WBBSE Class 10 History Chapter 5 Alternative Ideas And Initiatives From Mid 19th Century To The Early 20th Century Characteristics And Observations MCQs

Chapter 5 Alternative Ideas And Initiatives Characteristics And Observations Topic A Development Of Printing Press In Bengal Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1 ‘Compendio Espiritual Da Vida Christa’ is 11 In which year the first Bengali book was now in a public library in-
1. New York
2. Italy
3. Russia
4. Switzerland

Answer: 1. New York

Question 2 ‘Dautrina Christa’ was published from-
1. New York
2. Quilon
3. Venice
4. Portugal

Answer: 2. Quilon

Question 3 The first printing press was established in Hooghly in-
1. 1878
2. 1877
3. 1787
4. 1778

Answer: 4. 1778

Question 4 James Augustus Hicky established a printing press in-
1. Hooghly
2. Calcutta
3. Serampore
4. Howrah

Answer: 1. Hooghly

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Question 5 Hicky set up a printing press in-
1. 1870
2. 1780
3. 1708
4. 1807

Answer: 2. 1780

Question 6 The pioneer of the Indian press was-
1. James Augustus Hicky
2. J C Marshman
3. Iswar Chandra Gupta
4. John Andrews

Answer: 1. James Augustus Hicky

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Question 7 A rigid press censorship was imposed in 1799 by-
1. Wellesley
2. Cornwallis
3. Minto
4. Ripon

Answer: 1. Wellesley

Question 8 The Baptist Mission was founded in 1800 in-
1. Hooghly
2. Barasat
3. Nadia
4. Serampore

Answer: 4. Serampore

Question 9 The press set up by Upendrakishore Raychowdhury was in-
1. North Calcutta
2. South Calcutta
3. 24 Parganas
4. Hooghly

Answer: 1. North Calcutta

Question 10 Brahman Roman Catholic Sambad’ was written in-
1. Roman alphabet
2. French alphabet
3. Bengali alphabet
4. English alphabet

Answer: 1. Roman alphabet

Question 11 In Wich year the first Bengali book was printed?
1. 1554
2. 1785
3. 1778
4. 1800

Answer: 4. 1800

Question 12 William Carey was a teacher in-
1. English
2. Bengali
3. Mathematics
4. Science

Answer: 2. Bengali

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Question 13 The book published by Battala Prakashani-
1. Chaitanyacharitamrita
2. Nabababu Bilas
3. Varnaparichay
4. Lorchandrani

Answer: 2. Nabababu Bilas

Question 14 The ‘Father of Bengal Printing Press’ was-
1. James Augustus Hicky
2. Nathaniel Brassey Halhed
3. Charles Wilkins
4. Marshman

Answer: 3. Charles Wilkins

Question 15 The first illustrated Bengali book was-
1. Annadamangal
2. Sishusiksha
3. Varna Parichay
4. Sandesh

Answer: 1. Annadamangal

Question 16 The first Bengali printed book written by a Bengali-
1. Varna Parichay
2. Sishusiksha
3. Hitopodesa
4. Pratapaditya Charita

Answer: 4. Pratapaditya Charita

Question 17 ‘Varna Parichay’ was published in the year-
1. 1845
2. 1850
3. 1855
4. 1860

Answer: 3. 1855

Question 18 In India halftone printing technique was introduced by-
1. Upendrakishore Raychowdhury
2. Sukumar Ray
3. Panchanan Karmakar
4. Charles Wilkins

Answer: 1. Upendrakishore Raychowdhury

Question 19 ‘Itihasmala’ was written by-
1. Rammohan Roy
2. David Hare
3. Vidyasagar
4. William Carey

Answer: 4. William Carey

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Question 20 John Andrew established the first printing press in-
1. Howrah
2. Burdwan
3. Hooghly
4. Calcutta

Answer: 3. Hooghly

Question 21 The author of the book ‘A Grammer of the Bengal Language’ was-
1. Matthew Lumsoten
2. Charles Wilkins
3. Nathaniel Brassey Halhed
4. William Jones

Answer: 3. Nathaniel Brassey Halhed

Question 22 The first printing press of the Portuguese was established in-
1. Calicut
2. Goa
3. Bombay
4. Delhi

Answer: 2. Goa

Question 23 Unitarian Press was established by-
1. Radhakanta Deb
2. Rammohan Roy
3. Ramram Basu
4. Radhagovinda Kar

Answer: 2. Rammohan Roy

Chapter 5 Alternative Ideas And Initiatives Characteristics And Observations Topic B Development Of Science And Technical Education In Bengali Multiple  Choice Questions

