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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Life In The Rural Areas

Rural Administration

Question: Why were Bengal artisans deserting villages? Answer: Bengal artisans were deserting villages because they were being pressurised to sell their goods to the Company at low prices. Question: Name the Governor-General of India when the Permanent Settlement was introduced. Answer: Charles Cornwallis. Question: What did the ‘Permanent Settlement’ actually …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: India After Independence


Question: When was the Indian Constitution adopted? Answer: The Indian Constitution was adopted on 26 January, 1950. Question: Which step has been described as revolutionary? Answer: All Indians above the age of 21 would be allowed to vote in state and national elections. Question: On what point did Nathuram Godse …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: The National Movement: First Phase

National Movement

Question: What factors resulted in growing opposition to British rule? Answer: All these factors resulted in growing opposition to British rule: All the section of society suffered under British rule. The peasant had to pay high taxes. The artisan was ruined by foreign competition. The factory worker received very low …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Reforms In Indian Society

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Question: Why are social reformers described so? Answer: Social reformers are described so because they felt that some changes were essential in society and unjust practices needed to be rooted out. Question:How did reformers bring changes in society? Answer: They brought changes in society by persuading people to give up old …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Education And British Rule


Question: Name the different languages that William Jones studied. Answer. Greek, Latin, English, French, Arabic and Persian. Question: Why was Calcutta Madrasa set up? Answer: Calcutta Madrasa was set up to promote the study of Arabic, Persian and Islamic law. Question: Why was the Hindu College established in Benaras? Answer: …

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NCERT 8th Class (CBSE) Social Science: Tribal Communities


Question: Mention different types of activities of the tribal people. Answer: Some practiced Jhum cultivation Some were hunter-gatherers Some herded animals Some took to settled cultivation Question: Why did the British want tribal groups to settle down and become peasant cultivators? Answer: It was because settled peasants were easier to …

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