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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 8th Social Science Answers Guide chapter 2 - Educational Development in India [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: Educational Development in India

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Exercise, Evaluation [Pages 56 - 57]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 8th Social Science Answers Guide Chapter 2 Educational Development in IndiaExercise, Evaluation [Pages 56 - 57]

Choose the correct answer

Exercise | Q I. 1 | Page 56

The word 'Veda' is derived from _________.

  • Sanskrit

  • Latin

  • Prakrit

  • Pali

Exercise | Q I. 2 | Page 56

Which of the following was an important center for the learning in the ancient period?

  • Gurukula

  • Viharas

  • Palli

  • All of these

Exercise | Q I. 3 | Page 56

Nalanda, the oldest university in India was located in.

  • Uttar Pradesh

  • Maharashtra

  • Bihar

  • Punjab

Exercise | Q I. 4 | Page 56

When did the UNESCO declare Takshashila as world heritage site?

  • 1970

  • 1975

  • 1980

  • 1985

Exercise | Q I. 5 | Page 56

Which European country were the first to start Modern System of Education in India?

  • British

  • Danish

  • French

  • Portuguese

Exercise | Q I. 6 | Page 56

Which of the following Charter Act made a provision for an annual grant one lakh Rupees for the promotion of Education in India?

  • Charter Act of 1813

  • Charter Act of 1833

  • Charter Act of 1853

  • Charter Act of 1858

Exercise | Q I. 7 | Page 56

Which of the following Commission recommended to constitute the University Grants Commission?

  • Sergeant Report, 1944

  • Radhakrishnan Commission, 1948

  • Kothari Commission, 1964

  • National Education Policy, 1968

Exercise | Q I. 8 | Page 56

In which year the New Education Policy was introduced in India?

  • 1992

  • 2009

  • 1986

  • 1968

Fill in the blanks

Exercise | Q II. 1 | Page 56

The word 'Veda' means ________.

Exercise | Q II. 2 | Page 56

Taxila ruins were discovered by _________.

Exercise | Q II. 3 | Page 56

______ was the first ruler to establish a madrasa at Delhi.

Exercise | Q II. 4 | Page 56

The New Education Policy was revised in _________.

Exercise | Q II. 5 | Page 56

________ is the primary vehicle for implementing the provisions of the Right to Education Act of (RTE) 2009.

Exercise | Q II. 6 | Page 56

Mid-day meal program was introduced in schools in _________.

Exercise | Q III | Page 56

Match the following

1. I - Tsing Saraswathi mahal
2. Francis Xavier Magnacarta of Indian Education
3. Wood’s Despatch  Western Education in Madras
4. Sarafoji II University at Kochin
5. Sir Thomas Munro Chinese scholar

State True or False.

Exercise | Q IV. 1 | Page 56

The writings of Charaka and Sushrutha were the sources of learning of medicine.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 2 | Page 56

Temples were the centers of learning and played an active role in the promotion of knowledge.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 3 | Page 56

The Jataka tales tell us that the kings and society took an active interest in promoting education.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 4 | Page 56

Women education in India was not prevalent during the medieval period.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 5 | Page 56

The RMSA scheme was implemented during tenth Five Year Plan.

  • True

  • False

Consider the following statements and choose the appropriate answer

Exercise | Q V. 1 | Page 56
  1. The Nalanda University was founded in the fifth century C.E
  2. In ancient India, teachers had complete autonomy in all aspects from the selection of students to designing their syllab
  3. In ancient times the teacher was called Kanakkayar.
  4. The famous college during the Chola period was Kandhalur salai.
  • i and ii are correct 

  • ii and iv are correct

  • iii and iv are correct

  • i, ii, and iii are correct

Exercise | Q V. 2 | Page 57

Find out the Correct Pair

  • Maktabs - Secondary School

  • Macaulay’s Minutes of 1835 - English education

  • Operation Blackboard - Secondary Education Commission

  • Salabhogam - Lands were given to temples

Answer the following in one or two sentences

Exercise | Q VI. 1 | Page 57

Write about the importance of Gurukuls.

Exercise | Q VI. 2 | Page 57

Name the most notable universities that evolved in ancient India.

Exercise | Q VI. 3 | Page 57

Write a short note on Taxila.

Exercise | Q VI. 4 | Page 57

Mention the education centres flourished in Cholas period.

Exercise | Q VI. 5 | Page 57

Expand the SSA.

Exercise | Q VI. 5 | Page 57

Expand the RMSA.

Exercise | Q VI. 6 | Page 57

What do you know about RTE?

Answer the following.

Exercise | Q VII. 1 | Page 57

What were the sources of education in ancient India?

Exercise | Q VII. 2 | Page 57

Write a paragraph about the education under the British rule.

Exercise | Q VII. 3 | Page 57

Describe the National Policy on Education.

Exercise | Q VII. 4 | Page 57

Give a detailed account on education under Cholas.

HOTs

Exercise | Q VIII | Page 57

How does the flagship program of SSA achieve Universal Elementary Education?

Evaluation | Q IX | Page 57

Mark the following places on the outline map of India.

  1. Nalanda
  2. Taxila
  3. Valabhi
  4. Kanchi
  5. Vikramshila
  6. Delhi
  7. Lucknow
  8. Allahabad
  9. Cochin
  10. Calcutta
  11. Madras
  12. Chidambaram

Chapter 2: Educational Development in India

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