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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Social Science Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 2 - Urban changes during the British period [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: Urban changes during the British period

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Evaluation [Pages 73 - 75]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Social Science Class 8th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 2 Urban changes during the British period Evaluation [Pages 73 - 75]

Choose the correct answer

Evaluation | Q I. 1 | Page 73

Ancient towns are.

  • Harappa and Mohenjodaro

  • Delhi and Hyderabad

  • Bombay and Calcutta

  • None of the above

Evaluation | Q I. 2 | Page 73

Coastal towns developed by the British were.

  • Surat

  • Goa

  • Bombay

  • All of these

Evaluation | Q I. 3 | Page 73

A new trend of urbanization began in the latter half of 19th century as a result of.

  • Opening of Suez Canal

  • Introduction of steam navigation

  • Construction of railways

  • All the above

Evaluation | Q I. 4 | Page 73

The British arrived India.

  • for trading

  • for preaching their religion

  • for working

  • for ruling

Evaluation | Q I. 5 | Page 74

Fort St. George was constructed by the British in.

  • Bombay

  • Cuddalore

  • Madras

  • Calcutta

Evaluation | Q I. 6 | Page 74

Which of the following port was the East India Company’s principal settlement until 1774?

  • Fort William

  • Fort St. David

  • Fort St. George

  • None of these

Fill in the blanks

Evaluation | Q II. 1 | Page 74

The network of railroads in India was introduced in ______.

Evaluation | Q II. 2 | Page 74

______ rightly regarded as the Father of Local Self - Government in India.

Evaluation | Q II. 3 | Page 74

The Government of India Act of 1919 introduced ______ in the provinces.

Evaluation | Q II. 4 | Page 74

______ was responsible for the formation of the corporation.

Evaluation | Q II. 5 | Page 74

Francis Day and Andrew Cogan got permission to establish a factory cum trading post at madrasapatnam in ______.

Evaluation | Q III | Page 74

Match the following

1. Bombay Religious centres
2. Cantonment towns hill stations
3. Kedarnath Ancient town
4. Darjeeling seven island
5. Madurai Kanpur

State true or false

Evaluation | Q IV. 1 | Page 74

Towns flourished since pre-historic times in India.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 2 | Page 74

British acquired political control after the Battle of Plassey.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 3 | Page 74

Fort William is in Madras.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 4 | Page 74

Army people began to live in cantonments.

  • True

  • False

Evaluation | Q IV. 5 | Page 74

Madras was officially renamed as Chennai in 1998.

  • True

  • False

Choose the correct statement

Evaluation | Q V. 1 | Page 74

Assertion: India became the agricultural colony of Britain.

Reason: The one-way free trade policy followed by British and the Industrial revolution destroyed Indian indigenous industries.

  • A is correct and R is Wrong

  • A is wrong and R is Correct

  • A is correct and R explains A

  • A is correct and R does not explain A

Evaluation | Q V. 2 | Page 74

Which of the following statement(s) is/are not true?

  1. Srirangarayalu gave the English the grant of Madrasapatnam.
  2. Day and Cogan were jointly responsible for the construction of Fort St. George.
  3. In 1969 the state of Madras was rechristened as Tamil Nadu.
  • i only

  • i and ii

  • ii and iii

  • iii only

Evaluation | Q V. 3 | Page 74

Assertion (A): British built up their alternative capitals in hilly areas.

Reason (R): They found the Indian summer inhospitable.

  • A is correct and R is Wrong

  • A is wrong and R is Correct

  • A is correct and R explains A

  • A is correct and R does not explain A

Answer the following in one or two sentences

Evaluation | Q VI. 1 | Page 74

What is an urban area?

Evaluation | Q VI. 2 | Page 74

Hilly areas were distinctive features of colonial urban development. Why?

Evaluation | Q VI. 3 | Page 74

Name the three Presidency cities?

Evaluation | Q VI. 4 | Page 74

State any four reason for the new trend of urbanization in the 19th century.

Evaluation | Q VI. 5 | Page 74

Write a short note on Cantonment towns.

Evaluation | Q VI. 6 | Page 75

What were the regions covered in the Madras presidency during British regime?

Answer the following in detail

Evaluation | Q VII. 1 | Page 75

Describe the colonial urban development.

Evaluation | Q VII. 2 | Page 75

Trace the origin and growth of Madras.

Evaluation | Q VII. 3 | Page 75

India became an agricultural colony of Britain. How?

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Chapter 2: Urban changes during the British period

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