HIS - The Beginning of the Modern Age Model Question Paper

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 01:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    7 x 1 = 7
  1. Who among the following is known as the Father of Humanism?

    (a)

    Leonardo da Vinci

    (b)

    Francisco Petrarch

    (c)

    Erasmus

    (d)

    Thomas More

  2. Who wrote the 95 Theses?

    (a)

    Martin Luther

    (b)

    Zwingli

    (c)

    John Calvin

    (d)

    Thomas More

  3. Which sailor was the first to cross the Equator?

    (a)

    Henry, the Navigator

    (b)

    Lopo Gonzalves

    (c)

    Lopo Gonzalves

    (d)

    Christopher Columbus

  4. The continent of America was named after________-

    (a)

    Amerigo Vespucci

    (b)

    Christopher Columbus

    (c)

    Vasco da Gama

    (d)

    Hernando Cortez

  5. Which among the following plants were introduced from America to Europe?

    (a)

    Sugarcane

    (b)

    Sweet Potato

    (c)

    Rice

    (d)

    Wheat

  6. Manuel Chrysoloras was a________scholar.

    (a)

    Roman

    (b)

    Italian

    (c)

    Greek

    (d)

    British

  7. The doctrine "justification by faith" was put forward by__________

    (a)

    Thomas More

    (b)

    Frederick

    (c)

    Johann Tetzel

    (d)

    Martin Luther

  8. 5 x 1 = 5
  9. In 1453 Constantinople was captured by________

    ()

    Ottoman Turks

  10. __________-is famous for his paintings in the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel

    ()

    Michelangelo]

  11. The reformation of the Catholic Church is known as_________-

    ()

    Counter Reformation]

  12. Philippines was named after the_________Prince Philip

    ()

    Spanish

  13. The English East India Company had monopoly trade in___________

    ()

    India

  14. 5 x 1 = 5
  15. Feudalism

  16. (1)

    Hierarchical socio-economic structure

  17. Inquisition

  18. (2)

    Pepper

  19. Columbian Exchange

  20. (3)

    Reformation

  21. Malabor

  22. (4)

    Movement of goods between America and Europe

  23. Erasmus

  24. (5)

    Trial of Heretics

    1 x 5 = 5
  25. Examine the outcome of the geographical discoveries

  26. 3 x 1 = 3
  27. (a) Martin Luther broke away from the Catholic Church because he was discriminated.
    (b) John Calvin's government in Geneva was liberal and fun-filled.
    (c) King Henry VIII had deep theological differences with the Catholic Church.
    (d) Council of Trent reemphasized the importance of ceremonies and significance of the mass

  28. (a) Prince Henry's Navigation school heralded the dawn of the modern era.
    (b) The modern Era witnessed scientific progress.
    (c) The Roman Church became very strong in the modern Era.
    (d) Feudalism encouraged urbanisation.

  29. (a) A German cartographer named the New World after Amerigo Vespucci.
    (b) Cochin was the headquarters of the Portugal empire in the East.
    (c) Since the sea was calm it was named as Pacific Ocean by Columbus.
    (d) Maize was introduced into Europe from America.

  30. 5 x 2 = 10
  31. Renaissance
    (a) Give reasons as to why renaissance originated in the Italian city-states.
    (b) Name some of the important humanists and their works.
    (c) List the differences between medieval art and Renaissance art.
    (d) Describe humanism.

  32. Geographical Discoveries
    (a) Who is Henry, the Navigator?
    (b) List the causes for the geographical discoveries.
    (c) What led to the extinction of the natives of America?
    (d) What is triangular trade?

  33. Growth of trade and Rise of Towns
    Where did the process urbanisation start first in Europe?

  34. Invention of the Printing Press
    How were the manuscripts written earlier?

  35. Martin Luther:
    Who was Martin Luther?

  36. 5 x 3 = 15
  37. Explain how the invention of printing press influenced Renaissance, Reformation and Geographical discoveries.

  38. Outline the differences of Martin Luther with the Catholic Church.

  39. What is Columbian Exchange?

  40. Explain the term Inquisition

  41. Write about Zwingli and Calvin

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