Question and Answers: social

1. During Indian freedom struggle, the National Social Conference was formed. What was the reason for its formation?

Different social reform groups or organizations of Bengal region united to form a single body to discuss the issues of larger interest and to prepare appropriate petitions / representations to the government. Indian National Congress did not want to include social reforms in its deliberations and decided to form a separate body for such a purpose. Behramji Malabari and M.G. Ranade decided to bring together all the social reform groups of the country under one organization. None of the statements (a), (b) and (c) given above is correct in this context.

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2. the most effective contribution made by Dadabhai Naoroji to the cause of India National Movement was that he the economic exploitation of India by the british.
ii.interpreted the ancient Indian texts and restored the self confidence of Indians.
iii.stressed the need for eradication of all the social evils before anything else.

i only ii and iii only i and iii only i, ii and iii

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3. The major social and widespread evils in 18th Century India were ______.

Child marriage Dowry Polygamy, Sati All the Above

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4. The social evil Sati was prohibited in the year ______

1829 1829 1829 1829

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5. Gandhiji wanted that the students should spend their vacations in

studies Games Social service None of these

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6. Assertion (A): According to asoka s edicts social harmony among the people was more important than religious devotion.
Reason (R): He spread ideas of equity instead of promotion of religion.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A A is true both R is false A is false but R is true

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7. Consider the following statements:
1. Raja Rammohun Roy was an advocate of ethical social reform, and political liberalism in India
2. He was the founder of Banaras Hindu University
3. He attacked the practice of Sati
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only 2 only only 1 and 3 1, 2 and 3

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8. Which is wrongly matched?

(a) Universal Declaration of Human Rights(1) 1948
(b) European Social Charter(2) 1961
(c) American Declaration of Rights and Duties of Man(3) 1958
(d) International Covenant Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)(4) 1966

(a) (b) (c) (d)

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