Q.1: ___________ in Gujarat on the west coast of India was one of the important ports of the Indian Ocean trade.
Q.2: As the iron and steel company started growing in 1850s, ___________ came to be known as “workshop of the world”.
Q.3: Around 1750, ____________ was by far world’s largest cotton textile producer.
Q.4: Patola became part of the weaving tradition in ____________.
Q.5: Mechanised production of cotton textiles made Britain the foremost industrial nation in the _____ century.
Q.6: The cotton textile which Portuguese too back to Europe from Calicut, came to be known as “_________”.
Q.7: ___________ is a fine muslin on which decorative motifs are woven on the loom, typically in white and grey.
Q.8: ___________ is a cloth with small and colourful flowery designs.
Q.9: Bandanna patterns were mostly produced in _________ and __________.
a) Gujarat and Rajasthan
b) Bengal and Andhra Pradesh
c) Kashmir and Bihar
Q.10: The most important centres of jamdani were ___________ and ___________.
a) Surat and Bharuch
b) Dacca and Lucknow
Q.11: The Dutch settlements in Cochin came up in _____ century.
Q.12: In 1764, _______________ was invented by John Kaye which increased the productivity of the traditional spindles.
a) spinning jenny
b) sewing machine
Q.13: ____________ refers to any brightly coloured and printed scarf for the neck or head.
Q.14: In 1720, British government enacted a legislation banning the use of printed cotton textile, this act was known as “_______________”.
a) Chintz Act
b) Calico Act
c) Bandanna Act
Q.15: ______________ is Eastern Bengal was the foremost textile centre in the eighteenth century.
Q.16: For coloured textiles, the thread was dyed by the dyer, known as ___________.
Q.17: ____________ is a Persian term for storehouse.
Q.18: ____________ became a symbol of nationalism.
Q.19: The first cotton mill in India was set up as a spinning mill in __________ in 1854.
Q.20: The first mill in Ahmedabad was started in _______.
Q.21: For printed clothes, the weavers needed the help of specialist block printers known as _________.
Q.22: ___________ is a special high carbon steel produced all over South India.
Q.23: _____________ was a famous ruler who ruled Mysore till 1799 and fought four wars with British.
a) Srikanta Wodeyar
b) Tipu Sultan
Q.24: Communities like _________ specialised in the craft of iron smelting.
Q.25: ___________ hills had one of the finest ores in the world.
Q.26: The Tata Iron and Steel Company (TISCO) started producing steel in ________.
Q.27: By 1919, the colonial government was buying _____ per cent of steel manufactured by TISCO.
Q.28: The Meiji regime believed that _________ needed to industrialise in order to resist Western domination.
Q.29: For producing the Wootz steel, iron was mixed with ___________ and kept in small clay pots.
Q.30: The ____________ was put at the centre of the tricolour flag of the Indian National Congress adopted in 1931.
a) Ashok chakra