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Social Science

Time : 02:30:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 100
    20 x 1 = 20
  1. The first British colony in America was _________

    (a)

    New York

    (b)

    Philadelphia

    (c)

    Jamestown

    (d)

    Amsterdam

  2. The pioneer of French Revolution who fought on the side of Washington against the British was ________

    (a)

    Mirabeau

    (b)

    Lafayette

    (c)

    Napoleon

    (d)

    Danton

  3. The defeat of British at ____________ paved the way for the friendship between France and America.

    (a)

    Trenton

    (b)

    Saratoga

    (c)

    Pennsylvania

    (d)

    New York

  4. ____________ was the symbol of “Royal Despotism” in France

    (a)

    Versailles Palace

    (b)

    Prison of Bastille

    (c)

    Paris Commune

    (d)

    Estates General

  5. The forces of Austria and Prussia were defeated by the French Revolutionary forces at _____________

    (a)

    Verna

    (b)

    Versailles

    (c)

    Pilnitz

    (d)

    Valmy

  6. Candide was written by ________________

    (a)

    Voltaire

    (b)

    Rousseau

    (c)

    Montesquieu

    (d)

    Danton

  7. American War of Independence was ended with the Peace of Paris in the year __________

    (a)

    1776

    (b)

    1779

    (c)

    1781

    (d)

    1783

  8. Thomas Paine’s famous pamphlet was ______________.

    (a)

    Common Sense

    (b)

    Rights of Man

    (c)

    Bill of Rights

    (d)

    Abolition of Slavery

  9. Who established the first steam boat service?

    (a)

    Arkwright

    (b)

    Samuel Crompton

    (c)

    Robert Fulton

    (d)

    James Watt

  10. Who invented the sewing machine?

    (a)

    Elias Howe

    (b)

    Eli–Whitney

    (c)

    Samuel Crompton

    (d)

    Humphrey Davy

  11. Who called Slater, the father of American Industrial Revolution?

    (a)

    F.D. Roosevelt

    (b)

    Andrew Jackson

    (c)

    Winston Churchill

    (d)

    Woodrow Wilson

  12. Which of the following is observed to commemorate the Hay Market Massacre?

    (a)

    Independence Day

    (b)

    Farmers Day

    (c)

    Labour Day

    (d)

    Martyrs Day

  13. Where was Zollverein Customs Union formed?

    (a)

    England

    (b)

    Germany

    (c)

    France

    (d)

    America

  14. Who produced the first batch of automobiles in France?

    (a)

    Louis Renault

    (b)

    Armand Peugeot

    (c)

    Thomas Alva Edison

    (d)

    McAdam

  15. Which of the following was used as fuel in olden days to smelt iron?

    (a)

    Coke

    (b)

    Charcoal

    (c)

    Firewood

    (d)

    Paper

  16. ___________ was brought to the attention of the East India Company by Francis Light.

    (a)

    Spice islands

    (b)

    Java island

    (c)

    Penang island

    (d)

    Malacca

  17. In 1896 ___________ states were formed into Federated Malay States

    (a)

    Four

    (b)

    Five

    (c)

    Three

    (d)

    Six

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

    (a)

    Annam

    (b)

    Tong king

    (c)

    Cambodia

    (d)

    Cochin-China

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

    (a)

    Portuguese

    (b)

    French

    (c)

    Danes

    (d)

    Dutch

  20. Indentured labour system was a form of_________.

    (a)

    contract labour system

    (b)

    slavery

    (c)

    debt bondage

    (d)

    serfdom

  21. 10 x 1 = 10
  22. The Postmaster General of the Postal Department of the government of Continental Congress was ____________

    ()

    Benjamin Franklin

  23. The battle of Bunker Hill was fought on _______

    ()

    17th June 1775

  24. The leader of National Assembly of France was ____________

    ()

    Mirabeau

  25. ___________________ was guillotined for organizing a Festival of Liberty.

    ()

    Herbert

  26. _______________ called for voting rights to men in England.

    ()

    The Chartists

  27. ________________ discovered a faster and cheaper method of production of steel.

    ()

    Henry Bessemer

  28. _______________ advocated scientific socialism.

    ()

    Karl Marx

  29. Ethiopia defeated Italy at the battle of ___________ in 1896.

    ()

    Adowa

  30. _________was the author of a book called “Notebook from Prison”.

    ()

    Antonio Gramsci

  31. _________were money lenders in the Tamil speaking areas.

    ()

    Nattukottai Chettiyars

  32. 15 x 3 = 45
  33. Who were Puritans? Why did they leave England?

  34. What do you know about the Quakers?

  35. Point out the significance of “the Boston Tea Party”.

  36. Attempt an account of “September Massacres".

  37. Explain the composition of “Three Estates of France”.

  38. Sketch the role of Lafayette in the French Revolution.

  39. What was the background for the storming of Bastille Prison?

  40. Account for urbanisation in England

  41. Attempt a note on Haymarket Massacre

  42. What do you know of Louis Renault?

  43. Highlight any two important results of Industrial Revolution.

  44. Distinguish between Colonialism and Imperialism.

  45. Write a note on Zulu tribe.

  46. Colonel Pennycuick.

  47. Explain Home Charges

  48. 6 x 5 = 30
  49. “Taxation without Representation” led to the outbreak of American War of Independence – Explain

  50. Highlight the contribution of French Philosophers to the Revolution of 1789

  51. Enumerate the causes for the Second Industrialization in the USA.

  52. What were the effects of Industrial Revolution of England on India?

  53. Discuss the economic impact of British Rule in India.

  54. Explain the process of colonisation in Africa

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