Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

With reference to Orientalist-Anglicist debate, consider the following statements:

1. The Anglicists were in favor of modern studies.

2. The Orientalists expansion of traditional Indian learning.

3. The Orientalists demanded for the use of vernacular languages for education.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q2

Who among the following developed a comprehensive scheme of village education through the medium of vernacular languages?

Q3

With reference to Press Act of 1835, consider the following statements:

1. It required the printer/publisher to give a precise account of premises of a publication to the district administration.

2. It led to the rapid growth of newspapers in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Which of the following statement is incorrect about the Hunter of education Commission of 1882-83?

Q5

With reference to Hartog Committee on education, consider the following statements:

1. It recommended the compulsory elementary education from 6 to 14 years of age.

2. It was appointed to suggest measure from preventing deterioration of education standards.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q6

In the history of the development of Indian press, who among the following had earned the epithet of, "liberator of the Indian press"?

Q7

Consider the following pairs:

                Institution         Founder

1. Fort William College:   Charles Cornwallis

2. Sanskrit college:       Jonathan Duncan

3. Bethune School:         John Elliot Drinkwater

4. Calcutta Madarsa:       Warren Hasting

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q8

Ram Mohan Roy was associated with which of the following newspapers?

1. Mir’at’l-Akhbar

2. Bengal Herald

3. Sambad Kaumudi

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q9

Consider the following pairs

  1. Calcutta Madrasah – Warren Hastings
  2. Fort William College – Arthur Wellesly
  3. Sanskrit College – Jonathan Duncan

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

Q10

With reference to the Woods Despatch, Consider the following statements

  1. Focus on female and vocational education
  2. Improve standards of University Education
  3. Introduced Secular education in government institutions.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

Q11

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events related to the development of Education in India

  1. Hunter Education Commission
  2. Saddler University Commission
  3. Indian Universities Act
  4. Hartog Committee

Select the correct code using the option given below

Q12

Objective of Rayleigh Commission was

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Q13

With reference to the Vernacular Press Act, 1878, Consider the following statement

  1. Publisher of any vernacular newspaper to enter into a bond with government undertaking.
  2. Provision of appeal in a court of law against the action of magistrate.
  3. Action was taken against Som Prakash, Bharat Mihir, Dacca Praksh and Samachar under this act.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q14

The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser, the first newspaper in India started by

Q15

Consider the following pairs

 Name of the Paper/Journal                    Name of the Founder/Editor

  1. Somprakasha                          Dwarkanath Vidyabhushan
  2. Rast Goftar                             Dadabhai Naoroji
  3. Sambad Kaumudi                    Devendranath Tagore

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

Q16

With reference to the Wardha Scheme of Basic Education, consider the following statement

  1. Inclusion of a basic handicraft in the syllabus.
  2. Teaching to be in the vernacular language from class II to X.
  3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad formulated a detailed national scheme for basic education.

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

Q1.

With reference to Orientalist-Anglicist debate, consider the following statements:

1. The Anglicists were in favor of modern studies.

2. The Orientalists expansion of traditional Indian learning.

3. The Orientalists demanded for the use of vernacular languages for education.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q2.

Who among the following developed a comprehensive scheme of village education through the medium of vernacular languages?

a) James Thomson
b) Charles wood
c) Lord Macaulay
d) Harcourt Butler
Q3.

With reference to Press Act of 1835, consider the following statements:

1. It required the printer/publisher to give a precise account of premises of a publication to the district administration.

2. It led to the rapid growth of newspapers in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

Which of the following statement is incorrect about the Hunter of education Commission of 1882-83?

a) It was appointed to review the progress of education in British India.
b) It's recommendations led to the controversy of Cunningham circular.
c) It recommended the use of vernacular language for primary education.
d) Its recommendation was mostly focussed on primary and secondary education.
Q5.

With reference to Hartog Committee on education, consider the following statements:

1. It recommended the compulsory elementary education from 6 to 14 years of age.

2. It was appointed to suggest measure from preventing deterioration of education standards.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

In the history of the development of Indian press, who among the following had earned the epithet of, "liberator of the Indian press"?

a) Lord Ripon
b) Lord Metcalf
c) Lord Wellesley
d) Lord Curzon
Q7.

Consider the following pairs:

                Institution         Founder

1. Fort William College:   Charles Cornwallis

2. Sanskrit college:       Jonathan Duncan

3. Bethune School:         John Elliot Drinkwater

4. Calcutta Madarsa:       Warren Hasting

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 4 only
Q8.

Ram Mohan Roy was associated with which of the following newspapers?

1. Mir’at’l-Akhbar

2. Bengal Herald

3. Sambad Kaumudi

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q9.

Consider the following pairs

  1. Calcutta Madrasah – Warren Hastings
  2. Fort William College – Arthur Wellesly
  3. Sanskrit College – Jonathan Duncan

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q10.

With reference to the Woods Despatch, Consider the following statements

  1. Focus on female and vocational education
  2. Improve standards of University Education
  3. Introduced Secular education in government institutions.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q11.

Correct the chronological sequence of the following events related to the development of Education in India

  1. Hunter Education Commission
  2. Saddler University Commission
  3. Indian Universities Act
  4. Hartog Committee

Select the correct code using the option given below

a) 1-3-2-4
b) 2-4-3-1
c) 1-4-3-2
d) 1-3-4-2
Q12.

Objective of Rayleigh Commission was

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a) Define the jurisdiction of the Central and Provincial Governments.
b) To impose censorship on the national press.
c) To inquire into the condition and prospects of universities in India.
d) Define the powers of the Secretary of State for India.
Q13.

With reference to the Vernacular Press Act, 1878, Consider the following statement

  1. Publisher of any vernacular newspaper to enter into a bond with government undertaking.
  2. Provision of appeal in a court of law against the action of magistrate.
  3. Action was taken against Som Prakash, Bharat Mihir, Dacca Praksh and Samachar under this act.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q14.

The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser, the first newspaper in India started by

a) James Augustus Hickey
b) Henry Vivian Derozio
c) J.S. Buckingham
d) R.Williams
Q15.

Consider the following pairs

 Name of the Paper/Journal                    Name of the Founder/Editor

  1. Somprakasha                          Dwarkanath Vidyabhushan
  2. Rast Goftar                             Dadabhai Naoroji
  3. Sambad Kaumudi                    Devendranath Tagore

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 3 only
Q16.

With reference to the Wardha Scheme of Basic Education, consider the following statement

  1. Inclusion of a basic handicraft in the syllabus.
  2. Teaching to be in the vernacular language from class II to X.
  3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad formulated a detailed national scheme for basic education.

Which of the following statement is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3