Friday 7 September 2012

CBSE Class 10 - History - Work, Life and Leisure (MCQs)

Work, Life and Leisure
Cities in the Contemporary World
CST/VT(image credits:wikipedia & UK National Archives)

Q1: A metropolis (mother city) is a large, densely populated city of a country or state, often called the _____ of the region.

(a) Port
(b) Capital
(c) Industrial Hub
(d) Fortune City

Q2: After reclamation how many islands were joined together to develop the city of Bombay (Mumbai)?

(a) Seven
(b) Five
(c) Three
(d) Ten

Q3(CBSE 2011): Workers mass housing schemes were planned to prevent the London‟s poor from turning to :

(a) poorer
(b) richer
(c) rebellious
(d) none of these

Q4: Temperance movement was against

(a) Crime
(b) Alcoholism
(c) Unemployment
(d) Gender Bias

Q5(CBSE 2011): The first movie in India was shot in 1896 by : 

(a) Dada Saheb Phalke
(b) Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatwadekar
(c) Raj Kapoor
(d) Prithviraj Kapoor

Q6: Chartist movement demanded

(a) vote for all adult males
(b) employment for women
(c) reducing working hours in factories
(d) modernising London city

Q7(CBSE 2011): The very first section of the underground railways in the world was opened on 10 January 1863 between which two stations of London? 

(a) Bombay to Thane
(b) London to Paris
(c) Leeds to Manchester
(d) Paddington to Farrington

Q8(CBSE 2010): Which among the following was the first movie made by Dada Saheb Phalke? 

(a) CID
(b) Bombay
(c) Raja Harishchandra
(d) Devdas

Q9(CBSE 2011):  In the novel Debganer Martye Aagaman (The Gods Visit Earth) the Gods were so impressed by Calcutta that they decided to build which of the following in heaven ? 

(a) A factory.
(b) A bridge.
(c) A monument.
(d) A museum.

Q10: Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a city?

(a) Centre of intellectual activities
(b) Centre of Trade and Industry
(c) Homogenous population
(d) Hub of political and economic activities

Q11: What does Mayapuri mean to Bombay?

(a) A city of life
(b) A city of dreams
(c) A city of happenings
(d) A city of slums

1: (b) Capital
2: (a) Seven
3: (c) rebellious
4: (b) Alcoholism
5: (b) Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatwadekar
6: (a) vote for all adult males
7: (d) Paddington to Farrington
8: (c) Raja Harishchandra
9: (d) A museum.
10: (c) Homogenous population
11: (b) A city of dreams


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