

  40. 1 x 10 = 10
  41. Mark the following places on the outline map of India
    1. Nalanda
    2. Taxila
    3. Valabhi
    4. Kanchi
    5. Vikramshila
    6. Delhi
    7. Lucknow
    8. Allahabad
    9. Cochin
    10. Calcutta
    11. Madras
    12. Chidambaram

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