Development of Industries in India Model Question Paper

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 40
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Which of the following activities of the people will not come under handy craft?

    (a)

    Carving statues out of stone

    (b)

    Making bangles with glass

    (c)

    Weaving silk sarees

    (d)

    Smelting of iron

  2. The oldest industry in India was _________ industry.

    (a)

    Textile

    (b)

    Steel

    (c)

    Electrical

    (d)

    Fertilizers

  3. The woollen and leather factories became prominent in _________

    (a)

    Bombay

    (b)

    Ahmadabad

    (c)

    Kanpur

    (d)

    Dacca

  4. What was the aim of first Three Five year Plans of India?

    (a)

    To control population growth

    (b)

    To reduce illiteracy rate

    (c)

    To built a strong industrial base

  5. What was not the reason for the decline of Indian Industries?

    (a)

    Loss of royal patronage

    (b)

    Competition of machine made goods

    (c)

    Industrial policy of India

    (d)

    Trading policy of British

  6. 4 x 1 = 4
  7. ___________ was the integral part in the life of the people.

    ()

      

  8. Industrial revolution took place in __________.

    ()

      

  9. The Assam Tea Company was founded in _________.

    ()

       

  10. __________ shortened the distance between Europe and India.

    ()

       

  11. 4 x 1 = 4
  12. India was famous for cotton and silk cloths.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  13. The railway was introduced in India by the British.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. Steel was first manufactured by modern methods at Jamshedpur.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. The tenth and eleventh five year plans witnessed a high growth rate of Agricultural production.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. 3 x 2 = 6
  17. What are the traditional handicrafts industries of India?

  18. Name the inventions which made the production of textiles on large scale?

  19. What is de-industrialisation?

  20. 2 x 3 = 6
  21. How was the trading policy of British caused for the decline of the Indian Industries?

  22. Write in detail about the plantation industries?

  23. 1 x 5 = 5
  24. How do handicraft products differ from machine made products?

  25. 1 x 10 = 10
  26. Mark the following places on the outline map of India
    1. Bombay
    2. Calcutta
    3. Dacca
    4. Jamshedpur
    5. Rishra
    6. Ahmadabad
    7. Kanpur
    8. Kulti
    9. New Delhi
    10. Assam

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