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Colonialism in Asia and Africa Book Back Questions

9th Standard

    Reg.No. :

Social Science

Time : 00:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 25
    4 x 1 = 4
  1. ___________ was brought to the attention of the East India Company by Francis Light.


    Spice islands


    Java island


    Penang island



  2. __________was the only part of Indo-China which was directly under French Control.




    Tong king





  3. __________became the first European power to establish trade with India









  4. Indentured labour system was a form of_________.


    contract labour system




    debt bondage



  5. 3 x 2 = 6
  6. Distinguish between Colonialism and Imperialism.

  7. State the three phases in the colonialisation of Indian economy.

  8. Explain Home Charges

  9. 2 x 1 = 2
  10. ____________Conference resolved to divide Africa into spheres of influence of the various European Powers.


    The Berline Colonial

  11. The settlement made with the zamindars of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa is____________.


    Permanent settlement

  12. 4 x 1 = 4
  13. Leopold

  14. (1)


  15. Menelik

  16. (2)


  17. Bengal famine

  18. (3)


  19. Bao Dai

  20. (4)


    1 x 5 = 5
  21. Discuss the economic impact of British Rule in India.

  22. 2 x 1 = 2
  23. i) Until the last quarter of the 19th century, Africa south of Sahara was unknown to the world.
    ii) The coastal states of Gold Coast became a British colony in 1864.
    iii) Spain ruled the Philippines for over 500 years.
    iv) The famine of 1876–78 occurred in Odhisha.
    a) i) is Correct
    b) ii) is Correct
    c) ii) & iii) are correct
    d) iv) is correct

  24. i) The French had occupied Java and Sumatra in 1640.
    ii) The Dutch began their conquest of the English Settlements by capturing Malacca .
    iii) Berlin Conference met to decide all issues connected with the Congo River basin.
    iv) The possessions of Sultan of Zanzibar were divided into French and German spheres of influence.
    a) i) is correct
    b) ii) & i) are correct
    c) iii) is correct
    d) iv) is correct

  25. 1 x 2 = 2
  26. Colonialism in India
    a) When did the East India Company acquire the Diwani Right?
    b) When were the Gurkhas conquered by the British?
    c) When was slavery abolished in British India?
    d) When did Burma become a part of the Madras Presidency?


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