Question 1 The foundation stone of Calcutta Science College was laid on-
1. March 27, 1941
2. March 27, 1914
3. March 17, 1941
4. March 29, 1915

Answer: 2. March 27, 1914

Question 2 Bengal Technical Institute was established on-
1. July 25, 1906
2. July 25, 1905
3. June 26, 1906
4. June 26, 1904

Answer: 1. July 25, 1906

Question 3 The Rajabazar Science College was founded in-
1. 1914
2. 1916
3. 1918
4. 1920

Answer: 1. 1914

Question 4 The Ballygunge Science College is called-
1. Rashbehari Siksha Prangan
2. University College of Science and Technology
3. Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
4. Taraknath Palit Siksha Prangan

Answer: 4. Taraknath Palit Siksha Prangan

Question 5 Bose Institute was founded in-
1. 1917
2. 1918
3. 1971
4. 1981

Answer: 1. 1917

Question 6 The Bengal Technical Institute was founded by-
1. SPTE
2. NCTE
3. NCE
4. DEACS

Answer: 1. SPTE

Question 7 The first principal of Bengal Technical Institute was-
1. Aurobindo Ghosh
2. Satish Chandra Bose
3. Jogesh Chandra Ghosh
4. Pramatha Nath Bose

Answer: 4. Pramatha Nath Bose

Question 8 The scientist of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science who was awarded the Nobel Prize was-
1. Jagadish Chandra Bose
2. CV Raman
3. Prafulla Chandra Roy
4. Satyendranath Bose

Answer: 3. Prafulla Chandra Roy

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Question 9 Bose Institute was established by-
1. Jagadish Chandra Bose
2. Satyendranath Bose
3. Chandramukhi Basu
4. Anandmohon Bose.

Answer: 2. Satyendranath Bose

Question 10 Radio Physics department of Calcutta University was established under the leadership of-
1. Sisir Kumar Mitra
2. Ananda Mohon Bose
3. Satish Chandra Bose
4. Sisir Kumar Ghosh

Answer: 1. Sisir Kumar Mitra

Question 11 Bengal Technical Institute was established in-
1. 1905
2. 1906
3. 1911
4. 1912

Answer: 2. 1906

Question 12 The first principal of Bengal National College was-
1. Rajnarayan Basu
2. Surendranath Banerjee
3. Taraknath Palit
4. Aurobindo Ghosh

Answer: 4. Aurobindo Ghosh

Question 13 The first engineer to build a steam engine-
1. Suresh Chandra
2. Nilmani Mitra
3. Golak Chandra
4. Keshab Chandra

Answer: 2. Nilmani Mitra

Question 14 The first Indian scientist to win the Nobel Prize-
1. Jadadish Chandra Bose
2. Prafulla Chandra Roy
3. Chandrasekhar Venkatraman
4. Satyendranath Tagore

Answer: 3. Chandrasekhar Venkatraman

Question 15 Who was the first Indian president of IACS?
1. Mahendralal Sircar
2. Jagadish Chandra Bose
3. Meghnad Saha
4. Peary Mohan Mukhopadhyay

Answer: 4. Peary Mohan Mukhopadhyay

Chapter 5 Alternative Ideas And Initiatives From Mid-19th Centur Characteristics And Observations Topic C Criticism Of The Colonial System Of Education And Visca-Bharati

Question 1. Brahmacharyasram was inaugurated on-
1. December 22, 1901
2. December 22, 1905
3. December 20, 1901
4. December 21, 1900

Answer: 1. December 22, 1901

Question 2 Visva-Bharati was established by-
1. Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
2. Rabindranath Tagore
3. Swami Vivekananda
4. Debendranath Tagore

Answer: 2. Rabindranath Tagore

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Question 3 Tree plantation ceremony is celebrated in Santiniketan on-
1. 25 Baisakh
2. 25 Asar
3. 22 Sravan
4. 22 Agrahayan

Answer: 3. 22 Sravan

Question 4 Santiniketan was established in the year-
1. 1893
2. 1895
3. 1901
4. 1905

Answer: 3. 1901

Question 5 National Council of Education was established in the year-
1. 1905
2. 1906
3. 1907
4. 1908

Answer: 2. 1906

Question 6 National Council of Education was established in 1906 on-
1. 2 June
2. 11 March
3. 2 July
4. 1 July

Answer: 2. 11 March

Question 7 The first Vice-Chancellor of Visva Bharati University was-
1. Rabindranath Tagore
2. Rathindranath Tagore
3. Gaganendranath Tagore
4. Abanindranath Tagore

Answer: 2. Rathindranath Tagore

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