• 1. 
    People livelihood and local economy of which one of the following was badly affected by the disease named Rinderpest. [CBSE 2011]

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • South America
  • 2. 
    Which of the following places was an important destination for indentured migrants?

  • Florida
  • Melbourne
  • Carribbean island
  • Mexico
  • 3. 
    The group of powers collectively known as the Axis power during the Second World War were:

  • Germany, Italy, Japan
  • Austria, Germany, Italy
  • France, Japan, Italy
  • Japan, Germany, Turkey
  • 4. 
    Who among the following is a Nobel Prize winner?

  • V.S. Naipaul
  • J.M. Keynes
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements correctly identifies the com laws?

  • Restricted the import of corn to ; England
  • Allowed the import of com to England
  • Imposed tax on com
  • Abolished the sale of com
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the direct effect of Great Depression on Indian Trade?

  • Peasants and farmers suffered.
  • Indian exports and imports nearly halved between 1928-1934.
  • Peasants’ indebtedness increased.
  • Led to widespread unrest in rural India.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following enabled the Europeans to conquer and control the Africans?

  • Victory in war
  • Control over the scarce resource of cattle
  • Death of Africans due to rinderpest
  • Lack of weapons in Africa to fight against the Europeans
  • 8. 
    Who discovered the vast continent, later known as America?

  • Vasco da Gama
  • Christopher Columbus
  • V.S. Naipaul
  • None of these
  • 9. 
    Until 18th century which two countries were considered the richest in the world?

  • India and China
  • China and Japan
  • England and France
  • England and Italy
  • 10. 
    Why were the Europeans attracted to Africa?

  • By its natural beauty
  • By the opportunities for investment
  • For its vast land resources and mineral wealth
  • For recruitment of labour
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