Q.1: Women who died by burning themselves in their husband’s funeral pyre were known as “__________”, meaning virtuous women.
Q.2: Traders and moneylenders belonged to ________ caste.
Q.3: ‘Brahmo Sabha’ which was later known as ‘Brahmo Samaj’ was founded by ________________ in Calcutta.
a) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
b) Dayanand Saraswati
c) Swami Vivekanand
Q.4: In which popular festival, did devotees undergo a peculiar form of suffering as a part of ritual worship ?
b) Hook swinging festival
Q.5: When was the law permitting widow remarriage passed ?
Q.6: In Telugu speaking areas of Madras Presidency, __________________ formed an association for widow remarriage.
a) Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar
b) Dayanand Sarawati
c) Veerasalingam Pantulu
Q.7: In __________, Sati system was banned.
Q.8: _______________ founded Arya Samaj in 1875, an organisation that attempted to reform Hinduism.
a) Dayanand Saraswati
b) Swami Vivekanand
c) Raja Rammohan Roy
Q.9: Which was one of the first institutions to provide girls with the kind of learning that was usual for boys at the time ?
a) Hindu Vidyalaya
b) Kendriya Vidyalaya
c) Hindu Mahila Vidyalaya
Q.10: The first Urdu novels began to be written from the late ___________ century.
Q.11: The book criticising the social differences between men and women, Stripurushtulna, was written by ________________.
a) Jyotirao Phule
b) Tarabai Shinde
c) Pandita Ramabai
Q.12: According to the ________________ Act, 1929, no man below the age of 18 and woman below the age of 16 could marry.
a) Widow Remarriage
c) Child Marriage Restraint Act
Q.13: In Bombay, _________________ was founded in 1840 to work for abolition of caste.
a) Prarthana Samaj
b) Paramhans Mandali
Q.14: ____________ were an important untouchable caste of present day Andhra Pradesh, and were experts at cleaning hides, tanning them for use and sewing sandals.
Q.15: Who gave the famous statement, “oru jati, oru matham, oru daivam manushyanu” ?
b) Haridas Thakur
c) Shri Narayana Guru
Q.16: _________________ was an association founded by Jyotirao Phule to propogate caste equality.
a) Arya Samaj
b) Brahmo Samaj
c) Satyashodhak Samaj
Q.17: In _________, Ambedkar started a temple entry movement.
Q.18: ____________ founded the Self-Respect Movement.
b) Narayana Guru
Q.19: In the ____________________ movement, students of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio campaigned for the freedom of thought and expression.
a) Young India
b) Young Bengal
c) Young Bharat
Q.20: _____________ Samaj established in Madras in 1864, was inspired by the Brahmo Samaj.
Q.21: The Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College, founded by Sayyid Ahmed Khan in 1875 at Aligarh, later became the _________________________.
a) Aligarh Muslim University
b) Aligarh Oriental University
c) Mohammed University
Q.22: The ____________________ sought to rid Sikhism of superstitions, caste distinctions and practices seen by them as non-Sikh.
a) Sikh Movement
b) Singh Sabha Movement
c) Reform Movement
Q.23: Jyotirao Phule established a connection in his book _____________, between caste oppression and the practice of slavery in America.
b) Sultana’s Dream
c) Shetkaryaca Asud