• 1.  Who was Marcopolo?

  • German scientist
  • English philosopher
  • Spanish explorer
  • Italian traveller/explorer
  • 2.  Who wrote about the injustices of the caste system in ‘Gulamgiri’? [CBSE 2011]

  • Raja Rammohan Roy
  • Jyotiba Phule
  • Balgangadhar Tilak
  • Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
  • 3.  Which of the following refers to print revolution?

  • Invention of printing press
  • Shift from hand printing to mechanical printing
  • Revolt of people against printed matters
  • Handwritten manuscripts for printed books
  • 4.  Aim of Protestant Reformation was to:

  • reform religion
  • 5.  Why was James Augustus Hickey persecuted by Governor General Warren Hastings?

  • For poor editing of Bengal Gazette
  • For publishing a lot of gossip about company’s Senior Official
  • For publishing substandard material
  • None of these
  • 6.  By whom was ‘ Sambad Kaumudi’ published in 1821?

  • Iswer Chandra Vidyasagar
  • C.R. Das
  • Raja Rammohun Roy
  • Swami Vivekanand
  • 7.  In ancient India which of the following material was used for writing manuscripts?

  • Parchments
  • Vellum
  • Palm leaves
  • Paper
  • 8.  Which one of the following is the oldest Japanese book? [CBSE 2014]

  • Sutta Pitaka
  • Diamond Sutra
  • Mahavamsa
  • Dipavamsa
  • 9.  The reformation movement was launched against the corrupt practices of which of the following group?

  • Feudal Lords
  • Protestant Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Absolute rulers
  • 10.  Who among the following was not a women novelist?

  • Jane Austen
  • Bronte Sisters
  • George Eliot
  • Maxim Gorky
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