Term 2 Educational Development in India One Mark Questions with Answer

8th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 25
    8 x 1 = 8
  1. The word 'Veda' is derived from _________.

    (a)

    Sanskrit

    (b)

    Latin

    (c)

    Prakrit

    (d)

    Pali

  2. Which of the following was an important centre for the learning in the ancient period?

    (a)

    Gurukula

    (b)

    Viharas

    (c)

    Palli

    (d)

    All of these

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

    (a)

    Uttar Pradesh

    (b)

    Maharashtra

    (c)

    Bihar

    (d)

    Punjab

  4. When did the UNESCO declare Takshashila as world heritage site?

    (a)

    1970

    (b)

    1975

    (c)

    1980

    (d)

    1985

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

    (a)

    British

    (b)

    Danish

    (c)

    French

    (d)

    Portuguese

  6. Which of the following Charter Act made a provision for an annual grant one lakhs Rupees for the promotion of Education in India?

    (a)

    Charter Act of 1813

    (b)

    Charter Act of 1833

    (c)

    Charter Act of 1853

    (d)

    Charter Act of 1858

  7. 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

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

    (a)

    1992

    (b)

    2009

    (c)

    1986

    (d)

    1968

  9. 6 x 1 = 6
  10. The word 'Veda' means _________.

    ()

    knowledge

  11. Taxila ruins were discovered by _________.

    ()

    archaeologist alexander cunningham

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

    ()

    iltutmish

  13. The New Education Policy was revised in _________.

    ()

    1992

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

    ()

    ssa (sarva shiksh abhiyan)

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

    ()

    1956

  16. 6 x 1 = 6
  17. The writings of Charaka and Sushrutha were the sources of learning of medicine.

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

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

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

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

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  23. 5 x 1 = 5
  24. I - Tsing

  25. (1)

    University at kochin

  26. Francis Xavier

  27. (2)

    Magnacarta of indian education

  28. Wood’s Despatch

  29. (3)

    saraswathi mahal

  30. Sarafoji II

  31. (4)

    Chinese scholar

  32. Sir Thomas Munroe

  33. (5)

    Western education in madras

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