NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - The Age of Industrialisation

Question - 1

Who devised the Spinning Jenny?

  • A James Hargreaves
  • B James Watt
  • C Richard Arkwright
  • D Samuel Luke

Question - 2

Where was the first cotton mill established?

  • A Bombay
  • B Kanpur
  • C Madras
  • D Ahmadabad

Question - 3

Indian Industrial growth increase after the first world war because:

  • A Indian mills now had a vast home market to supply
  • B British opened new factories in India
  • C New technological changes occurred
  • D India become independent

Question - 4

Which of the following helped the production of handloom cloth production?

  • A Technological changes
  • B Import duties
  • C Imposition of export duties
  • D Government regulation

Question - 5

Why weavers did suffers from a problem of raw cotton?

  • A The cotton crop perished
  • B The cotton exports increased
  • C Local markets shrank
  • D Export market collapsed

Question - 6

Name the first two flourishing industries of England:

  • A Jute and cotton
  • B Chemical and Fertilisers
  • C Textile and Iron and steel
  • D All of them

Question - 7

Where was the first Jute mill setup in India:

  • A Bombay
  • B Delhi
  • C Kanpur
  • D Calcutta

Question - 8

The place from where Elgin mill was started:

  • A Lucknow
  • B Kanpur
  • C Bombay
  • D Delhi

Question - 9

The first symbol of the new era was:

  • A Jute
  • B Iron
  • C Cotton
  • D Copper

Question - 10

Handloom production almost trebling between _____

  • A 1870-1900
  • B 1820-1850
  • C 1850-1890
  • D 1900-1940
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