Showing posts with label class8-history. Show all posts
Showing posts with label class8-history. Show all posts

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Class 8 - Our Pasts III - From Trade to Territory (1 Mark Questions) (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Chapter: From Trade to Territory 

(1 Mark Questions)
Class 8 - Our Pasts III 
Class 8 - Our Pasts III - From Trade to Territory (1 Mark Questions) (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)


Here is a question bank consists of Very Short Answer based Questions (VSQA) carrying 1 Mark each. 


Q1: Which Portuguese explorer discovered the sea route to India?  

Q2:   Which ruler of England gave permission to the East India Company to establish trade relations with the East?  

Q3:   Who was the last powerful ruler of the Mughal Empire?  

Q4:  When did the East India Company begin to trade with India?  

Q5:  In which year did the Portuguese discover the sea route to India?  

Q6:  Define the word 'factory' in context of the British East India Company.  

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

CBSE Class 8 - History: Chapter – 07 - Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners (Questions and Answers)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

History: Chapter 7 - Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners 

(Q & A)

CBSE Class 8 - History: Chapter – 07 - Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners (Questions and Answers)(#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Q1: During British rule, crafts and industries focussed on which sectors?

Answer:
Textiles
Iron and steel


Q2: What was the connection between India and the industrialization of Britain?

Answer: The industrialization of Britain had a close connection with the conquest and colonization of India.


Q3: With start of industrial age in Britain, why were British Industrialists interested in India?

Answer: With the growth of industrial production, British industrialists began to see India as a vast
market for their industrial products, and over the years, manufactured goods from Britain began flooding India. 


Friday, 2 November 2018

History Quiz for Competitive Examinations (#eduvictors)(#cbsenotes)

History Quiz for Competitive Examinations

History Quiz for Competitive Examinations (#eduvictors)(#cbsenotes)

History is an inescapable part of our lives. The present society has been shaped up by the actions of our ancestors.  Behind every great war or revolution, and every charismatic leader or head of state, is a political motivation and ideology. Epochal moments in history have shaped our world.

To assess your knowledge for various competition and entrance examinations, MCQs based quizzes are listed below for various topics. The MCQs are based on NCERT history books from class 6-12.

1. Ancient India (From Ancient Harappa Civilizations to Vedic Times) Quiz 1, Quiz-2 

2. Ancient India: Religion In Vedic Period: See Quiz

3. Ancient India: Magadh Kingdom (See Quiz)

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Colonialism and the City - CBSE Class 8 - History - NCERT Q and A (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Colonialism and the City 

Colonialism and the City - CBSE Class 8 - History - NCERT Q and A (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Q & A

Important points:

The partition of India in 1947 led to a massive transfer of populations, and Delhi became a city of refugees.

While Old Delhi was almost ignored by the British, millions were spent on developing New Delhi.

In the late 18th century, Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras became the centres of British colonial power.

In 19th century, in most parts of the Western world, modern cities emerged with industrialisation, but Indian cities under British rule did not benefit much.

After 1911, Delhi became the capital of British India. New Delhi took nearly 20 years to build.


Q1: State whether true or false:
(a) In the Western world, modern cities grew with industrialisation.
(b) Surat and Machlipatnam developed in the nineteenth century.
(c) In the twentieth century, the majority of Indians lived in cities.
(d) After 1857 no worship was allowed in the Jama Masjid for five years.
(e) More money was spent on cleaning Old Delhi than New Delhi.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

CBSE Class 8 - HISTORY – CRAFT AND INDUSTRIES - Concept Points (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

History - Chapter : Crafts and Industries

CBSE Class 8 - HISTORY – CRAFT AND INDUSTRIES - Concept Points (#cbsenotes)(#eduvictors)

Concept Points

1. The products which are of aesthetic value and are produced by hand or by using simple tools and machines are termed as Handicraft.

2. Items of Exports – pearls, perfumes, spices, sugar etc.

3. Items of Imports – gold, copper, zinc etc.

4. A process which include the production of fabric by interlacing two sets of threads is termed as weaving.

5. The shift from manual system to machine made goods or machine system is known as Industrial Revolution.