Friday 24 August 2012

CBSE Class 10 - History - Ch7: Print Culture and the Modern World

Print Culture and the Modern World

Diamond Sutra - China (868AD)
Q1: Printing was first developed in
(a) Japan
(b) Portugal
(c) China
(d) Germany

Q2(CBSE 2010): Which one among the following is an ancient name of Tokyo?
(a) Osaka
(b) Nagano
(c) Edo
(d) Gifu

Q3: The first printed book by mechanical press
Q(CBSE 2010): Which of the following was the first book printed by Gutenberg?
(a) New testament
(b) Bible
(c) Chap Books
(d) Diamond Sutra

Q4(CBSE 2010): Who brought printing to Europe?
(a) Martin Luther
(b) Gutenberg
(c) Marco Polo
(d) Erasmus

Q5(CBSE 2010): “Printing is the ultimate gift of God and the greatest one”. Who spoke these words?
(a) Johann Gutenberg
(b) New Comen
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Martin Luther

Q6(CBSE 2011): Who developed the first prining press in 1430s?
(a) Marco Polo
(b) Johann Gutenberg
(c) James Watt
(d) None of the above

Q7: The British imposed vernacular press act
(a) to curb internal revolts
(b) to contain rising discontentment among Indians
(c) to promote Indian allegiance to the British
(d) to confiscate property of the Indian Press.

Q8(CBSE 2011): Choose the name of the oldest printed book of Japan.
(a) Diamond Sutra
(b) Bible
(c) Ukiyo
(d) Koran

Q9(CBSE 2010): Which of the following books reflects the plight of the ‘lower castes’ and poor in India?
(a) Gulamagiri
(b) Chhote Aur Bade Ka Sawal
(c) Sachchi Kavitayan
(d) All of the above

Q10: In India, the printing press first came to
(a) Goa with Portuguese
(b) Bombay with British
(c) Goa with British
(d) Bombay with Portuguese

Q11:Who among the following were scared of print?
(a) Writers and philosphers
(b) Religious authorities and monarchs
(c) Common Men - including peasants, workers, poor women etc.
(d) Printers and Publishers

Q12(CBSE 2010): Which one among the following is an autobiography of Rashsundari Devi?
(a) Amar Jiban
(b) Amar Jyoti
(c) Amar Jawan
(d) Amar Zindagi

Q13(CBSE 2011): Who among the following introduced hand printing technology in Japan ? 
(a) Buddhist Missionaries from India
(b) Buddhist Missionaries from Japan
(c) Buddhist Missionaries from China
(d) None of the above

Q14(CBSE 2011): The first weekly paper published in India was : 
(a) Bombay Samachar
(b) Bengal Gazette
(c) Shamsul Akbar
(d) Samachar Chandrika

Q15(CBSE 2011): The newspaper started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the : 
(a) Kesari
(b) The Hindu
(c) The Statesman
(d) The Tribune

Q16(CBSE 2010): Who started to edit the Bengal Gazettes weekly in 1780.
(a) James Augustus Hickey
(b) Richard M Ho
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) None of the above

Q17: An opposition to the practices of the medieval church was called:
(a) Inquisition
(b) Protestant
(c) Seditious
(d) Heretic

1. (c) China
2. (c) Edo
3. (b) Bible
4. (c) Marco Polo
5. (d) Martin Luther
6. (b) Johann Gutenberg
7. (b) to contain rising discontentment among Indians
8. (a) Diamond Sutra
9. (d) All of the above
10.  (a) Goa with Portuguese
11. (b) Religious authorities and monarchs
12. (a) Amar Jiban
13: (c) Buddhist Missionaries from China
14: (b) Bengal Gazette
15: (a) Kesari
16: (a) James Augustus Hickey
17: (d) Heretic


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