Rural life and Society Important Questions

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Which system was called by different names like Jagirdari, Malguzari and Biswedari etc.?

    (a)

    Mahalwari

    (b)

    Ryotwari

    (c)

    Zamindari

    (d)

    None of these

  2. What was the Mahal in the Mahalwari system?

    (a)

    House

    (b)

    Town

    (c)

    Village

    (d)

    Palace

  3. Who among the following Governors introduced Mahalwari system?

    (a)

    Lord Hastings

    (b)

    Lord Cornwallis

    (c)

    Lord Wellesley

    (d)

    Lord William Bentinck

  4. The Indigo revolt was led by whom?

    (a)

    Mahatma Gandhi

    (b)

    Keshab Chandra Roy

    (c)

    Digambar Biswas and Bishnu Biswas

    (d)

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  5. Who had acted as the agent of the Government for the collection of revenue from the cultivators.

    (a)

    Kings

    (b)

    Princes

    (c)

    Zamindars

    (d)

    Landlords

  6. 6 x 1 = 6
  7. ________ is the modified version of the Zamindari system.

    ()

    Mahalwari system

  8. Indigo Revolt took place in _______.

    ()

    Bengal

  9. Maplah Rebellion was held in _______.

    ()

    April - 1920

  10. The Champaran Agrarian Act was passed in __________.

    ()

    May - 1918

  11. ___________ newspaper brought to light the misery of the cultivators misery of the cultivators

    ()

    Hindu Patriot

  12. All this lands were returned to them when the __________ came to power in 1937

    ()

    Congress

  13. 5 x 1 = 5
  14. Warren Hastings introduced quinquennial land settlement.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Pabna revolt originated in the Yusufshahi pargana in Gujarat.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. The Punjab land alienation Act was passed in 1918.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. In the pre - colonial period, Indian economy was predominantly a weaving economy

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. The land near hills of Rajmahal in Bihar was cultivated lay the Santhals

    (a) True
    (b) False
  19. 5 x 1 = 5
  20. Permanent Settlement

  21. (1)

    Deccan Revolt

  22. Ryotwari System

  23. (2)

    First Peasant revolt

  24. Santhal Rebellion

  25. (3)

    Bengal

  26. Hindu Zamindars

  27. (4)

    Jermis

  28. Pune

  29. (5)

    Madras

    2 x 2 = 4
  30. Which of the following statement is correct about Peasants revolt in India?
    (a) The Santhal rebellion was held in Bengal.
    (b) Dinabandhu Mitra wrote a drama called Nil Darban.
    (c) The Deccan riots started from a village at Pune in 1873.
    (d) The Moplah peasants rebellion was held in Tamil Nadu.

  31. Which of the following statement is not true about 'Chambran Satyagraha'?
    a) The European planters of Champaran in Bihar resorted to illegal and in human methods of indigo cultivation was wholly unjust.
    b) The peasants were bound lay were to grow indigo on 3/10 part of their land.
    c) Under the Tisbathia system in Champaran, the peasants were bound.
    d) The Government appointed an enquiry commission of which Mahatma Gandhi was a member

  32. 3 x 2 = 6
  33. List out any two salient features of the Permanent settlement?

  34. Bring out the effects of the Mahalwari settlement.

  35. What was the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi on Champaran Satyagraha.

  36. 3 x 3 = 9
  37. Discuss the merits and demerits of the Permanent settlement.

  38. Write a paragraph about the Moplah Rebellion?

  39. What are the different name of permanent settlement?

  40. 2 x 5 = 10
  41. Apart from the exploiting through taxes, how did the British further exploit the land?

  42. Write in detail about Punjab peasant movement:

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